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Tipton Tribune (Newspaper) - November 1, 1966, Tipton, Indiana HAROLD J. BURTOH^ ARCiilVSS A33I3TA!j INDIANA STATS LI INDIANAPOLIS, INP ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4, 1W5 AT POST OFFICE AT TIPTON, INDIANA VOLUME 72, NO. 25 TIPTON, (INDIANA) DAILY TRIO'yNE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1. 1966 10 CENTS PER COPY - 35 CENTS PER WEEK PROSE KIDNAPING Jury Visits Original Home Of Sheppard By H. D. Q'JIGG United Press International BEDFORD, lice today we the alleged kidnapi g of Joseph G. Hake.-. "S, Mite-lull, who returned h me S-.uuiay al'lf being missing for five days. CLEVELAND (UPI) -With a i light rain falling on- his balding il. (UPI-Po- l head. Dr. Samuel H. Sheppard e investigating returned today to the suburban home where the state contends Baker told'police he was kid-raj.-ci by tiirce men last Tuesday when he stopped his tow truck on Ii.dianu 37 north Bedford. 11c said the men roboed him of S7C0 and transported h,m to -Milwaukee. Baker, who operates a garage at .U.tci.e.'l, said the men released him i.ear Milwaukee Sunday, and hi; made his way to a farmhouse wheve the residents gave him clothing and bus fare. Police found the wrecker last Tuesday near Bloomington with its lights on and motor running. he mlirdted his pregnant wile 12 years ago. The seven men.. and five women silt:"." m ii'dgme.it jr. the ost?opathie brain surge.ni i'i his murder retrod wc't the 31 01 ] miles from the Cuy?.ht'g:i County 'Criminal Co'-r's Kidding to tue murder, home in Suburban Bay Village by bus � EVIDENCE IN MURDER INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) -Donald Mur.den, 20.. a suspect in the shying of his 15-year-old cousin, Linda .Glover, was bound over to the Marion County grand jury Monday, on charges of munlf. The girl's partially decomposed body was fo;ind in the White River Oct. 13, about two weeks after she was reported missing from her home. A dark gray blanket was introduced as evidence in the hearing Monday before Judge Harry r. Zaklan in Municipal Court. Police sa'd the blanket was found in a garage behind Mu:.den's home and contained blood stains of the same type as the victim. Mundcn's attorney, James Nedeff, said his client had agreed to take a lie detector test, but State Police said no date had been set for the test. HELD IN SLAYING INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)-Oran Eoyer. 5-1, Indianapolis, was held on a preliminary charge of assault and battery with intent to murder today in the attempted morcy slaying of his caneer-siricken wife. Authorities at St. Vincent's -Hospital said Mrs. Violet Boyer, 48. was in criti^l �,on� � ��" .. . Speeding"on October 16 meant-a fine cf $23.25'far Francis.R, .Elliott, 20,- of Kokomo. Stuart J. Landau, 21,'of South Bend, paid a fine of $38.25 following his October 22 arrest for speeding. A Cloud type and cover - Nirbos Tratus 1C3% Bf / L llPTUfi JbNsOK hiGH Noon temperature - 40 j High today lower 40s. Low Minimum temperature - 36 \tonight 27 to 32. High Wednes-Maximum temperature - 40 day upper 30s. Northwesterly Wind direction - northwest winds 10 to 18 miles per hour. Wind velocity - 5 miles . . occesionally gusty today. Relative humidity - 57% Precipitation - zero x Barometer - 30.0 rising__ Two Children or Months Found RIALTO. Calir. (UPI) -The two daughters of a mild-mannered bank executive who disappeared last July with the children and half a million dollars from a bank vault returned-to their home Monday night to ask their mother "trick or treat." Mrs. Joanne Williams said when she opened her door a woman standing with the children asked, "do you know these girls?" The last time Mrs. Williams had seen Kelley, 4, and Rochelle, 5, was the night her husband vanished. Roger Lee Williams, 27, had been assistant manager of the Security First National Bank's branch in Fontana. The theft of Slfl7,528 in cash and $377,528 in negotiable travelers checks and blank money orders was discovered July 16 when the bank vault was opened. . Williams disappeared with the girls during the night of July 15 along with the family station wagon and a revolver. His wife filed a missing persons '.-sport on the dav the vault was ooened.