The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on October 9, 1964 · Page 1
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Tipton, Indiana
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Friday, October 9, 1964
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HAROLD'J. BURTON ' ARCHIVES ASSISTANT "INDIANA STATE LIBRAR INDIANAPOLIS, III DI AS A ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4, 1895 AT POST OFFICE AT TIPTON, INDIANA VOLUME 69, NUMBER 5 TIPTON (IND.) DAILY TRIBUNE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1964 7 CENTS PER COPY — 35 CENTS PER WEEK Hoosier Candidates Today By United Press International Branigin: Indianapolis t o make television tapes during day, private dinner, at Fort Wayne tonight, no campaigning. Ristine: In office this morning, touring factories this afternoon, speech at Martinsville tonight. , Hartke: - News conference in Indianapolis this morning, touring homes in Indianapolis today, speech at Butler University tonight. Bontrager: Touring Knox County factories during day. Indianapolis tonight* for dinner honoring Rep. Donald Bruce. By United Press International President Johnson swung through Indiana Thursday with a Republican c o n g r e s sional "truth squad" hot on his heels. Johnson had barely, finished his speech to an estimated 30,000 to 40,000 persons at Monument Circle in Indianapolis before the three squad members held a news conference to dispute the campaign arguments he used in the speech and in an earlier appearance at East Chicago. The squad, made up of Sen. Carl T. Curtis, Neb., and Reps. Robert Michel, 111., and Charles Goddell, N.Y., called the John,son administration "the most corrupt in American history." They charged gross irregularities in the award of the TFX airplane contract and contended the administration "w h i t e washed" the Bobby Baker and Billie; Sol Estes cases. They also attacked Democratic farm programs and contended that the farm parity index of 75 per cent was the lowest since 1939. They also maintained that the Republican platform is actually stronger on the civil rights issue than the Democratic platform. Ignores Security Disregarding elaborate .security measures set up for him, Johnson turned on his Texas charm during a half-day which saw him stop for coffee at the ' home of a Gary steelworker, handshake his way through crowds along his routes and issued blanket invitations to "come to the inauguration."Following his Indianapolis speech, Johnson had a private luncheon with Eugene C. Pulliam, publisher of the Indianapolis Star and the Indianapolis News. He also talked by telephone with former Sen. Homer Capehart, R-Ind. Johnson was accompanied on his visit to Indiana, which has not voted for a Democratic presidential candidate since 1936; by Sen. Vance Hartke, D- Ind., and Democratic gubernatorial nominee Roger Branigin. Hartke ! and Branigin joined their Republican opposite numbers, senatorial nominee D. Russel Bontrager, and Lt. Gov. Richard O. Ristine, the GOP gubernatorial nominee, Thursday night for a dinner meeting of the directors of the New York Central Railroad. Pulliam also was host for that meeting. Hits Hartke Record . Bontrager also was on hand Thursday night at Lebanon for a GOP fish fry at which he characterized Hartke as a senator who "talks economy with his right hand but votes for bigger spending every time he gets a chance." He said Hartke's votes have "paved the way for this administration to outspend the Kennedy administration by $2 million a day and the Eisenhower administration by $5 million a day." Earlier Thursday at Kokomo, Bontrager attacked the Johnson administrjation for selling more He said tallow is a pr al in red than 700 million pounds, of tallow to Russia and its satellites. He said tallow is a principal ingredient in the manufacture of ammunition.' •• Speaking at the Western Electric Co.' plant in Indianapolis, Ristine said" the state. must. do. more ; to attract outstanding young' people into state government 'service. . "State government needs the i (Continued on page 6) Local Group Attends Clinic On Legislation Five Tipton County residents are among the 75 persons who attended a Pre-Legislative Clinic at Kokomo Thursday. The local group includes Irvin Banta, executive secretary of the Tipton County Chamber of Commerce; Tipton County Camir.y.sioner Robert Stoops; Coun.ty Extension Agent Walter Clary; Gene Huffman, ;and Carl Heath. The session was sponsored jointly by the Tipton, Kokomo, Logansport and Rochester chambers of commerce. Business leaders from Howard, Cass, Fulton, Miami and Tipton counties attend the meeting, which was co-sponsored by the local chambers in coopera- ation with the Indiana State Chamber of Commerce. The clinic, a preview of problems which will face the 19G5 Indiana Legislature, is or j of 18 such area meetings being held throughout the state. Kokomo area Hoosiers were urged at last night's session to "keep Indiana competitive." Jchn V. Barnett, State Chamber executive vice president, told the group: "We in Indiana have to set a goal for ourselves. It is up to us as citizens, working with our public officials, to determine how high we want to go in meeting the promise of the future." "The