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-v •• ->..• THE ANDERSON HERALD Vol. 99, No. 217 ANDERSON, INDIANA. SATURDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 25, 1967 PRICE 10 CENTS STRANGLED TWO OTHER ESCAPEES ELUDE POLICE IT LOOKED BAD FOR A WHILE - A few moments after this shot was taken, Kathy Warner, left, and Sandy Lewis, right, both Alex cheerleaders, wer« all smiles and jumping far joy when the Tigers finally com* through fh* gloom »« win over Markleville, 80 lo 76. But it was tense for a time — as the picture shows. (Herald Photo) Powell Trial Considered WASHINGTON (AP) - Co siderable new material, some it described as potentially ei plosive, will be sent to the Ju tiee Department by the selec House committee which inv tigated Adam Clayton Powe D-N.Y., it was learned Friday Authoritative sources repo ed also that the committee an ticipates that the Justice D partment will pursue every le which suggests either indiscr Youth Held In Slaying JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (UPI —The pretty young daughter o a retired Marine Corps majo was found beaten and stabbed to death on a wooded pa Friday and the son of tl deputy sheriff who discovered her body was charged with th rape and murder. Jacqueline Marie Ellzey, 1 was savagely beaten with a tre limb and stabbed more than 20 times in the face and neck. An autopsy disclosed she died of i knife wound in the neck an confirmed She had been raped Charged was William Barley 16, who was with the girl whe she was last seen alive. He the son of Deputy Shenf George Barley, who found th body. Authorities said young Earle was picked up in Nahunta, Ga They earlier had feared for his safety, believing he might als have been a victim of the girl' attacker. Last Seen Together Discovery of Jacqueline' body touched off a massive air and ground -"arch by thousand of Marines ii-om nearby Camp Lejeune. Sheriff Tom Marshall's offic said the boy was alone when picked up in Georgia. He was in the girl's missing car. Young Barley and the Ellzey girl, a straight-A honor studen who was active in church ant school activities, were laast seen leaving a dramatics club meeting at their high schoo Thursday night. Jacqueline was to have been home by 8 o'clock and when she still had not arrived by 10, her Please Turn To Page 2, Column e ^^^B _^"« -fit ^^^f^fJL %JtL* \ n ^_^ 3F ff/H^i. II yflpy/^Pfe Ip .^•J* *X Jp ^^^^^^ L^ jjl ^^^^^1^ 7 Jl ^^^f^^^^f V m^^Kj^^ff s? ^^^^•j^ir^^^^ff ^^^^l^ffflF^K^*-' ^^^^^^^^F*' ^^ ^^^^^^r ^ll^L "^ — I^Bsp - v -_ _ ^•^. . ~ * ™ Very cold with chance of •now (his morning. Mostly by afternoon and cO|dcr. High today tt Low tonight 0 High yesterday « low -2 Sunrise tomorrow 7:27 a.m. Sunset today 6:32 p.m. Good Morning Start The Day With a Chuckle SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) —The hippies have proposed « name change for the main street of San Francisco's Halght-Ashbnry District, I national mecc* for the LSD- marijuana cult. Hippies, it seems, w»r- •hjp "love," and the name of the sireet is Hiight, pr»- noimccd "hate." And so a IS-ycar-ow hip- pic, Sam Bcrchoiz, announced formation of a committed to ask City Hall officially "to change Wight to Love." tion as a congressman or * vi lation of any law. Some of the material relate. to the shadowy Eahaman corpo ration, Huff Enterprises, Lfc while other portions deal wi things that have not previous been reported, such as contrac of the Committee on Educatio and Labor which Powell form erly headed. "It involves some very ser ous matters," one source saic adding that it would be "real an explosive situation if it develops." And another source said tha "If -any two pieces Of this ha< 'alien into place, the whole case would have blown wide open." Sources said the special com nittee was hampered by i ive-week deadline and also b he difficulty of getting materii rom the Bahamas, where ban records can be kept secret. Powell, meanwhile, remaine on his island retreat of Bimin declining comment on the com mittee's recommendation tha le be seated, censured, strippe; of all seniority and docked $40 000 in pay. At one point, Powell sent wor o reporters by handwritten not hat he would hold a news con erence Saturday. But several hours later