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Fourteen Logansport, Indiana Pharos-Tribune Three Prisoners Flee Chicago Jail CHICAGO (UPI)—Three prisoners, including hired gunman William Triplett, held in ,the ambush slaying of a union leader, overpowered three guards to escape today from special fifth floor jail quarters. They -were being held in a section of the Cook County administration building reserved for state's attorney's witnesses when the break occurred at 2:05 a.m. .Police said one of the three asked for a glass of water and, when a guard brought it, they at- Probe in Louisiana Widening BATON ROUGE, La. (UPI)-An investigation was widened Tuesday by the Louisiana Farm. Bureau into alleged efforts of three Agriculture Department officials to sway a congressman's vote on the Kennedy administration farm bill. A spokesman for Louisiana Farm Bureau President L.L. Lovell said farm bureaus in other southern states would be asked to check with their congressional delegations to determine if members of state Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation committees solicited votes for the farm bill. In a letter to Agriculture Secretary Orville Freeman, Lovell said three Louisiana ASC committeemen asked Rep. Harold Me- Sween, D-La., to vote for the farm bill. Their action violated federal laws against political activity by federal employes, he said, Lovell also sent Freeman a copy of the letter from McSween which identified the three committeemen and said he thought they were trying to influence his vote. Lovell said the five Louisiana ASC committeemen sponsored a cocktail party and dinner for members of the state's congressional delegation in Washington April 4. Lovell said he was attempting to find out if they used federal funds to pay for the dinner. The ASC administers federal laws governing farm and conservation programs. Members of five - man ASC committees are appointed by the secretary of agriculture in each state. An ASC policy letter warned state committeemen not to lobby for congressional votes, Lovell said. "The alleged action of the committee, therefore, appears to be a violation of the policies of your department as well," Lovell said in a letter to Freeman. When in New Orleans last week, Freeman said he would investigate Lovell's accusations. But he pointed out that committee assignments were not full-time positions and that commilteemen were subject to provisions of the Hatch Act only when they were acting as members of the committee. acked, stripped the guard of keys o a wall vault containing guns, nd rode down an elevator Jo-es- ape armed with five loaded .38- aliber revolvers. The three prisoners fled in a lew car owned by one of the ;uards. Authorities throughout II- mois, Wisconsin, Indiana and Michigan were alerted after the scape, and fleets of squad cars irowled the city, watching 'main irteries out of the city for the hree. -Hours after the escape, there vas ho indication by police of any •ace of the prisoners or the car ley stole. In addition to Triplett, the other risoners were identified as Mihael A. Huntington, 19, Chicago, eld in connection with the recent wmbing. of a North, Side syna- ;ogue, and Paul Muhlig, 19, Chiago, held for violation of the ffann Act. Triplett had been questioned by he FBI in Detroit earlier this fear, and admitted a part in the ambush of John A. Kilpatrick, in- ernational president of the United ndustrial .Workers of America. Jut Triplett, of Detroit; accused lis uncle, Dana Nash, 41, as the riggerman on the job. Kilpatrick, a bitter union foe of Convicted labor racketeer Angela 'nciso, was shot in the back of the head and left dead in a car wired with dynamite last Oct. 20. Trip- ett said he and Nash were hired jy an aide of Inciso to beat up Kilpatrick, but that Nash fired the atal shots 'without warning, Direct Teletype Connections With Moscow Bureau MOSCOW (UPI)-United Press "nternatonal established .direct eletype connections with its Moscow bureau today, linking the Soviet capital for the first time with he agency's European and worldwide leased wire networks. Previously UPI, together with most other non-Soviet news gathering agencies, has filed its dis- latches by Soviet cable or tele- hone. Now, Moscow's dispatches will )e fed onto the UPI European eased wire network into London leadquarters and from there be e-transmitted