business people of the state must be still more aggressive in public affairs." Barnett continued. "They must- take stands on key public issues, and protect and promote these stands. Who else' better than the businessman on the daily firing line knows and understands what makes the economy tick?" Research specialists of the State Chamber discussed potential areas of major decision of the 1965 Legislature. Subjects of taxation, education, personnel and labor relations, unemployment compensation and workmen's compensation were explored. BIRTHDAY TARTY— Rockets ot the East German army roll past the reviewing stand in East Berli as the German Communists celebrate loth anniversary of regime. iCabieyhuto) T-Men Hold Car Wash The cooperation of the Tipton area motorists will be greatly appreciated tomorrow, Saturday, October. 10, by the Tipton High School T-Men who are sponsoring another car wash to raise funds for the T-Men's trip October;. 24 and 25th to Detroit to see the professional football game between the Detroit Lions and Baltimore Co'ts. Cars will be washed all day by the T-Men at Clint's Marathon Service and Smitty's Shell Station. DIES AT AGE 105 ALEXANDRIA, Ind. (UPI)— Services for Mrs. Sarah Runyan, who died Wednesday less than three weeks after she observed her 105th birthday anniversary, will be held Saturday in Toledo, Ohio, where she lived for .42 years before returning to the county of her birth. New Tax Form Simplifies Work By JOHN PIERSON United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI)—Cheer up, taxpayers. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) says it is going to be easier to figure out how big an income tax bill you owe the government. IRS officials Thursday unveiled a new and simplified version of the form 1040 which many persons use to compute their income tax. It will go out to taxpayers about Jan. 1 for filing returns on income earned this year. t*-^" n - f The . new form refjects changes' made by'"the revenue act of .1964, whick reduced income taxes S11.5 billion and made 40 other changes in the tax law. Officials also said the new form will be easier to fill out, enabling about 22 million taxpayers to use only a single sheet to figure their tax. They said ah additional 22 million were expected to use the card form 1040A. 63 Million Returns A total of 63 million returns is expected to be filed before the April 15 deadline next year, the IRS said. It said the face-lifting of the 1040 form was the biggest it has undergone in the last 10 years. The major changes are: —Four million taxpayers with dividend and interest income will not have to file a separate "Schedule B." A space for this will be provided on the front of the new sheet. —Taxpayers will list their exemptions on the front of the sheet instead of page two. Children will not have to be listed by name. —Single line summaries will replace some of the detailed ac(Continued on page 6) Dies Suddenly Harvey Mitchell, retired Tipton mail carrier and a part-time employee of Tidier Electric Co., dropped dead of a coronary altack'a.t 10:45 a.m. today while working in the yard of his home at 535 West North Street. Services will be announced Saturday by the Young-Nichols Funeral Home. Westward Ho At City Park. This Weekend This weekend will be one of enthusiasm and activity f o r over 1,200 Boy Scouts and leaders throughout the Kiktha- wenund Area-Council. The Cari- 'bou District is this year's host [for Westward Ho! a n d the site is Tipton Park. Starting tonight, Tipton Park will virtually be transformed into a huge tent city from entrance to exit! Practicallv everyone has heard of the sixth national Jamboree held at Val- jley Forge, Pennsylvania this summer. The best way to describe Westward Ho! would be that it is a Council Jamboree! Starting Saturday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. there will be many contests staged at the old football field. At 7:30 p.m. there will be a Council Camp Fire which will be held at the new High School football stadium. Sunday morning after church services, starting at 9:00 a.m. at the old football field there will be a Show-and-Do demonstration. There will be many Scoutcraft skills demonstrated. A'. 2:00 p.m. Sunday, at the new football field, will be the awards ceremony. One of the highlights will be presentation of the top award, the "Grand Totem" award. This trophy is currently on display in the show window of the Citizens National Bank in Tipton and will be there until Saturday noon for public viewing. At last year's Westward Ho! Troop 594, sponsored by . the West Street Christian Church was winner of the trophy. Scouts and leaders from Madison, Henry, Hamilton and Tipton Counties will be competing for the "Grand Totem" award. Local Scouters who will serve as judges and staff at Westward Ho! are: Irvin Banta, Joe VanHorn, C. B. Stemen, Ken Zaloudek, Jack VanHorn, Robert Dickover and Cliff Harrison. Robert DeNoon, Caribou District Executive are serving as Advisors to the Spectacular event. Caribou District Scout Troops will be well represented with Troops attending from East Uni o n, Sharpsville, Windfall, Hobbs and Tipton. Cub Scouts from the. Council will be invited to visit the week-end activities, and attend