Greensburg Daily News from Greensburg, Indiana on June 8, 1965 · Page 6
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Greensburg, Indiana
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Tuesday, June 8, 1965
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Greensburg Daily News Southeastern Indiana's Greatest-Newspaper , Published daily except Sunday and certain holidays by-Greensburi News Publishing Company;-Entered as Second, Class matter at Greensburg (Ind.) Post Office. •' . ' "> ••-'"'•> •"•-.. T . r v*nu.; j-Qsi. unice. •; __ - . . . • 'Member—Hoosier State Press Assn.; Bureau , of Advertising (ANPA) Indiana Republican Editorial Assn.; Inland Daily Press Assn. • SUBSCRIPTION. RATES By Carrier in City and Towns—Per Week By Mail (Indiana) Year In Advance _..._— ; Six Months 1 Three -Months :;. Less Than Three Months—Month By MaU (Outside Indiana) Year. , Six Months* Three. Months Less Than Three Months—Month _..$ .45 _._ 14.00 ISO 4.00 2.00 ..„ 16.00 ..... 8.50 5,00 '2.50 Mall Subscriptions~Cannot'Be"Accep'ted"in"'Townsi "with Carrier Delivery Greensburg . Standard Greensburg ' Daily Review Greensburg .Dally' News 'Consolidated In .Daily News ..-.Established 1835 'lEstablished 1871 ."."isteblished Jan. 1. 1894 Jan. 1, 1918 SWOKN CIRCULATION APRIL 1, 1965 6816 Retail Trade High - Civic Need Looms The 1963 business census of the U. S. Bureau of Census reveals that this Community had a high rating in retail trade among those with cities of less than 10,000 population. Decatur County as a whole does well in respect to retail trade volume. Total volume of retail trade in Greensburg alone is nearly equal several Indiana cities with a larger population. The per capita trade rank and the volume of trade per household have always been high here. Estimates by the Indiana State Board of Health provide a reasonably accurate picture of population trends. Data relating to seven representative Indiana ernes in the U. S. Census Bureau Study for 1963 reveals: Bluffton (6,100) — Retail sales, $17,830,000. Rushville (7,100) — Retail sales, $17,594,000. Greensburg (7,900) — Retail sales, $21,673,000. Martinsville (8,000) — Retail sales, $19,611,000. Decatur (8,900) — Retail sales, $20,820,000. Lebanon (9,200) — Retail sales, $21,257,000. Franklin (9,600) — Retail sales, $21,979,000. Some areas in Indiana with a rapjdly expanding population had an increase in trade during ithe five-year period from 1958 to 1963 that was higher than the rate here. In the five years Greensburg had a 17 per cent growth in retail trade. Admittedly, not only Greensburg but Decatur County as well face stiffer competition in 1965 than a decade ago. To capitalize on its potential, retail business firms need to take a realistic view of their situation. Some of the present needs are: More adequate parking; greater efforts to promote visits to Greensburg.and Decatur County by tourists; capitalization on the fact that the city is a midway stopping point on Interstate 74; continued emphasis on upgrading the Greensburg business district and the services rendered by retail firms; and continued promotional efforts in the field of retail trade expansion. Vast strides have been made in the past decade in improvement of the economy of Decatur County. However, this is no time for complacency. Russia Launches New Moon Probe --MOSCOW (UPI)—The Soviet Union today launched an unmanned Luna-6 rocket on a 3 day trip to the moon. The shot came less than 24 -hours after the United States successfully completed its Gemini-4 space spectacular. The official tass news agency said the "multi-stage" rocket, weighing 3,172 pounds, was "close to the planned flight path." The announcement did not indicate the specific purpose of Luna-6. Russia's Luna-5 space probe, launched on May 9, failed in an attempt to make an unprecedented soft-landing on the moon. Its retro - rockets apparently failed to fire properly and the rocket crashed onto the lunar surface. Tass referred to Luna-6 as an "automatic station" whose final stage was in a "parking orbit" on a course toward the moon. Tass said the launch was part of the Soviet program of research into space and the planets. Like some previous Soviet moonshots, Luna-6 was launched from a satellite orbiting the earth, Tass reported. It explained that a multi-stage rocket was first fired from earth and that the final stage went into orbit, where it blasted Luna-6 toward the moon. GET YOUR COPY NOW "Churchill, The Life Triumphant" THE STORY OF THE COLORFUL, DRAMA-PACKED LIFE OF Sir Winston Churchill A 144-page hardcover volume with pictures, prepared by United Press International News Service and American Heritage Magazine. $ 2 Per Copy ON-SALE AT \ -"' '!