to New York by Present Talk On 'DAR Schools' At Olde Towne Meet "DAR Schools" was the theme of an address presented by Mrs. Ruth Bishop during the Monday evening meeting of the Olde Towne chapter, Daughters of American Revolution. Mrs. Faye Johnson, program chairman, introduced the speaker In conjunction with her talk, Mrs, Bishop showed slides of the DAB schools at Corssnore, N.C., anc Tamasee, S.C. She was assisted by Miss Jane Shultz. • The meeting was held at the home of Mrs. Helen Gifford, 1230 High street, with Mrs. Maude Ritz, Mrs. Mary Bosch and Miss Virginia Bradfield assisting. Guests were Mrs. Clarence Har dirr and Mrs. Eunice Heppe. Pre ceding the talk, the session was opened by the chapter regent Mrs. Ruth Kett, assisted by the chaplain, Mrs. Beatrix Richeson Mrs. Kett led in the pledge to thi flag and creed. Mrs. Mildred Moss gave tin minutes and read correspondence followed with roll call answere< •with "my grandmother's garden.' The treasurer's account was submitted by Miss Jane Shultz Mrs. Kett reported on'the meeting of the Continental Congress a Washington, D.C., April 16-20 She announced that the loca chapter received the gold hono award for fulfilling all require ments for the year, and the Indi ana Press book won first place The theme for next year will be "Prove All Things, Hold Fast t That Which Is Good." Mrs. Ruth Bishop, Mrs. Evelyn Carson, Mrs. Helen Gifford a»~ Mrs. Ruth 'Kett attended thi District meeting at Rocheste May 11. •The President General's Mes sage was read by' Mrs. Patt; Montgomery and the chapter re ceived an invitation to the Gooi Citizen Award meeting set fo May 26 at Butler university. Mrs Grace Kiesling, membershi chairman, gave her report. The next- meeting will be th Flag Day picnic on June 11 a an park. eased cable for distribution in he United States. Negotiations with Soviet authori- ies for the UPI leased line were legun immediately after the lift- ng of Soviet censorship of news dispatches on March 23, 1981, School Grants WASHINGTON CUPI) - Sen. Vance Hartke, D-Ind., sajd Tues- iay that 15 Indiana schools had received grants totaling aboul 1200,000 from the National Science foundation. Indiana University got one anc 'urdue two of $25,000 each. The unds will be matched by the chools to purchase modern scientific equipment. The two Purdue grants went to he departments of electrical and nuclear engineering and mechan- cal engineering. Indiana's department of geology also received a 125,000 grant. Seeking to Stop Some Imports WASHINGTON (UPI) — Farm- aelt Republican senators joined ;oday in an effort to force the administration to seek international agreements to -restrict imports oE jork, beet, poultry and .dairy products. They rallied behind an amendment which would kill existing and proposed international pacts ;o check the flow of textile imports if they did not get their way.' Sen. Roman Jj. Hruska, R-Neb., who started the floor fight Tuesday, said at least two, and possiB'- y four, senators from the Midwest planned to .speak in support of the amendment Hruska. and Sens. Karl Mundt, R-S.D., and Francis Case, B-S.d., offered the amendment to a House-passed bill which would enable 'the administration .to regu* iate textile imports from countries which do not participate in international agreements. A 19-nation pact now'gives the United States the power to check imports. A similar agreement for Five years beginning this fall has been written but still must be ratified by the.countries. Under the terms of the agreement, the. United States would be able to hold textile imports near 1960 levels. , . The Senate bill would give the administration the 1 authority to regulate imports from non-participating countries in the same manner it can for. participating nations. The Republican amendment would nullify the agreements completely unless the administration signed pacts for pork, beef, poultry and dairy products.' Hruska, in a Senate speech, said administration support of the bill made him wonder whether President Kennedy's trade bill "was offered and is advocated in good faith." "There is absolute contradiction between the pending bill and the President's reciprocal trade agreements program," Hruska added. "They are mutually exclusive." PARIS (iUPI)—The five Catholic rapular Republican (MRP) minis- ers dn the French cabinet have resigned; it was