he received a tele- fouth Guidance Voject Planned i By ACC Group Announcement of a specia todison County Project for r outh guidance and assistance in cooperation with the Anderson City School System has leen made by P. E. Bardsley, Chairman of the Youth Com- nittee of the Anderson Chamber of Commerce. The program, which woulc offer educational assistance anc juidance to young people who have encountered difficulties in adjusting to society, has the indorsement of county officials, le statement continued. It is le opinion of county jurists nvolved with juvenile cases that uch youngsters can be reha- ilitated in the proper environment, and that presently over- rowded penal institutions either provided for this im- loriant benefit nor for a con- inuance of formal education. Many civic-minded leaders rom the business, industrial, ducatJohal, and political field lave been serving with and advising the youth Committee r the purpose of developing ounty-wide interest in the program and in planning for uitable facilities. County officials active in ad- sing the group include Nelson Sohannon, Superior court ustice; Ralph McCord, chair- nan of the county commissions; Bill Wood and Everett otttemyer, county commis- oners; Walter C. Dietzen, ease Turn To Pace 2, Column 6 phone call at the island's on phone booth and then saic "The conference is off. My Ian yers said I should wait until talk to them." One of the attorneys, Hem Williams, said in New York th he and the other lawyers wou meet to discuss possible legc action. Williams said he perso ally feels that, "In strippin turn of seniority and docking hi Pleas* Turn To F&ge 2, Column Arts Center Films Sunday The Anderson Fine Arts Cen jer's second film proBran "Rise of the American Film, will be presented at 3 p.m. Sun iav in t"h*> f pnfpr'c Alfnn Joy 111 tile *jClilcL a AllOr House, 228 W. 8th St. The pro gram is open to the publi without charge. The films are "A Corner Si Wheat" (1909), directed by D W. Griffith; "The New Yorl Hat" (1912), directed by D. W Griffith, with Mary Pickforc and Lionel Barrymore; and "t Tool There Was" (1914), di 'Cctcd by rrflnK JrOwcJij witl fteda Bara. The program will be held in he upstairs gallery, which wil IB closed when the seating apacity is reached. Downstairs jalleries will remain open from to 5 p.m. Current exhibitions at the fine Arts Center are "Hoosier alon Selection," from the 32ri jinual Hoosier Salon, anc Painters for the Theatre," rom The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Increasing use of the Fine Arts Center for art education y youth groups is reported by erome Donson, the Center's ixecutive director. Tours have been conducted for school class- s, Scout groups, clubs and ther organizations. Special our arrangements are made n request, he said. Gallery hours are 10 to 5 >.m. Tuesday through Saturday ind 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The Center is closed Mondays and lolidays. Admission is free. A gallery tour will be con- ucted by Mr. Donson at 3:30 >.m. today. Some 60 works from the 1967 Annual Hoosier Salon are being xhibited in Anderson. About lalf of the selections are beg displayed at the YWCA Art allery, 304 W. llth St. The Fine Arts Center and le Anderson Civic Art Associa- on are co-sponsoring the oosier Salon exhibition, with orks of seven Anderson artists atured at the Center. Mrs. arbara Gray of Anderson was p winner in the sculpture di- sion with her "Watchbird." "Painters for the Theatre" rings 45 works by great artists ease Turn Tci Page 2. Column 6 tev. Phillips Resigns First Baptist 'astorate; To Leave Next Month The Rev. Melvin R. Phillips, ——-,,..,___ .,., ,_, istor of the First Baptist BrnnBfflnrfflHiBn^fflrl'TTff™'fflTfl^iT lurch since 19S! and current resident of the Greater Ander- ion Association of Churches, s resigned to accept a similar inistry at the First Baptist lurch in Jamestown, N.Y. A past president of the In- iana Council of Churches, the m£ <SS^m^&mK^m ••l^BEllii nHHHIni ^LJl ev. Phillips terminates his ' Jfflf" 1 *"? fW ffll inistry here Easter Sunday, « 1 r ' , W TO arch 26. He and his family 'it . 