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MARINES ON GUARD AT GUANTANAMO— Marine PFCs Donald Crawford, left, and Richard Surprenant, of Hartford, Cbnn., help guard the U.S. Naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, from a bunker a short distance from the fence line. Marines guard the 27 miles of fence line around the base, which covers some 45 square miles. Following the breaking of relations with Cuba by the U.S., Pres. Eisenhower warned Castro that this nation would insist on retaining its treaty rights to the big base. (AP Wirephoto) Many Changes Made Growth of College Outlined at Meeting Nearly 200 representative of business and industry, co lege students and facult members attended the lunch eon session of the business industry - placement con ference at Wisconsin Stat College Thursday. Dr. Leonard Haas, colleg president, in an address out lined the growth of the colleg and its services as the young est of nine state colleges. Th college would celebrate it golden anniversary when th state college system com memorates its centennial in 1966, he said. Eau Claire began as teacher training institution but in its development and i the development of the othe state colleges as teachers co. leges, the state "unwittingly laid down a pattern of highe education which it has no Worthless Check Passer Sentenced Robert F. Savage, 39, o 420 Galloway St., charged with cashing a worthless $2( check at a local hotel Satur day, was sentenced in countj court today to an Indetermi nate term of not more than a year in Waupun State Prison Savage had pleaded guiltj to the charge Tuesday and sentencing was deferred. Citj police reported the rhan cashed several worthies checks here and in Chip pewa County. He had been released from county jail two days befor his arrest after serving a 10 day sentence on a drunl charge. He was arrested on that charge two days after h completed a 60-day jail sen tence when his probation wa revoked on a previous convic t i o n of cashing worthless checks. Traffic Cases Cindy L. Loomis, 18, Rt 33, Mondovi, pleaded guilty in county court today a n c was fined $35 and costs on a charge of speeding Sept. 10 in the 2700 block on N. Hast ings Way. She had pleaded innocent to the charge pre viously and the case was sei for trial today. G u y L. Smith, 40, Rt. 1 Fall Creek, pleaded guilty to a charge of driving a truck without a driver's license Dec. 2 on Hy. 12 in Augusta. He was fined $10 and costs with an alternative two days in jail. Smith was arrested when a state patrolman saw him driving a truck with ex pired license plates. Robert J. Krumenauer, 17, of 1008 N. Eddy St., pleaded guilty and had his driver's license suspended for 60 days on a charge of driving too fast for conditions Jan. 3 in the 900 block on Chauncey St. Hudson A. Soper, 17, of 507 N. Barstow St., was found guilty in a trial Thursday on a charge of speeding Nov. 5 in the 200 and 300 blocks on S. Hastings Way. His driv er's license was suspended for 30 days. The case of Gary L. Ja quish, 19, of 424 N. Farwell St., charged with failing to yield right-of-way to a pedes- t r i a n and speeding in the city Nov. 5, was adjourned 9t the request of his attorney, Duane R. Herrick, and set for trial March 8. A total $75 bond was continued. Dennis E. Laramy, 24, Chippewa Falls, forfeited $12 for three delinuqent city parking tickets, , seen necessary to reassess o change, Dr. Haas said. THE PATTERN OF genera and liberal arts education which is basic in teacher edu cation in the state colleges has become a sound founda tion for education generally Dr. Haas noted. One half o the Eau Claire attorneys many doctors and dentists and scores of employes of the city's largest industry re ceived education of the col lege, he said. In the course of the years since the founding of the col lege in 1916, there has been an upgrading of the college program and the programs o the schools in the area which has contributed to the econom ic and social welfare of the community, he declared. Many studies indicate, Dr Haas said, that the program of the type offered at Eau Claire has contributed sub stantially to the prosperity o: the community and tha prosperity increases as standards of education are increased. During the years the col