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12 THE JOURNAL AND COURIER, LAFAYETTE, IND. Wednesday Evening, June 10, 1964 Laos Flights Hinge On Premier's Nod VIENTIANE, L a o s (AP) U.S. Ambassador Leonard lin ger said Wednesday that con tinuance of American reconnais sance flights over Laos and fighter escorts for the flights is still a matter of decision between him and Premier Sou- vanna Phouma. Unger told a news conference he expects to consult with Prince Souvanna Thursday on the flights when the premier returns from an overnight trip to the royal capital of Luang Pra-bang. Souvanna went there this morning, presumably to brief King Savang Vathana on developments. The ambassador was commenting on unofficial reports that Souvanna had said he wanted the American reconnaissance flights which he re-quested three weeks ago stopped. Unger said he had no formal knowledge of Souvanna s reported desire to have the flights halted. But well-informed sources said no flights had been scheduled for Wednesday. These sources said there had been no plans for daily flights on an indefinite basis. Ghey indicated the purpose of the reconnaissance missions to spot Communist military concentrations might have been achieved but that further periodic flights might be needed for checks. Souvanna indicated to newsmen Tuesday that he had not given authorization for armed fighters to escort the photo planes. The U. S. decision to provide armed fighter cover for the unarmed planes has stirred a controversy in Vientiane. A U.S. Embassy spokesman said earlier the decision to provide fighter cover had been made on consultation with Sou- vanna's government. Unger reaffirmed he had consulted with Souvanna regarding protection for the recon naissance planes but declined to elaborate. Souvanna said he had proposed that Laotian air force fighters escort the American photo jets. REDS COMPLAIN The Communist Pathet Lao charged in a Peking broadcast that six U.S. jet fighters flew over Khang Khay, the Pathet Lao headquarters in central Laos, and nearby Phong Savang Tuesday and attacked Phong Savang with 12 bombs and two rockets. Prince Souphanouvong, the Pathet Lao leader, had been ex pected to complain further about the reported attack at a meeting in Khang Khay with members of the three-nation International Control Commission, Soviet Ambassador Sergei Afan-assiev and British Charge dAf- faires John Denson. Bad weather forced the helicopters taking the foreign diplomats to Khang Khay to return to Vientiane. The Pathet Lao claimed its gunners damaged two of the U.S. planes that attacked Phong Savang. The New York Times, quoting reliable sources in Washington, said the U.S. jets attacked a Communist gun position in retaliation for the downing of two American jets over the weekend. The Times said President Johnson and his advisers were reported to have ordered the attack to underline U.S. determination to stand firm in Laos. The attack was also interpreted in Washington as an effort to recoup prestige in the wake of the downing of the jets, the Times said. 2nd District xFavorite Sons' Soundly Beaten By ROBERT C. KRIEBEL Journal and Courier Political Writer INDIANAPOLIS Second District delegates rode along with two big winners in Tuesday's Republican State Convention, but their favorite son candidates took fearful drubbings. The district furnished Lt. Gov. Richard O. Ristine a solid bloc of 158 votes on the decisive third ballot which decided the governor nomination, and gave the U.S. Senate nominee, State Sen. D. Russell Bontrager, 118 votes in his third-ballot victory. Delegates from the district, Landgrebe, who ran for gov ernor, polled a mere 30 votes on the first ballot, six on the second ballot, and one on the third, and finished seventh each time in the field of seven. Clyde Black, of Logansport, another 2nd District hopeful, was bombed l,450-to-709 by Allen J. Lindley, of Westfield, in a first ballot decision for the nomination for state auditor. 5-Day Weather Five-day outlook: Temperatures will average about 4 degrees below normal highs 80-87 normal lows 58-64. Cooler, Wednesday night and a little cooler south Thursday, warming about Friday or Saturday and turning cooler about Sunday or Monday. Rain will total about one-half inch in showers and thundershowers about Friday or Saturday. LBJ Continued from Page 1 King Telle, of Valparaiso, a 2nd District man, was defeated:country wjn expand efforts to l,215-to-968 in one ballot for theprevent and control disease in nomination for state superin-jevery continent, cooperating tendent of public instruction. with other nations that seek to which includes Tippecanoe and i The nomination went to James elevate the well-being of man- 11 neighboring counties, had R. Beasley, of Odon. liked Ristine and Bontrager all along. HOW THEY VOTED On the first ballot, the district delegates voted: Bontrager, 83, U.S. Rep. Donald C. Bruce, 70, and Ed Whit-comb, 40, for senator; U.S. Rep. William G. Bray, 15, Richard Ellis, 10, Robert E. Gates, 12, Charles O. Hendricks, 31, Rob ert E. Hughes, 23, Earl F. White County Treasurer Walter McColly, of Monticello, also from the 2nd District, failed in his bid for the state treasurer nomination. kind "No nation can stand idly by Landgrebe, 17, and Ristine 96 in favor of John