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   Tipton Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - December 26, 1956, Tipton, Indiana                                WEATHER TODAY Mostly cloudy this after noon and Thursday partly cloudy and not much change in tempera High today low tonight high Thursday Entered as Second Class Mctter 4 at Post Office at Under the MC of March 1879 62 70 TIPTON WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 1956 5 CENTS PER 30 CENTS PER WEESk international KewSenrJo Copyright 1956 By XEW YORK is the day when the generous among us are sure to a little pale in the pockelbook the day on which there is a general aware ness although money isnt it would be comforting to lay hold of some before Janu ary There are two places a man can go to obtain unearned in case he has overspent the bank roll in a wild surge of Christmas a bank or loan but this is considered not wholly satisfactory as these outfits frank ly insist upon being refunded at some future That is an in convenient arrangement at The second source of easy loot is the radio or TV quiz Here you can get your money free and clear if youre whole deserving and possessed of a lucky star and some favorably situated But do it says Bert dean of giveaway type because I dont think the prizes are going UP from Americans are getting sort of blase about the big money Weve hit the saturation The only way the prizes should from here on is a towering mass of animation he talks like the boy next door who has just gotten all has been emceeing such easydough shows as Break the Bank and Stop the Music for 11 He has given he about and he doesnt think anyone is particu lary impressed with the lar wad of cash Partly its the inability to Com prehend the value of such large he and partly its ordinary Ive been through three cycles of quiz shows concentrating on guest music and danc Then we progressed to the concentration on zany eight years ago I gave away Cab Galloways orchestra for a and followed it up with an ele phant every family should have an dont you think The third of was the mounting which cre ated a big stir for But money will never replace enter tainment drama or even live any way you look at So Im looking for the quiz show to go but back into ano ther Moneys not so In keeping with his Bert has recently begun his third pick yourbrains type TV Called Giant it is a quiz show for and offers them merely fouryear college scholar ships and trips to foreign lands for Its the most sensible award we could think of to make to not exactly the but the second Ive got a dream about the perfect quiz It would be the the You couldnt beat it It is Youd make the questions real so even a child could And what youd give away is se from free dom from freedom from What a jackpot Then Bert Parks looked sudden ly But you could never sell he said All those techni cal BERSERK GUNMAN KILLS TWO Highway Death Toll Hifs 696 i i As 696 persons died on the na tions highways in the worst holi day traiiic slaughter ever record Tipton law enforcement offi cers were happy to report no ser I ious The only r collision that marred the local scene was at This as re ported caused dam age to two but no injuries were According to International News tne nations gruesome record may go over 700 wnen com plete reports have been in the National Safety Council expressed the hope to day that Americans will remem ber the recordshattering number of lives lost in traffic accidents over the Christmas holiday in ring ing in the new The highway death toll for the Yuletide weekend stood at 6 and was certain to go over 700 by the time traffic reports were completely Ned president of the National Safety issu ed a final statement on Christmas traffic deaths this were greater than for any holiday period on Dearborn said Out of the horror of the Christ mas highway one ray of hope like last the shock of this terrible toll will be reflected in a relatively low New Years toll over the com ing Toll Analyzed Illinois and Texas HES FEET HIGH ARNOLD BECK Is shown at actual moment be Get a new world record in the altitude chamber at Wright Air Development He la feet where the atmosphere exerts a pressure of only pounds per square compared to sea level pressure of This Is highest altitude ever reached bv International stood out as the states with the deaths over the Seventythree persons died in automobile acci dents in California 55 died in Ill 42 in Texas and 41 in THe biggest previous holiday toll was 609 for last years threeday Christmas Fortysix other persons perished in fires and 115 died in miscellane ous accidents during the bringing the total dead to The worst Christmas Day acci dent in the nation took five lives in a headon collision on 66 just south of Four of the victims were from What Noted People Soy By International News Service VATICAN CITY Pope Pius XII No one expects or demands the but one should have the right to expect the authority