lege has seen fit to broaden and extend its program, Dr Haas said. In 1951 the libera arts degree was authorizec by the state college board o: regents. This year 83 seniors expect to complete the libera arts degree. The college is well situatec geographically to service o: an area of at least 60 miles radius in special services such as the business educa tion major recently established, Dr. Haas stated. THE WORK OF the college continues in an ever widening circle to meet the needs which the community and the state has indicated as desirable the speaker said. The basic program of liber al arts gives breadth a n c depth to each graduate, fitting him to enter upon the specia' training and services which business and industry require of their new employes, Dr Haas said. The second part of the luncheon program included a mock interview between a representative of business- industry — Robert Lundgren, plant works-engineer of the U.S. Rubber Co. and a college senior, Terry Schwantes, Neillsville, a math major, as applicant of employment. Dr. Fred Armstrong, chair man of the college economics department, presided at the luncheon and introduced the speakers. Nine sectional meetings in the morning and repeated in the afternoon covering many areas of business and industry [urnished the work sessions of the conference. Representa tives of business and Industry served as consultants; mem bers ef the college faculty as chairmen of the sections. Dr. Lester Emans, director of placement, directed the conference. >osh Near Madison Fatat to Two Drivers (By ASSOCIATED PRESS) The deaths ol two elderly men in a Dane County highway crash has raised Wisconsin's 1961 traffic toll to 11, compared with 12 on this date a year ago. Claude L. Norris, 74, o f rural Madison, a retired :armer, and Envln Bethel. 65, of Oregon, were killed late Thursday when their automo' u'les crashed head-on on U.S. iighway 14 about five miles south ol Madison. Both were alont la ttoir. Australia Described to Kiwanis Club A training conference for all Kiwanis club officers directors and committee chairmen will be held nexi Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Hote Eau Claire, it was announced by Dr. R. E. Lee, president at the club luncheon Thurs day. A tentative program for 1961 will be outlined. B. J. Farmer told of plans for promoting the annual convention of the Wisconsin Upper Michigan district o f Kiwanis at the district's con ference in Milwaukee Sunday and Monday. The convention theme will be built around Paul Bunyan lore, Farmer said. Attending the conference will be Farmer and V. P, Gillett, convention chairman Dr. Lee and Vice President Dr. Don R. Bartingale. A NEW FEATURE of the meetings was launched when Dr. Herbert G. Grewe presented Matt C. Anderson as the Kiwanis Booster of the day, giving a brief biography of Anderson. Kermit Walker Introduced the two Japanese skiers who will be featured at the Ski Tournament Sunday on Hendrickson Hill, He also requested Kiwanians to help work on tournament commit tees. Dr. Bruce Appelbee, oJ Australia, an intern at Luther hospital, explained the geogra phy of his country and com pared some phases of Its economy with that in the United States. Australia's medical system is partly socialized but not as completely government-controlled as that in England, he said. Doctol-s, for instance, may reject or accept a patient. HE SAID THAT the wool industry in Australia has dropped to second place because of the large number oJ other industries that have been developed in recent years. There is a need for im migration, he said, and many arriving now are Italian and Greek. The speaker was introduced by Dr. R. R. Richards who explained that Dr.. Appelbee was attracted to Eau Claire by the wide publicity Luther Hospital has received in medical journals and other wise as a good place for internship or a residency. New, Powerful Bomber Ready WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A new model of the B52 bomber with more power and more punch is ready for the Air Force. The first B52H rolled out of the Boeing Airplane Co. plant here Thursday. Perched beneath its wings were two test models of the Skybolt, an air- launched ballistic missile. Both the range and the thrust of the B52H will exceed :hat