Greensburg Daily News from Greensburg, Indiana on August 19, 1965 · Page 10
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Greensburg, Indiana
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Thursday, August 19, 1965
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Greensburg Daily News King Cheered, Jeered— Southeastern Indiana's Greatest Newspaper Published dally except Sunday and certain holidays by Greensburg News Publishing Company. Entered as Second Class matter at Greensburg (Ind.) Post Office. Member—Hoosier State Press Assn.; Bureau of Advertising (ANPA); Indiana Republican Editorial Assn.; Inland Daily Press Assn. SUBSCRIPTION BATES By Carrier In City and Towns—Per Week By Mail (Indiana) Year In Advance Six Months Three' Months Less Than Three Months—Month By Mail (Outside Indiana) Year... Six Months . ? A5 14.00 7.50 4.00 2.00 16.00 Three Months - ' 5 .00 Less Than Three Months—Month 2.50 Mail Subscriptions Cannot Be Accepted In Towns With Carrier Delivery Greensburg Standard _ 1 Established 1835 •Jreensburg Daily Review _ Established 187C Greensburg Daily News - .Established Jan; 1, 1894 Consolidated In Daily News Jan. 1, 191P SWORN CIRCULATION APRIL 1, 1965 5816 Interest Centers on Back-To-School In a little over a week boys and girls will enroll in elementary schools of the city and county and members of the. teen-age group will enter high schools. Before mid-September the annual exodus of young people to institutions of advanced education will begin. A record number of Decatur County young people will attend colleges and universities, preparatory schools and educational institutions which offer training in specialized skills. This reflects favorable economic conditions in Decatur County. Added emphasis on higher education and specialized training indicates a public realization of the benefit to young people. Only a few decades ago, most young people regarded a high school diploma as the extent of a normal educational requirement. Now, a high school diploma is a minimum requirement of industry, in many instances. Those who find it possible to continue their education on collegiate or specialized level gain preference in employment opportunity. Young people should be encouraged to finish high school. Those who drop out face a serious handicap. Standards of colleges are higher than they were a quarter of a century ago. Young people seeking to enter college should take subjects that are geared to meeting college standards. Teen-age high school students who are not contemplating future college studies usually do not have as difficult an academic assignment in high school as those who are preparing for college. Those who are contemplating employment by industry should not neglect opportunity to study courses in mathematics, as knowledge of this subject will be important in any future industrial work. As indicated by this issue of The Greensburg Daily News, interest is centered now on the back-to-school theme. Summer is almost at an end. In only a short time educational institutions on all levels will become a scene of activity as the fall term commences. Money, Food Poured of LA. Editor Petitions To Be Cleared of Contempt Charges By JOHN DART LOS ANGELES (UPI)—Riot- torn Los Angeles moved rapidly toward recovery tod'ay despite a cross-fire of recriminations over the causes of the nation's worst Negro uprising oj the century. City and state authorities poured food and money into the stricken Watts district where 15,000 police and National Guardsmen smashed an unprecedented rampage that left 35 dead. Reports of trouble in the riot zone dwindled sharply Wednesday night and early today. Police said an 18-year-old Negro youth was shot in the head when he fan out of a burned factory carrying a table. His condition was listed as critical. In another section of the riot area, a report of a sniper proved unfounded. Disagreed Over Cause Gov. Edmund G. Brown and Mayor Samuel Yorty, meanwhile, disagreed over what caused the rioting whicih left 35 persons dead, nearly 900 injured and nearly $200 million in property damage. Their dispute was rapidly becoming a public feud. Dr. Martin Luther King, both cheered and jeered by Negroes in a tour of the riot area Wednesday, sharply criticized Police Chief William H. Parker for inflaming tensions in the riot area. He also met with Brown for 90 minutes. After the meeting, the governor said "absolutely not" when asked if he would try to have Parker ousted from his job. "I don't believe he has the slightest bit of prejudice in him," Brown said of Parker. "His zeal for law enforcement could be misinterpreted as prej- NOBLESVTL3JE, Ind. (UPI)— Special Judge Robert McNevin today received a petition asking that James T. Neal, editor of the Noblesvffie Ledger be cleared of criminal contempt of court charges filed by Hamilton Circuit County Judge Edward F. New. McNevin, a former deputy attorney general, said he would decide later whether to conduct a hearing Aug. 30. Phillip C. Klotz, Neal's attorney, told McNevin at today's hearing that the 20-page brief offered by Neal would contain all of his pleadings. New contended that Neal committed