The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on November 6, 1961 · Page 1
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas · Page 1

Ottawa, Kansas
Issue Date:
Monday, November 6, 1961
Page 1
Start Free Trial

OTTAWA HERALD VOL. 65 NO. 281 OTTAWA, KANSAS, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1961 7 CENTS EIGHT PAGES Side Swipes MOSCOW (AP) - Stalin has been painted right out of the picture in Moscow's big Metropole Hotel. For years a picture hung in the lobby showed Lenin seated at a table reading from his works to Stalin. When thd dictator was denounced at the recent Soviel Communist party congress, an artist was called in to touch it up. Now Lenin sits reading to a big empty chair draped with a white dust cover. Heavy Load STIRLING, Scotland (AP) Every Tuesday for the past five years Peter Robertson has pusha a wheelbarrow through the street' frt>m the Old Kirk to the bank Last Tuesday the barrow over turned rounding a corner and ttv secret was out—under the trasl was the congregation's donation for the previous Sunday. In thi case the total was 541 pounds— $1,514.80—much of it silver. Robertson is church treasurer "The church members are s generous—and there are 2,500 o them—that I reached the poin some years ago where I couldn't heft the stuff to the bank," Robertson explained. "So I started carrying it in the wheelbarrow with a bit of trash on top for camouflage. "Now that the secret has leaked I'll have to hire a taxi." Wild, Wooly HOLLYWOOD (AP) — American movies have convinced people in many countries that Indians are still on the warpath and Chicago still rocked with gang wars, Edward R. Murrow told representatives of the film industry. He said films have an extraordinary impact on people in emerging nations. Murrow is director of the U.S. Information Agency. GOLD KEY WINNERS - James Dunn, Silver Leaf 4-H club, helps Helen Lederer, Junior Judgcrs, with her Who's Who necklace following presentation of Gold Key Awards to five Franklin County tren-agers at the annual county 4-H Achievement Day program here Saturday night. Other winners arc (left to right) Betty Pope, Elm Leaf; Judy Milton, Junior Judgers, and Donald Turner, Rambling Ranchers. Boys received key awards on tie clasps. (Herald Photo) 61 Seamen Missing As Ship Goes Down Scottish Tanker Explodes Off North Tunisian Coast Fire Threatens Stars' Homes LOS ANGELES (AP)-A brush fire broke out today in the Hollywood hills near Stone Canyon reservoir and, fanned by gusty winds, spread rapidly toward exclusive residential areas. City firemen termed it a major emergency and called all units to the scene. Planes began bombing hot spots with fire-retarding borate solution. Movie stars in the area, although not in the immediate fire path, include Marlon Brando, Maureen O'Hara, Greer Garson, Shirley MacLaine and Gale Storm. TUNIS (AP) - The 7,129-ton Scottish tanker Clan Keith ex-i plodcd and sank in heavy seas Sunday night off the north Tunis-j ian coast Sixty-one of her 68 European officers and Pakistani] crewmen '.vere reported missing. Seven survivors were picked up, including the ship's captain, said a radio message from the scene. The ship owners said one of the rescued crewmen died later. The seven were picked up by the British freighter Durham Trader. Radio messages intercepted in Tunis said the Clan Keith exploded around midnight and sank in several minutes. A storm had battered the North African coast during the night. The 19-year-old ship was owned by the Clan Line Steamers of Glasgow. She sailed from Southhampton Oct. 28 for Ceylon with a cargo of chemicals, steel filings and cast iron pipe. The Weather COUNTY FORECAST — Generally fair through Tuesday; a little warmer west sections; low tonight upper 20s; high Tuesday in the 50s. High temperature Saturday, 56; low Sunday. 28; high Sunday, 43; low today. 28; high year ago today, 53; low year ago today, 40; record high this date, 83 In 1915; record low this date, 15 in 1859; hourly temperatures, 24 hours ending 8 a.m., today: 9 a. m 31 9 p. m. 10 a. m 35 10 p. m. 11 -a. m 37 11 p. m. Noon 1 p. m. 2 p. m. 3 p. m. 4 p. m. 5 p. m. 6 p. m. 7 p. m. I p. m. .42 43 .4.1 , 42 40 31 43 32 .40 Midnight . 1 a. m. . 2 a. m. 3 a. m. 4 a. m. 5 a. m, 6 a. m. 7 a. m. 8 a. m. 28 31 32 32 32 32 32 32 Herring Is Extension Chairman Roy E. 