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Eight Logansport, Indiana Pharos-Tribune Wednesday Evening', May '!3, 1962. Mild Man Kills 3; Slain By Police OZARK, Aia. (UPI) - A mild- mannered chiropractor turned 'bank robber shot and killed two bank employes and a policeman dn a holdup attempt Tuesday before he was cornered by police in a church graveyard and shot to death. Eugene S. Gault, 43, of Prattville, Ala., was described by a friend as a "quiet, soft • spoken man who never seemed to fit the community." He killed a bank vice president, a teller and a veteran police officer and wounded another officer in a daylight robbery attempt at the Bank of Ozark. The shootings occurred shortly after Gault had hung a sign on his office door which read: "Emergency, called out. Please call for appointment Wednesday." Gault killed Fred Flowers, ex ecutive vice president of the bank and then fatally wounded teller David Jackson with a 45-caliber pistol. In the chase that followed he killed Troy Policeman J. H. Youngblood and wounded another officer. • Describes Sliooling "The man (Gault) just walked n the door and went straight to he loan cage where Mr. Flowers •vas standing," said Mrs. Wood Osenby, a bank employe. "I 'lidn't hear him ask any questions, 3Ut the next thing I knesv the man was climbing up on the loan cage and -firing a shot. "He then came across the room and we all started running for he back door. It was the worst thing I've ever seen in my life, Hunt Woods En Bavaria For Bodies MUNICH, Germany (UPD-U.S. and German teams combed a six- mile stretch of Ba.varian woodland today for the remaining bodies of 26 Americans killed in a plane crash. -Army officials said 20 bodies were found Tuesday. The U.S. Navy Super Constellation WV2 reconnaissance plane loaded with radar detecting devices disintegrated in flight Tuesday anc crashed in flames. The Navy dispatched a team investigators to Germany frorr Hota, Spain, base A the ill-fated plane. Capt. P. Abrahamsen, a Pan American Airways pilot who wa; flying a 707 jelliner about eight miles from the crush scene, witnessed the tragedy. .' "There's an airplane disintegrating," Abrahamsen radioed the Munich control tov/ar. "I see the tail section now." Eye witnesses on the grounc heard a roar, and saw the tai' section had ripped off the fuse lage. Other parts of the plane were strewn over a six-mile area The main section of the fuselage crashed into a field at the edge of a pine forest about six mile; east of Munich. Munich air traffic controllers said the Navy pilot had radioed for clearance for an emergency landing a.-few minutes before the crash. The plane carried 22 Navy men and four soldiers. Such aircraft are part of the U.S. global air defense and observation system. [t was horrible norribli!." just plain Police said Jackson apparently lad stood between Gault and the vault, located behind where Flowers was standing when he was shot in the back. Bank officers said Gault ."apparently did not get any money." After the shooting, Gault fled this small southeast Alabama town of 7,000 population in a late model blue Cadillac and headed north about 20 miles to* Clio where ne wounded Policeman Bill Roberts. Roberts, who said he was shot "through and through one time," had tried to halt Gault's car. Shot During Chase Youngblood, who had worked 11 years as a Troy city policeman was fatally wounded by Gault's bullets during the chase. Highway patrolmen and police from Troy and Clio finally cor nered Gault in a small country churchyard. Officers said Gaul was first wounded when he drove through Clio and was struck a second time by a bullet from Youngblood's gun during Ihe chase. He was wounded twice more the fatal shot hitting him in the face and causing him to fal across a grave in the churchyard Prattville residents said they thought Gault was divorced anc origi.nally came there from the North. He moved to Prattville about three years ago from Tus keegee. Authorities said a check of their files showed he had no police record. iRADUATE—Charles Riley, of -jOgansport, will be among 145 eniors, graduating Sunday, .Tune !, from Father Flanagan's Boys' lome, Nebraska. He has been a Soys Town citizen since October, 1958. Msgr. Nicholas H. Wegner, lireclor, will present the diplomas and Gov. Frank