The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on October 26, 1964 · Page 1
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HAROLD J. BURTON' ARCHI72S ASSIS.TA I li DIA !i A STATE LI Ii-5DIA:-L1?OLI3,: I?1DII ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER"4, 1895 AT POST OFFICE AT TIPTON. INDIANA VOLUME 69, NUMBER 19 TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE, MONDAY OCTOBER 26, 1964 7 CENTS PER COPY — 35 CENTS PER WEEK TWO TIPTON MEN DIE IN By HORTENSE MYERS United Press International INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)— One way of developing an experienced political campaign team is to grow one—and that is the method followed by Sen. Vance Hartke and his wife, Martha. The Hartkes have seven children ranging in age from 2 to 20 and all of them are seasoned campaign trail troupers. Blonde Martha, a native of Wayne County, met Vance when they were students at Indiana University and they were married in 1943. This campaign, she already has toured all 92 counties, asking voters to support her husband, the incumbent Democratic nominee for U.. S. Senate, i Ske did the same thing when' Hartke first was elected six years ago. | Knows Campaign Issues ' Martha discussed campaign issues knowingly with her audiences and does not hesitate to answer questions from reporters and voters. She and Vance were put in the position once of seeming to contradict each other in their replies to questions about Bobby Baker but she quickly smoothed the matter over. In her speeches, she directly attacks her husband's Republican opponent, State Sen. D. Russell Bontrager, s ometime with more warmth than her husband. Martha, ""a former school teacher, began her political career as a precinct vice- committeeman in Evansville and was credited by politicians as contributing greatly to his election as mayor there. In addition to her campaign talks, Martha supervises the activities of their children. She is aided this campaign by 20-year- old Sandra, now Mrs. Larry Schott, who with her husband has been staying at the Hartke home in Falls Church, Va., much of the time her mother was in Indiana. , All on Train Tour All nine Hartkes expect to be on a whistle-stop-campaign trip Oct. 28 which is scheduled to leave New Albany at 7 a.m. and wind up in Hammond at 3:15 p.m. The possible exception is 16-year-old Wayne, whose high school football coach may put his foot down on further absences. Wayne joined President Johnson's daughter Luci when she campaigned in Indiana and has contributed in other ways to his father's campaign. He plays a guitar and sings at some gatherings, hoo.tenanny fashion, and earlier this campaign dedicated a North Vernon swimming pool by swimming across it in a special ceremony. Jan, 18, a student at Indiana University, has less* trouble in making speeches in the Hoosier state since he already is on the scene. Both he and Wayne have given more political speeches than they" can count. .' Keith, 13, and Pau, 10, may be a little young for formal speeches, but they often put . bumper stickers on cars during political rallies. Little Ones Shake Hands Four-year-old Anita and Nadine, 2, emulate their mother and father by lining up at the rear of a political meeting and shaking hands with well-wishers as they come and •go. In fact, about the first hand President Johnson shook when he stepped off his plane during an Indianapolis rally recently was. that of Anita. The young Hartkes would be in Indiana, more. often campaigning, but tXeir parents are concerned lest they miss too much school. However, all have made several trips this campaign between Washington and Indiana -rbut never on the same This is « rufe %>t' ihe 'nard- campaigning Hartkes. Half of the family- will, be on one plane, and the other on a different craft when they make' these flights. Rotary Home Show Prizes, Queen Named The 1964 Rotary Home Show came to a successful conclusion Saturday night with Artha Schulenburg being crowned Queen, and Ted Sharpe the Grand Prize winner of a two- piece living room suite. Other prize winners in the last of a huge three-night give-, away' by the Rotarians and Tipton merchants included: R o- tary. Big Ben clock won by Warren West; desk lamp by Charles Purvis; smoker by Pat Beaver; can opener, Rulon Hartley; bar stool Mrs. Howard Thomas; child