'Herring, Williamsburg, las been elected chairman of the •Vanklin County Extension Coun- Warmer Weather TOPEKA (AP)—Some warming was in prospect for Kansas through Tuesday following a bright but chilly weekend. The Weather Bureau said another cold front probably will begin moving into Kansas late Tuesday, however, with a drop in temperatures but little or no precipitation. Top temperatures Sunday were from 37 at Concordia to 43 at Chanute. Overnight lows were below 20 in the northwest and in the 20s elsewhere, ranging from 14 at Goodland to 29 at Topeka and Lawrence. Highs today were to be in the 40s east and the 50s west with lows in the 20s and 20s tonight. Coeds Injured In Car Mishap Four College of Emporia coeds were severely shaken, two of them slightly injured, and a 1961 Chevrolet Corvair was wrecked completely near Homewood about 10:30 a.m., Sunday, Sheriff Max Gilmore of Franklin County reported today. The girls, all 18 years of age, were en route to Kansas City to meet a girl friend who was to arrive from the East by plane. Sheriff Gilmore said the girls are Mildred M. Einhouse, driver, Karen Dohrman, Judy Celsey and Cynthia Dearring. The car was owned by Miss Einhouse and her father, William C, Einhouse. Pittsburgh, Pa. Miss Einshouse told the sheriff that a tire blew out, and the car went out of control. It appeared the car had gone off the pavement, back on the pavement then off the pavement again ane struck a concrete culvert. The car went over the culvert and over turned beside the highway. The accident occurred about a half mile west of Homewood on US50 Miss Celsey suffered a back and neck injury, and Miss Dear ring a cut on the chin. Both were treated at Ransom Memorial Hos pital and released. It was learn ed today that they were admittec to a hospital at Emporia later in the evening for observation, Sher iff Gilmore said. cil. He'll succeed John Lederer, Pomona. Other new officers are Mrs. Ralph Overstreet, Wellsville, secretary, and Glen Hayward, 1104 S. Main, Ottawa, treasurer. Other members of the council are Merle Eversmeyer, Ottawa RFD 1; Harold Staadt, Ottawa RFD 3; Mrs. W. I. Hink, Wil- iamsburg; Ray Carey, Prince:on; Mrs. Herbert McClure, Richmond, and Mrs. Donald Steward, Ottawa RFD 4. The new officers will assume duties in January. UN Calls For Talks On Bombs UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) —The main U.N. Political Com- mitee today approved a U.S.- British resolution calling for immediate resumption of East-West negotiations on a treaty to ban nuclear bomb testing. The vote in the 103-nation committee was 66-11 with 17 abstain- ng. The Soviet bloc, Mongolia and Cuba cast the negative votes. But the proposed talks appeared doomed in advance. Soviet Delegate Semyon K. Tsarapkin said: "There will never be such negotiations." He insisted there was only one way to halt nuclear weapons testing and that was through an agreement on complete and general disarmament. The approved draft was the Western answer to an Asian African resolution, now awaiting final action by the General Assembly. This called for new voluntary moratorium on tests. See Demo Win In NY NEW YORK (AP)-Democrats are rated an odds-on choice in one of two major political contests but in the other race Republicans sharply discount a Democratic claim of an upset in the making. The outcome, in New York City where the Democrats are given the edge and in New Jersey where they contend they are forging uphill, likely will have a bear ing on 1962 and 1964 national races. The Democrats go into the final day of campaigning with some degree of encouragement from a weekend victory in Texas over the sort of GOP conservatism represented by Sen. Barry Goldwater, R-Ariz. LOOK INSIDE FOR: At least General Walker didn't lose his head along with his military career, Editorial, Pg. 4. "Lock-step" march through school slows progress of many children, Dr. Nason, Pg. 3. Six-hour stop in Bangkok, Pg. 4. Mother and child reunited after 16 months, Pg. 3. Christmas Seals Arrive By Plane Christmas Seals for the Frank lin County sale arrived yesterdaj by air. Members of the Civil Air Pa trol, 1st Lt. Jack Munson, pilot, and Cadet George Irwin, Topcka, flew the seals to Ottawa's municipal airport. They were met by Ottawa's Mayor Kenneth Andrews, Miss Ethel Welton, seal sales chairman, and Dr. F. A. Trump, chairman of the county Tuberculosis Need A Final Push To Meet Chest Goal West Berlin Wins Tear Gas Battle Residential Donations Up ,000 Over Last Year's Otiavva United' Chest workers are looking primarily to downtown sources for the slightly more than $2,000 needed to put the drive over the' $22,097 goal. BERLIN (AP)-West Berlin po lice successfully defended work men ripping down 300 yards of '? wire fence in a tear gas battle today with border guards of Communist East Germany. Donations to date total $20,049.33, only $2,047.67 short. Lee A. Casida, drive chairman, Howard Doyen, assistant, commended the efforts of M r s. John Netherland, in charge of the ! residential drive, her workers and About 150 tear gas grenades j the penple th contacled . were thrown, but nobodv was re-1 ported hurt. The West Berliners succeeded in removing most of the fence, which was about a yard inside the Fench sector of