- Mrs.4-Williams said, when the woman at her door first asked her if she knew the girls she thought someone was playing a cruel joke on her. She said she reached over and lifted a mask.from one of the girls and exclaimed, "Kelley, it's Kelley." Rochelle, dressed as a clown stood with her sister. The woman told Mrs. Williams a man had contacted her through a baby sitting agency (Continued on Page 6) C. .01 C. To Hold Open Meeting In a recent proclamation expressing concern over the general breakdown of law and order in the country, the Tipton Chamber of Commerce announced plans, for an open meeting and panel discussion on the topic. The meeting, scheduled fec I'h^rsday,'November 3>..iyill be � onducted at the.Tipto* County 4-H and Community Bliilding. The following local officials and candidates for county office have been invited to attend and express themselves in answers to questions submitted the general public. They are Oliver Wheatley. Judge of C i r c u i t Court; Eugene Chance, City Judge; Lafe Beaver, Justice of die Peace; Richard Regnier, Prosecuting Attorney; Joe Hea-iherto.i. Candidate to: Prosecuting Attorney; Stanley Herbert, Candidate for Prosecuting Attorney; Verl Grinime, Candidate :-r Sher.ff; Clyde Overdorf, Candidate for Sheriff; Ray Ren-ch, Mayor of the City of Tipton; James F';att, Chief of Police of the City of Tipton; McAdoo Clouser, County Probation Officer; William Bitner, Kempton Town Marshall; .Warren Ride-nour, Sharpsville Town Marshall and Kent Smay, Winafall town Marshall! Questions from the general public attending the meeting will be vyritten on a jdp of paper, signed and submitted Vj a janel which will, in turn, submit the questions of the officials and candidates fo: diJcussion." Those invited' to se.-ve on the panel are-Charies Edwaias, Moderator; Hilton Hobbs, Howard Adler. Mark Ertel, .ioward C. Heath, Mrs. Joe.Henderson and Mrs. Mark McKinney. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. and liee :efreshments will be serve:!. Two Hospitals Evacuated In Path Of Fire LOS ANGELES (UPI) - Surgical patients, children and elderly residents cf a sanatorium and patients at a veterans hospital were removed from the brush fire-threatened facilities today and a combat-ready missile site was guarded against advancing flames in the San Gabriel Mountains. A. 100-man military team moved their active missiles and warheads to underground bunkers as a precautionary measure at the Armv Nike base atop Los Pienetos peak. The flames swept south and west of the hilltoo s;te ?s squads of U. S. Forest Service firefighters ringed the area. The fire, driven by winds gusting to 40-50 miles an hour, had blackened nearly 1.000 acres. The temperature reached 85 degrees in the fire area by 7 a.m. and the humidity was 15 per cent. Smoke spread out over the San Fernando Valley and into the Los Angeles basin. Roofs of two homes on the foothill slopes above Sylmar were singed and fire spokesmen said other structures in the area could come into the path of the flames. Olive View Sanatorium, with a total of 59S patients, used buses and ambulances to move approximately 50 surgery patients, 55 children and 125 elderly inmates to other, hospi tals as the flames swept close to the structure that has been threatened manv times in past years by brush fires. "The" flames are coming right own behind us," said a spokesman at the Veteran's Administration hospital. He. said, buses that had been on standby at the facility since shortly-after dawn had begun, an orderly evacuation, "Itarting with wards closest to the fire.'" The veterans facility had a totalof 434 patients. U. S. Forest Service spokesman Don Porter said much of the area in the path of the advancing flames had been burned over four years ago and he hoped for containment as the flames licked through what was described as "light fuel" on the. tinder-dry slopes. The flames seared through Loop Canyon into Wilson Canyon in a westerly direction as 500 firefighters and their equipment from city, county and the U. S. Government fought for control or .containment. Evacuation of the hospital facilities had been planned for because of past threats. When the flames were several miles distant these plans were implemented. Electrical Workers At 25 Plants Joined By Other Employes Atlanta pc Boston cy Chrlstn S.C. c Des Moins s EI Paso c Indianapolis cy Los Angeles c Miami B cy New Orleans c New York c Raleigh f San Fran c Spokane pc Washington pc Wichita c 61 47 51 45 73 '60 53 32 77 43 61 38 90 65 80 71 78 48 57 . 