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Continued From Page 1 thereby giving it internationa legal standing. —Canada said it has stopped Soviet planes bound for Cuba and the Caribbean ' from landing- at Canadian air bases, such as Gander, Nfld. State Department officials . prepared a formal proclama- ! t!on to be issued Tuesday after the OAS action. MB. KENNEDY used the word "quarantine" to describe the naval ring around Cuba, since "blockade" implies an act ;of war. State Department ::thorities said, however, the U.S. act included the essential essential elements of a blockade ,—inspection, visit and search. , At the United Nations, U.S. -Ambassador Adlai E. Stevenson Stevenson called for an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security -Council, which is expected to take place Tuesday. afternoon. • ; - He sought a Security Council order for "immediate "immediate dismantling: and withdrawal" withdrawal" of all offensive ' weapons In Cuba. ; A Defense Department . spokesman said Soviet missile- I 'men are manning ,1,200-mile : range rockets in Cuba on mo: mo: bile launch pads aimed at key ''American cities including 1 .Washington. ? • EXHIBITING rec o n n a i s- sance photographs of missiles : r in place, he said that despite i no firm information.on wheth: wheth: er the .rockets are nuclear- 'tipped it is "inconceivable" that (their warheads are other than .-'. atomic. = :'.'.... The. .spokesman . said . air and sea patrols will be watching ships moving toward toward Cuba. Warships will move in to intercept. If the U.S. boarding party finds offensive weapons aboard, the ship's captain will be told to head for any port other than Cuba. IF THE ship refuses to stop for a search, the Pentagon spokesman said the United States Is prepared to sink it. A State Department spokesman emphasized that short-of-attack short-of-attack measures will be tried first, such as firing a warning shot over the bow. MB. KENNEDY warned in his speech that any atomic attack attack against any nation in the Western Hemisphere would bring full retaliation against the Soviet Union. '• He coupled with this an invitation invitation to Khrushchev to join In "a search for peaceful and permanent solutions." About the time of Mr. Kennedy's Kennedy's broadcast duplicates of a Kennedy letter to Khrushchev Khrushchev and copies of his speech were reported delivered to the Soviets—by the U.S. embassy in Moscow and by Secretary of State Dean Rusk to Soviet Ambassador Ambassador Anatoly F. Dobrynin here.

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  1. The Salt Lake Tribune,
  2. 23 Oct 1962, Tue,
  3. Page 4

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