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HAROLD J. BUR 1 ARCHIVES ASSI INDIANA STATE _ IW0IASAPOLIS, IsSflsA 1 ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4, 1895 AT POST OFFICE AT TIPTIN, INDIANA VOLUME 69, NUMBER 57 TIPTPN (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1964 7 CENTS PER COPY — 35 CENTS PER WEEK DIES AFTER CRASH LAWRENCEBURG, I n d . (UPD—Robert L. Johnston, 92; owner of Aurora Food Lockers, died Tuesday night in Dearborn County Hospital here shortly after his car hit a tree along a county road near his home. An inquiry was scheduled to determine whether' death was due to injuries suffered in the accident or from other causes. Nobody saw the accident happen.. A neighbor found the wrecked car and took Johnston home; and a doctor'sent him to the hospital where he died three hours after "the accident. PROTEST ELECTION MARION, Ind. (UPD — A group of residents of an area outside Marion which would be included in a proposed new Marion school district moved •Tuesday to block an election on the subject. The group filed a petition seeking an injunction and temporary restraining order to stop the school reorganization referendum scheduled for a vote Dec. 15. The group, "Citizens for Better Education," contends the election "unlawful and illegal." SUIT FILED INDIANAPOLIS (UPD—Mar­ shall Collins, Horse Cave, Ky., filed a libel suit for $1,500 ,1 damages against the American Legion Monday fin connection with a magazine jarticle on_.the death in a cave 39 years ago of his famous brother. His brother, Floyd Collinsrj was trapped in a cave near Cave City, Ky., in January, 1925, and futile" - attempts by rescuers to save him became one- of the major news stories of .the era. When they reached him days later, he was dead. Collins' brother contended in a suit against the national veterans' organization with headquarters here that the legion's magazine last January falsely implied that he was associated with a plan to capitalize on Floyd's, death by placing the body on display as a tourist attraction. The suit filed in Marion Superior Court 5 said the article was "grotesque" and . "Malicious" in its presentation of the story. WINS SCHOLARSHIP BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (UPI)The annual Stewart and Dag mar Riley scholarship for 196465 has been awarded to Joel McNally, Union City, an Indiana University junior majoring in journalism. The grant honors the publishers of the Bloomington Daily Herald-Telephone and is a gift from the newspaper's staff. McWally is campus - editor of the ndiana Daily . Student this semester. PROTEST VIET NAM BOMB Bandit Caught By Policeman In Helicopter By LEON DANIEL United Press International ATLANTA (UPD—A policeman in a helicopter pursued and helped capture a bandit today who held a bank employe's family hostage all night,, attempted to stage a bizarre bank robbery and fled empty handed with another hostage. 'Police cars and the helicopter chased the tall, trench - coat clad gunman through suburban streets at speeds up to 100 miles an hour before cornering and capturing him without a struggle. Five hostages, including two small children, escaped unharmed. The abortive holdup included a threat by the bandit to blow up an elementary school by remote control if anyone attempted to interfere with his plan. Police Capt. J. T. Marler said the gunman, described as between 6-4 and 6-6 feet tall and wearing a blue trench coat, held Ray West, a bank em­ ploye, Mrs. West and their children hostage'at their home during the night. Marler said the gunman brought the West family to the bank, located in a business section in Buckhead, shortly before it was to open this morning. •Police said the bandit apparently panicked once inside the bank with, four of his hostages when he saw a policeman making a routine check of a rear entrance. The bandit then seized another hostage, identi- as Susan Ingle, and sped away in an automobile; Bank'officials "said"no-money, was taken from the branch of the Citizens & Southern Bank in the Buckhead section of North Atlanta. While inside the bank, the lanky bandit appeared to be carrying on a conversation in a small transistor radio or walkie- talkie, leading police to speculate