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One Drive Replaces Nine Through United Fund; Give Enough! WellsriUe Reporter Eighty First Year Allegany County's Daily Newspaper Midweek To Be Warm, Then More Cool Temperatures With Showers WELLSVILLE, NEW,YORK, Monday Afternoon, October 16, 1961 Nigerian Students Seek Expulsion of Corps Girl Coast Guard Saves 45 Cuban Refugees Six Cents Per Copy MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — Forty-five Cuban refugees, 18 of them children, children, arrived in Miami today after after a Coast Guard rescue off the Bahamas island of Cay Sal with a U.S. destroyer standing by. The destroyer sped to the scene after reports that a Cuban boat had fired on the small, leaking craft bearing the refugees. But refugee arrivals in Miami said they heard no shots. "We heard no shots, but later heard rumors that there had been some," was the unanimous report report of six women aboard. The women and children were taken to a Miami hotel. The 21 men aboard were detained by immigration immigration authorities tioning. for qu-cs- P. S. Willmore, chief immigration immigration official in Key West, and Sir Robert Stapledon, governor of the Britisli Bahamas, issued brief statements. The British governor, who sent policemen to the tiny island to investigate, said shots had been exchanged between "two Cuban fishing boats" just offshore after the refugees landed. Willmore told newsmen: "I spoke with the Cuban political refugees, refugees, and they said that they were not shot at and that there was no shooting in their vicinity Fatal Mishaps Claim 26 Lives Over Weekend ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)—An automobile automobile crash that killed four and a rash of other accidents, each of which claimed two lives, pushed the accidental death toll to 26 over the weekend in New York State. Traffic accidents claimed 21 lives. Three persons, including two young sisters, died in fires and two were killed in other types of accidents during the period period from 6 p.m. Friday to midnight midnight Sunday night. The four died in a two - car crash near Witherbee in Northern Northern New York. Mrs. Nellie Smith, 53, of With. With. , were killed when the cars collided on a curve Saturday. Mrs. Smith's son, Richard, 16, and Peter Vanderhoof, Vanderhoof, 21, of Westport, died Sunday Sunday in a Ticonderoga Hospital. Another two - car crash, at By ROBERT M. LINDSAY IBADAN, Nigera (AP)—A postcard postcard that went astray has given the American Peace Corps its first black eye in the field. Nigerian university students demanded demanded Sunday that the corps unit sent to teach Nigerians be expelled because of criticism of primitive living conditions in this year-old African republic written by an enthusiastic—but "thoughtless"—girl "thoughtless"—girl in the group. Her postcard home, dropped accidentally accidentally on the campus, stirred 1,000 students at Ibadan University University College to an angry demonstration demonstration denouncing the American volunteers as ."agents of imperialism." imperialism." Margery Michelmore, 23, Smith College honor graduate from Foxboro, Foxboro, Mass., quickly aoplogized to the university authorities for writing writing the "thoughtless card" and offered to resign from the corps in • an attempt to quiet the uproar. uproar. Peace Corps Director Sargent Shriver said in Washington he talked to the Nigerian ambassador ambassador and "he did not seem disturbed. disturbed. He said it was the typo of thing you could expect in this kind of operation, and I agreed with him." Thre anti-American demonstration demonstration was organized after someone reportedly had found on the campus' campus' grounds the postcard that Miss Michelmore had written to a friend in Boston telling him: "With all the training we had, we were really not prepared for the squalor and absolutely primitive primitive living conditions rampant both in the cities and the bush. "We had had no idea about Sentenced to Die Big Four Meeting Cancelled As Allies Seek United Stand Reds Throw Tear Grenades At Cheering West Berliners Senior Diplomats To Continue Work On Berlin Program ROGER. RANNEY, 26, of Chanute, Chanute, Kansas, convicted in Piraeus, Greece, of the wilful murder of two Greek seamen, is shown testifying testifying in his own defense during his trial this week. He was sentenced sentenced to die before a firing squad. (AP Wircphoto.) UAW Orders Most Locals By LEWIS GULICK VVASHINGTON (AP) — Cancellation Cancellation of a proposed -Western Big Four meeting underlined today the difficulties the Allies will face among themselves if they ever get into negotiations with Russia over Berlin. The proposed meeting of senior diplomats from the United Slates, Britain, France and West Germany Germany in London this week to work out a common negotiating position had been tentatively agreed on, a State Department spokesman said Saturday. Sunday the spokesman said there had been no decision on the high-level parley and, instead, the Big Four ambassadorial group which has been meeting here regularly regularly on the Berlin crisis "will continue here in Washington." The reason for the switch, informants informants said, was France, which objected that it would be premature premature to get into discussions on negotiations when the Kremlin has offered nothing the West can negotiate about. The future of inter-allied talks remained obscure as the Western diplomats discussed what to do next. The United States had an invitation out to the proposed participants participants to come to Washington. In London the Foreign Office Demos Attempt To Take Race In New Jersey By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (AP) — Encouraged Encouraged by their private polls, Democrats Democrats are putting new punch into efforts to defeat Republican nominee James P. Mitchell' in the New Jersey governor's race. Mitchell, former secretary of labor in the Eisenhower Cabinet, generally is regarded as the favorite favorite over Democrat Richard J. Hughes in one of the few contests that hold national significance in this year's elections. Democratic Gov. Robert B. Meyner has held the office since 1953 and was not eligible to run again this year. Democrats at national headquarters headquarters here are talking more and more confidently about the possibility of a Nov. 7 victory which would be a blow to Republican Republican revivial hopes in the Industrial Industrial East. They say their polls show Hughes making significant By MICHAEL GOLDSMITH BERLIN (AP) — East German police threw tear gas grenades at at West Berlin crowd today after five East Berliners jumped from a second-story window of a border border house into a sand-filled truck, West Berlin police said. The incident occurred at Bcr- . _ ..._ t „-„.»» nauerstrasse. There, apartment j on the Berlin border. "Americans houses on one side of the street j were allowed to pass into East are in the Soviet sector, while the | Berlin. sidewalks below are in West Ber-j Gen. Lucius D. Clay, in a dem| dem| onstration of Western rights to move anywhere in the "divided city, toured the Communist sector Sunday night. President Kennedy's Kennedy's personal representative The brown-uniformed militiamen militiamen played a large role in building building the wall dividing East and West Berlin when the barricades began going up Aug. 13. But early this month they seemed to disappear—apparently disappear—apparently back to the factories. Despite the close police guard lin. At around noon, the truck roared up to one apartment house. Seconds later three men and Uvo women jumped into it. West Berliners standing nearby I here was accompanied by Maj cheered. The Vopos — East Ger-jGen. Albert Watson II, the U.S. man people's police—were taken i commandant. Police made no at- by surprise but after realizing; tempt to interfere with them what happened tossed several tear gas grenades into the West Berlin crowd. West Berlin police said the two women suffered minor injuries in the jump. The East Germans, meanwhile, acknowledged that mobilization of the workers' militia to man the barricades has dealt a serious economic blow. Red economic chief Alfred Neumann Neumann told the party's Central Committee Sunday "the withdrawal Five women employes of the U.S. mission in Berlin, riding in a private American car bearing Army license plates, were turned back twice at the Friedrichstrasse checkpoint when they refused to show their identity papers to East German guards. Lt. Thomas S. Bainbrldge of Detroit, Mich., showed up in uniform, took over the wheel of the car with the women as passengers and rode through. Four other Americans—three

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  2. 16 Oct 1961, Mon,
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