The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on November 3, 1961 · Page 1
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Police then arranged a lineup of bus drivers and Taylor promptly picked Runyon as his victim. Solve 'Shortage 9 PITTSBURGH (AP) - A $700,000 bank "shortage" was solved Thursday. It was all a mistake. Sam Stein, who runs a messen ger service, sent a secretary to the bank Wednesday for a $39.80 money order. She returned with one made out for $700,039.80, but the mistake went unnoticed. Auditors worked all night on the problem. Stein noticed the error Thursday morning and took the money order back to the bank. Target Gone PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis (AP)—William S. Clark, who retired recently after 38 years as a railroad section foreman, failec to identify only one road sign in taking a Wisconsin driver's li cense examination. Missed: The railroad crossing signal. Stumped ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)-When th waterfowl season reopens, there'] be one less target for hunters— the State Conservation Depart ment's low-flying survey plane. Because hunters sometime have pot-shot at the plane taking the geese and duck census, the department said, a 3,000-mile sur vey over the state's principal wa terways will be flown next wee! during closed season. Prescriptions-Raney, CH 2-3092 adv The Weather COUNTY FORECAST — Fair tonight; not so cold tonight; Sat urday brisk southerly winds warmer and becoming partly cloudy; lows tonight 30-35; highs Saturday 50s. High temperature yesterday, 60; low today, 25; high year ago today, 63; lov year ago today, 31; record high th' date, 82 in 1909 and 1924; record lo this date, 17 In 1899 and 1939; hour) temperatures, 24 hours ending 8 a.m today: -- 9 p. m 1 10 p. m 11 p. m Midnight 1 a. m , 9 a. m 10 a. m. 11 a. m. Noon 1 p. m. 2 p. m. 3 p. m. 4 p. m. 6 p. m. 8 p. m. 7 p. m. 8 p. m. .59 .58 .58 .57 .56 .54 .55 .55 .65 .54 .40 .35 2 a, m. 3 a, m. 4 a. m. 5 a. m. 6 a. m. 7 a. in. 8 a. m. UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) - The U.N. Security Council oday rccommened unanimously that Burma's U Thant be nameo* cting secretary-general of the world organization in place of the ate Dag Hammarskjold. The action was taken at a brief losed meeting of the 11-nation ouncil after the big powers had cached agreement ending a six- weeks-old deadlock. The General Asembly, was iCheduled to act quickly on the council's recommendation at an afternoon sesion overwhelming approval was expected in a secret ballot. Mongi Slim of Tunisia, the assembly president, will read out he results to the delegates in the )ig blue and gold assembly hall. J. Thant will await the outcome in a room behind the podium. The Belgian Count Jehan de Voue, chief of U.N. protocol, will escort U Thant to the speakers' )latform. Members of the assembly's steering committee and residents of the three high U.N. councils will be on the platform. Slim will administer the oath of office to U Thant, and then escort him to the secretary-general's seat at the right of the president. U Thant will make a brief acceptance speech, to be followed by a round of congratulatory speeches by delegates expected to take up the entire afternoon session. U Thant will have a free hand to choose his chief assistant. Paola Turkey Grand Champ WICHITA (AP) - Ralph Engel of Hays is new president of the Kansas Poultry Association Dwight J. Thompson of Wichita was elected president of the Kan sas Turkey Federation at close o the two groups' 27th annual con vention Thursday. The top eggs in the annual KPA competition, shown by Lee Linder of Langton, brought $90 a dozen in the closing sale. Jan Goering of Moundridge had the gram champion 4-H turkey, which sole at $12 a pound; and Paul Brady Paola, the grand champion turkey in the open class, sold for $10 a pound. LOOK INSIDE FOR: the Are we ready for changes? Editorial, Pg. 4. Seven wheat varieties above premium value, Brown's Bylines, Pg. 8. atoms in Three bad acting bomb fallout, Pg. ! India has magnificient roaches, Pg. 4. Parents shouldn't push competition between children, Dr. Nason, Pg. 9. Open every day 11 a.m. to p.m. including Sunday. Reno' Cafeteria. 