K. Snyder, of while millions suffer and die from afflictions which we have the power to prevent," he said. Tn 4 A A i ! rn T V r" c rr m.,-ii cif , - x ii auuiiiiii. t wi mown a a in. a McColly, hopeful of captunng w w weather ;m the nomination on the secondi . ,,.. . ballot, was far behind. In a field ' vae of five, McColly was third onjnr flob.a' 'fJ"d'"Z ' vn r.u strides toward coping with c.h kiw h fhon J storm and drought and flood can . . . . .. . , . ; be made, leaseu ins buppurimg ueiegaiea for governor, The second time around: Bontrager, 86, Bruce, 82, Whitcomb, 35; and Ristine 115, Hendricks, 31, Hughes, 30, Ellis, 18, Bray, 14, Landgrebe, 5, Gates, 2. On the third ballot the dis trict voted: Bontrager, 118, Bruce, 78, Whitcomb, 6; and Ristine, 158, Hughes, 27, Bray, 11, Ellis, 4, Gates, Hendricks, and Land grebe, one each. Tippecanoe County's delega tion, largest in the district, Washington Snyder won the nomination on the fifth ballot in a tight race against Richard E. Folz, of Evansville. Tippecanoe County delegates understood that McColly would be given a first deputy position in the treasurer's office if Snyder is elected in the fall. FIELDS LOSES Tippecanoe County delegates swallowed still another bitter pill, the defeat of Lafayette native William J. Fields, now of South Bend, in the race for the voted substantially along the:secretary of state nomination, same lines during each ballot. In a field of four, Fields fin Landgrebe, of Valparaiso, was ished third, far behind winner one of four candidates for state office nominations from the 2nd District. All four were badly beaten. Gerald Powell, of Peru. district candidates on the fact that too many were running "You do a lot better at the convention when your district picks one strong candidate for one of the offices, then plugs hard for him. When you have four, it's rough." The 1964 GOP convention, delegates generally agreed, was unique in many respects. It proved to be as wide-open as it had been billed. Right up until the ballots were counted there was no indication whatso ever of who would cop the big prizes the governor and sena tor nominations. It was the hottest, most cum bersome, ' most interesting, and Second District Republican most un-bossed convention that Chairman Alvin C. Cast, of I Republican veterans could re-Kentland, blamed the defeats of call. Convention Continued from Page 1 State Sen. Earl F. Landgrebe of Valparaiso had only 1. Ristine also reportedly benefited from a switch by Marion L n II n t v Chairman H T"alel Brown, long a political power in n 11 against candidates to the party and a key backer of be se,ected Fnday at the Dem- his support trickled away as his delegates "defected to push Bontrager over the top. The final tally for the Senate nomination showed Bontrager with 1,142 votes. Bruce had 850. Whitcomb lagged with 178. DEMOS FRIDAY overcome Tuesday arguments within their own party that anyone linked with the 1963 legislature could not win in the fall. The hectic convention dragged leadership to the office of governor." "It is time," Ristine said, jority needed for nomination. But more than half of the delegates abandoned the crowded Coliseum after the top races! "for all of us to enlist the sup- were decided, and Snyder, port of all Hoosier men and through more than 10 hours as emerged as victor on the fifthjwomen in this battle for eco the more than 2,000 delegates ballot with a 529-497 majority nomical government, for more lit I f : i J--! r 1 1.-. " j !, -J. : jj i-;.. m', ,;! h:f ! VVI pn)1'"" ','.! r-M if "i l'." 1 ' ; U J , m ii II i ii --"-1 If mi -: r " ft (83.. j f Jipv ,v'!.t, .1 1, 3? '.1 Sf m "iW:, 11' : iril1 '" ,..Jir' W "tzry fiiM i-. c-ir5t -'1:; ,i : -& s ''?v, , N j M. Ill :s u. .ml ... ..tiii. .i.m"- to""""- JP wn .... !l "mum .j. jtmr.:. mums , BUILDING COLLAPSES This was the scene after collapse Tuesday of a 3-story brick building in downtown Parkersburg, W. Va. Car is that of Brooks Herbert of Belpre, Ohio, one of three persons injured. He was admitted to a hospital; the others received only minor injuries. Workmen remodeling the building warned persons inside and on street of danger. (AP Wirephoto) milled in heat approaching 100 of those still on hand Bray through the first two bal lots. TRAILED EARLY In the Senate Race, Bontrager overcame a narrow 20-vote deficit as he trailed Congressman Donald C. Bruce of Indianapo The GOP nominees will run degrees in the State Fair grounds Coliseum scene of the Halloween ice show explo sion which killed 74 last fall. ocratic state convention in the same hall. Lafayette lawyer Roger D. Branigin is considered virtually assured of the Democratic nod for governor, and Sen. Vance Hartke, D-Ind., has no opposi tion for renomination 2ND SPOT UNOPPOSED and better jobs, for individual freedom, and for courageous Other nominees chosen at the! understanding of the complex convention included Appellate persons Court Judge John M. Ryan, unopposed for lieutenant governor; Richard E. Folz, Evansville, 'Gerald Getty Powell of Peru, led through each of four ballotsi Miami County chairman for sec- lis on the first ballot, but gained Ristine cast the tie-breaking the lead on the second and vote in the State Senate which swept in on the third. passed the controversial sales Edgar