contempt nf court in his newspaper column by publishing a "disdainful, scumlous and contemptible article." The article had criticized a ^crackdown on traffic law violators as "an excellent example of shotgun justice." Neal's brief contained a number of court citations concerning freedom of the press. Contentions in the brief were: —Neal was improperly arrested in violation of his civil rights. —Neal was held without a hearing in violation of the 14th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution and also the Indiana Constitution. —New failed to require Neal to show cause why he should not be held in contempt of court. —New did not follow customary court procedure in issuing the contempt citation. —Neal's editorial comment was altered by New to supply his own interpretation. —The Neal column was not in contempt of court but was in accordance with the freedom of the press to comment and criticize judicial actions. At Versailles— Vocational School Ceremony Aug. 27 udice. Funds Controversy Other controversy flared over an unexpected cut-off of federal anti-poverty funds which drew Sargent Shriver, director of the office of Economic Opportunity, into the tense situation. The five days of civic disorder were sparked Aug. 11 when two white highway patrolmen arrested a drunken driving sus- The official ground-breaking ceremony and program for the new $1.560,000 Southeastern Indiana Area Vocational School building at the west edge of Versailles will be held Friday. Aug. 27. William E. Martin, director of the school, announced the public is invited to attend the program at 2 p. m. in the Versailles High School auditorium and official ground-breaking ceremonies at the site, where construction is already well under way. The building, which will have 12,120,000 square feet of floor space, is slated for completion in the summer of 1966. Principal speaker for the occasion will be Dr. Hobart Sommers of the Chicago Regional Office of the U. S. Office of Education. Dr. Sommers' career includes a number of teaching and administrative assignments in the Chicago school system. In January 1949, he was appointed assistant superintendent of schools in Chicago in charge of vocational education. He .remained in this assignment until July 1962, when he accepted the U. S. Office of Education post for manpower training programs for the region comprised of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin. He is the author of several textbooks and has served as staff education writer for the Chicago Daily News. His articles on education have appeared in many professional publications, j Others to appear on the program are William E. Wilson, superintendent of public instruction; Harold Hoffman, president of the board of managers of the school: Judge William J. Schroder, president of the board of directors of the building corporation: and the Rev. William T. Fleming, pastor of the Versailles Baptist Church. After the principal address, the group will transfer to the building site for the ground-breaking. The chrome-plated shovel to be used is being furnished by the Osgood Civic Club. The school, designated to serve the area of Decatur, Dearborn, Ohio, Switzerland, Jefferson, Jennings and Ripley Counties, is presently sponsored by 12 participating school districts who have established a 10-cent vocational levy in their budgets for initial support of the project. State and federal funds are also utilized. The school will ultimately provide vocational and technical training in 15 major occupational areas at the high school and post high school levels. Lillie Elliott Will Admitted to Probate Will of the late Lillie M. Elliott has been admitted to probate in Decatur Circuit Court. The will, dated July 8, 1963 and witnessed by Edna Borden and Daniel R. Ford, lists a bequest of $50 to a granddaughter, Carol Sue Callahan, with the residue of the estate to be di, vided equally among her fou children, Roy W. Elliott, Alber L. Elliott, Ada Marie Gross anc Ernest C. Elliott. The granddaughter, Carol Su< Callahan, renounced her righ under terms of the will to serve as administrator of the estate and on petition of the son, Al bert L. Elliott, for letters of ad ministration with will annexed to be granted to D. R. Ford, he was appointed administrator upon fDing bond in the sum o: $2,000. Grceiuburg (Ind.) Daily News, Thursday, Aug. 19,1965 in Brief (UPI) — The government's -top labor mediator predicted today 'negotiators would be' able .to: head off a threatened Sept. 1 steel strike. f "T have 'every hope'and'be- lief that the differences between the sides will be resolved by bargaining methods," William E. Simian, head of the U.S. Mediation anil Conciliation Service, said. "AT THE INVITATION of a number of concerned individuals and major organizations," Dr. Martin Luther King is in Los Angeles to "minister to the small degree that I can" in the riot beleaguered city. pect. Negroes claimed the sus pect was mistreated — anothe in a long line of alleged cases of police brutality, against Ne groes. Mayor Yor.ty said such charges were part of an inter Marines (Continued Ironi Paee One) taken to the headqu'arters