17th & Main. Adv U THANT Katanga Claims Victory ELISABETHVILLE, Katanga, the Congo (AP) — The Katanga radio today claimed Katangan troops had scored a great victory over invading forces of the central Congo government. It reiterated claims that all invaders have now been repulsed from this secessionist province. Congolese national troops abandoned a rail bridge and left arms, ammunition and wounded to be seized by Katangan troops, the broadcast said. Travelers returning from the frontier town of Kaniama, however, reported that the Congolese army had a walkover up to now and that the Katangans had shown great reluctance to fight. These reports tended to support the claims of Gen. Joseh Mobutu, the central government's army commander, that his forces had advanced more than 35 miles into Katanga from the north and had met little resistance in the drive to end the province's secession. Travelers said the only reason the Congo's army push was slow was because a railway bridge had been damaged on the border. LONDON (AP) - Princess Margaret gave birth to a son today and her husband said she was thrilled and delighted. First to see the baby—after the doctors and nurses—was the father, the Earl of Snowdown, the former society photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones. Coming from the royal maternity suite in Clarence House, he exclaimed to a member of the household: "The princess and I are absolutely thrilled and delighted." His son—fifth in line to the British throne—was born Viscount Linley. The infant's weight was not announced immediately. An official announcement said "mother and son are doing well." The child was born in the room in Clarence House that Princess Margaret once used as a bedroom. She lived at the house, home of the queen mother, until her marriage May 6, 1960. Both she and her husband are 31. Crowds cheered outside Clarence House. The Scots Guards bagpipe band marched by filling the air with music. The news of the birth were relayed quickly to Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. Congratula tions began pouring in. Lord Evans, 58, one of the five medical men who attended the princess, broke the news to the father.. Before the baby's birth at 10:45 a.m. Tony sent Margaret an arm load of red roses. He repeatec the order after the birth. The news was flashed to the far corners of the world. It even went out to jet airliners in flight Four court physicians were in attendance at the birth: Sir John Peel, gynecologist to the queen and the princess; anesthetist Ver non Hall, Sir John Weir and Lord Evans. The princess apparently was in labor only a short time. Peel die not arrive at Clarence House unti 8:15 a.m., two and a half hour! before the birth. Margaret's boy is fifth in Ihv of succession to the British throne behind Prince Charles, 13; Prince Andrew, who will be 2 in Febru ary; Princess Anne, 11, and Prin cess Margaret. The baby automatically ac Crest Of 26.5 Is New Forecast The Marais des Cygnes river will go higher in its present rise than had been expected, the Weather Bureau in Topeka said today. ! The re-calculated forecast calls for a stage of 26.5 feet at Ot| tawa by Saturday afternoon, it was announced about noon today Monkey Into Space Next Week Richard Garrett, weatherman at Topeka, said the run-off was heavier than had been calculated Additional rain yesterday, after the first forecast of 22 to 23 feet had been made will push the river up slowly until sometime tomorrow. At 1 p.m., today the stage at quired the title of Viscount Linley the secondary title given his fath er when the queen made him Earl of Snowdon on Oct. 3. Hac Armstrong-Jones not been raisec to the peerage, the baby wouk have been a commoner with n title, a rare thing in British his tory for one so high in the lin of succession to the throne. Wichitans Die WICHITA (AP)- A 9-year-ol boy and an 86-year-old man wer killed in separate traffic accident in Wichita Thursday. The boy, Robert R. Jones, so of the Rev. and Mrs. Marlin W Jones of Wichita, was struck by car on a northeast Wichita stree Earlier, James A. Skaer wa killed when he was hit by an auto mobile on a downtown street. Just arrived truck load of Zere $1.69 gallon. O.K. Bargain Store Adv PRINCESS MARGARET Agree On Chrysler ** Contract DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler )orp. and the United Auto Workers Union reached agreement on new three-year labor contract Thursday night, averting a strike. The Chrysler pact brought peace between the UAW and all :he automakers, except Studebaker-Packard. Three-year contracts previously had been negotiated by General Motors Corp., Ford Motor Co., and American Motors Corp. UAW President Waller P. Reuther said the Chrysler agreement, which came only 50 minutes be fore the company's 60,000 UAW represented employes were to strike at midnight in support of demands, was essentially the same as that reached at GM and Ford. The union estimated that the Ford and GM contracts were worth more than 12 cents hourly in take-home pay over each year They immediately added a minimum of five cents to gross pay raising that to an average of $2.85 hourly for the industry's production workers. This, plus company assumption of the full cost of hospital-medica insurance and other improvements in fringe benefits figured in the UAW estimate the contracts were worth more than 12 cents in take- home pay. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) —A rhesus monkey with a radio transmitter and biomedical sen- ors beneath its skin is scheduled ride an Atlas missile 600 miles nto space next week. The 6-pound monkey is the first )f several animals slated to be ocketed aloft to determine whether implanted sensors can be useful to human astronauts. If perfected, the system could elim- nate uncomfortable and cumbersome wires required for external sensors such as those worn by Alan B. Shepard Jr. and Virgil I. Grissom on their space flights. The monkey will be in a special capsule packed in a cylinder acked to the side of the Atlas. The cylinder is intended to eject from the Atlas and follow a bal- istic course which will land it in the Atlantic 6,000 miles southeast of Cape Canaveral. During the 35-minute trip, the monkey will be subjected to crushing acceleration and deceleration forces, radiation, 15,000- mile-an-hour speed and fiery reentry heat. An attempt will be made to recover the cylinder anc its passenger. Implanted sensors might in crease an astronaut's walking range on the moon. With externa sensors requiring wires, a man would be able to travel only few feet from his spaceship. The internal instruments might enable him to roam several miles. Missouri Girl Is KU Queen LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - A Missouri girl, Mary Nan Scanna of Tarkio, is Kansas University' homecoming queen. Her selection was annouced today at a pep rally sending the Jayhawk football team off to Lincoln for its game with Nebraska Saturday. Miss Scannan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Scannan, will be crowned at the Kansas-Kansas State homecoming game here Nov. 11. She is a junior. Her attendants will be Leslie Gail Coover, a senior from Junction City, and Lawalta Dean Heyde, a junior from Shawnce-Mission. Islanders Settle In Britain SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP — The homesick islanders o Tristan da Cunha sailed into the 20th century world today to make a new home far away from theii deserted, volcano-ravaged island in the Atlantic. Perplexed and bewildered, th 62 refugees arrived on the line Stirling Castle. Some of the women cried Anxiety and concern showed the faces of the men. The young sters were bubbling with excite ment. They tarried their forlorn pos sessions, tied in cardboard case or sacks or blankets. They savet only a few things when the vo cano on Oct. 10 drove them from their isand home midway betwee South Africa and South Americ where they had lived an 18t century existence. "I am afeared for us all," sai Peter Repetto, 59, the island chief speaking in the curiously archai English of the Tristan people "Now our children must fac evil for the first time. They wi be frightened and bewildered an very homesick," he said. If the river goes to the expected stage of 26.5 feet, water will over the pavement on Main treet in the north business dis- rict to a depth of about one foot. Ottawa, along with the rest of Kansas, experienced a sharp drop n temperature last night, the low mark this morning being 25 degrees, 33 degrees colder than the ow mark yesterday morning. Richard Garrett, weatherman at Topeka, said the state will get a quick warm-up Saturday. Today, despite full sunshine ov er the state, the top temperature it most points is expected to be n the 30s. Ottawa's Main Street tempera- .ure at noon today was 38 degrees. Tonight another hard freeze is xpected, the weather bureau announced. The first snowstorm of the season put three inches of snow on .he ground at St. Francis yester day. There was little accumula tion of snow elsewhere in the state. Most streams in the heav> rain area of the past few day went out of their banks, ana among those still flooding today were the Marais des Cygnes, Neo sho and lower Verdigirs. The Kansas Highway Patro listed K-68 as one of the highway closed by high water. The high way was submerged at a poin between Ottawa and Quenemo and between Ottawa and Paola. Few, if any homes in Ottawa will be flooded by a stage of 26. feet. However it will be neces sary for a number of streets in the east part of town to be barri caded against automobile traffic Certain Of Cancer Control WASHINGTON (AP)-Dr. Isidor S. Ravdin, past president of the American College of Surgeons, says it is now certain cancer will come under control just as diabetes has. An array of anticancer drugs may be the answer, Ravdin told reporters after presiding at the opening session of a conference of cancer specialists Thursday. And he also said in a speech to the conference that it is highly likely that "before another year is passed, we may well find that certain of the common human malignant lesions" may be caused by viruses. "We may have information on the control of such lesions by chemical agents," he said. That was one of the more hopeful notes sounded at the two-day conference. The main theme was "cautious hopefulness" and the public was told that no breakthrough is in sight in the fight against the disease. The conference, bringing together about 1,000 physicians and surgeons for a review of