he may have had an accomplice stationed outside. ' Patrolman Joe Collins was circling the areas leading into Atlanta" in a helicopter, broadcasting traffic reports to motorists for an Atlanta radio sta- (Continued on page 8) OOOtfied Former Windfall Resident Dies Mrs. Joe Off Gene Pickering, son o f Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Pickering, former residents of Windfall community, passed away Tuesday evening in a Chicago hospital following surgery. •His body will be taken to the Coudan Funeral Home and viewed after 2:00 Thursday in New Castle and the funeral will be Friday at the Friends Church in 'New Castle. He worked on the Chicago Board of Trade for many years He was a graduate of Windfall High School during the iate lS20's and was a former basketball player for the Windfall school. His parents and a sister live in New Castle. WEATHER Cloudy this morning, becoming • partly cloudy" this afternoonerwl tonight. Thursday cloudy and warmer "'•"with rain Ifkaly by late eve- nlng. High today noar 40. Lew tonight mlddla Ms. . High Thursday^ lawar > 40i> Soviets Pledge Reduction On Arms Budget By JAY AXELBANK United Press International MOSCOW (UPI) — Premier Alexei N. Kosygin today an nounced "Russia will pare Its 1965 military budget by $555.6 million. He told the opening session of the Supreme Soviet Washington has informed ti \e Kremlin that the. United States likewise will cut its defense spending in 1965 and 1966. Kosygin, who had just been formally aDproved as the successor to the ousted Nikita S. Khrushchev, declared: "This is a positive step toward reducing tension." But Kosygin told -the delegates to. the Supreme Soviet — the Communist version, of a parliament — that the Soviet Union is "concerned" about the Multilateral Nuclear Force (MLF) proposed for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) by the United States. No Date Disclosed •He said a meeting of the Warsaw pact" nations will be held to "consult" on the problem. No date was disclosed, however. The Warsaw pact is the Communist equivalent of NATO. Technically Khrushchev, who fell from power Oct. 14, was still a member of the Supreme Soviet and, as such, entitled to attend today's meeting. But he was not seen as (he hundreds of deputies took their places in the Kremlin. The Supreme Soviet unanimously put- Its stamp of approval on his. ouster and then went on to revamp the former premier's budget and economic plans for the coming year. (Cantitwad an page I) SERVICE AWARD WINNERS, Carl Stilwell, center and Roy Watson,., right, were made for 25 years of service during the Pioneer Corn Company's Christmas Party Saturday night. The winners are shown with President and General Manager Robert Woods, left. Christmas Party Ends Successful Pioneer Year The annual Pioneer Christmas Party for all employees was held Saturday evening i n the 4-H building with the. Fellowship Class of the Kemp Methodist Church serving- dinner to 250 .guests. During the preceding social hour; punch was served by Mrs..George Leininger and Mrs. Richard Bibbins. ... - • - . . 'President Robertf Woods, re-.j cognized- for-having served trie company thiry years,.' gave - a report on current ' happenings in the company. Woods stated 1964 was another record-breaking sales year for Pioneer Corn Company, Inc., with gains having been made in all territories. The Pioneer Company and family are growing larger with the addition of a new plant in Laurinburg, N. C. In 19B4, the total payroll exceeded $1,400,000.00. President Woods thanked all employees for contributing to the success and progress of the company. Treasurer and Director of Sales Floyd Collins, who was also recognized for thirty years of service, continued the Pioneer success story. Currently, sales are running better than 100,000 bushels in excess of last year's final sales figure. He .thanked members of the Research Department for providing a number of outstanding new hybrids that have shown superior yield potential for farmers, and also thanked the Production Department for maintaining high quality standards which enable Pioneer to merchandise a product second to none' in the field. Secretary and Production Manager George Leininger served as Master of Ceremonies