'jfM ove the following week to the % -K^T" l fyf i']ri w pastorate in western New * 11 L -~ j. i,<ltMj nrlr slat? ',: :l vUb* iiif '•i AM Ulft aian;. L—jMi K J^fm. ifK* fjWB Since coming to Anderson flB ' '•MMr li rom Shelbyville, the Rev. Phil- ^R WSm? ] s has been active in numerous •& l ^^^ ^urfl vie affairs and religious ac- ^^KiA ^^••1 ities locally, state - wide and p^^H|H|g|«^^^H ,. i, •^•^•^•^•^•••^•^•^•^•^•^•^•^•^•^•H tionally. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^1 file widely known minister ^^^^^^^^^^^^^1 rrently is chairman of the ^^^^^^^^^^^^^H ards of the Anderson Urban ^^^^^^^^^^^H ague and the Madison Coun- ^^•^^^•^•^•^••^•^•^ IK Turn T. P.I. J. column T REV. MELVIN PHILLIPS Alexandria Survives Arab Charge; Highlandjg^ tls Big, Easy Winner Over Frankton In Sectional Deadly Fear Alexandria had to fight off a fourth-quarter Arabian charge to rescue an 80-76 victory, while Highland coasted to a 75-59 victory over a game but inexperienced Frankton Eagle outfit in Friday night's Anderson sectianal games. The Tigers and the Laddi join Madison Heights and Pen leton in this afternoon's sem Final round and will meet the 1:45 p.m. second game f lowing the 12:30 clash betwe the Pirates and the Irish. T finals are set for 8:15 tonigh The closeness of the fin score was a surprise to near everyone after Alexandria pla ed three grflliant quarte against a lackadaisical Mark vfile crew, mounting a 62-43 leai at die third stop while shoo ing .510 for that distance fro the field. The nearly flawless Tigers playi during t first half, committing only single error. Alexandria's b; anced scoring kept the Ara defense spread out, and as result Butch Stafford, Bute ^ummings, Jeff Summers, Ste> Sfcaggs and Steve Frix got looi 'or long bombs or drove for short crips with mpnot nous regularity. Alex coach John Green, !act, wound up going all th way with his starting five. H et the Tiger fivesome build u he lead in the first three quar ers, but the Markleville pres n the final period forced hir o leave his regulars in the re of the way in an iron-man per ormance. The fourth-quarter Marklevil drive was sparked by Mik )ickey, who got 15 of his 2 points in that big final frame ind Jon Padgett, who scored of bis total of 19 hi the fourth frame. Bruce Hardy, who scor ed 18, also canned six points " that final drive. In all, th Arabians poured 33 poinU through the hamper in tha fourth quarter, only 10 less thai their three-quarter total. The Tiger's final shootin statistics nonetheless were in: Missive, while Markleville' were respectable. Both team •hit 31 field goals, Alex taking 65 shots for a .477 percentage and Markleville firing up 81 fo a .382 mark. Stafford, the county's third eading scorer, hit 11 of 21 fiel attempts and 8 of 9 from the charity stripe for 30 points. A] 'our of his mates were in double digits as dimming scored 15, Skaggs 14, Summer 11 and Frix 10. Greg Fisher joined his three mates in two figures with 10 while Doug Mitchell's three Please Turn to page t, Column I 4. Local Fires Cause Extensive Damage/Firemen Praised Anderson Fire Departmeni companies 2, 6, 8, and 20 were called to the home of Arlow McCullough, 1727 Morton St. to extinguish a blaze which began in the kitchen. According to Walter Wihe- wink, assistant fire chief, the Dlaze began from a defective flue and did considerable damage to the roof of the structure. Smoke and water damage in the remainder of the house was slight. Firemen were called twice to the home of Denzil Wood, 324 E. 49th St. The blaze was jattled for nearly an hour and a half and did extensive damage to the roof of the home. Mr. Wood expressed his appreciation of the Anderson Fire Department and particularly companies 2, 6, and 8, who were at the scene, for their ef- icient work in extinguishing .he flames before further damage was done. Local Police Find Four Break-ins On Routine Patrol Anderson Police discovered 'our break-ins early yesterday as they patrolled the city on routine checks. Officers Stafford and Williams discovered a break-in at the Marathon Service Station, 21st and Fletcher Sts. The owner, when notified, reported that ap- iroximately $60 in change was aken from the cash register. Entrance was gained by prying open the front door. Officers Fwicher and Fisher 'ound a break-in at Maly's H ware, 507 Ind. 109, at .1:05 a.m. Entrance was gained by