of its predecessors, B52G. Eight jet engines provide 17,000 pounds of thrust, an increase of about 4,000 pounds. Without giving any details, the Air Force said the B52H will have 10,000 miles more range. The Skybolt can fly 1,000 miles after leaving the bomb* er. Italian Singer Asks for U.S. Citizenship LOS ANGELBg (API-Anna Maria AlbergiettJ, 24, actress and singer from Italy, applied for United States citizenship Thursday. She has been in the country on a permanent visa since 1855. i Colder Weather on Way A new mass of cold air will teach Wisconsin Saturday and put an end to the mild weather of the past few days, the weatherman warned today. The cold will enter tbe northern part of the state Saturday and cover all of Wisconsin by Sunday, he predicted. Today, however, mild temperatures remained In this area, with the airport reporting a low of 20 above this morning and the downtown station 22. At noon both stations reported readings of 34, one degree below the high of 35 reached here Thursday. SOME SNOW flurries are forecast for both Saturday and Sunday by the weather bureau. Lows tonight will be In the 20s, and the highs Saturday will not be much above that mark, according to the forecast. Temperature mlnlmums early today ranged from a low of 15 at Lone Rock to 30 at Kenosha. Grantsburg and Park Falls had 18, Green Bay 20, Madison and Wausau 22, La Crosse 23, Superior 24, Milwaukee 26 and Lake Geneva and Racine 28. Those mlnimums were as much as 24 degrees higher than normal. Thursday's highs were In the 30s, topped by Lone Rock's 39. Pewaukee was the coolest spot with 30. No precipitation was r e- ported In the state in the 24- hour period ending at 9 a.m. today. Four City Accidents Reported Four accidents were Investigated Thursday by Eau Claire police. Total estimated property damage was $740. Police were called at 3:55 p.m. to the 100 block of Roosevelt Ave. They reported a car driven by Ray Piehl, 27, Rt. 1, Chippewa Falls, pulled from the curb and collided with an eastbound car driven by Miss Grace Walsh, 307 Margaret St. Damage was estimated at $250. Police were called at 12:39 p.m. to Fifth and Fountain Sts. They said a car driven north on Fifth by John Sim merman, 30, of 418 Hobart St., was involved In a collision with an auto driven west on Fountain by Robert Poppe, 32, of 712 Marshall St. Damage was estimated at $250. At 12:58 p.m. police went to the 200 block of W. Grand Ave. They said a car driven by James Smith, 28, of 1407 Altoona Ave., skidded into the rear of a stopped car driven by Samuel Cotone, 45, Rt. 1, Eau Claire. Damage was estimated at $90. Police were called at 7:56 p.m. to the 600 block of Graham Ave. They reported Mrs. Grace Englesby, 48, of 1112 Third St., was attempting to park her auto when it struck the left rear of a parked car owned by Robert Mittelstadt, 232 Lake St. Damage was estimated at $150. Perjury Probed in Crosby Case LOS ANGELES (AP) —The district attorney's office, suspecting one or more persons may have committed perjury at the Dennis Crosby paternity tvial, plans to question everyone connected with the case.' District Attorney William B. McKesson said Thursday he wants to find out if there is enough evidence to warrant a perjury complaint or a grand jury investigation. Crosby, 26, son of Bine Crosby, last week was declared the father of a girl born out of wedlock three years ago to Hollywood divorcee Marilyn Miller Scott. He was ordered to pay $100 weekly child support. Jackson Named Successor Larrabee Retires as Judge at Chippewa CHIPPEWA F--L.LS (S p e- cial) — Eugene R. Jackson, 33, Chippewa Falls, was appointed Chippewa county judge today by Governor Gaylord Nelson in Madison. Jackson, a Democrat, has been Chippewa County district attorney for the past six years. He will succeed Judge Orrin H. Larrabee, who reached the compulsory retirement ago of 70 on Thursday. Judge Larrabee Larrabee has been county judge for 17 years. He too SEATO Talks Fail to Settle Policy in Laos BANGKOK, Thailand (UPI) — The anti - Communist Southeast Asia Treaty Organization debated today whether to reconvene the 1954 Geneva Conference on Indochina to try to settle the crisis in Laos. It apparently reached no decision. The SEATO council of representatives met. on the Laos question