Morrison ol Nebraska will, gve the commence ment address. Plans Appeal CHICAGO (UPI)—llli'nos Atty Gen. William G. Clark will appea to the U.S. Circuit Court of Ap peals from a decision barring him from intervening in a suit filed b five utility firms against electr cnl manufacturers. Federal Judge Edwin A. Robso recently ruled that Clark .could no intervene in the suits the fiv firms, three of them from Indiana filed against the manufacturers i connection with an allege;! con spiracy to fix prices of electrica equipment. Notre Dam,e Plans Action Against 41 Students SOUTH BEND, Ind. (UPI)—The Mversity of Notre Dame plans 1-isci'pUnary action against 41'stu- dents arrested By South Bend police over the weekend on a •ariely of misdemeanor charges. The Rev. A. Leonard Collins, dean of students, said Tuesday the university would follow its usual policy of not disclosing the nature of the action. Police Chief Orson Hai-man said that between 100 and 150 Notre Dame students have been arrested during the current school year. He said the charges have included public intoxication, disorderly con- iluct, drinking in public places, litchhiking -and walking on public roadways. Both Harma-n and Father Collins said the number of arrests had increased greatly over last year. Father Collins attributed the increase to a new sc'hool policy which gives the students complete responsibility for their conduct in the city. in the past, the school made nightly checks on its students in South Bend. Father Collins said he believed some students had nol adjusted to the new policy. He said it had not been decided whether to change the policy. Harma-n said, "I don't know what the disciplinary policy at tin school is. As far as the police do partment is concerned, violator; will continue to be arrested." JFK Wants To Assist Refugees WASHINGTON (UPI) - President Kennedy has determined lhat' the United states must try to find some way to help the many thousands of hungry refugees fleeing Red China and has ordered further study of possible means. High sources said today the President believes the U.S. should exert strong leadership in the plight of the refugees and, although there is no easy solution, the problem should not be written off as insoluble, "There may indeed be no far reaching solution," one official said. "The -problem appears to be immense. No one really knows its scope. But there may be some measures we could take which would at least help," Kennedy is expected to discuss the refugee problem at his press conference at 4 p.m., EOT today. -He set the tone in a message he sent Tuesday to the U.S. Committee for Refugees, a group composed of the major private refugee relief agencies, which happened to be meeting here. "The quest for human dignity unites Kast Germans in Berlin, Chinese in Hong Kong and Cubans in Miami," Kennedy said. 'We must identify ourselves with this cause. There is no more dramatic proof of the.validity of our concept of man and his needs han the continuing flow of refugees to the free world." YOUTH FOUND DEAD •EVANSVILLE, Ind. (UPD-Bar ton Potts, 17, a senior at Evans ville Bosse High School, was fount dead Tuesday night in a neigh tor's garage. Authorities did no rule immediately on the death bu -said :il was caused by a plasti bag lied over his head. Deaths in the News By United Press International PHILADELPHIA (DPI)-Penn sylvania Supreme Court Justice Curtis Bok, 64, member of a prominent Philadelphia publishing 'arnily, died Friday at his home in suburban Radnor, Pa., after an •Lght-nranbh illness. Bok, author and 'sailing enthusi asl, was the grandson of Cyru •I. K. Curtis, founder of Ihe Our is publishing empire, and the son of Edward Bok, Ladies' Home Journal editor, writer and philan hropist. KANSAS CITY (UPI) - Bryc. B. Smith, 89, mayor of Kansa City from 1930 to 1940, died Tuesday. MELBOURNE (UPI) — Funeral services were to 'be held today for Rabbi Jacob Danglow, senior Hebrew chaplain in Australia, who died Monday at the age of 82. Bight Hoocrved to Limit Quantitios THURSDAY THRU SUNDAY SAU PHONE 4417 STORE HOURS: Man., Tiies., Wed,, Thurs., PRESCRIPTION DEP-T. 3382 -FRIDAY 8 a; m.-9 p m SAT, 8 a. m. to 7 p. m. SUNDAY 9 a. m. to 6 p. m, WORKMAN ELECTROCUTED PORTLAND, Ind. 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