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HAROLD J. BURTON ARC HIV SS A SSI ST A3; XIIDIAXA STATE LIB INDIASAPOLI5, IND ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4, 1895 AT POST OFFICE AT TIPTON. INDIANA VOLUME 69, NUMBER 37 TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1964 7 CENTS PER COPY — 35 CENTS PER WEEK BONANZA PLANE WRECKAGE FOUND 28 Persons Dead On Mountain Top Near Las Vagas HUNTERS KILLED BEAVERTON, Mich. (UPI)— A gay hunting party for three Indiana men and a 10-year-old boy ended.in death for all four Sunday night when their smali plane crashed and burned on takeoff. The Gladwin County sheriff's department identified the victims as pilot Harold Cornwell, his son, Steve, 10, and Kenneth Nealin, all of Kokomo, Ind. Identification of the fourth vic- time was withheld pending notification of« relatives. The group had just taken off from the Clyde Grant air strip near here headed for Indiana in a Piper Tri-Pacer after a day of hunting in the area.' The craft rose above the clearing , • struck a tree and plunged in flames into a wooded area. All the victims were pronounced dead at the scene. TRUCK STOLEN " FRANKLIN, Ind. (UPI)—An Indiana Alabama man's big truck loaded with 11 tons of auto tailpipes was stolen from him at knifepoint today, but it turned up abandoned in a ditch two hours later. Earl Kennedy,. '49, Russellville, Ala., driving for Alabama Highway Express, told authorities he stopped in the early- morning darkness at a Franklin street intersection and asked a man how to get to Arvin Industries, Inc. "I'll show you," Kennedy quoted the ma.n. "I work there." , - V . But when he goi into the cab, the man pulled a knife, ordered Kennedy out, and drove east on Indiana 44. Two hours later, the truck was found in a ditch not far from the place where it was stolen. KILLED IN BLAST DALEVILLE, Ind. (UPI)— Mrs. Lola Jones, 63, was killed and her brother, Robert Bus kirk, 66, injured Saturday night when an explosion shattered their home and set off .a fire that destroyed the structure. Authorities blamed an accumulation of gas for the blast, which occurred shortly before midnight. Mrs. Jones was blown out of the house and hurled .against a vacant house next door. She was dead on ar- rival at Ball Memorial Hospital in nearby Muncie. Buskirk was not .badly injured. Authorities said he ap-. parently was outside the house at the time. Firemen from Daleville,. Yorktown and Chesterfield fought the flames and kejjt them from spreading through dry fields and lawns to other houses in ' the area. BACK TO CAPACITY INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)—Seating capacity at Butler Fieldhouse, site of the Indiana nigh school basketball tourney finals, has been restored to nearly 15,000, it was announced today. Several. weeks ago the state fire marshal's office recommended a reduction of 10,000 seats unless additional exits were installed as a safety meas- ' ure. Butler officials* have submitted plans to install additional exits and remodel the old ones. At the same time) Butler announced it would" place 7,000 season tickets for its -university basketball schedule on sale. Heavy Rainfall Ends Drought In This Area By United Press International Twenty-four hours of sporadic showers : ended a long drought over Central Indiana today and put a big dent in the dry spell in other state areas. Indianapolis measured 2.13 inches, the .biggest rainfall in a single day since last March 8. Other central portions, hurt worst by a crop-damaging precipitation shortage dating back to mid-July,' received between 1 and 2 inches. Southern points north of • Evansville, including the tinder- dry forest lands of the rolling hill country where residents have been plagued by dangerous fires the past few days, generally got one-half to three- fourths of an inch of moisture. That wasn't enough to. put down the fire danger permanently this fall, but foresters indicated it was a good start. Confer on Fire Br.n As a result of the rain, which began around noon Sunday and continued off and on throughout the remainder of the day, during the night and after dawn this morning, state officials planned a mid-morning conference