should have had its at least through in the place Hungary in which essential values of man are in extreme CHICAGO National Safety Council President Ned Dear on holiday traffic accidents Surely everybody in America can afford to give a thoughtfulrtess and consideration for others as voluntary If this were the holiday traffic toll could cut in Firms Handling Hunting Licenses Tipton County Clerk Paul Jones reported today the locations where local sportsmen may purchase hunting and fishing licenses for In addition to the county clerks office in the licenses may be bought in Tipton in the Frisz and Manhatten cigar Tarns drug Tices hardware Gambles and Western Auto In the licenses may be obtained from Frank and in from Peters filling Wayne Halfords has the licenses for Kempton and the Bill Frost store has them in East Held 7 Years i RUDOLPH who Bays ha Is a Chicagoborn American citizen who was held in soli tary confinement in Moscow for seven Is shown In where ha arrived with 18 other refugees released by tha Cherna said hla ilast placa of residence in tha was In Johnston and that he was kidnaped by Soviet agents in in 19i8 while Ing as a chauffeur for Ameri can Sharp Family Suffers Two Deaths Over Yuletide Holiday Two deaths which occurred in Tipton over the Yuletide holiday saddened the heart of Paul 416 South Independence Her Marion died Christmas and her Walter Clayton died early Christmas A heart ailment of several days duration resulted in the death of at her home at 220 West Jackson street at 5 Mon day on the eve of the Last rites are plannedat 10 CST Thursday at Youngs Funeral home where friends may James Ratcliff will be in charge of the service and burial will follow in Fairview The deceased was born Lillian in Tipton coun ty to Henry and Mary Her first marriage was to Charles and the couple had two Hazeland On she married Marion who Day was a member of the Methodist War American Legion Rebe kah Captain Paul Circle of the GAR and the Friendly Surviving with the husband are the and Paul also of Tipton three MrsGrace Marshall and Clara of and Mary of four James and Charles of and Walter of Nieces and nephews also Ira ExCity Dies in Converse Ira for 13 years ah employe of the City of died early Christmas morning at his home in The Graham family came here from in and shortly the de ceased began work at the City Light and Water The Converse man moved to his present location in but a Frank BGraham remain ed in His body will be re turned to Tipton for burial in Fair view cemetery following last rites at Zook and Larrison Funeral home Converse Thursday at 1 Survivors include the Rose Phillips Graham four of of Gene of and of Greenfield one Marilyn of Other survivors include the Tip ton brother and two Phlag of and of and three Icy Anna Dew and Cora all of KROGER HEIR DIES CINCINNATI Gret chen daughter of the founder of the Kroger grocery died Christmas Day at her Indian Hills home at the age of She was one of six who shared in Krogers million estate when he died in Illness Claims Walter Sharp A lengthy one and claimed the life of Walter Clayton at 5 Christ mas day in Tipton Memorial hospi tal where he was under He resided at 127V4 East Jefferson Last rites for the Oakes Manu facturing company employe are planned at 2 CST Thursday at Funeral Carroll Odell will and burial is to be in Fairview cemeteryFriends may call at Youngs at 7 to The paint foreman at the Oakes was active in the American Legion post and Moose A Tipton county he was born at Ekin 1907 to Albert and Lillie Wallace He atttended Tip ton During World War the deceas ed served 33 months in the South and Ruth Richards were married May 1950 in Surviving with the widow is the Lillie Arcadia one Paul also of Arcadia two Paul and Clarence of and nieces and Violence Marks End of Mobile Bus Segregation Segregation ended today on city buses in the southern of while Negro leaders in Birmingham expressed new the face of seek an end to racial barriers in that If they someone else will take my the president of the Alabama move ment human declared early today as he surveyed his demolished i Dynamite Blast The Shuttlesworth had an nounced a few days ago that Ne groes in Birmingham would fol low examples set in Montgomery and in and move to end discrimination in transit bus Late Tuesday night a dy namite blast shattered his The Shuttlesworth wife escaped but three of their children and a house guest received minor cuts and bruises from falling I knew it was he said of his plan to lead a Bir mingham movement to end segre He added Violence will have no If they kill someone else will take my Negro Leaders At Negroleaders expressed a determination not to ride city buses again Bunder the traditional pattern which seats them to the rear I of Transit company drivers are un der instructions to continue to en force The transit firm said it would seek an early court deternuftatioi on whether Florida law charter were invalidated by th 