The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on December 10, 1964 · Page 1
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HAROLD J. BURTON A «C, ARCHIVES ASSISTANT x »». IN 0TAMA STATS LIBRAE -ItUHrUlAPOLXS, IMZ NT-ERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4, 1895 AT POST OFFICE AT TIPTIN, INDIANA VOLUME 69. NUMBER 58 TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE* THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1944 7 CENTS PER COPY — 35 CENTS PER WEEK Native of County Stricken Today • Wilbur L. (Jocko) Robinson, 62, of 463 S. Main Street, Frankfort, died at his home at 1:20 a.m. today after an iUness starting in September. Services will be held at 3 p.n\. Saturday from the Leatherman-Morris Funeral- Home with • Rev. David Tirrell officiating and burial will be in IFairview Cemetery. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. The deceased was born in Tipton County July 4. 1902, son of James A. and Ona Myrtle (Birt) Robinson. He was married July 10, 1926 in Elwood to the former Helen Cuppy, who survives. He had resided in Tipton until 1936 when he moved to Frankfort. He attended the West Street Christian Church and had been a conductor on the Nickel Plate Railroad for 40 years. Surviving in addition to the wife are -two daughters, Mrs. Maxine Ley of .Tipton and Mrs. Carok Joan Kurtock, South Bend; a son, Jimmie W. Robinson of Frankfort; a 'brother, James Lester Robinson of Portland, Ind.; two grandsons and one great-grandson. COMMUNISTS BATTER U. S. Requests Russian Help In Viet Nam By DONALD H. MAY United Press International Florida Native Succumbs Here Mrs. Mamie Phillips, 78, died at the home of her daughter, 513 N. East Street at 7:45 p. m. Wednesday following an illness of several years. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday from the Leatherman - Morris Funeral Home with Rev. Noble Greene officiating and burial will be in FairView Cemetery. .'Friends may call at the funeral home after Friday noon. Mrs. Phillips was born in Madison, Florida, June 29, 1886. She was married in 1906 in Florida to the former Artridge Phillips who preceded her in death in 1940. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Joe Sullivan of Tipton, with whom she lived and Mrs. Ira Farabee of LaBelle, Florida. A ( brother, D. A. Anderson of Madison, Florida and two sisters.i. Mrs. Mattie Webb of Madison_ _.and ,_.Mrs. .Bertie Noble of Jacksonville, Florida also survive as well as 12 grandchildren. Jury Finishes Inspection Tour The Tipton County Grand Jury completed its annual inspection of county offices and properties Wednesday- with the filing of its report. The court then ordered \ the clerk to issue certificates of .per diem and mileage expenses to the jury members. Jury members were Lester Lee, Charles M. Jaqua, Ken neth Elliott, Ethel Hannah Harry .Swinford, Carl Swinford, Jauanita Zaloudek.and Agbert Yeary, foreman. Directions To Wabash Gym Due to a bridge being "out" in Wabash on Route 15, the normal road to Wabash High school, -Tipton fans driving there for the basketball game Friday night were requested to use the following route to the new gymnasium. , Enter Wabash as usual on . Route 15 which is .Wabash Street. Continue on t h a t Wabash street past three stop lights until you reach Harrison Avenue which is a four-Way-«top .Intersection. Turn left on Harrison two . and one-half blocks to the gym. Use P.O. Box Sponsors of .t h e "Shoes For - Kiddies", annual project to help needy of the Community, todr.y requested all donors to mall their contributions to Post Office Box "Shoes for Kiddies", instead of to the Individual . sponsors. This, they explained, will make for centralized and quicker accounting on the totals. WEATHER Increasing cloudiness and warmer today with rain beginning by evening and continuing /pn/ght. ,. Friday mostly cloudy with' rain end-' ' ing and a little warmer. ' High today lower 40s, Low tonight near 40. High Friday middle 40ti WASHINGTON (UPI) — The United States has made a direct, high-level appeal to Russia to use its influence'in persuading Asian Communists to halt aggression in Southeast Asia. The appeal was made by Secretary of State Dean Rusk to Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko during a 2Vi-hour lunch at the Soviet Embassy Wednesday, according to U. S. officials. Gromyko also met late Wednesday with President Johnson at the White House. It was Johnson's first meeting with a high-ranking Russian official since the Kremlin upheaval in October which turned out Nikita S. Khrushchev. Asks U. S. Removal Gromyko, officials said, urged that the United States pull its military forces out of South Viet Nam, leaving the problem for the Vietnamese themselves to settle. Rusk replied that this was out of the question while Communist North Viet Nam, backed by Red China, continued to support aggression in South Viet Nam and Laos. In another development, the White House officially welcomed Soviet iPremier Alexei N. Kosy- gin's announcement of Russian military budget cuts of about one-half billion dollars, but said there was no U. S. - Soviet "agreement" on limiting defense spending. Defense Secretary Robert ..S. McNamara recently announced that the U. S. defense .budget is' expected to be reduced by 51.2 billion between fiscal 1964 and fiscal 1966. Urged Tclks The United States has long urged that there should be technical talks with the Russians on what defense .budget figures mean in each country. Both countries use different accounting systems. The Russians have never agreed to such talks. Rusk's talk with Gromyko also covered other possible steps toward curbing .the armaments race. But it was reported there were no signs of changes in Soviet policy bringing agreements in; that area any • closer. At the same time, however, Russian policy as expresssd by Gromyko was not particularly hostile. It was,, in fact, consid- (Continued on page 8) "HER'S" REPLACEMENT SENT BACK- This brown and white Ooagle. sent to ttie White House by E. D. Hollstein of Rushville. Neb., as a replacement for Her. the beagle that died several weeks ago. takes it with serenity on oeing returned to Hollstein. Reason: White,Hoi.se pnlicv. snid the Wh'tp House. Britain Takes U.S. Off Spot In NATO (EDITOR'S NOTE: The recent . talks between President Johnson and British Prima*' Minister Harold Wilson on the proposed NATO ;nuclear"fonie* resulted in nothing'but a plan for more talks. In this dispatch UPI diplomatic correspondent Stewart Hensley explains why this outcome was acclaimed by both sides.) By STEWART HENSLEY United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI) — The agreement .between President Johnson and British Prime Min ister Harold Wilson to combine their ideas on a NATO nuclear force took the United States off an increasingly uncomfortable hot spot. At the same time, it opened the possibility for Wilson to fulfill a pre-election pledge by his Labor party to rid Britain of her expensive independent nuclear forces. The immediate benefit for Washington in the formula Wil- irs A HAPPY MOMENT (or Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. 82, and his father, Joseph P,;K«nnedy.. 76, as they take faltering , ; ,si$p»-f-pgetlie'r lri> Boston* New England Baptist Hospital. The senator Is just begliuilngto get around from the broken back he suffered in a plane crash June 10, and tils father still Is on the mend from a stroke suffered three years ago. son fathered is that it transfers to Britain — for the time being, at least — the main burden In trying to obtain broad Allied"" agreement' to" a more comprehensive plan. It. was not too difficult for Wilson to persuade Johnson to put on ice for a while the con troversial U. S. plan for a 25- vessel NATO nuclear fleet, to be manned by crews of mixed nationalities — the Multilateral Nuclear Force (MLF). In Deep Trouble • The U. S. project was in deep trouble. Only West Germany firmly supported it. France bitterly opposed it; the rest of the Allies were lukewarm at best The United States had dug itself in deeper and deeper by in sisting that eventually it would go ahead without Britain if it obtained Italian or Dutch approval, along with that of Germany. This would have been far from a "NATO" force. The problem was that MLF had ballooned into a symbol of the far broader and deeper struggle between France and Washington over the entire fu ture course of NATO's strategy and structure. The United States could not afford to back down on the issue lest its retreat be interpreted as a surrender to 'President Charles de Gaulle on all fronts. The - French leader wants . an "independent" Europe, clustered around his own fledgling nuclear force, to deal with' Washington and Moscow on a basis of equality. Saw Little Merit Wilson's new Labor government —just as its Conservative predecessor —saw little merit in the U. S. plan as an isolated element. It would irritate \hs Russians, who saw it as a device to give Germany a finger on the nuclear trigger, despite the U. S. veto power over firing the missiles. Left wing elements in Wilson's own party took the same view. MORE In addition, MUF alone would do nothing to divest Britain of her nuclear deterrent, which she feels unnecessary in view of America's overwhelming force. Wilson proposed — and Johnson agreed — that an effort should be made to.broaden the co-operative nuclear arrangement to" include land-based and airborne as well as seaborne missiles. Britain would add to the "pool" her considerable force of nuclear bombers as well as the tHree of four Polaris submarines she promised to build but now wishes she hadn't.. Firm ; On Veto The one factor upon which Wilson is extremely firm is that if any agreement comes into (Continued'on page () . Titan Rocket Fails Again 'Middle Or...' Nixon and Ike Advise Burch By WILLIAM THE IS United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI) —GOP National Chairman Dean Burch has the word from the "summit" today — find a "broad base" of support or retire. The word came from former President Dwight D. Eisenhower and ex-Vice 'President Richard M. Nixon—and in the presence of Burch's sponsor, Sen. Barry. M. Goldwater, the; defeated 1954 presidential nominee. Goldwater apparently agreed. The outcome of Wednesday's New'York City summit meeting of Eisenhower, Nixon and Goldwater—with Burch sitting-in an anteroom—seemed to forecast the replacement of the 38-year- old party . chairman. Moderate Rspublicans already claim thsy have a majority of votes in the GOP National Committee to unseat him. Seek Unity Informed sources said the problem now is not so much Burch's retirement, but how to achieve it without a party-shattering bolt by conservatives who back Goldwater and his hand-picked chairman. Eisenhower and .Nixon, it was understood, agreed with Goldwater that the party must remain unified and that unnecessary "bloodletting" must be avoided. The former President and his one-time understudy were pictured as deeply concerned that Republicans today face their CAPE KENNEDY (UPI) — Imost serious rift since Teddy The United States must, wait at j Roosevelt's Bullmoose third » ... . ,, v.'