o: the Special Forces in Pleiku Rites at Harrison For Dr. Schoenling BATESVILLE, Ind. - Services for Dr. Edward H. Schoenling, Harrison, former Hamilton County health commissioner, wil be at the Jackman Funera Home, Harrison, Ohio, at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Harrison. Dr. Schoenling died Tuesday at the Margaret Mary Hospital, Batesville. He served as health commissioner from 1929 to 1947. He leaves his wife, Lois; two daughters, Mrs. Catherine Kates Gardiner, Me., and Mrs. Martha French, Versailles, Ind.; and a son, Dr. John Schoenling, San Francisco. Visitation after 4 p. m. Thursday. TULSA — Production of crude oil in the United States has more than doubled in volume within the last 12 years. Services Held For William H. Phegley Funeral services for William H. Phegley, 84, a retired school custodian, were held at Westport Wednesday morning. Attended by relatives and friends, the rites were conducted by the Rev. Glenn Carmichael, pastor of Maple View Methodist Church at Wanamaker and the Rev. Earl Carmichael, pkstor of Pleasant View Evangelical United Brethren Church in Jennings County. Burial was in Westport Cemetery. The casket bearers were: John Tempest, Robert Dixon, Lester Jones, Kenneth Jones, William Robbins and Gordon Brock. The senior American adviser there, Col. Theodore Mataxis 48, of Seattle, Wash., disclosec the Communist forces hac brought in truck - towed quad ruple mounted 50-caliber anti aircraft machine guns to dis courage any thoughts of retaking Dak Sut by heliborne assault. The Viet Cong opened their at'tack on Dak Sut with a mor ;ar barrage. Earlier reports :rom the area indicated savage : oxhole-tp-foxhole fighting before radio contact was lost. Earlier, a U.S. FIDO jet pilot flying over the area repor'tec seeing about 70 refugees leaving the town. The city of Kontum near Dak Sut is about 37 miles north of leiku where U. S. airborne and infantry * troops are engaged in a search and destroy operation against a Communist orce whicih had endangered the U. S. Special Forces camp at Due Co. The Marine attack on the village complex of Von Tuong south of Choi Lai turned the tables on the Viet Cong. Intelligence reports said the Communists were planning to open their own attack on the Marines today to mark the 20th anniversary of the Viet Minn uprising against the French in Hanoi, the capital of North Viet Nam. Pleads Not Guilty To Driving Charge One man has entered a not guilty plea in City Court and another has been cited to appear. Pleading not guilty to a charge of drivin? while under the influence of intoxicants was Donald E. Simmonds, 26, Greensburg, who was arrested on East Main Tuesday night by City Police. His trial was set for Sept. 16 and he was released on $50 bond. Lewis L. Glover, 23, Greensburg, was arrested Wednesday night by local police on a warrant charging him with assault and battery. The affidavit against him was signed by Kelly tfeath, also of this city, following an altercation Tuesday night at the trailer court at the corner of North Michigan and Carver Streets. He posted $50 cash bond, pending his arraignment Tuesday. national Communist "big lie" technique to discredit law enforcement officers. Brown said that communism might have had a "minor role" but added "we kid ourselves if we blame this on communism alone." Yorty, who has suggested that he is the only Democrat in the state who can challenge Brown in the party's gubernatorial primary next year, charged Wednesday that the governor had mistakenly started to remove the gulardsrnen summoned last Friday to help police. Collins Can't Help He also disassociated himself from Brown's call to President Johnson for the services of racial trouibleshooter Leroy Collins, U.S. undersecretary of commerce. Yorty said Collins could not help the city. Brown agreed to a request by King to "visit the people" of Watts. The governor planned to go today or Friday and said he hoped to have "something dramatic" to tell the residents. He also will make a radio report to the people of Los Angeles today and announce the names of a seven-member commission to find the causes of ;he rioting and methods of preventing a recurrence. Brown said he would ask the commission to make a recommendation on a civilian review soard to consider charges of Dolice brutality. This Was King's first request ana a long- in^ goal of Negro leaders here. - FRANKFURT, Germany (UPI) —-A war crimes courj hejre found 17 of.20 defendants guilty of complicity in the' killing of 2.5 to 4'million persons in Adolf Hitler's Auschwitz death camp and sentenced them: to prison terms ranging from 3% yekrs to life at hard labor. Life sentences — the heaviest penalty possible under Wesl German law — were imposed on six defendants, including Gestapo torturer Wilhelm Bpger and Oswald Kaduk, a guard who giggled while breaking prisoners' necks. Eleven other defendants were sentenced to terms ranging from 3% to 14'years. WASHINGTON (UPI)—Federal voting examiners were on their way into five more Deep South counties today, under orders' to put Negroes on the rolls in compliance with the voting rights act of 1965. Atty. Gen. Nicholas