Greensburg Daily News from Greensburg, Indiana on September 27, 1965 · Page 3
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Greensburg, Indiana
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Monday, September 27, 1965
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GREENSBURG CALL 663-3114 IF PAPEB IS MISSED-^ Frank A. White ALL WHO KNOW politico wUl accede that the 87th annual fall conference of the Indiana Republican Editorial Association, meeting at French Lick this past weekend, saw new fight in the Hoosier GOP and higher morale. Biggest boost to Republicans came when a three federal judge panel ruled the reapportionment law of the 1965 legislature was un- Mr. White constitutional. Gov. Roger D. Branigin is forced into a special session of the Assembly or to have the federal court reapportion Indiana legislative seats after Dec. 1. The reapportionment was a gerrymander by the heavily controlled Democratic House and Senate to assure the party of most seats in any future Assembly. THE REPUBLICANS see Democratic woes mounting. There is an expanding Vietnamese war, with rising costs of life and treasure, and dim outlook of any decisive victory. Cost of living, shown by rise in food prices, continues to mount. The Johnson administration's Great Society is in trouble on many fronts, including the Atterbury Job Corps that is long on scandal and short on accomplishments. Republicans view the all-time record of bill passing of the 89th Congress as a disaster to all who believe in limited government and preservation of personal liberties. PRIOR TO THE French Lick VoliiMlXXI SOUTHEASTERN INDIANA'S GREATEST NEWSPAPER Greensburg, | n d., MonJay, Sept. 27,1965 UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL Per copy, 10*; carrier, 45* week Issue No. 219 Lauds Demo Achievements At Funfest Approximately 500 persons at tended the annual Democrats Funfest at the Decatur Countj Fairgrounds Sunday afternoon for an informal program featur ing an address by Congressman meeting the state GOP central L ee H. Hamilton, a twist con committee held an intensive session at the state headquarters. Principal subject was finances. The GOP battle chest for the forthcoming 1966 congressional elections is almost bare. The WHIRLY BIRD OF PREY— U. S. Marines pinned down by Viet Cong sniper fire near Qui Nhon, South Viet Nam, are reinforced by other troops coming in by helicopter. party has but scant patronage, is in the black, but with insufficient operating funds. U. S. Senator Everett M. Dirksen will headline the 75th birthday celebration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Indianapolis Oct. 14. This will be a $75 a couple fund raising effort of the party. Chairman of the fund raising dinner is Stanley H. Byram, treasurer of the GOP, from Martinsville. The committee formulated its financial plan with Byram remaining overall finance chairman under committee rules. STATE CHAIRMAN Charles 0. Hendricks indicated 0. C. Carmichael of South Bend may be finance chairman and Kurt Pantzer, Indianapolis, in charge of the Almanac fund raising activity, under the overall finance chairman. There is sizable Hoosier support of Richard M. Nixon, as a possible presidential candidate again. Former Vice President Nixon is coming to Indianapolis Oct. 16 for a reception and will go on to Indiana University to address the student body. He will be an added drawing card at the $75 a couple banquet that will feature Dirksen and Indiana's veteran congressman, Charles A. Halleck. THE STATE GOP has viewed with delight the headlines pertaining to the perils of Democratic Secretary of State John D. Bottorff. He is to appear before a Marion County grand jury along with Albert Steinwedel, his campaign manager. They will explain details of $4,000 in checks from stock broker Robert S. Chappell. This chain of events was exploded by the late Michael Dobich, whose stockbroker activities may be a loss to investors "of around three mil- test, a magician's act. bowling and miniature golf. Rep. Hamilton of Columbus Democratic congressman from the Ninth District, reviewed what he termed "the Democrats record of achievement" and pre dieted another Democratic victory in 1966 because of "the manner in which Democrats are now discharging their responsibilities." "The Democratic Party has majority vote and is getting the fob done," Hamilton stated. Speaking of the reapportionment, which places Decatur County in the Ninth District instead of the 10th Congressional District, Rep. Hamilton said he welcomed the inclusion of Decatur