for the third time this week, with the United States coming under increasing pressure to accept a political solution to the crisis. The U.S. has favored a strong SEATO stand in defense of the Laotian government against Communist aggression. AFTER AN hour -long meeting, the council adjourned until next Tuesday, apparently without reaching agreement on what role SEATO should take. Alliance Secretary General Pote Sarasin of Thailand said "there have been no developments warranting a statement." Several of the eight pact members questioned U.S. reports that Soviet transport planes had air-dropped Communist North Vietnamese paratroopers to aid the Communist Pathet Lao troops and forces of leftist Capt. Kong Le. The pro - Western Laotian government reported Thursday it had defeated Communist forces around X i e n g Khouang and that S o v let transport planes were evacu- at i n g North Vietnamese troops from airfields near the city. The Soviet news agency Tass said in a report from Hanoi, capital of North Viet Nam, that Pathet Lao troops had killed 400 rightist soldiers and captured 300 more since fighting erupted in Laos early in December. It said the Pathet Lao forces "c o n- t i n u e to advance everywhere." Officers Named by Builder Exchange Fred Ayres, Eau Claire, was elected president of the Eau Claire * Chippewa Falls Builders Exchange a t a meeting held Thursday. Other officers elected were Rupert Johnson, Jr., vice president; Bob Market, treasurer, and William Tucker, secretary. All are from Eau Claire. New directors elected to serve three-year terms were Don Enerson and Tucker, Eau Claire; and Frank Tealy, Chippewa Falls. Retiring directors are Henry Skeels, who served as president the past year, Robert Hovland and Karl Walker. Director* whose terms did not expire at this time are Stan Andrews, Ayres, Wayne Vaughn, William Dresden and Johnson. Fred Bc-Umann Jj manager Political Parties Banned in Nepal KATMUNDA, Nepal (AP) —King Mahendra Thursday banned all political parties in Nepal. He also called for gradual development of a democracy from the bottom upward. The king In a proclamation set forth the policy of his new government. He dissolved the elected government of Prime Minister B. P. Koirala Dec. 15 and took over personal control with a council of ministers assisting him. Mahendra called on the people of this undeveloped Himalayan kingdom for "sacrifice, patience and discipline" to bring prosperity. had served the county three terms as district attorney. Jackson was not a candidate for reelection last Novemb e r as district attorney. He announc e d his candidacy for the j u d g e 's bench at the e n d of the year. Mar shall Nor- Jackson seng, Chippewa Falls city attorney, is the only other announced candidate for the post in the spring election. Jackson will take the bench on Feb. 1 and preside through Dec. 31, 1961 when the judge elected in April will take over. JACKSON IS a lifelong resident of the county and was graduated from the University of Wisconsin law school after attending high school in Boyd and Wisconsin State College, Eau Claire. He and his wife, who were married in November, 1959, reside here. He was first elected in 1954. In 1960 he handled the state case in the first murder trial in Chippewa County for dec a d e s when Ardis Craig Owen, was tried for the mur der of a Minong cattle dealer near Bloomer. Craig was convicted and is serving his sentence in Waupun State Prison. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Jackson, f o r- merly of Boyd and now of Stanley. He practiced law In Cadott after his graduation from law school in 1953. Jailed Belgian Strikers New Riot 'Reason' BRUSSELS (UPI) — Authorities today ordered strong security precautions to block any attempt by demonstrators to storm the suburban forest prison where 30 fellow - strikers are being held. Brussels police were placed on a s p e c i a 1 alert for a planned mass march on the prison and sympathy demonstration by leftists trying to topple the government. There was a comparative lull Thursday in the violence which has marked the 19 -day Socialist-headed protest strikes against the govern ment's new austerity pro gram. While authorities acted to avert new bloodshed and strife, a s e r i o u s split ap peared