Deb. Katzenibach issued orders 'for the new examiners Wednesday night, bringing to 14 the number of counties that have been Harvey to Vote , Against Farm Bill WASHINGTON (UPI) — Rep. Ralph Harvey, R-Ind., said Wednesday he intends to vote against the omnibus farm bill. "It makes the farmer dependent upon the political climate in Washington for a substantial portion of his income," Harvey said. "If this policy is continued, he will eventually become a ward of the federal government." Harvey said the bill is virtually an extension of present wheat and feed grain programs, and tends to freeze the dairy farmer into a permanent pattern. picked for examiners under the ISiday-alil law.' •'"• WASHINGTON (UPI)-A high Negro government official sai< today that criticism of U. S. policies in Viet Nani by prominen civil rights leaders may lead to dangerous miscalculations by America's enemies. • Assistant Secretary of Labor George Weaver, one of the highest ranking Negroes in the Johnson administration, appeared to be aiming his remarks at Dr. Martin Luther Bang jr., head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). GETTYSBURG; Pa. (UPI) — Former. President Dwight D. Eisenhower said today that abandonment by the United States of attempts to deprive the Soviet Union and other debtor nations of their vote in the United Nations "is the best course open to 1 the United States." GE Wire Mill fe Planned at Shelby SHELBYVILLE, Ind. — A new magnet wire maniifacturing facility will be established in the existing General Electric Company building on Progress Road, arid will 'increase employment here when production begins next year, it was 'announced Wednesday by Blake Miller, general manager of the Shelbyville G. E. plant. The new complete wire mill facility will be used for the drawing, annealing, enameling and packaging of copper magnet wire. The wire to be produced will be used in the manufacture of electric motors. Approximately 25 additional employes will be required to maintain and operate the wire mill, it was stated. Wrecks (Continued from Page One) Greensburg, that was struck from behind by a northbound car driven by James R. Keillor, 21, R. R. 1, Greensburg. Police said the truck was forced to stop for a car in front of it turning left. Damage, estimated at $100, was confined to the front of the Keilor vehicle. Space Shot (Continued from Page One) down was stjapiped. Copper and Conrad. "sat placidly in the capsule atop tHe two-stage Titan rocket. "Turn on the windshield wipers," 'Conrad quipped as rain splashed down. The gantry that flanked the rocket had been re- mbved and was 'raise<l back in-, to 1 place as a'protection JOT the' Space6oteft duriijg the"rain. . Engineers at .the manned spacecraft center in Houston, were checking' the cause" of, a telemetry system failure in the capsule. A back-up, system worked and the primary system "functioned when i e s t e d •again—tort they 'wanted to' make doubly sure. ' ' : "We wiJi adivlse you further on the length of the hold or whether we can go today," said Paul Haney the voice of 'misr sion control in Houston. Not Until' Saturday Space agency officials said if the shot was scrujBbed.-today, it, could not be rescheduled', at least until Saturday.' : -''.'"' Officials said a mininyum 48- fioiir period was needed to prepare the ship's fuel' cell power units for a hew launch attempt. "•We have a telemetry problem," Gemini control said. Until that moment;, all systems had been "go for almost Eiye hoiiars. There was a hour "hold" "on the countdown early this morning because'of problems with fueling electric oower ceHs. ' '•"••, RAIL EQUIPMENT The U.S. Tanks first in production of rail equipment. BEL-AIR DRIVE-IN THEATRE On U. S. 421 between Osgood and Versailles. Admission 65c; children under 12 free with parents. $1 per car Thursday if bumper sticker is on car. Driver Free With This Ad Fri., Sot., Aug. 20-21 "THE TARGET IS TAGGART," in color, with Tony Young .and Dan Duryea; also "THE KILL-, ERS," •' in color, starring Ljse Marvin. Sun., Mon., Aug. 22-23 "VON. RYAN'S.. EXPRESS", World War II picture with Erank Sinafra and Trevor Howard. Wed., Thurs., Aug. 25-26 James Stewart : stars in "DEAR BRIGITTE",.. in. deluxe., color, with Fabian and Glynis Johns. Johnson Trial Is Set for Sept. 13 Trial of Carlie Johnson, 22, Kolomo, on a charge of theft of 3roprty was set Thursday in Decatur Circuit Court for Sept. 13. Arguments were heard on a motion to quash a charge of possession of stolen property against him, but judgment was withheld sending his withdrawal of a plea of not guilty to the charge, which .s a technicality required by the court. Johnson is charged along with Paul Jackson, 19, Springfield, 0., in connection with the theft of gasoline and an electric saw rom Robert Dale Brown Aug. 2 and possession of $115 worth of ools identified as stolen, which ivere found in the trunk of Jack- PASSES 10 MILLION CINCINNATI (UPI) — The National League Wednesday announced that its attendance al- eady has passed the 10 million mark this year. As of 'Aug. 17, he attendance stood at 10,065,70. 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