to decide whether to lift an emergency fire hazard ban on outdoor fires. Governor "Welsh . issued the ban late last week, prohibiting trash and leaf fires and banning the flipping of burning cigarettes from car windows. State Conservation , Department experts planned to recommend to Welsh whether to continue the ban until more rain falls. Weather observers indicated that the way the rain fell, stretched .out over a period of many hours, it soaked the soil much better than if the entire amount had been recorded in a relatively short time. There was little runoff. Other rain totals up to 7 a.m. today included Zionsville 1.85, Crawfordsville 1.78, Knightstown 1.74,' Terre Haute -1.65, Noblesville 1.60, Anderson 1.46, New Castle 1.44, Covington 1.30, Elwood 1.25, Spencer 1.05. Amounts Below Inch Amounts below- an inch included Muncie .96, Kokomo .98, Frankfort .98, Columbus .83, Bedford .77, Edwardsport .71, Lafaytte .71, Austin .56, Hartford City .65,- Portland .56, Shoals .51, Bluffton u55, Vincennes .49, Peru'.56, Winchester .56, Medora .68, Seymour .^5, Fort Wayne .43, Newberry .tO, South Bend .31, Evansville .17, Louisville .19 and Cincinnati .56. The Indianapolis fain was the first measurable precipitation since Oct. 18. It came after .a dry October in which only .64 of an inch fell, a September with only 1.27, and an August with only .68. More showers may fall today, tonight and Tuesday. Forecast^ said the showers would end this: afternoon in the central "portion of; the state, tonight in the south, and Tuesday in the north. Rainfall during the five day period ending Saturday was expected to total one-third to one- half inch. (Continued on page 6) Rain Blamed For Accidents Rain and ' slickened pavements ' were blamed for two property damage accidents Sunday afternoon.! A two' p. m. collision at Jeff- j erson and Maple Streets involved George Davis,;72, 618.Maple St., and Herbert Kenworthy, 37,1 Kokomo. "Davis, travelling east | on Jefferson, slowed down to ] turn left onto Maple when Kenworthy skidded into him. from behind. Damage I to the Davis Idle Bystanders Watch Negroes Pummel Cripple CHICAGO (UPI) —It was a ... ,. . . . quiet Sunday afternoon. The vehicle was estimated at $100 chi Transit Authority . while loss to Kenworthy s truck | moved slowl through the . was approximately $7o. | down a Westside stree t. Leon Baird, Jl •, R. 2, Tipton, I inside the bus, a thin 44-year- PROTECTION— A radome designed to protect a radar antenna from, shoptf. blast and normal environmental conditions makes a weird spectacle as it gels a final .inspection. at Goodyear Aerospace in Akron.' O. It gets its strength from its unusual geometric configuration. Gaps in the fiberglass skin will be closed when the job is erected in the field for Bell Telephone Laboratories. Curfew Ordered Judge Oliver Wheatley has ordered all law enforcement officers to apprehend any juveniles found in buildings open to the public or on public property between the hours of 11 p.m. and 5 a. m., unless they are accompanied by a parent or are directly on their way home from a school or religious func- ' tion. Those apprehended will be held at the Cdunty Jail until their parents call for them and they will appear & Juvenile Court/the next Court day. The order will go into effect im mediately i Injuries Fatal To Windfall Man Rollo Shockney, 85, Windfall, died at 4:15 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's" "Hospital,. Fort Wayne, as the result of injuries received in an -automobile accident there four days earlier. Services were held at 2 p.m. today from the Mitchell iFuneral •Home. The deceased was born January 13, 1879 in Howard County, son of Stephen and Caroline -Shockney. His wife\-Myrtle, .preceded him in death'Dec. 21,11963; He was a telegraph operator for many years in Muncie, and has been a Windfall area farmer until his retirement. Survivors include two sons, Wiley Shockney of Fort Wayne; Wayne Shockney of Frankfort; two brothers,-Earl and Chester Shockney of Windfall and a sister, Mrs. Blanche Silvey of College Station Texas and two grandsons. Rites Wednesday A former Muncie Burris student from the class of 