75 Die INDIANAPOLIS INS At least 15 persons died on Hoosi er highways during the long Christmas In five four of them members of a Gary were killed Christ mas night in a twoear crash seven miles south of Springfield Gary residents killed were Cleo 45 his Geor of their and Also killed the crash was Matilda of Glen A headon crash on Christmas Day en Road eight miles west of took the life of Loyd Of Eight others were Four persons died in crashes late Christmas Eve and three men died on Christmas Day of suffered in earlier holi day 15 Expensive Malibu Beach Homes Burn disas trous brush striking with a suddenness that left residents burned at least 15 ex pensive homes today Point area west of The Mobile City Bus The fire area is a swank sub of National City Lines Girl Die Police Fell Slayer CLEVELAND berserk gunman shot and killed two persons and wounded five others at the Greyhound bus station in Cleveland the was slain himself by police in a running The dead were identified as 18 yearold Miss Georgiann Kartzke of Fort bus driver Leo Almerico of Cleveland and the described by police as a Negro man between 25 and 30 years of Supreme Court decision wl outlawed segregation in Montgom Indonesia Minister Resigns in Protest Indonesia INS Indonesias veterans affairs min ister resigned tonight with a de mand that Premier All Sastrao and his cabinet also Dalan Ibrahim of the Uphold ers of the Independence Procla mation party resigned after a sevenhour meeting of the Sastro amidjojo The party had instructedIbra him to withdraw from thegovern ment unless Sastroamidjojos coal tion government resigned en as army rebels have de Tipton Native Returned for Burial Robert was to be buried in Fairview cemetery at 2 today following last rites in Terre Haute this Death of the Tipton native occurred at 5 Sunday at Anthonys hospital in Terre The deceased mans death occur red 10 days after a fall downstairs during which he suffered a skull His parents were Elisha Survivors include the Eva two Lois of Terre and Marilyn of Calif one Thelma and four urbas development located on the Pacific Coast some 20 miles north west of Santa Monica and 10 miles northwest of Malibu The fire swept through Zuma burning everything in its and raced up Latigo and Ra mara blackening a 10 squaremile swath from the ocean to Mulholland The homes destroyed by the rampant blaze ranged in value from to one man The California highway pa trol early today began evacuating all residents in the path of the fire and all available fire fighting equipment in the Los Angeles city and county area was thrown into the Visible 35 Miles The spectacular which started at and lashed the Pacific Coast was visible for 35 All traffic along the coast highway was detoured over Malibu Can Among those routed by the fire was football star Ronnie Knox and his and the Knox including film star Patricia Knox said he was awakened at by a sneeze outside his bedroom window and he looked put to discover a neighbor watch ing flames licking 200 yards Watch Hypnotically Knox said that residents were so stunned by the rapidity with which the fire devoured homes in the area that they stood by and watched instead of fleeing lor their Eight of the homes destroyed were on Broad Beach road on the beach side of Highway One Alex said that his home and his stable with two prize Arabian horses were destroy All telephone lines in the area were burned down and firefight ers were hampered by the com munication Fire Breaks Record The first city or township fire in more than five weeks occurred at 7 Christmas Fire Chief Landis Fields reported A blaze on the floor of the back seat of a 1953 auto caused an es timated damage to a pair of work pants and one The prop erty was owned by Lee 234 East Madison Fields re of announced today it ha ceased to enforce racial segrega tion on its vehiclesRiders today generally adhered to what transi system manager Cortrigh called voluntary al though signs designating separate areas for white and Negro rider were At the whos home was virtually demolished by a dynamite blast Tuesday night called upon Negroes to ride buses on an unsegregation ba Shuttlesworth met violence with City Youths Face Three Charges Two local youths today faced three chargesdriving under the in fluence of driving without an operators license and public in toxication after being arrested by city police at 5 Phfllip 240 North East street and Willard Paul 18 136 Sweetland avenue were picket up by local officers after they were notified by the Noblesville police that the youths were proceeding north on state road The two had been stopped by Noblesville authoritiesand then re It was then thought that Miller was driving with Roes 11 cense a radio message to Tip ton police was A war rent for their arrest in Noblesville also is Miller also was charged with furnishing alchol to a The pair was returning to Tipton from Former Tipton Resident Dies William who was associ ated with Union