announced today. The five ministers walked out in President Charles de Gaulle during -a cabinet meeting today. Pierre. Pflimin, a former premier who now is minister of state n the month-old government, of premier Georges Pompidou, led SEE DROP IN STEEL OUTPUT NEW YORK -(UPI) - Unless there is a spurt in new steel orders mill shipments will drop below 60 per cent of industry capacity, Iron Age magazine said today. The metalworking weekly said at present the biggest mills are taking in business at about 50 per cent of their capacity. Because steel orders normally •fall off in the third quarter, the trade magazine said, mill officials are looking to the prospects for the fall. There's growing confidence, it said, that current inventory adjustments are not going to alter basic demand for steel this year. PUSHES POLICE AROUND PROVIDENCE, R.I. (UPI) — G, Clifford Adams is one man who can push state troopers arounc and get away with it. Adams pushed 30 troopers into the Wanskuck .Boys Club swimming pool Tuesday to acquainl them with the latest techniques in his course on life-saving meth ods. Five Members of French Cabinet Quit he walkout. De Gaulle summoned the cabi- let to discuss the Algerian situa- ion prior to leaving on a new meet-the-people tour to gather iupport for European unity. The Ministers met with De •raulle at the Elysee Palace. Thiry minutes after .the meeting be;an, the MR'P members, walked Hit. Says Some Farmers Fail To Pay Tax WASHINGTON (UPD-The government's chief tax collector estimates that farmers may be fail- ng to pay about .$105 billion a year in federal income taxes. Mortimer Gaplan, commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, spoke in-Washington this week' to a meeting of the Newspaper Farm Editors Association. Caplan said experts have estimated that Americans fail to-report about $24 trillion in gross income on their tax returns. Of this :otal, about half of the so-called 'reporting gap" is believed to be in business and farm profits. Experts think abou $4 billion, of his amount may be unreported farm income. The income tax on thai would be in the neighborhood ol $105 billion. Caplan said the Internal Revenue Service is expanding its auditing of tax returns. But he saic Ms is just part of, a general pro- jram for auditing more returns of all kinds. He declared there is no special drive of. any sort to irack down on farmers' tax re- urns. The government's top tax collector says his agency does wani to eliminate the reporting gap among farmers as well as other groups. But where agriculture is concerned, Caplan said he feels much o'f the trouble has been in jetting .proper information abou' taxes to farmers. Caplan said communications media have been helping greatly in the job of getting tax news to farmers. A Library of Congress specialist on agriculture says the rural influ ence in American political life has delayed the growth of big govern ment. The expert is Dr. Walter W Wilcox. He spoke Tuesday at : panel session during the Work Food Forum celebrating the Ag riculture Department's hundredth anniversary. Wilcox pointed out that recen court decisions have opened th way to breaking rural dominance of state legislatures. Informed sources said the main of the. meeting was to tudy means of stopping the in- reasing bloodshed between Euro- jeans and Moslems in Algeria nd to discuss,plans for an inde- Jendence referendum scheduled or July. • De Gaulle was scheduled to eave on his tour this evening.. The four-day tour of southwestern and central France is De- Gaulle's first since last fall. It will start .Thursday in the town of Figeac. De Gaulle leaves the capital at time when the country • is plagued by a series of strikes for ligher wages and shorter working tours. In Algeria, tens-ion is rising as a result of increased violence between Europeans and Al- erians. Rail service was resumed this morning when 350,000 trainmen ended a 24-hour strike. The na- tionalizd railroad system was brought to a virtual standstill by the strike. Postal and telephone workers, employes of the nationalized gas and electric industries, anc ground staffs of Air France airline planned additional walkouts in (he next few days. Driver Arrested Following Crash Two automobiles were damaget extensively and the driver of one Douglas Poor, 16, of 500 Culbert son St., was charged with failur to yield the right of way, follow ing an accident at Sunset Driv and Usher Street at 6:43 p.m Tuesday. Police said Poor was drivin south on Sunset Drive and struc a 1962 sedan driven by Thoma Wilson, 39, of 2436 Usher St. Money Is Missing In Locker Theft Theft of a billfold containing 13 one dollar bills was reported to police Tuesday by Eugene Painton of 2214 North St. He said he placed the billfold in a locker at the football stadium at 3:50 p.m. Tuesday and when he returned an hour later it was gone. Nothing else was taken from the locker. 