-, party bolt of 1912—or perhaps S-eS^Sl^intofe iraj^ split-off of space. - . About two months of delay were added in a split-second Wednesday—the time it took a steering mechanism to go haywire and ruin a critical flight test of a towering Titan-2 booster rocket and its two-seater Gemini capsule. The 109-foot-t a 11 space ma- :hine, instead of soaring a planned 2,150 miles into space, remained locked to its launching pad—its home for at least jnother month. By sending the 6;900-pound Gemini capsule on a searing 'up and down" flight to the 3dge of space, the shot was supposed to remove the final barrier for the nation's first two-man trip into orbit next March. . Now, however, the manned flight appears to be off until about May—a full lVa-years b°- iind the original schedule for :he "second generation" Project Gemini. Among those who watched :he disappointing series of red ights flash on electronic consoles Wednesday were Virgil L. "Jrissom and John W. Young, :he two astronauts selected nine nonths ago for Gemini's inaugural, three-orbit manned nission. They-do-not-want tci'see: moderate Republicans, in their determination to swing the party back to the middle-of-the-road, drive Goldwater conservatives into a third camp. . W;.tch GOP Conduct How the party conducts itself in the next six weeks- before the GOP National Committee meets in Chicago to decide Burch's fate could make the difference, they feel. Both Eisenhower and "Nixon urged Goldwater to help his chairman try to develop the "broadly based support" they said any chairman must have to serve.' Nixon told a news conference that this does not mean the unanimous backing of the 13imember national committee hut- he added pointedly: "A majority of one is not (Continued on page 8) Attack Repelled By U.S. Artillery With Heavy Loss Enrollment of 4-H Members Now Underway Enrollment of prospective 4- H members in agricultural projects is being conducted in Tipton County during this month. Ccuniy Agent W. M.. Clary will visit the various schools to discuss the 4-H Club and the various projects. All prospective 4-H'ers will be given a mimeographed outline of projects and an enrollment card. Prospective members for 1965 should then return the card to the County Extension Office by January 1. Some of the projects include beef, dairy, sow and litter, sheep fleck, and tractor maintenance. Each of these begins on January first and an additional enrollment card will be required for all but the tractor maintenance project. Other projects beginning later in Spring include pig, lamb, horse and pony, poultry-, rabbit, • electricity, garden, corn, soybeans, weeds, soil and water, conservation, wildlife, insect, geology, forestry, woodworking, crafts, photography, (Continued on page 8) Report Break-In Windfall Marshall. Tom . Simmons reported this morning that a break-in occurred at the John Osborn Service Station in Windfall sometime during the night. Entrance was gained by breaking in the glass on the door; Osborn said that only the cash register had been looted of about $17 and nothing else was missing. Honor Society inducts Eleven At High School Honor Society presented a joint Christmas tree dedication and initiation on Wednesday. Dan Crouch, Honor Society president opened the program by lighting and .dedicating the tree, which t he club has decorated for the cafeteria. Carol Pearson, Dick Heron, Judy Lawson and Deena 'Jones, members of the society, spoke of character, leadership, scholarship and service, the attributes on which admission to the Honor Society are based. 'Pins and carnations, donated by Flowers by Jim, were presented to new members Linda • Thornton, Mike Orr, Susie Thorp, Sandy Galloway, Richard Newton, Terry Weber, Katie Cox, David Harper, Dennis Kennedy, Mike Kelley and Bill Campbali. The T.H.S. senior band, under the direction Mr. Stan Good presented the numbers, "A Merry Christmas", "Rudolph's Christmas Concert". "Ring Those Christmas Bells" and "Christmas Fantasy." Following the initation, the members, parents, faculty and guests were invited to the dining room for a tea. • | By RAY HERNDON United Press International BA DUA, South Viet Nam (UPI) —American military advisers to'.d today how a Vietnamese battalion commander called down friendly artillery on his own positions to beat off a large-scale Communist at- :ack. j The Reds had j announced beforehand that they would smash this command post village in revenge lor its capture by government 1 troops last month. i But when the; Reds launched their attack Wednesday night, they