50 68 52 84 62 53 30 62 50 64 34 Hendricks Sees Huge Victory For Republicans By EUGENE J. CAOOU INDIANAPOLIS (UPI j-Indiana Republican state chairman Charles O. Hen: � icks today predicted that the GOP state ticket will win by 150,0oj to 200,000 votes over the Democratic slate in the election next Tuesday. Hendricks a!so announced that former Vice - President Richard M. Nixon will make an election-eve address in behalf of the Republicans. .\ia . v.ii talk in the Anderson High School gymnasium at noon Nov. 7. He spoke in Ev-ansville, Terre Haute and Columbus last Saturday. "Dick Nixon was so impressed by Republican chances in this election following his triumphal sweeo through Indiana on Sat. day that he offered to make a ret-rn campaign appearance before the election," Hendricks said at a ne.vs conference. "Dick Nixon feels that in Indiana Republicans will score one of our biggest election victories of recent years. He feels that we will elect our state ticket from top to bottom and elect three new congressmen or m 3. His opinion is supported by the poils, the party, the people'and many Democrats." . Hendricks said that when a poll, showed-that Kenneth Bowman, . Anderson, GOP 5th District congressional nominee, was slightly ahead in that arej. Nixon volunteered to return to Indiana. All.GOP congressional nominees were invited to the Anderson gathering. Caravans also will be organized f'.-om all districts, Hendricks said. POUR RESCUED BLOOM 1NGTON, Ind. (UPI -Four youths, from the Indianapolis t-ea were rescued from a cave Monday after spending abo.it lb hours" in '.he dark. 'ihe four went exploring in the ttiree-mile Buckner's Cave about, iioon Sunday. They said their flashlights- gave out about b p.m. and they had to wait ui.-ti. someone found them. They said, they passed the time by singing songs, including quite a few religious numbers. They were .reported missing by their parents early Monday and state police initiated a se.-xh of the cave. The spelunkers were found huddled together near the back of the cave about noon Monday. They were identified as Donald Henley and Ronald Jackson of Beech Grove and Susan McLaren and Linda Hall of Indianapolis. Asked about the experience when rescuers reached her, Miss Hall said "I don't think I am going spelunking again." PITTSBURGH (UPI) -Wcs-tinghouse Electric Corp., the secend largest elect:i-cal manufacturer, was hit today by its first major strike in 11 years. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBKW) went bn strike at 25 plants at midnight in a wage contract dispute, and after a slow start roving pickets began moving to other plants where" the union had no representation. IBEW pickets appeared at the company's nearby East Pittsburgh, Pa., plant-the largest of 72 Westinghouse plants across the nation-at 7 a.m., EST, and more than 7,000 non-IBEW employes stayed away from their jobs. Only supervisory workers were left at East Pittsburgh, vhere company makes turbines, transformers and generators. The strike appeared to have a minimal early 'effect on' the company's atomic, space and defense projects. Its three main plants in this group-at Baltimore, Md., Cheswick. Pa., and Sunnyvale. Calif. - remained open under contract extensions while negotiations for new contracts continued at the plant level. Best early estimates placed the number of strikers at about 3,400 of the 14.000 IBEW members employed at Westing-house plants. The number of other employes idled by the walkout was at least 8,000. Westinghouse employes a total of 75.000 workers a? all its plants. The \ company's Blairsvillp, Pa., plant, one of three main plants manufacturing electronic components for . space and defense work, remained open. But the plant at Youngwood. Pa.T was closed, with 1.100 IBEW members on strike and 700 others idled by the walkout. The situation at the third electronic components plant, at Elmira. N.Y., was not known immediately. The strike began at midnight and affected directly 25 plains in 20 states. Of this number, :\2 were repair shops covered by a national contract which expired at midnight and 3 were manufacturing plants. The extent of the strike depended on how many of the company's 72 plants throughout the country were picketed, and on