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Fourth Time In Five Tries U.S. Fails Again To Fire Air Device HONOLULU (AP)- The United States failed Monday night for the fourth time in five tries to detonate a nuclear device at high-altitude above Johnston Island—and ai?ain a missile was to blame. The Atomic Energy Commission said the failure was due to a malfunction in the Thor booster carrying the swb-megaton device to its firing altitude of 30 to 40 miles. The range safety officer deliberately destroyed the mis- * * * sile eight minutes after it was launched. Debris from the rocket and nuclear warhead fell harmlessly into the ocean within a predesignated safety zone away from Johnston and adjacent Sand island, the AEC said. An announcement said there was no nuclear detonation and no danger to persons on the islands. An AEC spokesman said the tests would be rescheduled. said other missiles would be used to launch two other devices in other tests. One test will us e a Nike-Hercules rocket and the other a specially constructed booster with the booster from a surface-to-surface Sergeant rocket. Use of these missiles would indicate the two shots will be fired at relatively low altitudes because neither has the necessary thrust to carry their Garden City Telegram Vol. 33 GARDEN CITY, KANSAS, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1962 8 Pages No. 296 U.S. Outlook Baffles Bonn He payloads to great heights. The failure was another blow to United States missile prestige and an embarrassing disappointment to scientists and technicians at Johnston Island. Only one shot from Johnston in the current series has been successful—on July 8 when a giant thermonuclear device was detonated at an altitude of 210 miles. Monday night's flop followed : ... , . one 24-hour delay because of bad point in the Pacific today where range safety officer because of an | weat i ier _ xhe schedule went for- 3 Soviet Ships Near Test Zone WASHINGTON (AP)—A trio of j missile and its nuclear warhead Soviet instrument ships reached a •, were destroyed in flight by a they were within 450 miles of both the U.S. nuclear test zone and the impact area staked out by the Soviet Union for experimental rocket shots. From this position it was believed the ships—the Sibir, Suchan and Sakhalin—could monitor the performance of the Russian rkk- ets and any r J.S. nuclear tests. One American test went awry today—an effort to set off a high Ititude nuclear test at Johnston Island. A spokesman said the Thor Congolese Cease-Fire Pact Hailed by U.N. UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) —The signing of a cease-lire be tween Congolese national army and Katanga gendarme i e was hailed at the United Nations today as an encouraging sign of progress toward unification of the Congo. Prospects of a cease-fire led U.S. Ambassador Adlai E. Stevenson to tell President Kennedy on Sunday that there was "some hope of a solution to the problem in the Congo." Some African delegages criticized him as painting too bright a picture. A spokesman for the U.S. delegation expressed gratification over the cease-fire, but noted that there is still a long way to go before actual unity is achieved. A U.N. spokesman took a similar view. He expressed hope that the cease-fire would be implemented, permitting both sides to continue the negotiations on putting into effect Acting Secretary- General U Thant's plan for unexplained malfunction. The Defense Department said j the latest reported fix put the Soviet ships 400 miles roughly south of Johnston Island, and 360 miles west and a bit north of the rocket arget area announced by Moscow. Although the Pentagon didn't say so, U.S. patrol planes obviously were keeping a close walch on the equipment-laden Soviet ships. There was every likelihood, too, that United States would .observe the results of the Russian rocket firings launched from inside the Soviet Union several thousand miles away. The Soviet Union announced Monday two areas into which its long range rockets would be aimed—one some 1,200 miles southwest of Hawaii and, the other 2,200 miles northwest of Hawaii. The Pentagon said it was unknown whether other Russian instrument ships had bean sent into the second impact area. The Moscow statement said the tests, beginning today, were part of a research program to perfect spaceship rocket carriers. It also said specially equipped naval ves sels will be sent into the target areas. Some U.S. sources suggested the radar at the Army antimissile test site on mid-Pacific Kwajalein Atoll might be used to track the Soviet missiles. Trie Defense