set, Ralph Wittman, Tipton route 2; toaster, Jack Neff; T-V trays, Eileen Dragoo; cigarette lighter, Don Pasterson, Lafayette route 7; dresser lamps, Harold Tyner, Tipton route 3; steam iron, Joe Cage. Merchant prizes were: a braided rug from Cooper's Homd| Furnishings by Mrs. Lou Harmon; ladies purse from Adlers by Mrs. F. C. Cooper; lamp from Ramseyer Piano Co., by John Nichols, Tipton route 3; Iennox ware from Moore Brothers by Helen Weber; Teflon set from McPherson Appliances by David Mundell, route 3 Tipton; door mirror from Tipton Lumber by Arlene Mordock; $100 savings account from First Federal Savings and Loan by Mutt Johnson; AM-FM radio from Farmers Loan and Trust by Mike Lett; records from Campbell's T-V by Alice Cook, Winnie Smith," Margaret Wood, Mrs. J. C. Smullen, Tena iFrazier, Mary Compton; FM radio from Tipton Insurance by Hugh Fletcher: $25 Christmas Club "from Citizens- National >Bank by-Bob Clark; AMJTM radio from Tipton Utility Board by Don Knapp, Atlanta; bath towel set from Mechanics Laundry to y Mrs. Gordon Olvey; steam iron from Honeychiirch Insurance by Dennis Weber; table radio from Campbell's T-V by Fanchon Giffin; thermos cooler from Moore Brothers by Willlard Burton; AM clock-radio from Tidier Electric by Patty Graham; sunbeam toaster from Parsons Furniture by R e b a York; bath towel set from Mechanics Laundry by Ruth Wimer; window planter from Walt's Garden Shop by Russ Harrell; $10.00 gift from Flowers by Jim by-.Winnie Smith; Corning ware from Indiana Gas & Water by Mrs. Howard Burns; Kodak camera from Ross Motors by Dick Stout; 50 gallons of fuel oil or gasoline equivalent f r o m' Farmers Oil and Trust by Ray Daughtery of Tipton route 4; a dozen roses ffom Tipton Greenhouse by Pam Jones, and from (Continued on Page 6) The new Emens College-Community Auditorium was dedicated Sunday in Muneie where it is practically enveloped by a natural sound blanket formed by the- music building at the left, the. English building to the right and the 41C-seat classroom theatre to the rear. The Edd Thompson Rites Tuesday Edd Thompson, 82, Tipton route 1, succumbed at 11 a.m. Saturday in Tipton County Hospital where. he had been a pa- ient since October 4 after suf- ferring a broken hip in a fall. He had been in declining health for six years. Services will be ••elH at 2 n.m. Tuesday from the Young-Nichols lFuneral Home >vith Rev. Zimmerman of Goldsmith officiating and burial wi'J be in Tetersburg Cemetery. Friends may call anytime at the; funeral home. The deceased was born Feb.- 16,1882 southwest of Tetersburg. son of William and Miranda (Bilby) Thompson. He .was married Nov. 2, 1900 to Haley Lo- m'ah and following her death Augkist 12, 3034, he married Emma Lockridge, who survives. He was a prominent county farmer until ill health curtailed his activity. , ' Surviving children include Glen Thompson, Minneapolis, Minnesota and Mrs. Edith iFish- back, Goldsmith; a step daughter, Mrs. -Crystal (Lockridge) Silverman, Ridgewood, New Jersey; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. ; FACES TRAFFIC CHARGE James Leslie Duke, 68, of Kokomo, was arrested on U.S. 31, three miles north of S.R. 28, Saturday night and charged with driving 85 m.p.h. in the 65 m.p.h. zone. He is'slated to appear in Tipton City Court Friday; November 6. POSTER .GiRt—Smiling Mickey Hetmcke. 4. Denver, Colo., la the 1965.National March of Dimes Pouter Girl, nymboilztng the uuarier of a million children.born with serious birth defects every year in the U S' She WHB born with an open spine, arid alter surgery water onjthe brain developed. She " bus no sensation or muscular control below the hips. but.has been making, progress against her.handicap.. GOP Express Slates Tipton Visit Tuesday Wives of Republican candidates foristate and national offices will visit Tipton at 4 p.m. Tuesday when the GOP Party Express star's the second week of its "Good Will Tour of Indiana." The chartered bus will be located on the west side Of the courthouse. The bus, decorated with red, white and blue sighs, also will .visit Noblesville, Elwood, Peru, Wabash and Kokomo Tuesday. The vehicle is equipped with seats and tables for four, where the candidates" wives serve coffee and talk with local residents who visit the bus. Heading the list of bus passengers are Lou Ristine, wife of