break- ng a front window and un- PIMM Turn To Pair, 2, Column i TRAIN WRECK -Grot locates Pennsboro, W. Va near where four passenge coaches and a mail car of th Baltimore and Ohio's Na tional Limited jumped the tracks and overturned. The train was en route fro Washington, D.C. to St. tour's <AP Wirephoto Map Couch Named Acting Head At Community Announcement wa made yesterday that Dan iel M. Couch, has bee named acting administrs lor at Community Hosp tal, to fill the vacanc made by the sudden deat of Gordon 'S. Boughto early Thursday morning Mr. Couch, widely-known : the Anderson area, has bee DANIEL M. COUCH omptrpller at Community Hos "tal since it opened in 1961 e is a graduate of Indians niversity, an accounting ma or. Couch has served as an ol cer and director of the Ander on Junior Chamber of Com lerce and the Exchange Club. The acting administrator i so an officer and member o e American Association o ospital Accountants and holds e rank of first lieutenant in e Medical Service Corps o e United States Army Re- rve. He is currently serving personnel office of the 337th eneral Hospital, (U.S.A.R.). The announcement was made ease Turn To Page 2, Column 4 occ! Detectives olve Armed Theft; ormal Charge Filed Formal charges of armed bbery were filed by Madison ounty Prosecutor William F. awler yesterday, against two uncie men in connection with e robbery of a local restau- nt's business receipts. Det. Maj. Robert Estes stated at the men are currently beg held in Kokomo on charges forgery. Det. Sgts. Hosier d Davis traveled to Kokomo d received statements of con- .ssion from both men. Steven Hutcherson, 18, and larles Alvin Bruce, 19, are e two named in the charges, aj. Estes said a detainer war- nt will be sent to Kokomo to Id the two for Anderson thorities. toth youths are wanted in nnection with the armed rob- ry of the McDonalds Drive- Restaurant manager as he t the establishment shortly 'ore midnight, Jan. 12. Man- cr Paul Floyd told police at 3 time of the robbery that e of the men carried a small ud gun, bflicvecl to .be an tomatic, and the other had i«« Turn To P»l» >, Column 5 More Frigid Weather Due Over Indiana By THE ASSOCIATED PRES! The latest onslaught o bitter winter weathe: vhich temporarily para lyzed northern Indiana Thursday night and Fri day was expected to bring sub-zero temperatures t< the state for the seeonc straight day. Area roads which were chokec by wind-whipped snowdrift were reported open to at leas one lane of traffic by Fridav night. ' Two separate storm-attributed deaths were reported. A Lake County man, Newton P. Julian, 55, Cedar Lake, wa found dead Friday in his strand ed automobile on a rural roac near Crown Point. Authentic said he apparently suffered a heart attack but an autopsy wa: ordered. Traffic accidents on icy pavements accounted for one weaih er-related highway death Fri iay, and hazardous road condi ions were expected throughou :he state through Saturday morning. Temperatures were forecas as low as 15 below overnight in ixtreme northern Indiana am the Weather Bureau said Saturday highs were not expected to nse above the teens. Lingering snow Hurries and irisk winds were expected to iminish Saturday forenoon. lis and 8 at Fort Wayne and South Bend. Early morning qws Were 6 below at Schererville in Lake County, 2 below at Lafayette and 1 below at Indi anapolis. The heavy snowfall coupled 'ith winds gusting to 80 miles n hour Thursday night temporarily stranded an estimated 0,000 sectional basketball fans t northwest Indiana high school gymnasiums. Normal temperature varia- ons are 21-37 at South Bend and 31-50 at Evansville. BRIDCEWATER, Mass. (I'PI)—Boston strangle)? Albert H. DeSalvo and twn other convicts who escap* Jed fro.n BrirJsewater |Siaio Monlal Hospital nluded a massive police hunt, Friday niglii. while wumon bolted h hcir doors in deathly fear. Thirteen hours after tiiey unlocked their cells with a key in a bold predawn flight for freedom, no trace was found ot the 35-year-old DeSalvo and his two "women crazy" cronies —a convicted wife killer and a trigger-happy robber. In one of the biggest manhunts in Massachusetts histry, hundreds of state and TO WORLD JAMBOREE - Eagle Explorer Doug/as R. Long, of Post 230, Chesterfield; Eagle