West Berlin. The fence had been put up by the Communists long before the Aug. 13 closing of the border to separate a railway track in East Berlin from an elevated track in West Berlin. It was later reinforced by another fence, entirely on the East Berlin side. Four West Berlin workmen went this morning to take down the fence in West Berlin territory. With them went 12 West Berlin police and a French army officer. Border guards on the communist side ordered the workmen back. They refused. The East Berliners began the tear gas tossing, the western police said. Each side hurled about an equal number. and Health Association. The seals will be mailed to prospective customers this week Ottawa was one of several major stops in Kansas for the seal flight. Other cities were Kansas City, Wichita, Great Bend, Junction City, Salina and Manhattan. Jail Band Members LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Band leader Les Elgart and six members of his band were held for investigation today after police reported finding marijuana in their hotel rooms. County Attorney Paul Douglas said he would talk with federal Doyen said donations in the residential drive were up by $1,000, or 25 per cent, over last year's. They also said the advance gifts phase, headed by Bob Hill, was a success, with this year's donations matching last year's. One Ottawa business, Pence's Food Center, was credited with 100 per cent participation in fair share giving, Doyen said. He said Southwestern Bell Telephone Company also had done a good job in this phase. Donations by downtown businesses so far are short of last year's. But Casida and Doyen are confident the goal will be met. "We need a little more effort in getting the word around to some places that were missed," said Doyen. Some persons mis.sed by the workers have been leaving donations at the People's National Bank. Others wanting to give are urged to do the same. Killed In Fall From Combine NESS CITY (AP)-Gerald G. Schwein, 24, of Ness City, was killed in a harvesting accident Sunday on the farm of his father- in-law, Howard Betz. Schwein fell off a combine and a wheel crushed his chest. Betz was driving the machine, cutting milo. Name 25 To OU K Gifts Committee Twenty-five Ottawa businessmen have been enlisted on the special gifts committee of the Ottawa- Franklin County area campaign of the Ottawa University Centennial Fund, according to Robert A. Anderson, special gifts chairman, and Milo M. Hewitt, general chairman. Serving on the committee are Robert B. Anderson, Dr. J. F. Barr, F. R. Bennett, F. R. Bennett Jr., Dean Berlin, Randolph Bundy, J. R. Cheney, R. M. Clog ston, Harold S. Crawford, Thomas E. Gleason, E. E. Haley, C. W. Hegberg, Homer J. Henning, Robert S. Hill, C. L. Kapp, W. F. Kramer, George E. Lister, S. Robert McCrea, John S. Sheldon, George H. Spears, Joel H. Tow ner, William W. Wallace, John N. Wassmer, Robert B. Wellington and Winton A. Winter. The Ottawa University Centennial Fund for $500,000 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 providing additional funds to strengthen the academic program. The special gifts committee will hold an organization meeting tonight. and interview before deciding the on authorities bandsmen charges. The band played for a University of Nebraska homecoming dance Saturday night. Police seized the marijuana during the dance but waited until it ended to question the musicians. Detective Capl. Robert Sawdon said a routine investigation of a druggist's report that strangers had purchased a codeine preparation led to the hotel rooms. Codeine is used in several medical preparations and while its purchase is legal, purchasers are required to register their names and addresses. Police Chief Joseph T. Carroll identified the men held, in addition to Elgart, 44, of New York, a Grant Marshall Wallin, 27, Chicago; Keith Thomas, 22, Terre Haute, Ind.; Charles L. Russell, 20, Chicago; Edward Levenson, 26, New York; Kenneth E. Tucker, 25, Chicago, and Sture B. Swenson, 26, Chicago. Nehru In US For Talks With Kennedy NEWPORT, R. I. (AP) — Prime Minister Nehru of India flew here today to open a series of talks with President Kennedy on world problems and on the divergent views of the United States and India toward nuclear testing. Nehru landed at Quonset Point Maval Air Station at 11:46 a.m. after a flight from New York on a presidential plane. President Kennedy was on hand to greet him, along with John Kenneth Galbraith, U.S. ambassa dor to India. Nehru and Presidenl Kennedy shook hands warmly. Within a few minutes, Nehru and the President went by auto' mobile to the nearby pier to board the presidential yachl Honey Fitz for the 10-mile trip across Narragansett Bay to Ham mersmith Farm for lunch. A crowd of several hundred gave Nehru a round of