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Twelve-Pages ' Section One Frank A. White IS IT BETTER to forego a vacation trip and put the money in the bank, or perhaps pay bills? My G. W. (good wife) and I have over the years decided to take the vacation trip and "get away from it all" for a new- perspective. In- Mr. White stead of dollars we have a head full of fascinating travel memories. The preceding generation did little traveling. My father, busy with railroading, was in but two states in his entire life. WE DECIDED THAT the only way our kiddies would really know what a mountain or ocean is like is to see one firsthand. We managed to take them on an extended trip each summer. Many little games were invented en route to keep the kiddies busy. We would read Tom Sawyer or Huckleberry Finn while traveling. One kiddy would write down the different brands of beer on billboards between here and Miami, Fla., and the other tabulate all the different, expressive names of motels. WHENEVER POSSIBLE we have made it a practice to take a vacation in June. It is cooler, the highways and accommodations are less crowded and we have a feeling of "getting it over with early." One of our most remembered vacations was a "wagon train" west. John V. Sellers, newsman, pulled a surprise by having 30 public figures and columnists write a Hoosier Day column for me. I was told to leave the state for a month. My son had work to do in Sacramento, Calif. WE TOOK THE children, grandchildren and sisters-in-law and headed west. We started with a visit to Springfield, 111., exploring the home and burial place of Abraham Lincoln. We pushed on to Yellowstone Nati6nal Park, the Grand Teren Mountains (I hope all who reao this will see -them) and entered Yosemite National Park the back way. We drove 24 mjles in the park with the road only one lane with landings where cars could pass. An abyss yawned at roadside. JUNE IS A WONDERFUL time to go through the forest of the biggest trees in the world. Streams were clogged with ice, our car passed through channels of snow as high as door level, yet the sun shone brightly. The glaciers were feeding waterfalls much higher than Niagara. My daughter went back in August and found everything, in miles of travel in' California, including much of Yosemite, a burnt brown and she hurried out, fearing forest fires. Try June on these western states as a vacation time. We try to tarry long enough to enjoy the specialty the particular area affords. We went to sea for several hours in a small excursion boat at Bar Harbor, Me. In California I took a paid ride in a helicopter whose pilot was hunting his dog that had strayed. AT MILWAUKEE I got deathly sick going out with the fishing fleet. We saw a waterfall en route to the town named after Jesus Christ's grandmother, beyond Quebec at the threshold of the Gaspe Bay region. We went to the sea on the picturesque St. Lawrence. We watched boats raised in the St. Lawrence Seaway locks. It is fun to go to Miami, Fla., or other points in the Sunshine state in midsummer. Days are blistering hot but a cover is needed at night. Prices are lower being off season. We went deep sea fishing and beat the monsoon rains by motoring along the miles of causeway to Key West. WE HAVE FOUND it pays, many times, to take sightseeing trips locally rather than trying to drive our own car. We have taken such sightseeing trips in San Francisco's and New York s China Towns, and to see New- Orleans nightlife. Indispensable on our trips have been the Hoosier Motor Club trip books, maps, historic" compilation of spots along the way and their advice. We do not worry about advance reservations. Each day around 4 p. m. we spend perhaps a dollar to call ahead for motel reservations, as listed in the guide. Vacation travel is fun. I would rather have the memories than money in the bank. VolMMLXXB SOUTHEASTERN INDIANA'S GREATEST NEWSPAPER UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL Per copy, 10*; corner, 45* week l»»e No. 126 COL. KALB HONORED—Colonel Robert D. Kalb (left), son of Walter E. Kalb, Greensburg, is congratulated by Col. Robert L. Rizon, commander of all air attaches, upon being awarded the Legion of Merit, one of the U. S. Air Force's highest peacetime decorations, at Boiling AFB, Washington, D. C. Col. Kalb was decorated for exceptionally meritorious service. He presently is a student at the Inter-American Defense College at Ft. McNair, Washington, D. C. He will be reassigned to Headquarters, USAF, Washington, D. C., upon completion of his training. A graduate of Greensburg High School, he received his B. S. degree from Indiana University and was commissioned through the aviation cadet program. The colonel, who served in the China-Burma-India Theaters of Operations during World War II, is also a veteran of the Korean Conflict. He also holds the Bronze Star and Air Force Commendation Medal among other decorations. Seek Atom-Smashei Special Session Of Legislature Possible INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) — Governor Branigin said today there is a "better than even" chance