Explorer Mart Maynard, Post 230, Chesterfield; and Eagle Scouf Phillip D. Manship, Troop 230, Chesterfield; are three of the six boys from Kikthawenund Council approved to attend the Twe/ffh "World Jamboree of fh» Boy Scouts of America Aug. 1-9. Farragut State Park, Idaho, is the site of the first worldwide encampenf on American soil. (Herald Photo) Reuther Labor Vacancy Filled BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (UPI) — Two m^n who fled Bridgewater State M e ntal Hospital with Boston stran- glcr Albert H. DeSalvo were recaptured Friday night. local police patrolled the night darkness on the lookout for DeSalvo, Fred E. Erickson, 41, and George Harrison, 33. In addition, law officers across the nation and particularly on the Eastern Seaboard were alerted to watch for muscular DeSalvo who admitted he killed 13 women in 19 months of angry passion. Outside Help Massachusetts Atty. Gen. Elliot L. Richardson and stata Pu'blic Saftey Commissioner Leo L. Latighlin. head of the state police, said the threa inmates were aided by "a source outside the prison . . . (who) provided them with a car, money and clothing." Police theorized that DeSalvo, a "loner" in crime, went his separate way after the escape. Erickson, who was serving lifa MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) 'he AFL-CIO Executive Council Walter P. Reuther's ant chair in the nation's house Union, who said it might worsen the split between the 1.4-million member Auto Workers and the 13.5-milh'on-member AFL-CIO. Curran, who advocated leay ing the council seat open, saic Reutlier was "wrong" in his harsh criticism of Meany's lead ership but "I think we should the Auto"wOTkerTwill not'With- explore the extreme limits to E labor Friday and Presides George Meany said the counci worked better without him. But Meany said in announcing IB election of Textile Workers 'resident William Pollock to the acant seat that he wished Reuer had not resigned and hopec draw from the AFL-CIO. However, Meany said, "It's one of my business" what ourse Reuther and his Auto 'orkers Union take. The replacing of Reuther was Illinois Court Will ?ule On News Curbs PEORIA. III. (UPI) -The linois Supreme Court agreed received the summons at the riday to rule on charges tha tringent restrictions on news overage of the Richard Speck murder trial violate the United interrupt the trial, he replied: ;ates and Illinois Constitutions The court issued a summons i Circuit Court Judge Herbert . Paschen, who is busy residing over jury selecton in le trial, and directed him to nswer the charges by next uesday. The state Supreme Court, in a ecision released in Springfield, rmally granted a petition by :e Tribune Company, publisher the Chicago Tribune and her newspapers, to file a suit gainst Paschen. attacks by the newspaper, television and radio industries against Paschen's rules, had charged in a complaint filed with the court that the restrictions constituted "judicial censorship and prior restraints upon freedom of speech." The newspaper called the judge's order "news censorship Shoplifters Curb Passed DEDICATION GUcST - The ?ev. Clyde Flanner will speak u n d a y afternoon at 2 'clock at the Whetstont Jnited Church of Christ in 'cdication ritos tor ffm new ducational plant just com- lelcd there. A carry-in diner has been ptanned for the oon hour following the rog- lar morning services. Paschen told newsmen he lunch-hour break and "I have no comment on it." When a reporter asked him if he would Claim "Censorship" "No, I'm not going to interrupt court. I've got a case to try. The hell with "em." ., fcr fatally stabbing his wife 27 called "hasty" by one council times, and Harrison, serving a Tmpmhpr Prpuirlpnt .Tllspnh Pur- u tn ir ..:.,.*. *-.