'May' Dance The Carroll High School Swing Band is sponsoring a "May Dance" in the High School Gym nasium 8 to 12:00 p.m. on the evening of May 19. -. High school, Jr. high students and their dates are invited. Also the teachers and parents are wel come. Music will be presented by the Purdue "H" Band. Tornadoes Bothering Nebraska By United Press International Folks in, the Midwest hoped for break in tornado and hailstone iveather today. No .relief from a •ecord heat wave was in sight "or the eastern half of the nation, . Tornadoes and high winds that struck towns in Nebraska and iouth Dakota during the night inured at least five persons, and ore down buildings and trees in he Roswell, S.D., area. A twister leveled an airport structure at Gregory, S.D., the Weather Bureau said, and damaged a school and water tower at Burke. Two tornadoes smashed farm wildings and ripped down power and telephone lines around Eos- coe, Neb. Hailstones as big as eggs and ieavy. rains accompanied the Avisters and high winds for-the ;hird day , in ,a row in western Nebraska and southern South Dakota. . : Hail lay 3 inches deep between Sparks and Springview, Neb., anc stones- the size of golfballs pelted parts of South Dakota and.Minne sota. Nearly VA inches of rain soaked Watertown, S.D., in a six hour period during the night. The mercury soared to. all-time highs for the date at points frorr Chicago to (he Atlantic seaboarc Tuesday. Baltimore reported a high of 95 degrees;. Detroit, 92; ^Richmond Va., 97; Chicago, 90; and Toledo Ohio, 92. Wednesday Evening, May 16, MG2 YMCA's Indian Guide Tribes Set Induction Ceremony Members of the YMCJA's.Indian ;uide tribes will hold a picnic and eduction ceremony beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at. the lower Davilh'on in Spencer park. Some 65 members of the father- son organization from five local tribes and their families are expected. Guests will be 25 members of the Wyandotte tribe of the Eastside YMCA in Indianapolis who will perform the induction ceremony following the picnic dinner. In charge of the program is Ronald Rouser, longhouse chief. Assisting him will be Bernie Nathal, Eugene Smith, Donald Boxell, W. S. Valdez, Donald Kampenga and Donald Miller. Arrest Man For Larceny Lester Brown, 31, of 1200 High St., was placed in the Cass county jail Wednesday morning on a charge of petit larceny following his arrest by sheriff deputies at 3:05 a.m. Brown is said to have admii-ad the theft of two fires and two automobile wheels from a local tire shop six weeks ago. Brown was arrested in Twelve Mile after he was observed near a gasoline pump at the Gearhart Feed Mill, Deputy Sheriff Robert Sabatini said the pump was locked and no gasoline! was taken. Acceding to Capt, James Steinman, Brown later admitted the tire thefts when questioned. She basnl reafly graduated until she has a phone. Police Quiz Nine After Disturbance Nine young men were questioned -and released by city police shortly before midnight Tuesday after a complaint had been received they were creating a disturbance at a local drive-in. Authorities said the group, some of them over 21, had been drinking beer and had come from a youth gathering at the Kenneth slone Quarry west of Logansport. APPROVE CODE CHANGE WASHINGTON. (UPI) — The House Tuesday approved a bill that would make a major change in the Uniform .Code of Military Justice, by giving commanders a stronger hand in punishing errant officers and men without, resort to a. court martial. Card of Thanks We wish to extend our heartfeli thanks and appreciation for the prayers, acts of kindness, mes sages of sympathy and beautifu floral arrangements received from neighbors, relatives and friends Grace E.U.B. church and WSWS Also thanking Dr. Newcomb, Rev. 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