he will call a one-day special session of the Indiana Legislature to substantiate the state's bid for a $300 million atom smasher. James Farmer, designated by Branigin as "planning coordinator for Indiana's effort to persuade the Atomic Energy Commission to locate the project at a site on Eagle Creek northwest of Indianapolis, saTtl a study is being made to determine if legislative action is necessary. Atty. Gen. John ,J. Dillon is angaged in research on the subject, and if he finds the legislature must appropriate land to the federal government for the facility, Branigin probably will summon the lawmakers. Farmer said such a session would be before June 15 since ;hat is the deadline date for presenting proposals for the project to the AEC. About 20 states seek the project. Branigin made the comment just before he left for Bluffton to participate in an industrial plant dedication ceremony. Meanwhile, in his Statehouse office, his aides and state officials were exploring what problems would be involved if a special session were called, presumably before June. 15. ' Secretary of State John Bottorff said if a- special session is called he will have "ready for the lawmakers all the - bills Branigin vetoed. He said he felt the capital punishment abolition bill was important enough it deserves "full consideration" of the lawmakers. House Speaker Richard Bodine, D-Mishawaka, said since the Democrats have such firm control of both houses of the legislature, it would be comparatively easy to call even more . (Continued nn Pane Sill Queen Elizabeth Sees Berlin Wall By WELLINGTON LONG BERLIN (UPI) — Britain's Queen Elizabeth flew over Communist territory for the first time today to visit West Berlin and tour the wall dividing the city. Communist East German of- istry, iicers and soldiers kept the Queen's party under cjose scrutiny during the visit to the oarbed-wife concrete barrier. About 300,000 Berliners turned out to cheer the Queen during her visit, and 100,000 heard her speak at City Hall. An estimated 1 million heard the late President John F. Kennedy when he declared: "Ich bin ein Berliner (I am a Berliner)" at the City Hall in 1963. Tour Grim Wall The Queen and her husband, Prince Philip, toured the grim wall at Brandenburg Gate and Potsdamer Plate during her 5% hour precedent-setting visit to West Berlin. She was the first British monarch to fly over Communist territory: The Queen's open limousine had not been scheduled to halt 3t Brandenburg Gate but it did pause for about 30 seconds. The royal couple, accompanied by West German Chancellor Ludwig Erhard and West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt, had a good look at the wall as their car barely moved as it approached the barrier. Looks Into East At the ; Potsdamer Plate, the Queen looked into East Berlin and saw the green mound covering the bunker where Adolf Hitler committed suicide 20 .years ago. About one hour before the royal party arrived; the Communists ran an armored^ scout car up the slope of the mound and parked it there. The Queen also saw Josef Goebbels' old Propaganda Min- now the East German Dress office, and Hermann 3oering's Air Ministry, now an East German government office building. The Communists, although they protested the visit, made no attempt to interfere with the Queen's plane as it flew here '^nndnned on Pace Four 1 SAFETY 1ST FOR II—Britain's Queen Elizabeth n wears a gold-colored safety helmet as she visits ths ^ ftnnpgT nanti steel works In Duisberg on her tour at West Germany. Behind her is Prince Philip, also safety helmeted. sentence to the Indiana Reform atory handed Walter 0. Bottoms, 22, Harrodsburg, Ky., in Decatur Poppy Sale .4 Is Set Here | Annual sale of Memoriajfv Poppies will be conducted in the business district of Greensburg Friday and Saturday. Sale of the red paper poppies will be handled by members of local American Legion Auxiliary, assisted by junior auxiliary members. Headquarters for the event will be located in front of Newlon's Shoe store on -the west side of the public square. ' Proceeds of the poppy sale are kept here for the rehabil- • itation program for veterans and for child welfare, according to Mrs. Paul T. Hoi- brook who is serving as 10th District poppy .chairman. Materials for the poppies are supplied to the veterans by the Indiana Department of the American Legion Auxiliary and the bright red flowers are purchased from the veterans by the local Legion Auxiliary for the poppy sale. Purpose of the nationwide project is to provide a productive pastime for the former servicemen confined to veterans' hospitals and at the same time to provide them with an opportunity to help support themselves and their families. sus- Bottoms was pended sernence and costs, totaling $45, on his plea of guilty to a charge filed against him in connection with the theft of cash, checks and credit cards totaling $970 from local service station last Nov. 23. _ He was released from the lo- jal jail May 19 after "laying out" the fine, but was arrested ;wo days later for allegedly taking $3 from the billfold of a fellow prisoner the