methods of treating cancer with chemicals, is sponsored by the Cancer Chemotherapy National Service Center, an agency of the Department of Welfare. Dr. Ravelin, University of Pennsylvania surgeon who was the only civilian on the teams of doctors that performed the ileitis operation on former President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956, said there had been heartening progress made in the past two years since the last conference. One development, he said, was assurance that women who develop choriocarcinoma — a rare but quick spreading cancer—dur ing pregnancy can in many case be cured. Another is that there has bee some success in stopping cancer' spread by a combination of sur gery and application of a chem cal at the time of operation an for three or four days after. Many of the experts emphasizec at the news conference that ther are many types of cancer an there is no reason to believe any he Ottawa Main as 25.36 feet. Street gauge ROBERT A. ANDERSON Name OU Special Gifts Chairman Robert A. Anderson, Ottawa law- r er, has been appointed chairman of the special gifts committee of the Ottawa • Franklin Bounty area campaign for the Ot- .awa University Centennial Fund, according to Milo M. Hewitt, general chairman. The Ottawa University Centennial Fund for $500,000, which was announced by the University at :he Convocation, Friday, Oct. 20, has as its principal objectives the building of a new student union and dining hall, reconstruction of the administration building, converting the present Commons to additional classrooms and obtaining additional funds to strengthen the academic program. The Ottawa • Franklin County area campaign is the first phase in an 8-month financial effort to realize these objectives. Anderson has been practicing law in Ottawa since 1947. He served 8 years as state representative from this district. He is a member of the County, Stale and American Bar Associations, Kiwanis Club, Masonic Lodge, Elks and Phi Alpha Delta, legal fraternity. He is married to the former Betty Roberts, and they have four children, Nancy, 15; Charles, 12; David, 10, and Addie, eight. Traffic Toll TOPEKA (AP)—Kansw traffic death log: 24 hours to 9 a.m. Friday—2. During November—3. During 1961—435. Comparable 1960 period—418. Big Bargain Rummage Sale in First Baptist Basement Sat. Adv. Kansan Is "President" To Japanese Admirers YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) - His name is George Robert Kennedy and that makes him as good as a "president," his Japanese friends claim. The American Navy officer and his family will receive a book of goodwill messages from Japanese friends lauding the Kennedys as "extraordinary ambassadors of good will." Lt. Kennedy, who was stationed at the U.S. fleet weather facility in Yokosuka until last July, and his family now reside in Greensburg, Kas. The autograph folder contains 25 feet of goodwill messages including one saying "to me, you are 'President' Kennedy, not because we Japanese are ignorant of who the President is, but because you, like the President, promote the best images of America." The book is composed of six- inch folding pages and contains 70 signatures by mayors, parliament deputies, professors and silk worm raisers, gathered by Mark Takeda, student of Niigata Prefecture on the Japan sea coast of thft main island of Honshu. The autograph folder will be sent to Lt. Kennedy by Harold Cope of Upper Sandusky, Ohio, principal of the Nile E. Kinnick Navy Dependent High School here at Takeda's request. Mysterious Sound Probed By Air Force Technicians one means will of them. ever control all SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) Six Air Force technicians sent by the White House tried today to learn the cause of the whir that the Binkowski family says has made their home nearly a madhouse for nine months. The men, from Griffiss Air Force Base, said they were using equipment worth at least $500,000 in their tests at the house in suburban Rotterdam. Eugene Binkowski, a truck driver, and his family had written to President Kennedy about the weird whirring sound they said had driven them from their home and almost out of their minds. Rotterdam Councilman Frank Kriss, a Democrat, suggested the letter. Afew oilier listeners say they have heard a noise, but local tech- nicians called previously could neither hear the sound or find any possible cause. The Air Force men, who began work Thursday, declined to say yet whether they could hear it. Binkowski, his wife and two sons, 15 and 6, had moved into a trailer near the house. The trailer soon began to hum, too, they said. Now they plan to try living in a prefabricated garage on the property. Tally's Toot • Wonder how Antony is going to like the task of changing the royal diapers. Open every day 11 a.m. to ft p.m. including Sunday. Reno's Cafeteria, 17th & Main. Adv.

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