County in his district, not because of its past voting record, but because of the potential support in the future. "I know enough good hard-working Democrats in this county to assure a Democratic victory in 1966," declared. Hamilton said the three basic reasons for the Democrats mov- ng forward are: Good organiza- ;ion, good candidates and Democratic leaders who have projected a positive image. In conclusion, Rep. Hamilton said: "The Democratic Party is serving well and will continue to grow in prestige because of the work of people dedicated to public service." The speaker was introduced by Ralph Williams. Preceding the address, acts of (Continued on Page Six) Double Trouble SOUTH GATE, Calif. (UPI) — Willy Eoker is behind bars today because of the mechanical failure of his cigarette lighter and his car. After a violent argument with his girlfriend, Eoker returned to her residence early Sunday and tried to set fire to it. His defective lighter refused to work, however, and the. noise woke her mother, who attacked him. When Eoker tried to escape, his car failed to start and he was easily caught by local police. Renew Plea For Truce In Kashmir UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. (UPI)—Security Council menv bers, alarmed by recurrent reports of flareups along the Kashmir .truce line, agreed today to issue a new ceasefire appeal to India and Pakistan. U. S. Ambassador Arthur J. Goldberg, as this month's president, held informal consultations with the other 11 council Kentucky Urges Indiana to Build ' '• ' *• •••••- ** •-...- phicago-Evansville Toll Highway members this morning as v the General Assembly met to continue its annual general, or policy, debate. The council members agreed in principle that a new appeal to New Delhi and Rawalpindi should be issued either in the name of Goldberg, as council president, or of Secretary Gej- neral Thant. \ Informed sources said they planned a private midday meet ing to approve the working of the appeal. .; Goldberg held the council consultations while Secretary of State Dean Rusk conferred across, the street at U. S. delegation headquarters with Foreign Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto of Pakistan on the Kashmir conflict. ? By EUGENE J. CADOU ' INDIANAPOLIS • (UPI)—Kentucky Gov. Edward T. Breathitt is attempting to persuade Indiana to build its second toll road, a' Chicago to Evansville superhighway, Frank T. Millis, member of the Indiana Toll Road Commission, said today. Millis said he was advised that Breathitt has proposed that Indiana construct, the pay road near U.S. 41 from Lake County to near Evansville to connect pushing near the same highway in Kentucky. UjS. 41 lints Chicago, Terre Haute, Evansville, Nashville, Tenn., and Atlanta, Ga. The Kentucky governor made the proposal to Richard Schnute, board chairman of the Citizens National Bank of Evansville, according to Millis'. Schnute is a powerful Democratic leader. Millis announced / he would contact Schnute as soon as he with a similar toll road he is ' returns from vacation because of the "practical possibilities" of such a highway. He added 'he would ask the Evansville banker to consult with Governor Bpanigin and would go with •Mm to Branigin,' if necessary. Millis A McKinney Aide Millis, who is a public relations expert for the American Fletcher National Bank of Indianapolis, is regarded as former Democratic national .chairman Frank McKinney's link with the Indiana Republican Party. McKinney is president of the bank and Millis .is a former Republican state treasurer and state auditor and was campaign manager for ex-Sen. William E. Jenner. > : .' . • The huge barge traffic ..on .the Ohio River at Evansville and the enormous automobile-travel to Florida were cited by .Millis as contributing to the financial stability of a north-south, pay road which Would be about 300 miles long, about twice* the length of the present east-west 'Continued on Paee Four) ; ' Youth Corps Employment Offered Here Plans for the Neighborhood Youth Corps program here this fall and winter offering employment to youths aged 16 through 21 inclusive from low income Families, were announced today by Richard Revalee, principal of New Point School who is program director in Decatur County- Sponsored by the Indiana Farmers Union, with 90 per cent financing by the federal government, the program is part of the Johnson Administration's war on poverty. The program this lummer saw 28 young persons employed here. Those who qualify for the Neighborhood Youth Corps are placed in jobs with