D. Whitcomb, Sey-tax last year. Bontrager was mcur lawyer and former state criticized as a floor leader as senator, made a fairly strong! the session staggered on showing on the first ballot, but through 101 days. Each had to in the scramble for the nomina tion for state treasurer, but fell short of a majority each time. On the fourth ballot, he lacked only, seven votes of winning. The voting continued into a retary of state; Deputy State Auditor Allen J. Lindley, West-field, for state auditor; Atty. Gen. Edwin K. Steers, Indianapolis, unopposed for renom ination; Appellate Court Judge fifth ballot although many del-j James C. Cooper, Rushville, for egates had left after the top the Supreme Court, and James races were decided. UPSETS FOLZ John Snyder, Washington busi- 1 Shop 'til 8:30 P.M. I 1 J m 1 7 Mondoy and Friday I Co o I . . . Soft... Yj Italian IBl - urn I. maae in iraiy 1'jF Sift the cool refreshing breezes through these wispy U woven straps! Full cushion Insoles, cork heel. Italian H aor I problems of the 60s, the 70s and into the 80s." Bontrager pledged "to make it a long hot summer for Vance." He said Indiana needed "a spokesman in Washington representing them" instead of "taking orders from the White House." He said Hartke, who downed Republican Gov. Harold W. Handley in the 1958 Senate race, has since then been "playing footsy with the people of the state." RETURN TO PRIVATE LIFE Bruce's defeat in the U.S. R. Beasley, Odon, Daviess Coun ty schools superintendent, for state superintendent of public nessman. unset RirharH F. Fnl instruction. of Evansville in a marathoni Unopposed nominees for the Senate office means he will re-five-man race for the nomina-i Indiana Appellate Court were turn to private life. He refused tion for state treasurer that1 incumbents John W. Pfaff of to seek renomination for his stretched through five ballots 'South Bend and Dewey Kelleyj llth District Congressional race Folz led through each of the of Whiting, plus Charles W.!" the May 5 primary when he first four rounds of voting, and Cook Jr. of Indianapolis, Doug-decided t0 run for the Senate nn tho fnnrfVi Kill, -it nf om las Mrllnna rl nf Prinrptnn anrll iiuuiuiduun. votes, only seven short of a ma-, George R. Glass of Shelbyville. Mrs. Virginia B. 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Synod's Council recommended the tax be paid as a token step in the direction of carrying out the denomination's national attitude on separation of church and state. But the 200 delegates to the synod at its 139th meeting on the Hanover College campus voted down the proposal by a margin of more than 3 to 1. The synod elected the Rev. Edward Morris, Scottsburg, as moderator, top office in the state among Presbyterians, and elder Charles Hosier, Kendall-ville relator, as vice moderator. The Rev. Edler Hawkins, Bronx, N.Y., newly-elected mod-, erator of the United Presby-1 terian General Assembly and first Negro to hold the top of fice in the denomination, will address the synod Thursday morning. Show Times LAFAYETTE (through Wednesday, June 10) Wild and Wonderful, 1:15, 3:13, 5:11, 7:09, 9:07. MARS (through Thursday, June 11) Lady in a Cage, 5:26, 6:59, 9:04. (No early matinee). EAST SIDE DRIVE-IN - Gates open at 6:30 p.m.; show starts at dusk. WEST SIDE DRIVE-IN Gates open at 6:30; show starts at dusk. PURDUE SUMMER THEATER (Experimental Theater, Memorial Center) Romeo and Juliet (with Miss Anne Revere featured as nurse) 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 12, and 7:00 and 9:45 p.m., Saturday, June 13; also June 16-20; The Fan-tasticks, 2:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., Sunday, June 14. Tonight onlTI WORLD'S GREATEST 15c x O 5C for rpnnrtpr nf thp SnnrpmP1 running tor anotner term tor and ADDellate courts. I Congress in the fall election A 1963 amendment to the Tuesday's convention named convention law allowed nomina-! 10 national convention delegates tion in the remaining race by at-large to go to San Francisco a ma oritv of delegates still iJU'y " Wlin oiner aeiegaies present and voting instead of a majority of the 2,224 elected. Both Republican ticket lead ers of the State Senate, over which Ristine presided as lieu tenant governor the last two primary, sessions. His tie-breaking vote to pass the state's first sales tax last year brought him under fire from some Republi cans as well as most Democrats. chosen in Monday night's dis trict caucuses. All 32 are bound on the first ballot to Sen. Barry M. Goldwater, R-Ariz., winner of the state's GOP presidential U.N. Votes Appeal To South Africa UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. Ristine, 43, is a lawyer and! (AP) The U.N. Security Coun- member of an old Crawfords- ville family. He was elected lieutenant governor in 1960 when Democratic Gov. Matthew E. Welsh won a narrow victory over the Republican nominee. Ristine had served 10 years in the State Senate. Bontrager, 56, is a prominent Elkhart lawyer, former city judge and former county pros ecutor. He had served in the State Senate since 1948. The convention also ratified a 1964 state program notable for brevity. It called for repeal of personal property taxes on household goods and spoke only in general terms on other is sues. 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