1961, the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Tolle, Windfall route 1, will be buried Wednesday from the Parsons Funeral Home in Muncie after an accident early Saturday morning in Albuquerque, New -Mexico which resulted in death to him, as the driver of a car which struck a truck while he and four 'other students of the University of New Mexico were driving home from a Pizza shop in the university town. Another" Muncie man was injured, not seriously. Max E. Hensley, 21, of 515 N. Martin, Muncie, was the fatally injured student. He was the son [of Clyde and Dorothy (Tolle) Hensley. ^ ' Other survivors are' two brothers, Rudy and Garyv Hensley, both at home; and grandmother Mrs. Louise Hensley^' Daleville route 1. • • ji-', . i. Welsh Lifts State Fire Ban INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)—Governor Welsh today lifted a statewide ban on all outdoor fires following a drought-denting general rain throughout Indiana. Welsh took the action on the recommendation of conservation By ROBERT W. FLICK United Press International LAS VEGAS, Nev. (UPI) — The scattered wreckage of a Bonanza airliner that apparently carried 28 persons to their death was found today on a mountain top about five miles isouthwest of McCarran Field.' |V Clark County sheriff's deputies said there apparently were Dus j no survivors, rain' lost control of his car on State • m an — his jaw wired shut Road 19, just north of the city j s i nce an au to accident last! we u "scattered." Charles Nichals, a pilot- for Alamo Airways which aided in the aerial search said "it's pretty badly broken up, pretty as he-accelerated out of a re-j mon th —clung desperately to stricted speed zone. The ,car : the.steel coin changer, careened into a fence and some j Three young men stood over shrubbery ;on adjacent proper- 'him. They slapped him in the ties belonging to Ed Ertel and f ace . They punched him. They Fred Spears. "• Damage t o i taunted him. They threatened to Baird's 1963 vehicle was estimated at $1,000. The accident occurred at 2:55 p. m. during a heavy downpour. ACS Meeting Is Wednesday . Sponsoring a meeting of the American Cancer Society, open to the public Wednesday, November 18, 1964, at 7:30 p.m. in the Presbyterian church in Tipton, is the Phi Beta Psi Sorority. The national project of the sorority is "A PAP's Test For director Donald Foltz. The ban, | Every Woman.'-',. However, the invoked Thursday for the first. same .test is used also id detect time in-a. decade, also ordered j ^eer. in.men. •.....} motorists not to throw lighted cigairattes out of their cars, and prevented householders from burning their trash. Folz said so far as he knew, no arrests for violation of the ban were made. Foltz warned, however, that "extreme caution" should still, be exercised against starting a fire in areas south of U.S. 40. He said many points south of that line received less than half an inch of rain.. • Indian Killed In Racial Fight LILLINGTON, N. C. (UPI)— An Indian was stabbed to death early Sunday in a melee that broke out when he tried to integrate a Negro night spot. The victim was James Carl Dunn, 27, of Angier, N.C. Authorities said he was stabbed when he and his wife, Dovie, and 'another Indian couple, refused to leave a combination', stomach. tavern-pool, room, two miles'tp the floor and threatened to The purpose of the meeting is to inform' the public about the latest knowledge in the field of diagnosis and cure of cancer. The theme of the meeting will be "The rHopeful Side of Cancer". The president of the Indiana Division of the ACS, Dr. Harold Ochsner, will be. the speaker. His- subject will be "The Best Thing To Save iFor Your Old Age Is You." ' A'planning committee for this program met recently at the He added the fire hazard nonle 0 f m rs . Richard Smith north of U . S.U. 40 was not quite | ji em bers from ACS, Tipton County Unit,, were Mrs. Mary (Continued on Page 6) as severe as that in downstate areas. The ban resulted in hundreds of telephone calls to state officials, including some to Welsh, from householders demanding to know "What do I do with my trash and leaves?" One of the calls to the governor's office came from a (Continued from page 6) throw him into