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ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4, 1895 AT POST OFFICE AT TIPTON, INDIANA TIPTON (IND.) DAILY TRIBUNE/THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1964 7 CENTS PER COPY —35 CENTS PER WEEK AMC STRIKERS RETURN TO IU TREE IN MIAMI BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (UPD— Indiana University alumni, when their football team piays at Miami this weekend, will plant a Hoosier sycamore tree with Indiana sod and water in the southern city. A case of 'persimmons and a state plaque carved in limestone will be presented to Miami. ABSENTEE VOTE PROBE MARION, Ind. (UPI) — A Grant County grand jury Wednesday investigated charges of irregularities in absentee voting and heard testimony from County Clerk Victor C. Brook. Four persons have been subpoenaed for the next session Tuesday, according to 'Prosecutor Robert Foust. ' GRADS ON FOUNDATION BLOOMINGTON, Ind. {UPD— Curtis R. Simic, Kouts, and Ted Smith, Owensboro, Ky., recent graduates who were active in campus activities and sportsj have been named to the staff of the Indiana University Foundation. GRANT FOR SEWER WORK FERDINAND, Ind. (UPI)— The Public Health Service has approved a ?52,830 grant to Ferdinand for a sewage treat,-! ment system, control buildings and interceptor sewer to cost $186,100. -f WATER MEET SET INDIANAPOLIS -KUPI)—Governor Welsh. Wednesday announced Nov. 19 for the fourth annual conference of water oriented interests to help ; in "integrated planning and devel- • opment of Indiana's water resources." PURDUE ENROLLMENT UP LAFAYETTE, Ind. (UPI)Fall enrollment of .24,932 students at Purdue was ; up 10 per cent from last year. Extension and regional campus enrollment was up 24 per- cent to 6,222 and graduate students up 21.5 per cent to 4,031. Seat Belts Prevent Injury In Mishap Here Seat belts were credited today with preventing injury . to a motorist whose car crashed into the rear of a farm wagon near Tipton Wednesday afternoon. Tipton County Sheriff's Deputy Robert McFarland said seat belts worn by William J. Wylam, 55, of Muncie, probably are what prevented injury to the man when his car crashed into the wagon on S. R. 28, about 3 VJ miles-west of U.S. 31. Wylam was driving east at about 60 m.p.h. when he struck the wagon in the westbound lane of S. R. 28. Both Wylam and Jackson R. Mendenhall, 18, of Rou,te 1, Kempton, driver of the tractor pulling the wagon, escaped injury. The tractor and wagon were turning into a driveway on the north side of the highway when Wylam's car hit the rear and left side of the wagon. The vehicle overturned, spilling corn onto the road. The Mendenhall youth said he did not signal before attempting the turn. Wylam's car left 120 'feet of skid marks before impact. Damage to the farm wagon and bed is estimated at $300. The impact also caused about $500 damage to the front of Wylam's car. Police Seek Hit-Run Driver State, county and local police joined in the search Wednesday night for a hit and run driver whose car hit another head-on in the northbound lanes of U.S 31. Police said Robert Geren, of Atlanta, was driving north on U.S. 31 at about 7:30 p.iri: when he was struck by a southbound car. The auto then turned around on the meridian and headed north, Geren reported. The impact I caused extensive damage to the left side of Geren's car.- The mishap occurred about one mile north of East Union. I.S.T.A. Asks teachers For r Dues HOOVER GRAVESITE—This is the. plot on a mll.side in Hoove/, Park. West Branch. Iowa, where body of former President Herbert Ho. vei will rest West Branch is Hoovers birthplace. The park, overlooks the Houvei Memorial Library and Museum. Select Guest List At H cover's Rites By CHARLES F. JUSTICE United Press International ! until 9 p.m. Friday morning, ithe body will be conveyed with- jout ceremony to Washington to NEW YORK (UPI) — Putting 'lie in state in the Capitol Ro- aside politics, leading figures of j tunda. Burial Will be Sunday in PROJECT REVIVED INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) — The Revival Here Rev. Luther Powell, Indianapolis, opened a series of nightly revival meetings at the Church | of God, East North street, last evening.