„ r ^-jh member, President Joseph Cur of the National Maritime bring Walter back." "I'm for labor unity," Meany said at a news conference, bu ! "when we get a resignation — we fill it." Meany and Reuther were the chief founders of the AFL-CIO 11 years ago. Reuther attacked Meany's leadership as undemocratic anc said it had led to complacency in AFL-CIO activities in organizing new workers, social action, civil rights, and economic poli- y. Meany said this week's Executive Council meeting was more productive because of Reuther's absence. "Some members of the council seem to be reluctant to :alk when Reuther is there," he ;aid. Asked if there was a conflict in that statement and his desire have Reuther back on the Meany said: "This is just two statements of fact." Asked how Reuther might return to the council if he later wants to, Meany said, "He's; quite resourceful." j Meany declined comment oni ll-to-15 year term for armed! robbery, Were believed traveling together. A hospital official said the three inmates were believed to have planned the escape eight or nine weeks ago white DeSalvo was on trial for sexually abusing four women. "He (DeSalvo) may kill PJease Turn To Page 2, Column 1 + Arthur Pierce Trial i Continues; Conflicting Testimony Presented Two law enforcement agencies gave conflicting testimony in Friday's session of the murder trial of Arthur Pierce Jr. Carl Michaelis, sergeant in homicide and robbery for the Indianapolis police force testified during the morning and 3art of the afternoon. The investigation of the deaths was conducted by Michaelis. His testimony was the last presented by the state as John Barney Jr., and Everett McDaniel rested the state's ease yester« day afternoon. The .first defense witness was 3eputy Coroner Leighton George, who conducted the investigation for the Indianapolis coroner's office. The testimony he gave was in direct conflict with some given by Michaelis, n regard to the location of the jodies and their condition. Testimony was .given by Mi- reports that former Rubber chaelis in cross examination re- Workers President George Bur-lgarding a plastic belt belong- don would step down if Reuther ing to Norma Jean Toney, a Turn To Paga 2, Column 5 Council. wanl* to return to the Executive victim, found at the scene of Please Turn To Pace 2. Column iin | INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The 'ndiana House passed 60-7 and sent to the governor Friday >ill allowing merchants to ain suspected shoplifters for u[ o one hour or until a policeman arrives. Rep. John W. Donaldson, R- Lebanon, said shoplifters steal goods valued at an estimated .25 million a year from Indiana msinesses. He said the legisla- ion was designed to aid stores n combatting the losses. Thirty-four other states have imilar laws, Donaldson said. The bill would exempt store jwncrs or adult employes from civil or criminal action — such as false arrest — if they had 'probable cause" to believe the lerson detained had stolen or was stealing something. Further House action on ICR- station proposing one or more iew medical schools WHS postponed until Monday to give ompetinj? groups time to work tut a compromise. The prospects tor any approv-; al of a specific medical school d site appeared dim, after propo- a sals (or medical schools at de- Evansville, Gary, Muncic and ip South Bend were defeated. An unamendcd bill proposing a medical school at Terre Haute is eligible for passage but is unlikely to be approved. Minority Leader Richard C. Bodinc, D-Mishawaka, was New Arrivals Born at St. John's H n spital to: Mr. and Mrs. Owens, 1526 Cedar St., a girl. Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Smith, Pcndleton, a boy. Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Jackson, 235 West Willow St., a girl. Roi'n at ('"mmiHiiiy U«s|iila] lo: Mr, and Mrs. <J;iry Williams, Summitville, a hoy. rafting a proposal to establish an Il-member Indiana Medical Education Authority composed of state and non-state residents to determine the best method of expanding medical training facilities. The authority would be direct ed lo select a medical school site, if that was determined to be the best step, and name a medical school dean to outline a program and submit building plans. Bodine said he would not Introduce the proposal, however, unless a majority of House members agreed it was the best possible. The House passed unanimously and sent to the governor a bill making it a felony to harbor or conceal juvenile delinquents. Rep. Richard M. Givan, R-lndi- anapolis, srid the mcasurn would enable law enforcement authorities lo arrest adults who house minor girls in thn "whil* Turn To Pio I, Column 1 Maurice compromise t

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