the Chicago Rive»'- Twenty other passengers were on the bus. They did nothing. The victim was Tommy Rem- barz, a vendor at sporting events. The assailants, arrested after the bus driver notified police, were Negro employes of a car washing establishment. Pdlicie identified the mnn as James Walker, 28, Henry Knox, 31, and David Hunt, 26. Rembarz told police he encountered the three men when he boarded the bus. He quoted one as saying, "here comes a segregationist."' Police said the men slapped Rembarz across the face" and punched him in the They knocked, him from' here.' row him in the ChicagD Rjy- Coroner Bill Warren called er. Rembarz grabbed the metal the stabbing a "purely racial coin box. . ' matter." It was the first re- ."Where's your white friends ported racial violence between now?" one of the assailants Indians and Negroes in Harnett, asked him. County. Dunn, a farm laborer, was a member, of the Lumbee tribe, which two years ago integrated an all-white high school. Members of the tribe have since been admitted to Harnett County without violence. Rembarz pleaded through clenched teeth: "Someone help me, please." The other passengers ignored him and his assailants laughed. When' the three men left the bus, the driver, Frank Kifiazek, notified police, who arrested the Mrs. Leola Johnson, Negro \ assailants as they walked down operator of a tourist court, was: the street. In the lockup, one being held in jail in connection ! of. the three told police, "we with the slaying but deputies!did it because it seemed like a UP TO 75e GAL— This is part of the bad news-coming with the Labour-government's new "socfctf Justice" budget In Britain—gasoline up sixpence (7 cents) to about 75 cents a gallon, income-taxes went up, too, from 88 to 41 per cent' The jiew government wants to cut down purchases of foreign goods by leaving the public less money* (Cableptwto) Speeders Fined In J-P Court Three persons were fined $18.75 each in Justice of the Peace Court, Saturday, for failure to exhibit proper registrations. The trio were Edward L. junior, 33, Berryman Pike, Tipton; Thomas D. Johnson, 16,, Kokomo; and Oliver D. Poster, 32, Mooresville. iln other J.P. action Ronald J.- Culver, 18, Gary, was fined $22.75 for speeding and Henry D. Wood,, 20, Kokomo, was assessed a .like penalty for failure to stop for a stop sign. A Kirk T lin man.'Ixa Massengill, 49, was fined $18.75 for driving without a valid, operator's license. Two speedsters were fined $22.75 each in City Court, Saturday, and a third man was fined $26.75 and received a suspended sentence for driving without an: operator's license. Glenn E. Clevenger, 38, Kokomo, and Kenneth J. Altherr, 19, R. R. 4, Tipton received the speeding fines. Paul Jackson, 23,117 Daniels Street, in addition to the fine, was given a 90-day term on the state farm, suspended pending good behavior. WEATHER Cloudy and cooler with occasional showers ending this afternoon. Cooler temperatures are expected with highs in the low 60's and lows in the mid- 30^. * Partly Dies Suddenly O. K.- Smith, proprietor of Smitty's Shell Service, died suddenly of a heart attack while driving home for lunch today, at the corner of Adams and Conde Street. Services will be announced Tuesday by the Young Nichols Funeral Home. New Charges Two Elwood men who admitted stealing a payloader and driving it over fencerows last Wednesday faced additional charges today. Jimmy Huntsman and William Hart, both of RR 1, Elwood, now are charged with automobile banditry and malicious trespass in addition to vehicle theft Trail date has not yet been set. said the man; who stabbed Dunn . twice during the melee had not been identified. Sheriff Wade Stewart rounded up suspects for good idea.' Outdoor Fires Continue Here Despite the ban on outdoor fires, the Tipton Fire Department had to make three runs to rural fires Saturday and Sunday. The first call was to the J .B. Oyler farm, VA miles west of the city were smoke from a grass fire- endangered rabit hutches of farm operator Bud Morris. One rabbit was lost from smoke suffocation. Firemen then fought t'wo-| hqurs to bring a field fire un der control on the Dewey Watson farm on the edge of Normanda. The