and reported a record seed crop of 940,000 bushels was harvested at Pioneer's 4 • plant locations. The Tipton plant had the highest yield per seed acre in 19E4. Leininger thanked personnel of the Production Department for their dedicated efforts in working together to put out high quality seed corn. Fulfilling. a promise made at last year's Christmas PartyJ that sales would increase, Ned Grayson, -Manager of Hy-Line reported sales were up for 19S4. Last year's sales • exceeded 6,000,COO chicks. Grayson said one reason sales contined t o rise is that Hy-Line is provided with an outstanding product by its research specialists. Table decorations "for the party were planned by Mrs. Floyd Collins and included centerpieces of golden corn, gold- flecked eggs and pine cones and Christmas greenery. Continuing the theme, dessert served was ice cream formed into ears of corn and baby chicks. Each guest received as a gift either a bracelet or a tle-tac fashioned with Pioneer's new trade- mark, and every Pioneer and Hy-Line employee recerVed a Christmas bonus check. Mr. Woods, Mr. Collins, and Mr. Leininger received from all employees, unique watches with the letters of their names replacing numerals. Their wives (Centirmad an paga I) Jackson Central Honor Students Announced Today •Hubert Haynes, = Principal o f Jackson Central High School, today announced the following students as members of the Honor Roll for the school's second six-week marking period. On the Distinguished Honor Roll are seniors: Herman Carney, Daniel Clements, Becky Costomiris, Dan Egler, Candace Jones, David Legg and Julianne Loucks; juniors: "Laurel Chandler, Rose Clark and Patty Miller; sophomore Marlena. Thompson.and..jresh:ner.:" •Janet 'Scherer, Stephen Smelt : zer, Stephen Smith, Jane Sumner and Dorcas Trout. On the Honor Roll are seniors: Marsha Anderson, Clifford L. Baker, Carolyn Basey, Kathy Carson, Anita Earl, Ran Fruiend, Patsy Hall, Robert Henderson, David Leach, Michael McConnell and David Wallace; juniors: Anita Clements, David Hartley, Emmett M\c Kinney, Cynthia Morris, R a"y Partlow, Lila Rayle, Christine Roberts, Pam Spidel and Denise Vestal; sophomores: Jo h n Bundy, Mary K. Chandler, Rachel Clark, Toni Costomiris, Fred Day, Mary Fippen, Charles Flowers, David Heinzman, Pamela Hinshaw Elaine McBane, Gwenn McGinn, Paul Purkey, Julie Scherer, David Stoops, Patricia Wallace; freshmen: Charles Kline, Carol Earl, Jim Haddock", Kathryh Henderson, Beverly Hunter, Maria Jarchow, Barbara Kerfoot, Peggy Leap and Gary Thompson. Eligibility for the Distinguished Honors requires A's in all subjects while Honor Roll requirements are no grades lower than B's. Kiddies Shoes Receive $32 In First Gifts Thirty two dollars has been received in the first contributions toward i:ds year's "Shoes for Kiddies" campaign in t h e community. Mrs. Katie Cox listed six donors, in the first acknowledgement of funds and reminded that all donations should be sent either to ber at the '!Tarmers Oil and Tire Com-' pany or to R. D. Maney at the Tribune. Those contributing todate are: "In memoriam of Vaughan Dever, J6..00; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wesner, $6.00: Mr. and Mrs. David Holtsclaw, $6.00; Mr. and Mrs. R. Dale Smith, $6.00; Mr. and Mrs. W.'R. Coverdale $2.00 and Miss Irene DeWinton $8.C0. All donations go toward providing shoes and other needed Items in the area. 1 Error Corrected Through an error on the part of Tipton 'High School, the name of Janet Galloway was omitted as a junior, academic Honor Roll winner, in the list provided by the school to the Tribune. Windfall Names Honor Students Principal Harold DeNoon Tuesday announced the Honor Roll for the second six-week grading period at Windfall High School and Elementary School. Honor students for the seventh grade are David Ramsey, Alberta Stout, Jo Anne Patrick and Jim Mullins. For the eighth grade Richard Arnold and Lyle Heath. 