evening of May 18. After hearing evidence on the request to have the suspension revoked, filed by Prosecuting At- ;orney Karl F. Walker. Bottoms was ordered committed to the Indiana State Reformatory for a period of not less than one nor more than 10 years. In other circuit court action this morning, a charge of theft of motor vehicle was filed against Donald Eugene Bruner, 30, Greensburg, who is currently : 'laying out" a $47 fine in the Shelby County jail. Bruner is charged in connection with the theft of a 1963-model auto from the Roy Montgomery Garage here Monday night. He was ar rested in Shelbyville at 2:55 a Dominican Role of U.S. Criticized • SANTO DOMINGO (UPI) — focreasingly bitter internal rivalries continued today to block outside efforts to mediate the Dominican civil war. Criticism of the foreign role in peacemaking efforts mounted 4r> t 1 " 1 camps of both rival military Dominican factions. ; The stepped - up criticism Icame as American military au- 'thorities reported that for the first time in a month no U. S. troops were fired on in the 24- Hour period ending Wednesday midnight. .Only five cease-fire violations were reported and the spokesman said they were so minor they were not even written up. The phantom Dominican congress—dissolved two years ago Jnit backing rebel leader Col. Francisco Caamano -Deiio—de- nounced "maneuvers" of the United States and its diplomats 'here in a round-robin message to 37 world congresses. The con- igress ceased to function in 1963 when the military ousted its leader, then President Juan Bosch, on grounds of being "soft on communism." The congress protest' accused the U. S. of seeking to "impose ^solutions openly contrary to the democratic interests of the Dominican peoples." Mounting Criticism the rebel attack on the Americans coincided with mounting criticism of the U. S. peacemaking role in the military junta camp of Maj. Gen. An- Bottoms Is Headed for Reformatory Suspension of a l-to-10-year tonio ImbertBarrera.„ , >nt»n™ t« «,» Tn^™ Reform- In two radiocasts_ Wednesday JL1J LVYU i cauiw*^ *•»*«•• •• night Imbert proclaimed openly that Dominican political prob- uecatur .mat ^»ui«»»«»*.«»»» r—-— • Circuit Court May 10 was re- ;l_ems must be resoived_ only by voked this morning by Judge John W. Goddard. given the m. Tuesday while driving the auto and was cited by Shelbyville police for driving while his license is suspended. His bond on the charge filed against him in circuit court here this morning has been set at $1,000. Driver Draws Fine, License Suspension A -New Point motorist was fined a total of $78.50 and had his driving privileges suspended for 120 days in City Court here this morning. Changing his plea of no guilty to guilty on a charge of driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor Grady Melton, 27, was fined $25 and costs, totaling $46.75, and hac his driver's ^license suspendei for 120 days. On his plea of guilty to a speeding count, Mel ton was fined $10 and costs totaling $31.75. Melton was cited on the charge of driving while under the in fluence on April 24 and on speed tag, April 26. BULLETIN LA PAZ, Bolivia (UPI) — A wave of terrorist bombing 1 swept La Paz today. Heavy gunfire broke out in the capital First indications were that the cease-fire which ended the near-civil war between the ar my and trade unionists hai come apart. Charges of dynamite, the left ist tin miners' favorite weapon went off in at least four La Pa: suburbs. There were reports o dead and. wounded but the cas ualties could not be confirmee immediately. from each other's An inter-American peacekeeping force, its muscle derived fined $25 from U. S. kept the ary iiroats. U S officials, the Orgamza- ion'of American States and the United Nations meanwhile continued patient behind-the-scenes fforts to find an amicable set- ement to the Dominican crisis. U. S. Ambassador W. Tapley (Continued on Pate Seven) Drivers Are Urged to Use Common Sense INDIANAPOLIS (UPD — Law nforcement and safety officials ssued their traditional pre-hol- day plea today for "common ense" driving through the Memorial Day weekend. "Regardless of traffic condi- ions, there needn't be one death if drivers will just use a ittle common sense," said It-ate Police Supt. Robert A. O'Neal. The Indiana Traffic Safety 'oundation urged motorists to drive with low beam headlights burning throughout the 78-hour >eriod, and executive director A. E. Huber suggested reduced peeds and full compliance with aws and courtesy rules. "A single act of disobedience or error in judgment on today's crowded highways ca'n be excessively costly in human lives and property," Huber said. The Office of Traffic Safety previously issued a warning hat 15 to 20 persons probably would be killed in traffic be- .ween 6 p.m. Friday and midnight Monday. State police planned their usual blanket patrol coverage, with all possible personnel on Juty. Governor Branigin ordered the Indiana National Guard to 3 r ships Join Against Reds . - .«••/ . . . v ........