non-profit organizations, including governmental agencies and the schools, and are paid at the rate of $1.25 per hour. Those still in school will be permitted to wor-k up to 12 hours )er week and non-students a maximum of 30 hours per week, t was explained. However, there must be one full-time enrollee for each part-time one. Up to (Continued on Page Six) NEW DELHI (UPI)—United Nations truce teams today pa T ;rolled the frontier between India and Pakistan in an attempt o enforce what Was officially described as a deteriorating ceasefire. Both sides reported sharp fighting Sunday and each blamed the other for violating the agreement to stop shooting as the first step toward settling (Continued on ri«e Six) Apartment OK Refusal Is Appealed Refusal of the .Greensburg Board of Zoning Appeals to ap^ prove erection of an apartment building north of the Rosenmund School has been appealed to the Decatur Circuit Court. Tihe action was filed by? the newly formed Madima Corporation and J. Richard Russell. The new corporation consists of Mr. and Mrs. J. Richard Russell and Mrs. Russell's mot'her, Mrs. Mary Dalmbert. The plaintiffs' petition for variance to erect the - apartment "building on Lot 19 of the John Wilder Addition to Greens- jurg, which is zoned single-fam- ly residence, was turned down )y the local Board of Zoning Appeals following a public hearing Sept. 7. The plaintiffs indicate their ntention to erect a $175,000 .wo-story multiple-family dwelling and contend such a struc- ure would increase the assessed valuation of the neighborhood and that the property is suitable or multiple-family dwelling pur- >oses. In their appeal, the plaintiffs ask that the defendants be required to certify to the circuit court all proceedings of the oard of Zoning Appeals in turn- ng down the plaintiff's request or variance and that the board's cticn be reversed and the laintiffs' application be sus- :ained by the court. 2 Yank POWs Are Executed By Viet Reds By MICHAEL T. MALLOY SAIGON (UPI)—The Communist Viet Cong announced today they had executed two American prisoners of war. A U.S. Embassy spokesman denounced the action as "murder" and said Communist North Viet Nam would be held responsible for the "clear violation.of every civilized principle." : ICE BOX TOMATOES—Mrs. Axel Nohr of Casper, Wyo., picks ripe tomatoes while standing in the remains of a surprise snow that dropped up to 18 inches on some parts of the state. She saved her tomato crop by burning candles in tin cans inside the planter. Some Rain Likely— To Stay Awhile By United Press International Autumn weather kept a step ahead of the calendar in Indiana today, and sweater stick around all week. Highs in the 60s and lows in the 40s were common fron Lake Michigan River. It may to be the the Ohii sami lion dollars. Bottorff has denied any wrongdoing in connection with his campaign or conduct of state office, as has Steinwedel. State Republicans are mounting a heavy attack on the state \level against Gov. Branigin's administration. It includes charges that the Branigin administration, due to its slowness in getting a working team and making decisions, has brought near paralysis to several state departments. Among these is the penal department of the state. REGARDING REAPPORTIONMENT, State Chairman Hendricks said: "We know the Democratic controlled legislature will not accept a GOP plan of reapportionment. But our hope is that it will come closer to a fair plan than it did before." Seven Are Injured In Traffic Mishaps story daily through next Satin- day. A mass of cold air ripple; across the extreme northern rim of the state Sunday. As a result South Bend's tempera ture never climbed above 57 al day, and it .skidded to 36 this morning. Elsewhere things were a little more moderate, with highs ranging from 64 at Fort Wayne to 73 at Evansville and overnight lows from 45 at Fort Wayne ,to 49 at Evansville. 