•')"* Greensburg Daily News Wilson. ' — Daily' News Photo. NEW TROOP RECEIVES CHARTER — Don Womsley, Grouselond district commissioner. Boy Scouts of America, presenting charter to newly formed local Troop No. 200 at the Knights of Columbus Home Monday night. Receiving it is Charles Scott, institutional representative of K. of C. Council 1042, sponsor of the troop, as boys who are.charter members,look on. From left to right are David Picker, Roger Scheidler, Joseph Walker and John Dwenger and Scoutmaster Edgar Scheidler. Another charter member, who was not present, is Mike New Scout Troop Is Chartered Greensburg's newest Boy Scout troop, No. 200, was chartered at a program Monday night in the Knights of Columbus cliibrooms. Don Wamsley, R. R. 1, Greensburg, Grouseland district commissioner, was in charge of the "eremony, after which he gave a brief talk on the purposes and benefits of Scouting and showed color slides of various activities. The charter members and their parents were guests of the Knights of Columbus, troop sponsor, at a chicken dinner. Each Scout and member of the troop committee received his pin and membership card for the coming year. The troop committee consists of Neil Sol- gere, chairman and assistant Scoutmaster; Richard Garvey, neighborhood, representative; Rex Pratt, financial advisor; Charles 'Scott, institutional representative; William Picker and the Rev. John ;0'Brien, assistant pastor of St. Mary's Catholic Church: Edgar Scheidler, the Scoutmaster, has served previously as Cubmaster for.a local Cub pack. He has. !; various capacities in the Grouse- land district. Mark Scott, an Eagle Scout, will assist Scheidler and Solgere with the new troop, which is now working on increasing its membership. Smasher (Continued from Page One'! dent Elvis Stahr, co-chairmen of the special committee. . Hovde and Stahr said Purdue and Indiana already are "in a select group of universities invited to set up a national corporation to operate the facility." Hovde said the Eagle Creek site "should equal or exceed any competing site and offers an extremely fortunate set of natural conditions." However, he added, "this is not to -say that other Indiana sites might not qualify. "It is our judgment, however, that no other site can offer the distinct advantages of a location near a metropolitan area, 10 minutes or less from a modern jet airport," he said. Several other areas of the state also are bidding for the accelerator, including Terre iaute, 'South Bend and New Albany - Jeffersonville. But rlovde said, "only a united, all- out Hoosier effort can succeed. ! believe we have the site as well as the will to win." Hovde said the proposed facility would ' dwarf all existing atom smashers. He said the argest now in existence are in Switzerland and at Brookhaven on Long Island, "but we understand that Russia is building & 60-BEV (billion electron volts) accelerator." The project Indiana is seeking would be a 200- BEV facility. Hovde termed the Indianapo-' is-Bloomington - Lafayette area ; 'a climate for living, a climate 'or working and an educational environment second to none." Hovde disclosed that Purdue's newly - established School of Technology which will be located at Indianapolis meets some of the special needs of the atomic energy research center. Competition Intense Stahr said the organization of 25 college presidents also includes Notre Dame President Theodore Hesburgh and that the three Hoosier presidents would attend a meeting June 20 in Washington. "The most difficult question of all should be the actual location of the 200 BEV machine despite the fact it would not clearly belong either to the community where located or even to any major nearby university but to the whole nation," Stahr explained. He said "every effort" would be made on an "objective, nonpolitical national interest basis to select the best place in the country to put this machine." "We must recognize that the competition for this machine will be intense," Stahr said. "More than 20 cities have populations of over half-a-million and several of them may have excellent sites. Our job is not to just present a good site but the best site. If we leave any reasonable stone unturned, it could make the difference." Stahr said Indiana needs not only to establish "that we have readily available a site that fully meets" the technical