Department said: "We do not see any conflict between U.S. nuclear tests and the Soviet rocket firing.' Damage Suit would be eased by a cease-fire and Katanga President Moise Tshombe's reported offer to send the head of his armed forces to Lwpoldville to pledge allegiance to the central goverr.aent. But they cautioned tha 1 ; such actions would by no means settle the over-all issue of Congo unity. These African diplomats recall that Tshombe has signed pledges before that he recognizes Katanga as just another Con 0f o province. But they said he has given little indication of abiding by them. Reports from Elisabethville said that, even while he negotiated with the Leopoldville 'government, Tshombe has been building up his armed forces. Various estimates put his force at from ,000 to 40,000 men. Nigerian Foreign Minister J..ja Wachuku called Monday for quick U.N. action to settle the Congo crisis once and for all. First Freeze Off he Season TOPEKA (AP)— Kansas weather got back to more nearly normal today with the first freezing tern Garden City man is being for $65,000 damages as a result of an automobile acciden Aug. 24, 1958. Filing the petition in Finney County District Court Monday afternoon was Mrs. Virginia A Ebbn of Derby. She is suing Vir gil Wayne Douglas, 712 Summit In the petition Mrs. Ebb alleges she suffered serious in jury and disability to all part of her body from the auto acci dent. She also alleges Dougla with the fallt of the collision Mrs. Ebbs is asking the court to grant her $50,000 for past and future pain, humiliation, envbar rassment, loss of life's pleasures past and future loss of earning loss of earning capacity and per manent disability. She ik askinj for an additional $1J,000 for he husband. ward Monday night toward planned firing tim e of 9:30 p.m. (2:30 a.m. EST today). Radio monitors picked up a voice from ohnston saying "lift-ff, liftoff." Then, eight minutes later, the ame voice screamed, "negative! egative!" The test was designed to probe ic ionosphere and Van Allen ra- liation belts and determine vhefiher such explosiins could be used to mask sneak missile at- empts. Blast Follows Anti-Red Move CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Street disturbances and a bomb blast near the presidential palace greeted: a new move by President Romulo Betancourt's government Monday night to outlaw the Communist party. The blast on a hill near the palace was set off minutes after the president told the nation in a radio address he had asked the Supreme Court to ban the Communists and their extremist allies as agents of terror. The explosion created more noise than damage. The street disorders also were brief. Betancourt carried Ms fight to the- court after failing to get a congressional majority to back a decree outlawing the Communists and the fellow-traveling Movement of the Revolutionary Left (MIR). Opposition came from moderates a s well as leftists, the moderates fearing such a decree would create a precedent that might be used, against them. Betancourt apparently aimed to quiet such fears by his recourse to the court. Telegram Photo Corn Country Southwest Kansas is thought ,of as a wheat and milo area but there's plenty of corn about. Clarenc* Sigot, left, and Terry Gigot are about one-third through a harvest of 800 acres of corn raised on irrigated land. These huge bins on the Gig.ot farm, 18 miles southeast of Garden City, can store 85,000 bushels of corn. Average yield has been 100-128 bushel to the acre. The Gigots hope to have the corn in the crib by Thanksgiv- Red Chinese, Indians Exchange Border Shots NEW DELHI, India (AP)^An India spokesman reported that Red Chinese troops fired on an Indian position on the northeast border early today. "Our troops returned, the fire. The Chinese withdrew leaving behind one dead who was buried by our troops," the spokesman said. It was the first fighting reported since last Wednesday's battle in which there were almost 100 Ohi nese and Indian casualties, inclurf ing 22 Chinese killed. Both sides have been building up troop strength, according to reliable sources. ing. United Fund At The Finney County United Fund is nearing its goal with $32,278.28 contributed to today. The residential drive starts Wednesday and will continue through Friday. A breakdown of the total shows $17,792.75 from advance gifts, $3,921.53 from professional, $3,396 from the rural areas and $7,168 from employes. Latest Red Feather contributors: Oklahoma Tire and Supply Oswalt's Industries Dr. Ross' office Western Plane Sales Surplus Outlet Jones School Warren Hotel Barber Shop North Side Grocery Wharton