-The service will continue tonight and Friday at 7:30 p.m. and host pastor Rev. (Fred B. Hibbard extends a welcome Indiana State Highway Depart- to everyone to hear this promi mAnt coin tnHav a "dp.ad" Ham-i jjg^ resiv'alist ment said today a "dead" Ham ', ilton County project has been brought back to life. The department originally planned an interchange with , Interstate 69 at 116th Street east of Fishers, but later eliminated the project. . However, Hamilton County officials objected and today Stan Huseland, public information officer for the department, said an interchange will be located somewhere in the vicinity of 116th St ENDS STRIKE MUNCIE, Ind. (UPI) — The. Delco Battery division of the Delco-Remy plant of General •Motors Corp. ..came to a contract; agreement today following an all-night bargaining session on local issues. • • The workers, on strike since Sept 25, are members of Local „49 of the United Auto Workers Union. They will meet Sunday to ratify both the national and local contract. , About 1,100 workers are involved. Still on strike here are about 1.500 workers of GM's Chevrolet plant. Four Grass Fires Reported Tipton firemen extinguished four grass fires Wednesday. The first occurred at about 10 a. m. at 217 West Adams Street. The blaze was caused by leaves burning in the yard The second fire occurred at 10:40 a. m. at the City Dump adjacent to'the County Farm Burning trash had ignited grass and underbursh. Two other grass fires occur red Wednesday afternoon. The first was: located'behind the ; Farm Bureau. Co-Op ,on Berry. man Pike. The second was caused by burning: corn cobs on ' Property, along S. R. 28 owned I Pioneer Corn Cot both parties headed 'a select list of guests invited here today for private memorial services for Herbert Clark Hoover. President Johnson, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Barry M. Goldwater, both vice presidential hopefuls and former President Dwight D. Eisenhower all put aside affairs of state and the political arena to attend the brief services ai the St. Bartholomew's Protes- ; tant Episcopal -Church. * More than 17,500 - persons from-every strata of life filed solemnly past the flag-draped bier Wednesday to pay last respects to the former U. S. President, humanitarian and . elder stateman who died Tuesday at the age-of 90. More thousands of mourners were availed the opportunity to view Hoover's casket today, both before and after the 4:30 p.m. EDT rites which were closed to all but "an invited list of guests. Approximately 400 persons were in line outside the church this morning when the bronze doors were opened to mourners. The weather was, sunny but brisk. " Moved To Capital The church doors were to be open to the public from 9 a.m. 'until 3 p.m. and from 5 p.m. West Branch, Iowa, where Hoover was born. . ' •. The Rev. Dr. Terance J. Finlay, pastor of the' stately 125- year-old church, planned a simple, 20-minute service without eulogy for the late Chief Executive. The only referenc to Hoover by name was in a special prayer Dr. Finlay composed. It commends unto God's eternal presence "thy servant, Herbert Clark Hoover." " Although Hoover.was a Quaker, his family chose St. Bartholomew's Church for the services because it is across iPark Avenue from the Waldorf Astoria where Hoover lived for 31 years after leaving the White House and because his wife, Mrs. Lou Henry Hoover, was buried from there in 1944. The former President's two sons, former Undersecretary of State Herbert Hoover Jr. and Allan, briefly visited the columned marble sanctuary of the church to view the coffin Wednesday afternoon. One of Hoover's, closest longtime friends, : Adm. Lewis Strauss, former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), also paid his respects. Stricken Saturday Hoover, a • publip servant for 50 years, was stricken with massive internal bleeding last Saturday. He battled gamely' against his fourth serious illness in two years, but on Tuesday his heart failed. •Hoover, a mining engineer by. profession, served' in the cabinets of Warren Harding and' Calvin' Coolidge before being elected to the presidency in 1928. His tenure in the White House ended in 1933 at the height of the great depression— an economic disaster which the Democrats used as a campaign issue to' defeat him. Embittered at the charges, Hoover did not reenter government service until the 1950s when he headed a commission studying government economy for ex-President Harry S Truman. He served similarly for former President Eisenhower. , In recent years, the elder statesman was virtually withdrawn from public life but devoted vast