whether members of other unions, which have signed new-wage contracts, would cr:>ss picket lines. TheBaltimore complex, which includes the Westine-house aerospace division making radar for the Gemini sp;>ce flights, remained open under n two-weeks extension. Similar extensions wer.' agreed to at the Sunnyvale plant, which manufactures propulsion equipment for ships, and the Cheswick plant, which makes nuclear fuels. Know Your Candidates For Political Office Lewis D. Harper is also a Democratic | candidate for Tipton County Councilman at Large. A '.fetime resident of Tipton Coun-y. he "4" marred and the ta her of three children. He is a �v..r... in ipropdent lo- dEMOCR^T CANDIDATES *rter*Ung the Df jtMifct Dane* for tMnagart at tfa 4-H and Community Building on Saturday'1*T (laft to right) Lynda! O. Wilton, State Senator for Howard-Tipton County; Bob Statan, far Rop-ratantativa in Contrast 10th District; Mika Clouitr, State Represtntative for Tipton-Howard County; Carl (Sonny). Millar, Tipton County Democratic Chairman; Albert E. Me-Cord, Truttee for Cicero Township; Kenneth Achenbach, County Councilman. (TRIBUNE Photo-Engraving) cal businessman, a veteran of W.W. II, a member of the Kemp Methodist Chu.'th, ine Masonic Lodge ar.d the American Legion. Albert E. McCord is the Democratic candidate for Cir.oro Township Trustee. A rcsrl�nt of Tipton for the past 15 ye;;�3 he is married to the fcriurr J�-nice Rayl of Tipton and the father of four children. He is n-r-vuig his third year as precinct committeeman for cinct eight, is a member nt Kemp Methodist Church and the Elks Lodge, (see photo it .tiU Bob Staton, married and a tarmel resident, 's ilie Di-m cratie candidate for Congress in the 10th District. He is a practicing attorney in Indianapolis and a member of the American Bar Association, the Indiana 3,- Association and the Indianapolis Bar Association. "� gr->-iuated from Indiana University in 1952 and I.U. Law School in 1955, and is a veteran of W.W. II. He is a Presbyterian and interested in Community activities and expresses, the belief that a Congressman owes his first allegiance to the people and the best interests of the a's-trict he represents, (see photo a. left) McAdos, Mike Clouser. is the Democratic candidate for Statn Representative from TtDton .v-* ovard County, an area he is just completing service lor in that capacity for two year-jJHe is 48, father of six caildren and a former student at Butler and Indiana Universities. He served as Democratic County ChaVman :h. Tipton for four year;', wns Chief Probation Ofticer of the county for four years, and'owns and operates his own farm: He is also a director Of the Fedetal Land Bank Association. He is � member of tAt CIO S'aelwork- Cicero Pro-- I s, the York and Scottish Rite 'and active in PTA ah 1 4-H Work, (see photo at left) Lester V. Hart is the Democratic candidate for Tipton County Councilman at Large. He Is 45, a graduate of Frankfort High School and attended Olivet College, moving to Tipton July 1941. He is married to the orn- i- Bessie Crail of Prairie es the Young Adult Class and is a delegate to the National Gencal Conference of that Church. Lyndal O. Wilson is the Democratic candidate for state senator from Tipton and Howard Counties. A farmer, he is a two-time winner of the Howard County five acre corn club, served in the Air Force and in Korea, is a graduate of Purdue University and has been active in civic affairs in Kokomo. He is a past president of the Howard County March of Dimes, of the Kokomo Y'MCA men's club, a director of the Purdue Alumni association, a past chairman uf the board of trustees of the First Congregation Church and tt former member of the Howard County Planning Commissom He is a member of the Elks, Masonic Lodge, the Indiana Farm Management Club and the Cattle Feeder's Association. )see photo at left) Township and tB*afttS*jr'Mtwo children. For 21 years he has been ah agent for th�.-.Pruden-tiai Insurance Company for which he was a million, collar producer last year. He" is a member of the Wesleyan Methodist Church where, he ttach- ------- ARM INJURED MITCHELL, Ind. (UPI)-William . Ei Kraiise, 23, French Lick, suffered severe damage to his-- right arm here Monday when he was. caught between two B & O Railroad cars. 'Krause, a brakeman, was taken to a hospital in Louisville for surgery. ;