applause. President Kennedy and Nehru were to lunch together privately, according to White House press secretary Pierre Salinger. Ambassador Galbraith was to join Mrs. Kennedy, and Nehru's daughter, Mrs. Indira Gandhi, and some others for lunch at Hammersmith farm, the Newport estate of Mrs. Kennedy's family. Nehru has called the latest sc- ries of Soviete nuclear tests "an evil thing." Kennedy last week set in motion preparations for U.S. tests in the atmosphere. He said this country will conduct explosions in the air if an evaluation of the Soviet Union's shots indicates that U.S. tests are necessary for the security of this country and the free world. Kennedy arranged to greet Nehru upon his morning arrival at Quonset Point Naval Air Station from New York. Nehru flew into New York Sunday after a stopover in London where he talked with Prime Minister Harold Mae- millan. Says Girl Athletes Turning: Into Men Following The Echo Ottawans will have two opportunities this evening to sae the U. S. Echo satellite. It will move northeast at a position 86 degrees above the horizon south of the city at 6:18 and in the same direction 56 degrees above the horizon north of I lie city at 8:22. Tomorrow night's schedule: moving northeast 59 degrees above horizon north of city at 7:27 p.m. ^> LONDON (AP) - Two British girl athletes started turning into men at the peak of their track and field careers, a leading British gynecologist said today. Thomas Jeffcoate, of Liverpool University, made his disclosure in the current issue of the "Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine." The women were not named. The article set off a discussion in British athletic circles. Jack Crump, secretary of the amateur athletic board, suggested that an international medical panel make sure that girls arc girls before every meet. Jcffcoatc's article followed controversy during the Olympic games in Rome last year over the sex of one of Britain's competitors. It was rumored at that time —and the rumor was printed in newspapers throughout the world —that one of the British girls had male characteristics. Prof. Jeffcoate said one of the girls was a sprinter of 16 who could run 100 yards in 11 seconds and her "sex interest was towards boys." She was an outstanding woman athlete. Then she had an operation, lost interest in her boy friend, and her time for the 100 yards slumped to 12.8 seconds. The other example discussed by Jeffcoate was a "girl aged 20, an international woman athlete, who complained of deepening of the voice." More V. S. Help Expected Rebels Winning Viet Nam War SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) —South Viet Nam's pro-Western government is slowly losing its war against Communist rebels. The next few weeks may decide whether this trend speeds up or reverses. Even if U.S. troops are not sent, there are expected to be large new outlays of American aid, which has already totaled more that $2 billion. Officials here don't always want to be quoted on such dark views, but that is the general picture. There are three major forces involved: The guerrilla enemy directed and reinforced from Communist North Viet Nam, the United States, and the 7-ycar-old government of President Ngn Dinh Diem. The Communists, called the Vit-t Cong, have stepped up the war to a dangerous degree in recent weeks. Despite a variety of hints in the press and by officials here that Viet Nam would 'welcome U.S. combat troops, the feeling is still that President Kennedy's fact- finding mission led by Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor considers this is not the time. Diem's government has taken a scries of steps to meet the growing Communist threat. They include proclamation of a state of emergency, new revenue- raising taxes, military training for women and a variety "f austerity moves such as three meatless days a week, cuts in high official salaries, working government offices on Saturday afternoon, and formation of military units for civil service workers. Many of these moves arc only psychological and much could still be done in the way of austerity in the cities. The army is considered generally loyal, but many troops have been literally fightin).; every day for years. They are tired, and their officers have at times been frustrated by the political dealings that center around Diem's palace. The peasants in the countryside, where the war will be won or lost, are still another matter. It is generally agreed that much more could have been done, both in material and psychological ways, to win their allegiance. Besides its tactics of fear and violence, the Viet Cong has been able to capitalize on abuses by civil officials and the military. Prescriptions—Raney, CH 2-3092. adv.

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free