INDIANA: A Victim of Circumstances

In the placid Ohio River town of New Albany, Ind. (pop. 32,000) one day last week, a Methodist minister and an Indiana state policeman took time out to celebrate an anniversary: three years before, under the gentle, persistent prodding of the Rev. Robert W. Gingery, 37, burly, hard-boiled Sergeant Marvin Walts, 49, had given up the unequal struggle, and become a member of Gingery's Trinity Methodist Church. To honor the anniversary, Policeman Walts invited his minister to ride with him on a routine inspection of the countryside. Then, at 1:15 p.m., as they cruised along U.S. Highway 31-E — the...

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