Traction company during his 10year residence in Tip died early Christmas morning in Johns About he had been ill with a leart condition for twoo Masonic services are to be con ducted at 8 tonight for the brmer Tipton man at Nuckols and armichael Funeral home in the Madison county Last rites will e conducted there at 2 The Anderson native was a 50 year member of the Masonic urviving him are his and two grandsons who reside in A who spent lart of his boyhood in is None of the wounded was seri ously Police said the shooting was touched off when Almerico ad monished the gunman for trying to the teenaged who re ported his attentions to the driver as the PittsburghtoCleveland bus pulled into the Chester Avenue sta According to co told the unidentified man to i behave All Ill get my bags and the gunman was quoted by police as saying to With the man went to the rear of the grabbed his hat pulled out a gun and fired two shots at the Then he stepped to the bus door and one bul let at Almerico who was standinj on the loading Shooting at Everyone The with the woundec Almerico following ran from the loading dock into the Grey hound terminal and started firing at patrolman Michael who was on duty at the Al merico staggered into the station and fell careful to make sure no bystanders got the ex changed shots with the berserk j Joseph of one of described the scene I was i sitting pn one of the front benches when this guy came The bus driver was following came down the aisle shoot ing at all of the people in the rows He caught me in the leg arid I jumped over the bench and i crawled behind the in formation I Owens a flesh wound in his left i Also wounded by the gunfire were Alice of Cleveland Richard of Pittsburgh Harry of and Leo of All but Reinsberg were treated at Vincents Charity hospital and Barrett chased the gunman out of the chase wound up between East 17th Street and East 18th Street on Superior Ave nue where detectives and Barrett caught up with the gunman and engaged in a gun fight with him in front of Peters Yule Yeggs Hit Jackpot crackers on Christmas Day took in Yule cash receipts from the Payless Supermarket while the store was closed for the Manager Ernest who estimated the said the theft was discovered by the meat de partment William who entered the closed building to check on Anderson police chief Robert Morgan said the burglars removed a door from its hinges to enter the carefully replaced drilled into the then left by another Both doors were left Police said the large sum of money was kept in the safe be cause the banks were The robbery occurred between the hours of and 6 Police said they have knowledge of some suspects but no dragnet has been put Reminder Freak Power Failure Hits Yule Shoppers The freak malfunctioning of two safety devices at the same time caused a power failure in several sections of Tipton at 6 Satur The electricity was off for slightly over 30 Christmas shoppers in many of Jie downtown stores along North and South Main street were plung ed into darkness when a block em on West Jefferson street went In addition to the tur moil caused by the failing electrical cash registers also were rendered Utilties Foreman Gus Koepper stated that two safety similar to went out of order at the same thus complicat ing the repair The fact that the electricity was off in some places of Tipton and not in others was because only one hase of the alternating system vent The section generally af fected by the power failure was from Main west to Green street and from Adams street north to Walnut City Utilties Manager William Hiatt stated that the difficulty was a coincidence that happens once in a life time and that the trouble actually took longer to find than it did to Of those stores effected by the utility Ticea Hardware 126 South Main probably the most confusing to Christmas One half of the store was plunged into dark ness while the other half glowed AS A PARTING tha British and French forces left thsir national flags soldered to hand of statua of Ferdinand da Lessens In Fort Just tat tha Egyptians wouldnt for get who was Do Les built i tha Suez Photo by International Cooking School Is Planned for Spring A revival of the Susan Lowe cooking school will be held this year in according to plans completed by the Tipton Tribune The popular school will be held on April 23 and at Johns with an afternoon ses sion each Local merchants will again co operate with the Tribune and na tionally known Susan will present a variety of new recipes with a different program each The latest in home appliances will be on by local mer with each session of the Mother of Ivan Wilson Dies In Hospital at Lafayette Blanche of Ivan 425 Dearborn at Home Tues day morning of a coronary throm Funeral services are planned at 2 CST Thursday at Hip pensteele mortuary at the corner of Ninth and Salem Burial will be in Springvale cemetery in that   

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