68 at Evansville Saturday was much the same story, with highs ranging from 63 at South Bend and Indianapolis to 68 at Evansville and 76 at Louisville, and overnight Seven persons were injured in three of six traffic accidents investigated here over the weekend. Four of the seven were injured in a head-on crash on the Brookville Road, one-half mile east of treensburg, at 8 a. m. Sunday. Most seriously injured was James Kramer, 12, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Kramer, R. R. 6, who sustained a severe lacera- ion across his forehead. He was i passenger in an auto driven by his brother, Norbert L. Kramer, 20, R. R. 6, who suffered a :ut on his chin. Injured in the other auto were Mrs. Anna M. Schwering, 34, R. R. 6, who suffered facial lacerations and a cut on her right knee; and Mrs. Schwering's five-year-old daughter, Carolyn, who sustained a broken right wrist. All were released following treatment at Memorial Hospital here. The accident occurred, ac- cording to Sheriff Irvin Gidley when Norbert Kramer, driving west, went into an "S" curve and applied the brakes when he noticed an auto driven by Mrs. Schwering approaching around a curve from the west. Kramer said the brakes locked, causing his car to go out of control. His younger brother suffered the laceration across his forehead when his head struck the windshield. Damage to the front of the 1964-model Kramer auto was estimated at $1,100 and that to the front of the 1964-model Schwering auto at $850. Students Hurt Two Hanover College students en route to Anderson for a foot- 3all game received cuts and bruises in a single-car crash on U. S. 421, a mile southeast of Jreensburg. at noon Saturday. Charles G. Howard, 20, Dayton, 0., told Deputy Sheriff Bud Tucker he started to pass a northbound auto and when he saw an approaching vehicle he swerved to his left to avoid a head-on crash. The Howard auto went into a ditch on the southwest side of the highway. Howard sustained a bruised nose and Ted Lester, 21, Evansville, a passenger, suffered a bump on his forehead. Damage to Howard's 1965-model auto was estimated at $150. A two-vehicle crash in the 900 block of East Main occurred at 4:30 p. m. Saturday, according to police, when Mayburn W. Hatton, 30, Franklin, O., driving east, started to pass on the right side of-an eastbound auto driven by Emmett Taylor, 69, Greensburg, as Taylor started to turn right into a driveway. Mrs. Emmett Taylor complained of tier left shoulder hurting, police said. Damage to the left front (Continued on Page Six) - WEATHER H'mon City ..41 5 a. m 11 a. m Max Sat: 67 Min. Sat 33 Max. Sun 62 Min. Sun 35 47 53 64 34 70 40 LATE WEATHER — Mostly cloudy and chilly this afternoon and tonight. Tuesday cloudy, chance of some rain north and central portions. A little warmer most of state Tuesday. Low tonight in the 40s north, 47 to 54 south. High Tuesday 54 to 62 north, in the 60s south. Sunset today 6:34 p. m. Sunrise Tuesday 6:38 a. m. Outlook for Wednesday: Cloudy with little temperature change. Rain likely north and central. Lows near 50. Highs in the 60s. TONIGHT Lions. Rotary. Legion Auxiliary. Odd Fellows. Eagles Auxiliary. DeMolay. Boy Scouts. conditions were expected to lows early Sunday from 43 at Indianapolis and Fort Wayne to 47 at South Bend. Forecasts called for highs today ranging from the low 50s to 63, lows tonight from the lower 40s to the lower 50s, and highs Tuesday from the low 50s to the low 60s. The five-day outlook called for temperatures averaging 6 to 8 degrees below normal highs of 70 to 78 and normal lows of 47 to 55. "Continued quite cool," the outlook said. Some rain was seen as "possible" Tuesday over the northern two-thirds of the state. And three-fourths of an inch of moisture is expected this week, mostly in the midweek period. Snow in Minnesota Freezing temperatures chilled northern border states from Maine to Montana today and snow fell in parts of the Dakotas and Minnesota. Cold rains soaked parts of the reat Plains into the Mississippi Valley and freezing drizzle iced parts of Montana. Temperature readings in. the 30s and 40s were reported through much of the Midwest and New England areas. Frost was reported as far The clandestine Viet Cong "li beration radio" broadcast iden tified the Americans as Capt Albert Rusk Joseph and Sgt Kenneth Moaraibeth. A later Communist North Viet Nam news agency dispatch identified them as Capt. Humbert R. Versace and Sgt. Kenneth M. Roraback. The Reds were known to be holding Capt. Humbert R. Versace of Baltimore, Md., and Sgt. Kenneth Roraback of Fayetteville, N.C. Reprisal Execution The Viet Cong broadcast said the American soldiers were executed at 10 a.m. Sunday "by order ,of. the South Viet Nam Liberation (Viet Cong) armed forces command." : Rorabadk, -an Army special forces .non-com, was captured almost two years ago. His wife, Veronica, was last listed as living in Chester, W. Va. The executions apparently were in reprisal for the death sentence carried out last week in Da Nang of three Viet Cong agents. The broadcast mentioned the three today as "patriots." Prime Minister Nguyen Cao Ky indicated tonight the South Vietnamese might halt public Lineman Electrocuted At Scene