The Kansas City Times (4/30/60) Art Garney front page shooting

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(THE Morning KANSAS CITY STAR) dite KANSAS CITY. APRIL 30. 1960—SATURDA Y-40 PAGES. WEATHER—SHOWERS. here this morning partly cloudy this tonight and tomorrow. today and tonight. near 58. Low tonight 45. High tomorrow lower 60s. mas and detailed obM:rv%tlon on page 8.1 readings yesterday 8 p. m ................ 56 9 p. ra............... 55 m...................67110 p. m............... 52 ....................65111 p. m............ 51 m....................61112 midnight ....... 49 I a. m............... 48 a ' 2 a. m................*47 « _____ to partly cloudy today rain east this morning tonight and tomorrow. Cooler south central today, and in the Warmer northwest today and state tonight. Highs today 45 showers and thunderstorms diminishing west today. and north. Showers and thunderstorms southeast and partly cloudy north tonight and tomorrow. the state tonight. Highs today northwest to the mid-60s southeast COST OF LEEDS STRIKE MOUNTS Bv Steve Underwood. .................................................................... JNEW Community Loses 2 Million Dollars in Wages and Business. FORCE PARAGUAY 500 Men Crosses the River From Argen* to Start Uprising.* IN FROM BRAZIL Buenos Aires Say Is on a Bigger Than Before. Paraguay, April invaders seeking overthrow President Alfredo Stroessner Southeastern Paraguay the Interior ministry announced. The invaders are Paraguayan political communique said one force, reported to about 500 men, was back when it attacked of Puerto Carlos An on the Parana another column o men was reported have captuied the town of Colonia Otano, away. a Larger Scale. Otano was defended policemen. interior ministry said came from Ar HITS REUTED INDUSTRY G. M. Representative Says Negotiations Have Been Arranged Today. A strike at the Leeds Fisher Body plant and the resultin interruption of the passenger car assembly lines at the adja cent Chevrolet plant have re suited in a loss to Kansas City of more than 2 million dollars A General Motors represent ative said last night the loss was in wages to employees and in business to area sup plier firms. Not All Inclusive. The total does not include the loss to retail dealers be cause of a lack of Chevrole passenger cars and Corvairs. In addition, an official of the Jack Cooper Transpor company, which hauls Chevrolets to dealers in 11 Mid-West states, said 375 employees had been furloughed. The Jack Cooper officia said furloughed employees lave lost over $350,000 in wages, a figure not included in the 2-million-dollar estimate Dy General Motors. The walkout by 2,000 employees represented by United Auto Workers local 93 began Vlarch 29 and had been in effect one full calendar month yesterday. “The 2,000 production workers on strike from Fisher Body have missed payroll checks totaling more than 1 million dollars during the month and the 1,000 Chevrolet employees idled by the strike-missed an estimated $500,000 in wages,” the G. M. representative said. Loss to Suppliers. “Payments to some 400 Kansas City area supplier firms, for goods and services needed in normal operation of the Fisher Body and Chevrolet passenger car assembly lines. Would have amounted to more I By Steve Underwood. tA Member of The Star's Statf.t ’M very much in love with her and I don’t care who knows it. We’re ioing ahead with our marriage and nobody’s going to stop us.” So spoke Arthur Garney, a balding 65-year-old plumbing executive, whose plans for a Las Vegas, Nev., marriage yesterday to pretty, 18-year-old Mrs. Sue Doyle were interrupted Thursday night in his home by a bullet from the revolver of an unidentified assailant. Insists on Wedding. Garney, owner of the Garney Plumbing and Heating company, 7503 Washington street, said yesterday at the Menorah hospital that he plans to fly to Las Vegas with his young sweetheart “as soon as ^ the doctor lets me out of here.” That probably will be" in five to eight days, he added. 1 The husky patient said that after a week’s honeymoon in Las Vegas he and his bride- to-be will return to Kansas City and set up housekeeping in his Ward Parkway Estates home at 1205 West Eighty- sixth street. “Then I’ll get a gun,” he said. “I am going to have to be more cautious in the future.” Garney was listed in fair condition from the .22-caliber bullet wound. The bullet en- ered near the left temple, coursed upward under the skin, and emerged at the left rear of the head. Doesn’t Scare Easy. Anybody who is trying to scare me better think again,” arney said. “I don’t back up and I don’t look backward.” Recounting the shooting, Garney said: “It was a little after 5 o’clock. We (he, Mrs. Doyle and her 14-month-old son) were just finishing dinner and was getting ready to call a cab to take us to the airport. “This man forced his way into the kitchen and was holding a revolver. I looked for (Continued on Second Page.) Pioneer V, Fields and Duchess of Kent Need of London, April The Duchess of of the less affluent Royal family, will art treasures at auction rooms, June hoping to raise government gave duchess, Queen Elizabeth’s no pension after husband was killed on War Ii RAF mission gets $70,000 a year queen’s fund. HUNT FOR ON SEA Coast Guard Planes Out of Hawaii Find Gluckmann. BADIO WOBD IS FAA Says Texan « Weak Signal Miles From AT POLICE HEADQUARTERS, Mrs. Sue Doyle, 18, carefully read a statement yesterday concerning the shooting of Arthur Garney, 65, by an unidentified assailant. Garney and Mrs. Doyle had made plans to be married. Pinpointing Politics. Lana Turner’s Daughter Honolulu, April report from an operator in Texas Guard planes searching islands today for Gluckmann, unaccounted attempted nonstop Tokyo to New York. The amateur said she heard from an miles from Honolulu lave been that of San Francisco The Coast Guard its planes aloft They swept all within a radius of Flare Being One plane was sent on a green flare he water 135 miles of Honolulu by a plane at 1:48 a. m. No check had

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