hours to his correspondence and writing. Community Fund 'Disappointing' In Last Report Wednesday marked the final day'of the 1964 Tipton Community Fund drive, and with the residential division not yet reported, co-chairman Mark Ertel announced, that only $10,750.14 had been contributed or pledged to- 1 the Position of state superin , , ~ „ 1 tpndPnt of niiblie instructor wards a goal of $18,000 -INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)—More than 40,000 Indiana school teachers attended two-day convention sessions . today while more than a million children enjoyed the first vacation of the^ new term. Half the teachers assembled m Indianapolis, including 1,000 official delegates to the .Indiana State Teachers Association representing them and" 20,000 others who are attending regional sessions in six other Hoosier cities. The delegates to the representative assembly had the headache of deciding .on business matters, some of them controversial such as a proposed $5 annual increase in dues. • Last year, the assembly rejected a proposal to raise dues $1 every year until bonds on the ISTA center in Indianapolis are retired. This year, the proposal was resubmitted in the form of a move to raise dues $5 a year across the board. Petitions were circulated seeking rejection of the proposal. Delegates were expected to adopt, however, resolutions to raise the state minimum salaries for teachers, give teachers legal procedures for dealing with school boards, and to take General Motors Workers To Vote Friday on Dispute He described the Tipton response as "disappointing" to all those who had given their time to the fund raising, but added that some businesses andL industries had not completed t their . reports and felt that fhese |"<tonld considerably boost; the final'total. ' . Division contributions as reported at the final meeting when the officers and Headers of the campaign drive were hosted by Tipton Kiwanis Club showed: Retail, $4,115.60; •Industrial, So, 897; .Transportation (railroad employees) $74; Education $589.54; Organizations, '$505; Public Employees (county) $149 (post office) $99 (with city and state unreported); Special Gifts (out of town firms doin^ business in the county) $295 Professional ?1,036. tendent of public instruction from partisan politics. Braj Kumar Nehru, Indian ambassador to the U.S., headlined the speakers program today at the 111th annual convention. ,' Nehru, a cousin of the late E.J.Stafford Dies Wednesday E- J- Stafford, a widely known .former farmer, sucumbed at il:52 p.m. Wednesday in Riverview Hospital, Noblesville, where he had been a patient for three weeks after a three year illness. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday from the Kempton Methodist Church, of which he was a member, with Rev. Orrin Maniford of Peru and rtev. Daniel Bengston officiating and burial will be in Hills oemetery. Friends may call at the McMullan. - Rude Funeral Home after 3 p.m. 'Friday, or for one hour prior to services at the church. The deceased was born in Hamilton County June 4, 188S, son of John and Jane (Etchyson) Stafford. He was married Oct 16, 1906 to Grace Heifer, and after her. death in 1926 he was married in 1954 to Mrs. Reba Cunningham, who' survives. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Pickard. For.25 years he Had operated his own threshing ring in.the Little New York community, retiring from that in 1945. Survivors in addition to the wife include three sons, Bernard and Burrell Stafford of Sheridan; Eugene of California; five daughters, Mrs. Helen Woods of Tipton route 1; Mrs. Enola Maniford of Indianapolis; Mrs DETROIT (UPI)—The United AutjO Workers union, buoyed by a" compjete settlement with American Motors Corp., hoped for a speedup of General Motors local negotiations today ai a prelude to Friday's ratification vote on a new national contract with the world's large.-; auto* maker. Some 3,000 UAW employes at AMC's Kelvinator appliance division in Grand Rapids, Mich., were due back on the job today, following settlement Wednesday night of their eight- day strike. AMC and the union announced Wednesday night that negotiators had reached cco : nomic and working agreements on a new three-year con tract, subject to ratification. A UAW spokesman said the- ratification was hoped for in a membership meeting union officials hoped to set up for Friday. All 26,000 AMC workers wen: out on strike Oct. 15. An agreement was reached early Mon- The union's GM naliona : council was called info sessicr. by UAW President Walter .!'