Saturday night's Cam? Fire! The Public is invited to visit Westward Ho! There will be many colorful events which will reflect this year's theme "Tribal Heritage." A trip to ( the Tipton Park this week-end will be a worthwhile family activity. HEAR GRAHAM, SAYS CUSHING—Evangelist Billy Graham talks with Richard Cardinal dishing in .Boston, after which" the cardinal urged Catholic youth to go hear Graham in Boston Garden. "I am 100 per cent" for the evangelist, he said. KILLED AT FACTORY SOUTH BEND, Ind. (UPI)— Louis L. Calvetti, 41, South Bend, was killed Thursday when a wrecker towing a fork lift at the Bendix Corp. plant overturned and crushed him. KILLED BY DIESEL RICHMOND, Ind. (UPI)— Raymond Cook, 22, Indianapolis, a Pennsylvania Railroad brakeman, was killed today Mrs. Endicott, 33 Dies Thursday Jeanne Marie (Whisman I Endicott, 33,.succumbed at her home Thursday after a six month illness. Services will be conducted from the Cicero Christian . Church with Rev. Lynn Hieronymus officiating anil burial will be in Arcadia Cemetery. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at the Shaffer and Crowmer Funeral Home or for one hour prior to services at the church. Mrs. Endicott was born June 3, 1931 in Noblesville, daughter of Shirley E. and Violace XStern) Whisman. She was married Dec. 9, 1951 in Cicero, to Paul Endi- f»tt. She was a former^ employee of the Citizens National Bank in Tipton, was a member of the Cicero Christian Churcli and of the Buenevista Home Demonstration Club in Atlanta, .and for a time was a 4-H leader 'of the Atlanta 'Bolden Belles. Survivors include the husband, Paul; a daughter, Lee Ann Endicott: the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Shirley Whisman of Cicero route 1; a twin sister, Mrs. Everett (Joanne) Cardwell of Tipton route 5 and sisters Mrs. David (Carolyn) Knapp of Cicero route 1 and Mrs. Joe (Linda) Eller of Findlay, Ohio; a brother, Robert Whisman of Cicero; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Whisman, Noblesville route 5 and nieces and nephews. Economist To Head Outlook Meeting Here J. Carroll Bottum, Purdue University agricultural economist, will lead the discussion at this year's farm outlook meeting in Tipton County. The session is slated for 8 p.m. IJriday, October 16, in the 4-H and Community building south of Tipton. Any interested person may attend the meeting, according to County Extension Agent W. M. Clary. Among the outlook questions Bottum will discuss are the impact of the drought on feed grain and soybean prices, the influence this will have on numbers of hogs and cattle fed, and livestock prices. Particular attention will be given this year to the longer range prospects for crops, hogs, beef, dairy and poultry. This Crew Members escued; Khanh reatens Reds Mrs. Altherr, 78, Rites Monday Mrs. Susan M. Altherr, 78, of 122 Diehl Street, died in Tipton County Hospital at 3:20 p.m. Thursday after a two month illness following a fall in her home. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday from St. John's Catholic Church with Rev. Jerome Walski officiating and burial will be in St. John's cemetery. •Friends may call at the Young- Nichols Funeral Home after noon Saturday. Mrs. Altherr was born , July 7, 1886 in Tipton County, daughter of Peter and Catherine (Guttenberg) Schmitt. She was married Oct. 23, 1907, in St. John's Church, Tipton, to Edward W. Altherr, who preceded her in death August 11,1950. She was a member of St. John's Catholic Church and of the Rosary Society. A Rosary will be said at the funeral home at 8 p.m. Sunday. Survivors include the following children: Lawrence Altherr, Anderson; Paul Altherr, Rochester, Minnesota; .Mrs. Agnes Massey, Noveto, CaJjlOTnia;Mrs. Leo (Mary) Cootee, Indianapolis; Mrs. James Hoose, Elwood; Mrs. RgJ &t Coppock and Mrs. William Kritscb of Tipton: two 'brothers, Ambrose Schmitt of Grand Rapids, Mich, and James Schmitt, Boynton Beach, (Florida; two sisters Mrs. James Roberts, Indianapolis and Mrs. Frank Wolfe, Evansville; 13 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. J. CARROLL BOTTUM part of the discussion will be of interest to those who are considering longer term investments in any of these enterprises, Clary noted. Some forecasters predict a continuing rise in national business activity. How this will affect farmers is one of the items to be discussed at the outlook meeting. Other topics to be discussed are the effect of lower beef prices on the dairy business, what changes can be expected in heg prices if the predicted seven percent decrease in fall farrowings materializes,'and the reaction of land values to feed grain and wheat programs and to the fear if inflation. The meeting is designed mainly to present factors affecting prices of commodities and ec6" nomic principles involved and to provide insight into 'future prices. In this way, Clary said, persons attending can draw their own conclusions about price and income prospects and make their own forecasts as ' conditions change. , Quarantine Of Army Post May Follow illness SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) — The 17-year-old bride of a Ft. Ord soldier was under treatment at Letterman General Hospital today for what Army officials said