The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on December 23, 1964 · Page 6
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PAGE 6 THE TIPTON DAILY TRIBUNE Wednesday, Dec. 23,1964 Masons to Observe Feast of St. John Holiday Meeting Masons of - Tipton and siu> rounding area "will" join in a statewide . observance of the Feast of St. John the Evangelist on Monday evening, December 28. Under the sponsorship of the Grand Lodge Free and Accepted Masons of Indiana, lodges in hundreds of Hoosier communities will pay traditional honors to one of its two patron saints. The organization's other patron saint is St., John the Baptist. - Clyde E. Flowers; of Fort Wayne, Grand Master of Masons in Indiana, has authorized all lodges to' celebrate S t. John's'Day with a revival of an ancient table lodge ceremony, including special music and talks. In his proclamation Grand Master (Flowers described the occasion as "an hour of fraternal .fellowship rich in Masonic tradition."' Table Lodge ceremonies will be held in the banquet-halls of the, following lodges in this area: Aus'in Lodge 128, Tipton; Hillisburg Lodge 550, Hillisburg; Reserve Lodge 363, Sharpsville,- Quincy Lodge 230, El wood; Rose Croix Lodge 704, Arcadia, and Cicero Lodge 199, Cicero. The Indiana Masonic calendar provides for annual celc brations of the two patron saints, one in December and the other in June, each on the local level. This Hoosier pro gram is unique; nothing simi lar to it has been attempted by the Grand Lodge of any other state. MAKES IT DOWN— A flre-ftghtlng helicopter hovers overhead as the controversial F-lll, formerly the TFX, lands at Fort Worth, Tex., after about halt of a scheduled one-hour test flight. The pilot came down when he discovered the wing flaps weren't working. The 1,650-mph. plane Is both fighter and bomber, has been termed world's best warplane. Floods (Continued from page 1) phone said four of eight tubes on the Portland to Sacramento coaxial cable had failed at the Santiam River crossing in Oregon. A spokesman said water threatened to break the cable entirely and the utility was trying to set up a re-route via micro-wave. Some 15 Oregon cities were without long-distance service. At least 4,000 persons have been evacuated in California. Towns evacuated included Klamath, Weott, Holmes, Myers Flat, iPhillipsville, Crick, Rio Dell, Pepperwood, Shively, Miranda, and parts of Fortuna. 'Flat, Phillipsville, Orick, Rio FREED ON BOND GARY, Ind. (UPI)—Eugene Johnson, 43, a Democratic "precinct committeeman, was free under 52,000 bond today on voting irregularity charges in connection with the May primary. Johnson surrendered Tuesday on a secret indictment handed down by a Lake County grand jury at Crown Point. He was charged with falsely attesting to an affidavit and notarizing false signatures on absentee ballot applications from his precinct. The indictment charged that one of the signatures Johnson "witnessed" was that of a man who died two years ago. mmmmmmmmmmm. if w if H V if V : DIANA Ends Tonight First feature starts at 7:20 P.M. |j The true story at It. John F.Kennedy's * y icredible adventure in the South Pacific!* I 'CUfF ROBERTSON &StA! f * TCHMCOLOR"- fM/ISON*- WARNER BROS ffi * sr » " ——s § Thur.-Fri.-Sat. | V Continued Show Friday K g Shows_At 3-5-7-9 P.M 1 | VBoxoffice Opens at 2:30 P.M.* \ blooded § killer 5 who I terrorized | a town! g — NOBODY KILLED— Xou wonder hOw Richard Farnsworth and Robert Merriman escaped death in this smashup on the Los Angeles Freeway 0 but they got out with cuts and bruises. People on the Freeway are running to remove the engine, which dropped off way back there. The car spun out of control at high speed and struck an abutment. GOP Has No Place To Go But Up in '65 By EUGENE J. CADOU United Press. International INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)— The Indiana Republican party has no place to go but up in 19S5. The GOP of Hoosierdom is at its lowest point at the end of 1964 since the New Deal days of "Franklin D. Roosevelt. The smashing Democratic victory in the November election left the GOP bereft of both U.S. enatorial seats, the governorship and all state offices, con- rol of the General Assembly, minus hundreds of county offices and a majority of the congressional seats. Just before the election there were seven GOP and only four Democratic congressmen. Now there will be six Democratic and five GOP congressmen. City halls were the only bright locations for the Republicans. In 1963, they won 61 municipal elections, compared to 50 for the Democrats. It is hard to believe that just one year later, the legislative lineup was reversed to 78-22 in he House and 35-15 in the Senate. First Presidential Loss President Johnson carried In­ diana overwhelmingly. He was the first