were smashed with a loss of at least an estimated 65 dead. .' "Yes, sir, Charlie took a licking last night," Capt. Co!e C. Whaley, a Negro U.S. Army officer from Cleveland, Ohio, beamed as he' recounted ih; battle. "Charlie" is current Army slang for the Vict Cong guerrillas. Whaley and four other American Army advisers were with the government unit which came under murderous Communist attack j some 49 miles southwest of Saigcn in the pro- dawn hours .today. Highest Praise Capt. Harry C. Spaulding, 33, of Seattle, Wash., had the highest, praise for the government battalion commander. Spaulding said that after calling for the artillery to fire on his own positions to drive off the Reds, t h e battalion commander "stood in the open" throughout to encourage' his men and to direct the'j defense. -Government -• artillerymen at the nearby district capital of Cai Lay confirmed that they fired a total of; 716 rounds from the 105mm and 155mm howuz- ers at the positions containing the headquarters of the battalion, i Spaulding same "as near as we can figure, the whole thing started around twenty minutes (Continued on page 8) Senate Committee To Interview Jenkins After Holiday Recess Johnson Not Favor Of arty Purge By HALE MONTGOMERY United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI) — The Senate Rules Committee cleared its files of the "party girl" issue today, but 'made plans to :all former White House aide iValter W. Jenkins when the politically explosive Bobby Baker aearings resume next year., The committee ended the current phase of ' its long-running hearings into the Baker case vVednesday on a note of sharp partisan discord.. But members did agree ' to keep the inquiry alive into the new year. They planned to issue a statement about the future course of the case, expected to be made public some time today. The statement was to outline decisions taken by the committee in a four-hour closed meeting Wednesday before the windup of 1964 public hearings. Sen. John Sherman Cooper, Ky., the ldne Republican present at the meeting, made it clear he was outvoted on sev« era! issues.; He was far from happy about the decisions of the Democratic majority. Dead Issues Cooper said he felt the committee should have kept alive into the new Congress: —Its investigation into the 'mystery role of German beauty Mrs. Ellen Rometsch. Republicans contend "party girls" may have been used to win favors which helped Baker promote his many outside business interests. —Its material relating to an alleged campaign contribution "shakedown" of officials of International Telephone & Telegraph Corp. This was said to involve a $1,200 political donation to the 1960 campaign. of vice presidential nominee Lyndon B. Johnson.' Instead, committee Democrats voted to - turn evidence about Mrs. Rometsch back to the FBI, drop the IT&T,matter as one dealing with election laws and not within their puis view, and agree to exteikH the Name Arose Earlier Jenkins resigned in October as a top Johnson aide after it was declared he had been arrested twice on morals charges. His name arose earlier this year when the commitiee investigated the sale of broadcast time on the Johnson family's Austin, Tex., television station. Insurance man Don B. Rey- noIds'„testified that Jenkins suggested he purchase $1,200 worth of air time on KOTB-TV in 1957 after Reynolds had sold then Sen. Johnson $150,000 worth of life insurance. Reynolds said he did so, but Jenkins sent the committee an affidavit denying he had ever talked to Reynolds about the matter. Jenkins also had been mentioned during the wide-ranging investigation as one who offered to mediate a $100,000 damage suit against Baker by Capitol Vending Corp. jUlhe suit, which triggered the inquiry into 1985 with' JeiikbM ; lentire^Baker congressfgtjal .teas the most prominent"fhjure^ iauiry P Js"stifl^.ending." ;**•''''" ,. ':' '"^."ci^-.mr.Vj!" 1 . : '""'' ' " By FRANK ELEAZER United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI) — Word is being passed on Capitol Hill that President!Johnson does not favor the /proposed purge of two Southe'rn j Democratic congressmen who: opposed his election. ! Officially, the President hasn't said what his stand is— and he isn't likely to da so. But key House members in a position to know arc saying (hat he is against a move to oust from the party Reps. John Bell Williams, D-Miss., and Albert W .Watson, D-S.C. The two supported GOP - presidcnti.il nominee Barry M. Goldwater during the election campaign. Liberal Democrats in the House 'let it be known today, however, that they would'press for the purge j whether Johnson wants it or not. They will make their' move at a party caucus Jan. 2, two days before the new 89th Congress convenes. Spokesmen ifor the liberal bloc say. the votes now arc assured to deprive Williams and Watson of their membership in . the party caucus and — more important — their positions in the Democratic seniority scale which largely; determines congressional power. The liberals concede that any overt drive by Johnson to block the purge could shear away some-of their support. But one - (Continued on page 8) iint| Dags )ill Y CHRISTMAS >3 •ft- •-«•» : ? •

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