-•; It* m Cools Off After Tornado Alerts By United Press International Small tornadoes played hop-scotch through the clouds over ndiana Wednesday. Many were seen but only one was lelp troopers patrol. Two state solice helicopters will watch for traffic bottlenecks and reckless drivers. Much of the patrol will be concentrated in the Indianapolis area because of the 500-mile race which annually draws up wards of 200,000 fans to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Divorce Complaint Is Filed by Wife A complaint for divorce, charg ing cruel and inhuman treat ment, has been filed in Decatur Circuit Court by Cheryl Ann McCord of R. B. -2, by her next friend Betty Ruth Martin, against Bruce A. McCord. Ac cording to the complaint, th couple was married June 13 1964, and separated Nov. 27 1964. The plaintiff seeks restora tioh of her maiden name,- Chery Ann Martin. Her petition for sup port and suit money has been set for hearing June 4. INNOCENT BYSTANDERS—A tiny South Vietnamese girl carries her tinier brother on her back after U. S. Marines overran Nam Yen, a village in the Communist-infested area north of the key Da Nang air base. Officials said five guerrillas were killed and one wounded in action. mown to have touched earth. Near Berne, a little twister demolished a barn and other outbuildings at thevPhil Neuenschwander farm and damaged a house and garage. Light dam-' age also was reported at three other farms in the neighborhood southeast of Berne, according to Indiana State Police. But other funnel clouds apparently stayed in the air and caused no damage, although strong winds and ominous skies Tightened thousands of Hoc- siers during a day-long tornado forecast period which involvee most areas of the state. The Weather Bureau at Indianapolis .required thousands o words to issue tornado fore casts and thunderstorm prog ress reports during the day. Started in North The storms started in the far north portion, just as they did (Continued on Page Five) WEATHER H'mon 55 74 5 a. m 11 a. m :.:......;...: Rainfall "..-.. Trace Max. Wed. .-. 85 Miri. Wed 68 Rainfall 01 City 65 70 .04 86 63 ' .02 Planes Hit Targets In North By RAY F. HERNDON SAIGON (UPI) — U. SJ war- ihips have gone into action against the Communists• iii South Viet Nani for the first ,ime, a spokesman • disclosed today. American destroyers bom- )arded troop concentrations 'in hree provinces. Americalii planes were out again today, ranging over North Viet Nam to shoot up >ridges, railroad yards and mil- tary barracks among other argets. A U. S. Navy Crusader jet was shot down over Communist territory and the pilot presumed killed, the American military .spokesman reported. (In Washington, the Defense Departmen identified the Navy jilot as Cmdr; Doyle W. Lynn, L,a Mesa,.Calif., and confirmed that he was killed. Doyle also was shot down June 7 while on a reconnaissance mission over Laos, but^ parachuted to earth and was recovered by helicopter.) >, Two ptbe'r Americans -were killed Wednesday in ground fighting in South Viet Nam. The downed ; Navy plane was one. of more than 60' American and South Vietnamese -aircraft which i attacked North Vietnam. highway i. tary barracks /in<>:a- ; daylong- series of raids.'.'-'-' ; .Heavy Fire The spokesman said the Crusader was hit as U.S. Navy planes 'flew through heavy anti-aircraft fire in a strike against aj? 'railroad yard at Vinh, about' 150 miles south of Hanoi. It "was the second con< Continued on Pag« Six) Woman Injured In Single-Car Crash A motorist was injured in- a single-car crash on Indiana 3,. a mile north of Westport, at 5 p. m. Wednesday. Treated at Memorial Hospital for a back injury was Mrs. Robert Boweni about 25, R. R. 4. According to James W. Green, Westport town marshal, the accident occurred as the northbound auto, after apparently dropping off the east side of the newly resurfaced highway, spun around and traveled backwards over a six-foot embankment: on the west side of the road. Extensive damage was reported to the 1962-model auto. Damage to the fence on the Jeriy Mann -farm/.was estimated '-at $25 and that to a snapped utility pole-at $50. LATE WEATHER —Fair this afternoon and tonight. Cooler north and turning cooler south this afternoon. Cooler tonight. Sunny and cool Friday. Low tonight in the 40s north and central and the low 50s extreme south. High Friday in the 60s north, 68 to 78 south. Sunset today 8:03 p. m. Sunrise Friday 5:21 a; m. Outlook for Saturday: Fair with higher afternoon temperatures. Lows in the low 40s north to upper 40s south. Highs mid 70s north to low 80s south TONIGHT Mental Health Meet: Knights of Pythias. Boy Scouts. " Conservation Club. — Daily News Photo. Mike Dinn, son of Fire Chief and Mrs. Joe Dinn of Park .Road, shown aboard the riding lawnmower he will use Injhe racing and pulling contests Saturday morning .on the south side of the public spuare. The events, sponsored by the Greensburg Promotional Association,, will begin at 9:30 a. m. and are open to public participation. Those wishing to compete are asked to contact Moore's Store, Thurston Implement & Supply, or the Greensburg Chamber of Commerce office.

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