Democratic White House bidder to do so since Franklin D. Roosevelt overcame the puny.bid of Alfred L'andon in this'state in 1938. That's 26 years ago. Even Republicans Tom Dewey and Wendell L. Willkie won in Indiana, although losing in the total balloting. Swept into political oblivision in the Democratic landslide were such Republican bigwigs as Lt. Gov. Richard O. Ristine, State Sen. D. Russell Bontrager, Congressman Donald C. Bruce, and Earl Wilson, State Sen. Roy Conrad, and a host of GOP lesser lights. There is a terrific vacuum in leadership ? which H-. Dale Brown, Indianapolis, the 11th District chairman; Robert E. Gates, Columbia City, and members of the newly-organized Indiana Republican Mayors' Association are attempting to fill. Conservation Slipping These ambitious politicos, as the old year passes, are striving to present a new Republican image in which right-wingers will be suppressed. They apparently are attempt­ ing to exert enough pressure on Walter Beardsley, national committeeman, and Mrs. Cecil Harden, national committeewomari, to induce them to vote for ouster of Dean Burch, the Republican national chairman hand-picked by Sen. Barry M. Gbldwater. ' It fwill be a rough road to travel. The Indiana Goldwater group, headed by Leslie Duv'all, Indianapolis, is a conservative crew verging almost on fanatacism: They are last ditchers who believe that the 26 million who voted for the Arizonati can't be wrong. The rebellion in the state threatens State Chairman Robert N. Stewart and in the nation is distressing Rep. Charles A. • Halleck, Rensselaer, who may be ousted as GOP minority floor leader soon. There may be clarion calls for party stalwarts of the past to take over, including former Sen. Homer E. Capehart and erstwhile Govs. Ralph F. Gates and Harold W. Handley. Favors bales Tax The Democratic triumph is not without its penalties. Gov.- elect Roger D. Branigin is beset by a flock of job hunters and is perturbed about formulating a legislative program that will appeal to the numerous divergent elements of the Democratic party. His inclination is to retain the y: \sm\nwm\ ""S mm ARTISTS Plus .... . THE GREAT TOY ROBBERY [Sun.-Mon.-Tues. She is wishing for COMFY® SLIPPERS Home Trade Shoes Financial By JESSE BOGUE UPI Financial Editor NEW YORK (UPI) — Whether it is- a fire truck or an office desk, a piece of farhi equipment or a trailer, said J. Russell Duncan, the know-how in the making of it goes beyond mere fabricating skilll Duncan is chairman of the board of Sterling Precision Corp., manufacturer of a wide range of automotive and mobile equipment, machinery and office furniturt. He came to hi:; job from Minneapolis-M o 1 i n e, farm equipment maker which faced the same rough prospect:! when he joined it as did Sterling when he assumed management in early 1962. Minneapolis-Moline, now a part of White Motors, Inc., got back on its feet under Duncan's management; the balanpe sheet at Sterling has shown a turn-, around from losses in the millions in • 1962 to an emergence into black ink last year and this. In that time, there have been acquisitions, but careful ones; and there has been reorganization wUhin. "We don't just bring in executives wholesale," said Duncan in a recent interview. "In working at Sterling, we have been able to keep many of the older executives — who found a challenge in new ideas." Actually, the new ideas were tried-and-true business practices he continued. Controls were put on the budgets of each department; new management teams were named in each division, including the American La France operation which makes fire trucks and fire extinguishers, Yawman & Erbe, maker of office furniture and Cesco, office systems and supplies. Operations which - could not show "in the. black" were cut away, cash was raised by the sale of unrelated investments. CLAIMS DROP INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) — Unemployment insurance claims in Indiana last week were at the lowest level for a December week since 1955. Director Lewis F. Nicolini of the Indiana Employment Security Division said Tuesday claims for the week totaled 28,601, a drop of 31 per cent from the corresponding' week last year. Nicolini said that non-farm employment in the state in mid- November was 1,564,000, an increase of about 7,700 workers over October. He said the total number of persons unemployed was up .slightly from October but that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped from 3.9 per cent in October to 3.6 per cent in November. The rate for November, 1963, was 4 per cent. sales tax, but the Indiana A!FL- CIO and vociferous Indianapolis Sen. Nelson Grills will' put his feet to the fire on thlt levy. Then there- will be reapportionment of both the congressional and legislative seats in which the