they "assume is a case of meningitis." The case was expected to add new strength to a growing demand that a quarantine be placed on the Army training post, near Monterey, Calif., wl'.ere meningitis has stricken 84 persons and resulted in the deaths of 13 this year. The latest victim, Veronica Smith of San Francisco, was the second Bay Area girl to be stricken by the disease in four days—and both were indirectly connected with the outbreak at Ft. Ord. Other Dies Tuesday The other, Patricia Arscnault of Millbrae, Calif., died Tuesday just 48 hours after a reunion with Iter fiance upon his completion of 10 weeks basic training at the post. Her death was attributed to the same strain of meningitis which has plagued Ft. Ord. Mrs. Smith's father, James Lewis Sr., 48, said his daughter came down with an "ache" Wednesday morning. Her husband, Antonio Smith, 18. had visited her on a pass during (Continued on Page 6) IMS. Teachers Hear Le On ;ture Two Tipton High School mathematics teachers attended a lcc- ure on modern mathematics at Kokomo Tuesday. Mrs. Leah Forney and Mrs. Isla Alexander joined teachers trom other area schools attending the session at Sycamore Junior High School. Norman Harris, mathematics consultan for Silver Burdett Company, presented the lecture. Before joining the textbook publishing firm, Harris was chairman of the mathematics department at a Michigan high school. He is a graduate of Michigan State University and has been a recipient of National Science Foundation scholarships for advanced training in mathematics during the past two summers. HIGH AND LOW i NEW YORK (UPI) — The lowest temperature reported this morning to the U.S. Weather Bureau, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, was 14 at Aberdeen, S.D. The highest reported when he was struck by a dieselUThursday was 105 at Needles, engine at the edge of the city. 1 Ifialil. SAIGON, South Viet Nam (UPI)—A U.S. Army pilot was shot and killed by a Communist sniper today when his helicopter was forced down during a battle 360 miles north of Saigon. His death brought to 202 the number of Americans killed in action in Viet Nam since 1961. The name of the dead American will not be disclosed until his family is notified. But an American military spokesman said the officer-pilot was shot in .the chest by the sniper as soon as he steppni out of his downed aircraft. Two rocket - and - machine- gun firing helicopters and company of government troop- rushed in to rescue three other American crew members. They were flown to safety. The helicopter was takin part in a small government o eration in the notorious Cor.-, munist nest around barrc Marble Mountain when the ; lot was forced to land becan ; . of a loss of oil pressure. The latest American fatal; came as 'Premier Nguy Khanh told newsmen in Saij: " that South Viet Nam is cap.n' of bombing Communist Chi and North Viet Nam if th continue their stepped-up h ; to the Communist Viet Co' : guerrillas. At a news conference, Kh r ' said such a decision to ex' > the war to the N'ortii wouUi "too loaded with diploir ' ? and political complication "> be taken hastily." But he added that "we !' * the capability" of doing so •: declined to say when or . such a mission might be c ried out. The only immediate react it n from the American Emba.-;y was confirmation that Corann- nist infiltration has increase".!. The United States supplies the bulk of South Viet Nams armaments. The Johnson administration lias always k-it open the possibility of extend(Continued on Page 6) iozd Student Council Attends State Convention Nineteen members of Tipton 'ligh School's student body and their sponsor, WaVer IMii'er, vill attend the State Convention Student Councils, at Arlington High School, Indianapolis, Saturday. One of the convention sessions will be conducted by the Tipton student council at which the topic will be "A Student Council becomes ; an example of functionary democracy at work." Ocstry liambert, T.H.S. senior, will lead 'his discussion. WREATH RITE—A Dust ol "Abraham Lincoln looks down on President Johnson after wreath-laylng ceremonies in Springfield, I1L, a atopover on LBJ> current campaign tour. Courthouse Will Be Closed Monday Tipton County Courthouse will be closed Monday, October 12. in observance of Col-imbus Day, it was announced today. Most agencies and business firms will remain open, however. The Tipton City offices will be open, and regular post'! service will be in operation.'All public schools will 'be in sessim The First Federal Savings ard Loan Association and the Tipti"> Building and Loan Associate-: will be closed for the holiday All other local banking institutions plan to be open. ENDORSES JOHNSON CHICAGO (UPI)—The Chicago Daily Defender, the nation 's most widely circulated Negvn daily, today endorsed President Johnson for re-election ar ..i acknowledged "an everlasting debt of gratitude" for Johnson's civil rights support. WEATHER Mostly cloudy and cool today. Becoming partly clou:'-/ late this afternoon or ev?- : nlng. Fair and colder tonig'.t with frost or freeling tem. paraturas likely. Fair and warmer Saturday. High today mid Mi. Low tonight 23 to 34. High Saturday mid 60s.

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