• Reuther and Vice President Leonard Woodcock Wednesday. The 240-member body represents nearly 350,000 GM wof.i- ers around the country and will recommend rejection or ratification of the new contract to rank-and-file union members. Reuther and Woodcock al. ; o ordered 130 local bargaining units throughout the country to hold ratification votes Sunday. Those locals that already w Anna Jane iFoutch and Mrs. Prime "Minister Jawaharlal Ruby Captain of-Tipton .and Nehru, said Wednesday that ai- •, Mrs. Edith Unger of Indiana- though India has the capabili- polis; a brother, William A Staf- ties to produce atomic bombs ford of Tipton" route 1; three his country would not alter its step -children; Raymond and Bil- 1 r~"; H „„„„.„„, non-nuclear policy. j ly Cunningham' of Tipton and f^" ' n l thlm Nehru said he did not fear a Frankfort respectively and Mrs.'* 111 vote on them communist take-over of India;Lois Collier of Lansing, Michi- from the outside but added thejgan; 28 grandchildren and five overriding problem created by Utep -grandchildren as well as widespread poverty posed the 18 great-grandchildren danger of an internal takeover.' WEARS n A WEEK Aslroniitit Kushell Schwenkert. wearing a Gemini pressure suit he will not-take oft for a week, climbs Into an F104B jet trainer nt Edwards Air Force Base.. Calif., for a nop to Honstim Tex The flight is one of six he will "make during the seven nays Hell also ride a centrifuge "^three times ami spenrt «8 hours in a dummy apace ship. .It's ' all for a medical evaluation lor future Gemini space .flights of up to two weeks.- Farmers Union Meeting Called A joint meeting of Tiriton and Howard County Farmers Union' members will be held next Monday, October 26 at the Adler Seed location at Sharpsville road and route 31. Purpose of the special session is to enable members to meet their legislative candidate.-, and the topic under discussion will be school financing and tax structure. v WEATHER Sunny today, fair tonight and Friday, continued cool. High today mid 50*. i-ow tonight hear 30. High Friday: mld-SOs, -'- ' >• SOLDIER KILLED CAMP P'ENDLETON, Calif. (UPI)—Marine Pvt. William R. .Walker, 18, Terre Haute, Ind., I was killed Tuesday night while crossing U.S. 101 on a night battle assignment. Walker • was carrying a rifle and wearing battle fatigues when he was struck' by a car driven by Robert E. Stringer, 2i, Long Beach, California highway patrolmen said. Janitor Saved By Widow, 85 NEW YORK (UPI) — After admitting the janitor to her apartment to putty the window, Mrs. Junia Bower, 85, turned back to her newspaper. " Hearing a sudden cry, Mrs. Bower looked up to see only the feet of the 250-pound man protruding over the window ledge. The rest of his body dangled outside the building—six stories above the street. Mrs. Bower, a frail arthritis sufferer, grabbed the janitor, Aaron Kodish, by the ankles, braced herself against the window frame and both yelled for all they were worth. For 10 minutes Wednesday, Mrs. Bower clung' to the hulking 52-year-old man — too weak to pull him back- inside but too determined to let him go. Finally, another building em­ ploye and • several tenants rushed into • the' Bower apartment and pulled Kodish back through the window. He had stumbled out when a metal guard broke loose behind him, but he managed to hook his knees over the sill and hold an end of the guard-with one hand. "Thank God for this lady," said the.badly shaken janitor. Mrs. Bower, also emotionally overwrought by the experience, went to bed to regain her composure. . "She's not too well ... she's quite shaken by it; all," her daughter, Mrs. Mildred KurU, said Wednesday night. He said India is. a non-aligned country rather than a neutral and defined a neutral country as one. that has stated it will not fight, regardless of the is- jsues. Mayor John Barton presented Nehru with a key to the city before a news conference. Nurse's Body Found in Trunk; Two Arrested CINCINNATI (UPI) —Robert Ray Abbott, 21, of nearby Dayton, Ky., was held today hy Dayton police in connection with the slaying of a young nurse whose body was stuffed in a' trunk and shipped to Cleveland. ' Dayton police said Cincinnati authorities had obtained a warrant for Abbott's arrest on first degree murder charges, but had not yet delivered the warrant to