Richard O. Ristine, candidate for governor; Willene Bontrager, wife of D. Russel Bontrager, candidate for U. S. Senator, and "Mary Ellen Ryan, wife of John Ryan, candidate for Lt. Governor. Other passengers include Virginia Caylor, the only woman candidate on the state ticket, who is seeking reelection as reporter for the Supreme and Appellate Courts, and Barbara Stewart, wife of the State GOP Chairman. Local candidates and their spouses are expected to join the group when it visits Tipton. "When weather permits, we se.t up a patio-like area alongside the 'bus with .tables and chairs, and serve coffee outdoors, too," said Mrs. Esther Guthridge, Republican State Vice Chairman. Mrs. Guthridge is in charge of the Express. Others participating in .the tour are Mrs. Gerald Powell, Mrs. Allen Lindley, Mrs. John Snyder, Mrs. Edwin Steers, Mrs.. James Beasley, Mrs. Charles Cook, Mrs. George Glass, Mrs." Douglas McDonald, Ms. Dewey Kelly and Mrs. John Pfaff. No Injuries In Three Auto Mishaps in City No injuries were reported in three trafic accidents in Tipton during the weekend. > Two of the mishaps ocurred Sunday. The first at about 3 p.m. occurred near the intersection of Mound and Mill Streets. A westbound car on Mound, driven by Armilda Ruth Hartwick, 18, of Route 1, Tipton, collided.'with a car parked at "the north side of the street. Miss Hartwick .told police she thought she heard a child cry out as she crossed the intersection. She turned her head and struck the other auto. The parked vehicle belongs to. Phillip R. Martin, 26, of 802 Poplar Street. The impact caused about ,?100'in damage to the rear bumper and left, fender of Martin's car and about $150 in damage to the right front fender and front, bumper of the auto driven by. Miss Hartwick. («»ntmte# MI P»#e i) State Editors Pick Johnson To Win Nov. 3 INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)—Men and women attending a UPI Indiana^ Newspaper Editors annual fall meeting Saturday overwhelmingly expect President Johnson to win the election but only a bare majority anticipate he will carry the Hoosier state. Four out of five figured the President will win nationally, *>nt 24 anticipated he will carry- Indiana while 22 believe Sen. Barry Goldwater will beat Johnson in this state. By a vote of 40-6 they believe Republican Richard O.. Ristine jwill be elected governor over i 'Democrat Roger Branigin, and { ;Sen. Vance Hartke to win reelection over • Republican D. Russell Bontrager. Don Freehafer of the Logansport Pharos - Tribune was elected UPINE president; Eugene McCord of the Blufftoh News-Banner, vice president for northern Indiana, and Hubert G. Stuhrenberg of the Greensburg Daily News, vice president for soutehrn Indiana. Eugene J. Cadou, Sr., UPI political writer, said he would not make a prediction on the presidential race in Indiana." F. M. Robinspn. 84, 211 S. 1 "This is one of. the hardest to West Street, a lifelong resident figure out," he said, of Tipton, succumbed Sunday' Managing Editor Irving Liebo- evening at the Holtsclaw Nurs-^witz of the Indianapolis Times ing home after a lingering ill- said he could, by using logic, ness. Services will be held at,"make a case" for President 2 p.m. Tuesday from the Mit- Johnson in Indiana, but added chell Funeral Home with Rev. he felt Goldwater.would win the Nibble Green officiating and bur-state's electoral votes, ial will be in Fairview Cemetery. I He said Ristine would defeat The deceased was born in Tip- Branigin "despite the sales ton in 1880, son of John and tax ." and added that Hartke Susan Robinson. He was^ married to Rosa Baur. A graduate of Tipton High School hewas a former grocer and a mail carrier. • Survivors include two step children; Mrs. Sara Collester.l Indianapolis; Mrs. D. L. Glass, Alexandria; a step-son-in-law, Walter fiatts, Tipton and ten step-grandchildren. $2,975,C00 auditorium was built by Ball State Teachers College: and the Muncie community and- is named after Ball State President John R. Emens. A plaque of the likeness of President Emens was unveiled as part of the dedication program. Native of Tipton Stricken Sunday Auto Plunges Into Creek; Two Killed, One Hurt Two Tipton men were killed and another injured Saturday afternoon when their car skidded out of control on a Hamilton County road and plunged into Cicero Creek. Fire