coup de grace may be given to the Republicans to squelch any comeback efforts in the congressional and General Assembly lineups. The death knell for the "right to work" law was sounded when the Democrats seized the Legislature. It will be about the firest repealer to be proposed. It will be a tough year for the Republicans and all conservatives in Indiana. Buy U.S. Bonds LEAPS 230 FEET, SURVIVES— Broken line indicates the 230- foot leap from the.San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge by Mrs. Isabelle Kainoa, 30. shown In a Coast Guard stretcher. By chance the USCG happened to be nearby and fished her out within six minutes. Mrs. Kainoa, who has three children, feared a recurrence of leprosy. Air Force reservists dump bay from a C-119 Flying Boxcar. - Bole swoushes down toworu the snuw-covered grazing land. Whiiefaces near Broadus, Mont. Some have lost 300 pounds. "OPERATION HAYLIFT" — nine aircraft and 65 USAF reservists—is underway in' Montana to get feed to starving cattle. When these photos were made, 46,000 head of cattle and sheep had succumbed. "Operation Haylift" dropped 65 tons of hay In three days. ELK'S CHRISTMAS PARTY This Thursday, Dec. 24 4:00 - 6:00 P.M. FREE Drinks and Gifts Club opens at 12:00 noon All merhbers and wives invited to attend. (Board of Heafrhy (Continued from pan* 1) made to do so, and in the mean time everything possible in the way of cleanliness and care for the happiness and welfare of the patients is being done. ' HIGH AND LOW NEW YORK (UPI) — The lowest temperature reported to the U.S. Weather Bureau this morning, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, was 8 below 'at Cut Bank, Mont. The high Tuesday was 81 at McAHen and Ft. Worth, Tex. . at COniSOTlAS May your holiday be. Throg martin Auto Sales Quality Used; Cars Inside Indiana (Continued from page I) America. The two have been personal friends, although divided politically, when both were in the U.S. Senate. Capehart has spent a lot of time in Latin America and has made a host of friends in that region. Several years ago he was host to the South American ambassadors at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway 500-mile race. If Capehart should be named, the appointment would be part of the administration's constant effort to maintain a bi-partisan foreign policy, according to the politicos. Meanwhile, Capehart isn't holding his breath. He is one of the most active participants in private business affairs for his age. He also won't off'on relief. ON THE FARM FRONT (Reg. U.S. Pat. Off.) By GAY LORD P. GODWIN •'" United Press International - WASHINGTON (UPI) — The Agriculture Department's first report on probable winter wheat production in 1965 indicates there will be little if any reduction in the wheat surplus next year. The surplus easily could go up. The department took a look at the 1985 winter wheat situation Monday and estimated a crop next summer of 1,042,056,- C00 bushels. Assuming a spring wheat crop of some 200 million bushels—the first indication of spring wheat output next year will come next March in the annual plantings intentions report —there will be an all wheat crop of about 1.24 billion bush-, els. i Such a cron would fill short about 50 million bushels of meeting domestic requirements of 615 million bushels and ax- port demands of about 675 million bushels. This ' would -mean a carryover on July 1, 196S, of about 850 million bushels, compared with the estimated carryover of 900 million.bushels for July 1, 1965. But- farmers 'could increase their spring wheat acreage and come up with a crop well in excess of 200 million bushels. Or, winter wheat farmers, who have until next spring to decide, could plow under the wheat that doesn't look, very good and participate in the 1965 wheat and feed grain programs. This . could cause some of the surplus to melt away eventually. The department said the 1965 winter wheat seedings totaled 45.1 million acres. This was the largest fall seedings since 1953 and 4 per cent more than the 43.2 million acres seeded in 1963. The department said probably 12.7 per cent of the seeded acreage would not be harvested for grain. The agency added firmly that the acreage actually to be harvested for grain will depend on the decision of growers about the acres finally to be diverted under] the 1965 voluntary wheat program as "well as the factors of weather, insects, and disease. The department estimated winter wheat yield of the 1965 crop would be 23.1 bushels an acre. In 1964 it was 23.7 bushels, and the 1953-63 acreage is 22.9 bushels. The Agriculture Department has set the 1965 price support rates for oilseeds at $2.25 per bushel for soybeans, $2.90 per bushel for flaxseed, and $43 per ton for cottonseed. 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