them.' Patrolman Tony Rogg said Abbott's attorney had advised him not to waive extradition to Ohio. Cincinnati.police were expected to' initiate extradition proceedings later today. Abbott was arrested Wednesday when police learned he had •a date with the victim, Wanda Cook, 24, Dayton, the night she was killed. Miss Cook 's body was discovered Wednesday in an unclaimed trunk in the baggage room of Cleveland's Union Terminal. The trunk was shipped from Cincinnati to Cleveland Saturday night, on the New York Central Railroad's Buckeye Limited.: . Went On A Data Miss Cook disappeared last Thursday from-her home. She was on vacation ".from her job in. Lexington, Ky Former Resident Hurt in Accident Former Tipton resident John Enneking .has. been seriously injured in an automobile accident near Phoenix, Ariz. Enneking was returning t o his home in Page, Ariz., after a visit to Phoenix when the acci- det occurred. He is confined at Holy Cross Hospital In Salt Lake City, Utah. Mrs. Charles O'Toole, of Tipton, a sister of Mr. Enneking, has returned home after visit- will vote on them. The UAW action could spell a speedy end to the crippling strike at GM that entered its' 28th day today. Thant Cdls h? Conference On Nuclear Race UNITED NATIONS (UPI) — Secretary General Thant called today for a nuclear conference of the United States, Russia. Britain, France and Communist China. At a news conference, Thant also said he believed deposed Soviet leader Nikita S. Khrushchev should- be permitted to "make a public statement on the circumstances of his exit*' nas iciuiucu —•— - itue circumstances oi mo ing her injured brother. Sister | from powe r in Moscow. Dominica, Mr. Enneking s | ^ ^ hg fenew personally both Leonid E. Brezhnev and daughter, is remaining in Salt Lake City. HIGH AND LOW NEW YORK (UPD—The lowest temperature reported to the U. S. Weather Bureau this morning, was 19 degrees at Water- Alexei N. Kosygin, Khrushchev's successors in Kremlin power, and believed there would be no major change in Soviet foreign policy. Perhaps there is a possibil- Vown 's'DrThrhTghestVednes-'ity of a change in _emphasis," day was 95. at Thermal, Calif, he said. ^ Kidnapped Mobster Believed Gang Victim NEW YORK (UPI) — Police Assistant Chief Inspector Wal- feared today that Mafia bigwig ter F. Henning, when asked Joseph (Joe Bananas) Bonanno about the chances that Bonan- was the victim of a gangland no would turn up alive, re- execution, possibly. carried out. marked that, "you don't find by the two gunmen who boldly them alive any more." He referred to past cases where kidnaped him on a rainswept Park Avenue sidewalk. . • The Sicilian - born Bonanno, head of a cosa nostra "family" was grabbed by the two thugs shortly -after midnight Wednesday- in front of ^the Park Avenue apartment . building in which his attorney, William Power Maloney,- lived. Maloney was the only witness gangland leaders had disappeared and never been heard from again. "He'll probably wind up as part of the new thruway," said one - veteran police officer, grimly. There was speculation that cosa nostra chieftains, in a "summit conference," had ordered Bonanno's execution as a result of a feud among syndicate leaders. Police discounted, that, the kidnaping theories was a .j to the kidnaping, which he said Police said- she met a man took place shortly after he and called "Bob" Wednesday night Bonanno, accompanied by Join a night club and he called seph Allen, a law associate, ar- for her at her home Thursday, rived at the building in a taxi., —. — . _ The two went across the' Ohio Bonanno was to have testified. phony, rigged .-with Bonanno's River to Cincinnati and had that day before a federal, grand j knowledge so he would be able lunch. IJury investigating. organized i to skip the grand jury'hearing. Abbott said Miss Cook left,crime. "•' | They also said they doubted A Justice Department official if Bonanno was kidnaped to connected with the investiga-;keep him from talking. '" " "He's an old time hood," said Henning: '"I don't feel there was any fear he was going to doany tatting;"., him after lunch. Detectives said however, that a man registered in a Cincinnati hotel terea in * oiucuuiau .tion commented that, "U/I had Thursday night as "Robert Ab- j to guess; I'd f»y_ J ^ * an ^^ bott of Chicago. He checked out (CaMlnutd on page I) is aj, the bottom of a somewhere."

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