criteria, but the state "must convey a strong and full picture of the less tangible but in this case vitally important assets of this area which gives the necessary advantages over other possible sites." Stahr called these less tangible assets the "climate for working" and the "climate for .iving." "I can tell you .flatly that without the proximity of Indiana and Purdue we could forget this whole project," Stahr said. But he said the two big state universities contribute strongly to the "climate for working," and pointed out that both Lafayette and Blooming'ton, because of interstate highways, are less than an hour from the ~gle Creek site and that the I.U. Medical Center here is al-i most a next-door neighbor. \"Notre Dame, the University of Illinois and even the great universities in Southern Michigan, Chicago and Central Ohio are not very far away," Stahr said. , ; Climate-for Living "The climate for living may well turn out to be the thing that breaks the tie in our favor or someone else's," Stahr said. He listed under "climate for living" the "accessibility of such cultural .'advantages 'as those afforded by the I. U. campus, the Purdue campus -and the whole of metropolitan Indianapolis." He also cited Monroe Reservoir as the biggest lake in Indiana and mentioned other nearby lakes and parks. Stahr warned, however, it should be remembered that "even if we should not be the winner this year on this particular project our efforts will-'be in no way wasted;-there will be other projects in the future-:and even bigger atom smashers in a decade or. so,, for. .one,vthin|, and other great; scientific centers to be .-developed." ' ..'. The lawmakers got an 'early start on their .deliberations.. Both the Democratic majority and Republican minority leaders, of the. Legislature met .with Governor -Branigin in his office before m^ .party •Caucuses and then "'in''special .session -only 62 days after the'reg-' ular biennial" session ended. He called r ftfe special session because he--and his; advisers believe new legislation is required to. make- a good presentation of Indiana's '.bidV-fpp> an Atomic Energy Com mis si o n atom smasher. . But a considerable stack of other p r o p o.s e d legislation, mostly in resolution form, was prepared by various lawmakers in the hope they also could be enacted. "Legislative Goof" One of these would correct what its sponsor, Sen. Wesley Bowers, D-Evansville, called "a legislative goof" which exempted from income tax the pay of national guardsmen and reservists but did not exempt the pay of active military personnel. Bowers said this section of the amended-revenue code was stricken from the bill in committee during the 1965 regular session. But he .added in some manner which he believes was "-an-unintentional, error" it was put back into ..the printed bill which was signed and enacted into law. Also, State Treasurer Jack New had a resolution ready to give him more authority in requiring banks to lend state funds at low interest rates to victims of the Palm Sunday tornadoes. New transferred $18.000,000 in state money into banks of the tornado area and had hoped this money could be lent on no more than three per cent interest. However; he has no legal authority for making such a request. Also, a compromise plan apparently will permit the lawmakers to express themselves as favoring repeal of capital punishment without prolonging the special session past tonight. Aim of the special session called by Governor Branigin is to enact financing and enabling legislation to assure that Indiana's, bid for a nuclear research laboratory or "atom smasher" will fully meet Atomic Energy Commission specifications. A threat of possible delay hung over the session, which leaders , hope will end tonight, because of Branigin's veto of a bill to abolish capital punishment. The bill had passed both the House and Senate by strong majorities in the regular session which ended March 8. However, separate Democratic House and Senate majority caucuses held Monday night here reached agreement on letting the lawmakers express their capital punishment views by way of a resolution rather than upsetting Branigin's veto. The special session will get from Department of Administration Commissioner John Hatchett a revised estimate of sales and income tax revenues which will assure them they can spend $10 million for land if Indiana is selected for the $280 million laboratory. Real Estate For Sole To Settle Estate The undersigned executrix of the .estate of the late Anna Strueving