'Freshmen honor roll students are Lana Lassiter. David Simms and Troy Heath. There is only one, Gale Barr from the'sopho- rapre class and none from the junior class". Seniors makfrig' the list are Donna Silcox, DoneLa Barber, Tony Browning, Ronda Burkett and Judy Voris. Honorable mention winners are Greg Modisett and Lynn Heath from the seventh grade and Ike Caudill, Bob Whitehead and Stephen Legg from the eighth grade. High school students on the honorable mention list are Teresa Lewis, Cindy Matchette, Janie Van Horn, Connie Silcox, Jackie Silcox, Mike Nordan and Scott Bryan from the freshman class; Julie Van Horn. Margie Hoback, Janet Hiatt and Loretta Clem from the sophomore class. Bill Dennis, Bonita Findling and Linda Frazee from the junior class and seniors Sue Meyer., Dorothy Ward and Rick Lassiter. Honor roll requirements are for a student to make not more than one B with the rest A's. Honorable mention requires all grades to be at least B. NEW YORK (UPI)—The lowest temperature reported this morning to the U.S. Weather Bureau, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, was 9 below zero at Lansing, Mich. The highest reported Tuesday was 75 at Point Mugu Naval Air Station, Calif., and Homestead, Fla. Local Schools Start Holiday December 18 The Tipton Community School Corporation will close Friday, December 18 for Christmas vacation at the regular dismissal time in the evening. School will reconvene .Monday, January 4 at the usual starting time. Parents and stu- den's are advised '.here will be 15 days remaining in the first semester w^en school resumes January 4, first semester ending January 22. The filial examination proce-. dure will be - followed in all schools within the school corporation. Examinations will be administered to students the mornings of Thursday, January 21 and Friday, January 22 only Schools will not be in session for students during the afternoon of Thursday, January 21, and Friday, January 22. Lunch will not be served to students either day, January 21, 22. All students will be dismissed from their respective schools oh the ' following . schedule those mornings: Tipton Elementary 11:30 Tipton Jr. High School 11:25 Tipton High School 11:45 Hobbs Elementary 12:00 Kempton Elementary 12:00 Curtisville Elementary 12:10 New Lancaster Elementary 12:10 The above variation of dismissal time has been prompted by the bus schedules The afternoons of Thursday, January 21 and Friday, January 22 will be, used by teachers' for grading examination pa? peVs, averaging grades", recording grades and completing all reports. All work Jor the first semester will 'be finalized by Friday evening, January 22, 1965. Second semester classes will convene Monday, January 25, 1965 and end on May 28. . Curfew Violators Given Sentences; Parents Warned Six youths appeared in T u- venile Court Tuesday morning following a weekend crackdown by city and county law officers on curfew violators. Two of the youths were apprehended after 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning: Five were given six months suspended sentences and two had their probationary driver's licenses withheld until the court determines the boys deserve the privilege again.' Kenneth Altherr, 19, RR 4, Tipton, was also given a six-month suspended sentence on the charge of contributing to the delinquency of minors. Law officials reminded county youths and their parents that the curfew, which begins at 11 p.m. every night, will be strictly enforced. Charge Warships Shelled Village In North Viet Nam BULLETIN TOKYO, Thursday (UPI)—Communist North Viet Nam charged today that "three U.S. warships" shelled a North Vietnamese village in the pre-dawn hours Wednesday. Red China's New China News Agency (NCNA) in i broadcast monitored in Tokyo said the charge was made in a protest from North Viet Nam to the International Control Commission (ICC) set up by the Geneva accords on Indochina. By MICHAEL T. MALLOY United Press International SAIGON (UPI)—Vietnamese airborne troops today landed within shooting distance of a mountain outpost surrounded NoblesviEle Man Suicide After Two Holdups NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (UPI)— A young motorist shot himself to death Tuesday in his car when police with drawn weapons ordered him to surrender- at the end of a high-speed chase in the investigations of two Indianapolis holdups. The victim was identified as Gary Banta, 21, R.R. 2, Noblesville. He fired a bullet into his head apparently from' an Italian- made pistol identified as a gun stolen in one