Causes $1,000 Loss Fire caused an estimated $1,000 in losses'Sunday afternoon at a residence at 5i5 Green Street. | Firemen said the blaze was caused by a trash fire. Walls on the east side of the building burned, causing damage to both the house and some of its contents. Owner of the property is Herman Levi. Occupant is Don Ful- lighter. | Tipton firemen also answered calls to two other fires Sunday. One was a grass fire on U.S. 31, which occurred at about 5:40 p.m. The other occurred at about 10:35 a.m... when _ a discarded cigarette ignited a tarpaulin an the bed of a truck at Madison and Main Streets. would beat Bontrager because "he is a hard worker and everyone knows him." Cadou also picked Hartke and Ristine to win/ " •Representatives of 28 news- tions were made for 111 per(Continued on page 6) COMMITS SUICIDE ANDERSON ; Ind. (UPI) — | John D.. Atwbod, 41, Orestes, killed himself with a pistol bullet through his chest Saturday afternoon after firing a shot which wounded his wife, Jillene, 31. Mrs. Atwood was shot in the • abdomen and seriously wounded. She was taken to Mercy Hospital in Elwood in fair condition after surgery for removal of the bullet. Police said the shooting occurred during a quarrel climaxing frequent arguments the couple had over plans for a divorce. Investigators said the Atwoods were separated and that he returned to his wife's home to pick up some clothing. BARRY GAINING MARION, Ind. (UPI)—Sen. Barry Goldwater, Lt. Gov. Richard Ristine and State Sen. D. Russell Bontrager made gains in a Marion Chronicle-Tribune straw poll, but President Johnson still leads Goldwater. The latest tabulation showed 51 per cent for Johnson to 49 for Goldwater, 57 for Ristine to 43 for Democrat Roger Branigin, and 54 for Bontrager to 47 for Sen. Vance Hartke. ' Oct. 11 and Oct. 18 tabulations showed Johnson ahead with 54 and 52 per cent, Bontrager even and 52 per cent, and. Ristine ahead with 44 and 56 per sent . Indiana Gas Aids Schools Through Stove Donations Four of the very latest in modern gas ranges have been installed in the home economics department of the Academy of St. Joseph through the courtesy of Indiana Gas and Water Company. As explained by Robert L. Stemm, district manager, the new ranges replace older units previously donated by the gas company. "We regard our school range program as a real opportunity to acquaint home economic students with the latest developments in modern gas cooking equipment. We feel that the experience which' the students gain now will be helpful to them later." . Outstanding feature of the new gas range is the thermostatically controlled . top burner, aptly termed the "Burner-With-A- Brain." The "Burner-With-A- Brain" controls the heat of the cooking utensils and keeps its contents at a uniform cooking temperature, eliminating boil- over and scortching. Donation of the latest gas range models is a continuing program of Indiana Gas and Water Company throughout its entire service area to maintain up-to-date gas ranges in the schools. Three Injured In Weekend Auto Accident Three persons were injured Sunday night in a two-car collision on U.- S. 31, near the Howard County line. Richard Jennings, 18, of South Bend, a passenger in an auto driven by Terance L. Reasor, 20, of Mishawaka, suffered a broken left leg and ankle, a severed joint on the ring finger of his left hand and extensive lacerations of the face and left arm. He was taken to a Kokomo hospital. Also injured were Reasor and his wife. Deanna, 19. Reasor suffered injuries tc his right knee and chest. Mrs; Reasor's left knee and chin were injured. The accident - occurred at about 8:15 p.m. just south of the Howard-Tipton County line, in. the southbound lanes of U.S. 31. A car driven by Jerry N. Beeler, 27, of Winona, backed into a side road- and then attempted to cross the southbound lane cutting in front of the Reasor car. The impact caused extensive damage to the entire left side of Beeler's car and to the front of Reasor's auto. State Police and the Tipton County Sheriff's department investigated the accident. In another weekend accident, a Tipton man escaped injury when his car went out of control on a 90 degree turn and rolled over. Joseph Bannon,. 