is offering for sale the following described real estate located at 323 South Franklin Street, Greensburg,- Indiana. Property consists of nice, modern four room house with utility room, basement and garage. This is an extra clean home, conveniently located to the business district and churches. To place a bid or to make inquiry, contact the attorneys or the executrix. MARJORIE EINEMAN EXECUTRIX Phone 663-4655-i-• Humbert and Fitch, Attorneys. Phone 662-6361. WMSI6 Greensfenj(IM.) Daily News, Tuesday, JMM 8,1965 EVER HAPPEN TO YOU? By-Bfokr TH£ TAlfoK MPLYlNS THE NeW^lHT © Kttt Totstet Syndicate. Ina, 1965. WotH rialit. mmei. Gambler's Kidney Keeps Woman Alive CLEVELAND, Ohio (UPI) — A 28-year-old woman was alive today,.,thanks to^an. emergency Iqdney .^ranspiant from a gam- 'bler who was shot to death by his girlfriend Monday night. Three hours after James Toney, 34, died at Mt. Sinai Hospital, his kidney- was removed, cooled, bathed in special solutions, packed in an icy saline solution and rushed to the dying woman at Cleveland Clinic. Permission for the transplant was granted by Toney's estranged wife, Geraldine. A clinic spokesman said it would take two days to two weeks to determine if the transplant was successful. Tpney was shot and killed by Mrs. Rosemary Evans, 37, in her east side apartment following an argument. '-She is being held and has. admitted the shooting, police said. Detectives said .Toney and Mrs. Evans argued over money he had demanded to bet on horses. She, gave him $20 and then allegedly shot him when he tried to take more from her purse... .. - _ . , .. . Open Door Policy ..FREMONT, Calif. (UPI)Police here are looking for a gang of thieves who have an open door policy. Residents of three new homes complained that two men and a .woman with a pickup truck came to their homes and carted away the front door. The home owners said the thieves told them the doors we're to be refinished. But that was the last seen of them. For Society, call 663-3111. "We don't have suitable cases every day,"- Dr. Lester Adelson, deputy coroner, said. "This is a case of a dead man being of some help in keeping someone else alive maybe for months, or even years." Need a new hat For the new season . We have them . . . TO HUBER'S More than any other single factor, electricity has helped to "equalize" living conditions in rural America with those in urban America. In addition to the labor-sawig.dewiQes now in use on the farm,:all rural;families are,ab».,to enjoy the benefits and comforts made possible through electricity. .'•' ! Modern industries, once confined .to the big cities, ; have sprung up around the countryside, helping provide jobs -and payrolls to keep the wheels of commerce turning .... . because adequate, economical electric power is available. , As. pioneers in the electrification of our ana, we are proud of having contributed our share to the progress and prosperity of our people and this community/ DECATUR lUIAl ilECTRIcY^EMIEISHlF COIPORAf ION °20 I. Main Greensburg Phone 662-5155 Save Here, YpurMoney Js ^Utilized T T\l. • In rnis Community WHEN YOU OPEN A SAVINGS ACCOUNT at this association, your money remains in this community. By saving here you gain an • • attractive return on your' money. Our current rate, of .dividends is 4 per cent per annum. Your savings assist in enhancing the economy of Greensburg and Decatur County. Your money is invested on first mortgage loans on .real estate located in this community. Loans are made on city, rural and town property. THIS MEANS more activity in. the building and', allied trades. In turn, more jobs are created. And, jobs strengthen the econ- .omy. ' . , • HOME BUILDING AND IMPROyEMENT;"alstf &suit in a better place in which to live. Many retail businesses also benefit from home improvement and construction. This activity results in new family needs. In turn, merchandising here is .stimulated. In addition, your savings at this association never fluctuate in value. By leaving funds here on a continuous basis, you gain the advantage of dividends compounded on your earnings.. Each savings' account is insured up to $10,000. DURING THE PAST 69 YEARS this association has assisted countless families to own their own homes—debt-free. Those who save, here contribute to improving the economy ;of hthe city ; and county, as they enhance their financial security. (MOTRG Building & Loan Association S. Side Sq. Greensburg, Ind. "A Home Thrift Institution for Over 69 Years"

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