of Crash INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)—Malcolm Pygman, 32, Mooresville, an Indianapolis Power & Light Co. lineman, was electrocuted Saturday night at the scene of a traffic accident here. Police said Pygman came in contact with a 4,000-volt line while attempting to repair wires torn loose when a car struck a light pole. 20 IN MICHIGAN NEW YORK (UPI) — The highest temperature reported to the U. S. Weather Bureau Sunday, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, was 105 at Gila Bend, Ariz. Lowest reported this morning was 20 at Pellston, Mich. executions of Viet Cong agents in light of the reprisal killings- of war prisoners. Communist Attack In other developments: — A 500-man Communist force launched an attack on Vietnamese rangers in a region 20 miles northwest of Saigon Sunday night. Other Viet Cong units inflicted "heavy" losses on a small militia force, 12 miles south of Saigon this morning. —American B52 jet bombers from Guam today made their 33rd raid on Communist territo^, ry in South Viet Nam. ... ' —A -Communist unit probed the lines of the 1st Cavalry Division in the central mountains, attacked a district headquar- ters^270_miies northeast-oLSaib... gon and shot at U.S. helicopters 60 miles west of the capital. A spokesman said the cavalrymen suffered "light" casualties. BULLETINS WASHINGTON (UPI) — The State Department charged today that the Viet Cong's execution of two American prisoners was "in direct violation" of the 1949 Geneva Convention on rules of war signed by North Viet Nam. A spokesman said the United States was asking the international committee of the Red Cross "to take all possible action within its competence with respect to, these violations." NEW YORK (UPI) — Secretary of State Dean Rusk today rebuffed a Pakistan effort to ?et the United States to by-pass the United Nations and intervene more directly in the Kashmir dispute. ' ' American officials said that Rusk, in the course of a one- lour conference with Pakistan Foreign Minister Z. A. Bhutto, emphasized- that the United States had been and would con- inue to work "fully within the ramework of the Security Council" on all aspects of the matter. south as northern Illinois and Indiana and 'the mercury fell nto the 20s across Michigan. Light rain continued to fall along the Gulf Coast, with .63 of an inch reported at Victoria. Tex. Miami, Fla., was soaked with 3.17 inches of rain Sunday. New Point Fire Damage Set at $200 Damage was estimated at $200 in a'fire Saturday evening^in a ool shed on the Jim Lutes property at New Point, near the chool there. Firemen from the Vew Point Volunteer Fire Company extinguished the blaze, which was confined to one corner of the frame structure and he roof. Several small tools langihg on a wall were reported amaged. A spark from a near- Movies' It Girl" Clara Bow Dead . HOLLYWOOD (UPI) — Clara Bow, the sensuous "It Girl" of the silent screen, died Sunday night while watching a late television movie. She was 60. iy trash fire was blamed tarting the blaze. for The red-haired star of the Flapper era zoomed to success in fthe 1920s as the embodiment of sex. But in the decade that followed, her light of popularity flickered and the torch was carried on by succeeding screen beauties. Among them were platinum- haired Jean Harlow. "oomph girl" Ann Sheridan, Marie "the body" McDonald, .-and blonde glamour roe. queen Marilyn Mon- Miss Bow had been in failing health for several years and until recently was under treatment for extreme insomnia at a rest home where she maintained an apartment and was free to come and go. Friends said she kept a radio under her pillow at night for the soothing effect of music. Natural Causes Her nurse, Mrs.- 'Estrella Smith, .said the one-time actress was watching television shortly before midnight when she died. Death was attributed to natural causes. Her husband, Nevada Lt. Gov. Rex Bell died of a heart attack July 4, 1962 at Las Vegas while campaigning for the governorship. They were married when he was a movie cowboy and for years following their marriage had lived on his 360,000-acre ranch hear Searchlight, Nev. Miss Bow, born in Brooklyn, came out of seclusion to attend his funeral. It was her first' ap : pearance in public for many years. In 1946 she was the mystery voice," "Miss' Hush," on ' the Truth or • Consequences radio program. Among pictures Miss Bow starred in were "Wings," "True to the Naw," "Her Wedding Day" and "Hoopla," which was her final film.

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