blaze burned approximately .five acres of stub- blefields after spreading from burning stumps and trash. The department also answered ; a call: Sunday,, morning to the Stephen Shockney farm four miles northwest of the city. A grass fire there had been start' Outlook for Tuesday . _ cloudy-to cloudy, near normal led by a bean field being I 'burn- temperatures, led off" SATURDAY FIRE RUN Firemen were up early Satur- possible ' day morning to douse a grass identification by Mrs. Dunn and I fire on the Bernice Grinsnaw the two other Indians, Mr. and Farm two miles west of St. Mrs. A. R. ' Barnes, but Joseph's Academy.. The fire said that none of the three re-1 which burned along a ditch on membered seeing who stabbed Normanda ' Pike, was believed (Continued from page 6) 'started by a. tossed cigarette. BIG DEMONSTRATION. FIZZLES- 1'ne U. S. nuclear submarine ; Sea Dragon rests peacelully alongside the U.S. Navy repair ship Ajax at Sasebo. Japanpand iupper) police move In on what was supposed to be a big demonstration against-the sub's docking, but it fizzled; •' (Vabtephtilodi "I'd, say there are no survivors," he added. "It's right on top of a mesa and parts of it are scattered over 200 yards." A Bonanza spokesman said the airline is "proceeding with notification of next of kin on the assumption there are no survivors." Near Former Crash The wreck site is approximately five miles from the spot where actress Carole Lombard was killed in 1942 when a twin- engine plane crashed on Potosi Mountain. The actress, then married to the late Clark Gable, was returning from a war bond sales campaign. •A ground party sighted the wreckage of the Bonanza plane shortly after dawn on the mountain between Sloan and Arden near Interstate 15, the main highway connecting this gambling center with Los Ange­ led. Tjhe plane. Flight 114 en route to ;Las Vegas .Jrp-n. Phoenix, Ariz., disappeared Sunday night in the worst snowstorm to hit this area in, J5..years. It carried 22 passengers, three crewmen and thr.ee Bonanza employes making the flight to Las Vegas as extras. Frustrated By Storm An all-night hunt for the plane was frustrated by the storm, darkness, a power failure, and disrupted communications. The fact the plane was silver and white further hampered searchers. - •' / A varied 3-to-10 inches of snow blanketed this city of 225,000 persons as dawn broke, fog lifted and the snow stopped,"enabling light planes and helicopters to take off to aid a ground party of about 100 persons in the search for the plane. During the night temperatures dipped into the low 30s and" many roads, including Interstate 15 were closed or nearly impassable. The search began shortly after 8:37 p.m., PST (11:37 p.m., EST) Sunday when the plane disappeared from the radar scope at McCarran Field. The plane was 8-to-9 miles from the airport when it disappeared from the scope and the pilot was making his final landing approach. The plane's path took it across the famed Las Vegas strip and over Arden. Shortly after Flight 114 disappeared, a n o ther Bonanza plane, flight 104, also ' bound for this gambling city from Phoenix, ran into the storm and had to land at nearby Hcl- lis Air. Force Base instead of McCarran Field. No emergency was involved and the passengers were taken to the airport by Air Force ground personnel. Searchers using jeeps, Clark County sheriff's squad cars and a helicopter fanned out through the area during the night looking for the missing plane. "We could have passed, the airplane from, the road and not seen it," said one searcher. Visibility Near Zero Visibility was near zero at the airport and ground units in the search reported they often could not see more than 100 feet from the highway,- made hazardous by an accumulation of 3-4 inches of snow. Driving conditions also worsened at times a^'the powder turned to freezing rain- Flight 114, an F27, had;been scheduled to stop at Pre'scott and Kingman in Arizona before arriving here.- But storms ' in Arizona forced the twin-engined plane to by-pass those two "cities.' ' • Shortly after;'radar contact was-, lost, the A .sheriffs office ^((iontihutd on;P«a »«I

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