developing in the So cialist party. THE SCHISM apparently was delaying the party's decision on whether to call a nationwide general strike. Speculation was growing that a general election might be called soon to pull the nation out of the crisis. King Baudouin was report ed resolutely pushing ahead efforts to find a compromise solution by urging leaders of the three major political factions — Socialist, Liberal and Christian Social — to agree to formation of a "national un ion" cabinet. The Brussels bureau of the Socialist labor unions said the leadership would not back down on its plan to keep the strike going until it toppled the Liberal - Catholic coalition government of Premier Gaston Eyskens. Wagon Mound, N.M., gets its name from a wagon- shaped rock which was a landmark on the old Santa Fe Trail. A Wisk Come True.., Did you wish for fine jewelry at Christmas, and receive a check? Your gift can make your wish come true ... at Lasker's, where you'll find a wide array of exquisite pins/ rings, watches, bracelets, necklaces, earrings... at prices to please you. Hotel Eau Claire Bldg. Friday, January 6, 1961 The Daily T*U0ra«w Eau Claire, Wij. EXPECTED TEMPERATURES MUCH ABOVE NORMAL ABOVE NORMAL n NEAK NORMAL r-*i BELOW I ..-I NORMAL MUCH BELOW NORMAL AVERAGES: JAN. 1-JAN. 31 V/M HEAVY f"~| MOOKATt EXPECTED PRECIPITATION AVERAGES: JAN. I.JAN. 31 WEATHER OUTLOOK — Despite the balmy opening days of January, the U.S. Weather Bureau predicts that temperatures in Wisconsin will be much below normal In the eastern section and below normal in the west for the rest of January. Precipitation in the state during the month will be light, the forecaster said. Tourney to Be Held at College High School Debaters to Compete Saturday About 480 high school debaters are expected here Saturday for the 17th Annual Interstate Debate Tournament at Wisconsin State College. There are 37 units of four debaters each in the A division, compared to 27 last year, and 54 units in the junior division, where there were 37 last year. In addition to campus facilities, debaters will use some church facilities. A staff of 140 students under the direction of tournament sponsor Miss Grace Walsh, forensics managers Nancy Clark, John Figlmiller and John Phelan, and assistant managers Julia Moldrem and Jim Jones are handling the debates. THE DEBATE proposition is: "Resolved: That the United Nations Should Be Significantly Strengthened." Speeches will be 10 minutes and rebuttals five minutes. Travelling trophies, sponsored by the Eau Claire Leader and Daily Telegram, are awarded on a win-loss basis with points to break ties. The; 1 tournament opens at 9:30 a.m. at the Schofield Auditorium with the distribution of schedules. The convocation is called for 10 a.m. in the auditorium. Round one of the debates is called for 10:15 a.m. Round two in the B division is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. with lunch following. Round two in the A division opens at 12:35 p.m. followed by lunch in the cafeteria. The third round Is scheduled for 1:50 p.m. There will be a coaches' meeting in the President's room of the College Center at 3 p.m. and tournament results will be announced at 4 p.m. in t h • auditorium. SCHOOLS registered are Alexander" Ramsey, Blake Hopkins, Duluth Central, Duluth Denfeld, Hastings, Hopkins, Princeton, Sibley, South St. Paul, St. Charles, Stillwater, Winona and Zumbrota, Minnesota; Antigo, Belolt, Campion, Chippewa Falls McDonnell and Chippewa Falls Senior High School, Eau Claire Junior and Senior High Schools, Eau Claire Regis, LaCrosse Aquinas, LaCrosse Central, Lancaster, Menomonle, Merrill, Rhinelander, Schofield Everest, Stevens Point P. J. Jacobs, Tomah and Wausau, Wisconsin; and A. D. Johnston of Bessemer, Mich. Jail Term Ordered for Theft of Coat Gene H. Johnson, 23, of 718 Lee St., pleaded guilty I n county court today and was sentenced to 60 days in jail on a charge of stealing a $38 top coat from a man's room on the second floor of th» W6stegaard Hotel Dec. 31. Judge Connor T. Hansen said it would be senseless to place Johnson on probation because he was already on probation for quite an extended period of time on a morals charge conviction in Minnesota. 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