of the holdups involving a grocery and restaurant . on the Indianapolis east side earlier in the evening. Indianapolis police received a report of a $S05' holdup of Carter's Market by a young man wearing a tan trenchcoat and a handkerchief mask. Abraham Garter, 54, the owner, gave a description of the getaway car, and police issued an alert. Less than half an hour l?ter, the Little Pigs of America Barbecue was held up and robbed of $115 and an Italian pistol by a gunman whose car answered the same description as the one used in the market robbery. Moments later, Marion County sheriif's deputies started chasing a car answering the description at speeds of 85 to SO miles per hour on Indiana 37-A toward Noblesviile. State police joined the pursuit, which continued to Noblesviile. Other police units joined in the chase and finally blocked the car. Sgt. Herschel Fuston and 'Patrolman Gary Cook of the No­ blesviile police department jumped out of their patrol car and Fuston drew his service weapon and ordered the driver to surrender. Instead, the suspect fired a bullet into his head and was dead on arrival at Riverview Hospital. Three guns were found in the car. by Communist guerrillas. At least one American has been killed and another .wounded in two days of bitter fighting around the garrison. A U.S. military spokesman here said a third American was listed as missing in the battle for beleaguered An L.to in the rugged central highlands 300 miles north of Saigon. The American combat fatali­ ty—230th of the war—was a helicopter machine gunner killed in the early stages of the battle when Viet Cong guerrillas captured strategic hillUip positions overlooking the fort. Three U.S. soldiers were killed Tuesday in a separate engagement with the Viet Con:; southwest of Saigon. The wounded American was part of a L'.S.-supported armored relisf column which was ambushed Tuesday night 10 miles south of An Lao. He was struck by shrapnel in the leg;!. The missing GI, -the spokesman said,, may have been burned beyond recognition when Communist g.infire reduced five armored personnel carriers in the column- to ru!>-' b!c. It was the first ,big "set piece" battle of thw ar for Viet Cong forces, and bore strikin-: resemblances to the classic Communist attack on tii-.ii Bien Phu 10 years ago during the French Indochina War. Tne Dien Bien Phu campaign against the French marked the transformation of the Communist effort from the guerrilia warfare stage in'.o conventional fighting. Military observers here said today that the An Lao battle may signal a widening Vict Cong experiment at similar tactics to speed up the war. The relief column was trudging its way up the half-mile- wide trench-like valley leading to the garrison locked in at the other end when a detached force of guerrillas opened up with a withering barrage of recoilless cannon fire. The fort is surrounded by Communist-held hills ranging from 2,003 to 3.C00 feet in height. CHRJSTMAS TIME IS HEREI The Jacksen Central Art Class of Mrs. Leota Smith, pre v paras' a seasonal prelect by painting and decorating the windows of Jackson Centra^ High School. The- girls frim left-to right ara Leslie Cruxan, senior, chairmen;, Elltn Davis,, freshman; and Sharli Berg, senior. (TRIBUNE Photo-Engraving) Appeals Court Denies Delay To Hoffa Attorneys CiXCIN.V-.Tl, Ohio (UPI) — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the six h circuit today d>ni?d motions by attorneys for James K. Hoffa for a delay in his appeal on a Tennessee jury tampering cenviction. The court will hear the case at 9 a.m. .Monday. Hof.'a. Teamsters Union president, and three of • his associates were convicted in Chattanooga last March .on jury tampering charges stemming from a 19~>2 conspiracy trial in Nashville. The jury was unable to reach a verdict in the Nashville case. Hoffa was sentenced to eight years in prison in the Chattanooga trial. The other three— Ewing King, former head of Nashville Teamsters Local 327; Larry Campbell, Teamsters business agent. for, Detroit Local 299, and Thomas Parks, Campbell's uncle, of Nashville —were . sentenced to three vears each by Judge Frank Wilson. it Snoppmq Days til^CHRISTMAS

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