32, of 112',-i West Jefferson street, told police his car skidded when it hit a" rough spot on the Goldsmith- Tipton road about two miles west of Tipton. The vehicle skidded for about 20 feet, failed to negotiate the turn, and* rolled onto its roof. The mishap occurred at about 9:40 p.m. Friday. An Indianapolis man also escaped unhurt when his Volkswagen went out of control on U. S. 31 early Saturday and turned over. The accident occurred at about 3:30 a-m. in the southbound lanes of the highway, one-half mile south of S.R. 28. Driver of the car .was Thomas Evan'Fleming. A car owned by the Hy-Line Hatchery' failed to negotiate a turn on a county road north of Tipton Monday morning, re- resuiting in. about $100 damage to the underside of the vehicle. Driver of the car was Bobbie G.. Fakes, 32, of Route 4, Tipton. The auto was towed from the accident site. The! mishap occurred at about 8 a.m. , Robert L. Stemm, district manager, Indiana Gas and Vtytfr /j Company, Is explaining the features of~a new,' modern 'gas range to Mother Glrard (left),''.."student counselor at the Academy of Saint Joseph, and Sister Care, home economics . instructor at the academy. The range is one of foor> donated to'the Academy of Saint Joseph by Indiana Gas ind Water Company at part ef • continuing program. Dead are Billie Ray Reynold-, 20, of 118 Daniels Street, and h:; brother, George F. Reynol.l?. 31, of 432 North Independent-• Street. Their brother-in-la-v. Walter Pennington, 20, of 53 'J Mill Street, was released Monday morning from Tipton Couniy HospitaL The.Hamilton County Sheriff's department said the auto struck a railing on a bridge on the liii- iersburg road, east- of S.R. ' i and overturned into the creo!:. The brothers were drowned. T!- A mishap occurred at about 6: p.m. A joint funeral service will b held for the brothers at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Leatherman-Mo:-,-• funeral home, with the Rev. Mr - val >B. Lyon officiating. Bur! ' will be at Fairview cemetery George Reynolds, an emplo;- of Hy-Line hatchery here, .his brother, employed at Pion Corn Company, were native? < Parma, Mo. George Reynr." was born there May 14, Billie Ray Reynolds was !r v.-; December 9, 1943. . They were the sons of Bra - '; -y and Theda (Grubbs) Reyno! " = The family moved to Tipton >.> 1945. The brothers attend schools in both Parma and '!" 1 ton. Mr. Reynolds resides .:. Parma, while Mrs. Reyn:. lives in Tipton. George Reynolds was mn---' .'• . T uly 1 ,1935 to the former let Pennington, of Tipton, v survives.. He was a vct<\-;.~. thte Korean Conflict" and v a member of the local V •'. post. His survivors, in addif to the widow i~cli:de the cv pie's three children. Buddy, Y .- toria and Sharon. The brothers also are survi' d by their parents and by thr'r grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. .". H. Reynolds, of Parma, and V.-:. Callie Grubbs,, of Dexter, \ Other survivors include thr :2 sisters, Mrs. Robert Harpe ::• i Mrs. Lawrence Nantronn. h of Tipton, Mrs. Mitchel Jackson of. Atlanta; two brothers Charles Reynolds, of Tipton, and Paul Reynolds, who is serving in the Armed forces in Massachusetts, and several cousins, nieces and nephews. Sheriff Seeks Vandals Who Damaged House •Tipton County Sheriff' Verl Crimme Monday asked for "any information" which will aid in the apprehension of vandals who caused extensive damage during the weekend to a vacant residence north of Tipton. Grimme said stones and hedges were used to break windows in the house, which is located on the north side of Norm an !a Pike, west of St. Joseph's Academy. Damage amounts to "hundreds and hundreds of dollars'' the Sheriff said. Porches, windowsills and other- portions of the house al?j were damaged., "I personally will pay. out o- my own pocket, for any time tost from work to anyone who will give us information on this." Grimme said. Two Jailed for Intoxication Two men were confined at Tipton County Jail this weekend cn charges of public intoxication. They are Cecil E. Anderson. 41, of Route 4, Tipton, and Sam West, 52, of Kokomo. Anderson was arrested at; 3 a.m.'Saturday about two mii -?r. south and two miles east i>' Windfall. West was arrester! 9:50 p.m. Sunday two mi '.CA north of Normanda. WEATHER , ' SurrirV ^arin-'todV .partly^ettudy 1 "' tenjgnr:*nd Tuesday. High today upper '70s. Lew tonight mid 4tfs. High Tuesday low 70s.

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