Floral Shop Vanity Beauty Shop Chamiber of Commerce Office F. W. Woolworth Renick No. 2 Lundgren Motor Phase to Short Wednesday Residential Workers for United Fund Drive Listed Vote Registration Laws Are Outlined Monday night that if the Berlin crisis is intensified after the November elections, there is the possibility of a U.S. military buildup. Last summer, when Berlin tensions reached a high pitch, the United States mustered about 150,000 reservists. President Kennedy has a go-ahead from Congress to take similar steps again if he deems necessary. Khrushchev has been demanding for four years that tlhe Western Allies accept-a new status for West Berlin and> abandon their oc cupation role. In recent months he has stepped up his threat to sign a separate peace treaty with Ea» Germany and turn over full con trol of Western access routes to Berlin to the East Germans. The signing of a Soviet-Eas German peace treaty would not, in itself, be a cause for war, U.S. officials agree. But they say any attempt to interfere with Western rights would be met by all available means, including nuclear arms, if necessary—and that this point was made to Moscow several times. WASHINGTON (AP) — West German Chancellor Kmwrad Adenauer does not fully share the U.S. view tfliat Russia will create a new Berlin crisis before the end of tfce year, Gerhard Schroeder, Bonn's foreign minister, has told Secretary of State Dean Rusk. In reporting this, diplomatic observers said Bonn is somewhat baffled by the virtually unanimous prediction of Kennedy administration officials that Soviet Premier Khrushchev means it this time when he says that Western occupation of West Berlin must be liquidated after the U.S. congressional elections next month. Schroeder's spokesman, Hans Hille, told newsmen after the German foreign minister met witlh Rusk for more than two hours Monday that Bonn believes the Russians "did, not determine yet what course to take," that they are still "groping around," and that Khrushchev's threat are part of the psychological warfare being fought over the Berlin issue. There was no Indication that Schroeder's report changed Washington thinking in this respect. On the day of his conference with Rusk a high-ranking administration official restated the view so often repeated in tine course of the last weeks that the West likely will face a first-class crisis between now and Christmas, One authoritative U.S. source Four Townships Elect Extension Council Officers Election of county extension officials from four Finney County 4 townships highlighted the Hth annual Extension Council achievement night meeting at Alta Brown School Monday evening. Elected from 1 Garden City township were Thurman Lile, Rt. 1, agriculture; Mrs. Don McMillen, Eminence Rt., home economics; and Mrs. Earl Daughterly, Rt. 1, 4-H. Pierceville township: Jake Dechant, Eminence Rt., agriculture; Mrs. Dave Crase, Eminence Rt., home economics; and Mrs. Marvin Cronin, Pierceville, 4-H. Sherlock township: Leo Stein* metz, Holcomb, agriculture; Mrs. Angell Glunt, Holcomb, home Have you registered for the Nov. 6 election? Registration books are now open at the city clerk's office during regular working hours — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. From Oct. 22 through 26 the office will remain open until 9 p.m. to accommodate persons unable to register during the day. Oct. 26 is the deadline for registering. Persons mwst register if: 1. Moved since the last regular election. 2. Did not vote in the November I960 election and have not re-registered. 3. Became 21 years of age by Nov. 6. 4. Changed your name. Persons are eligible to vote if they have resided in Kansas.six months and in their precinct at least 30 days. The Finney County United Fund drive will geet under way peratures of the season reported m the residential area s Wednes- in the northwest. day and ---"-— "- ------- "-= Skies were clear and will re- j day. main that way for the next couple of days, the Weather Bureau reported. The temperature dropped to 30 degrees at Goodland, about two weeks late for the first freeze in that part of Kansas. This week is the normal period for initial free/es in much of western and northern Kansas. Temperatures were predicted to reach the 50s northwest and 60s southeast with lows tonight from the lower 30s northwest to 40s southeast. Highs Monday ranged from 68 degrees at Goodland to 86 at Chanute with the overnight continue through Fri- Area captains are Mrs. Sam Garbo, west side; Mrs. Norman Thompson, northwest area; Mrs. Howard Smith, east side; Mrs. Doug Tedrow, northeast section; and Mrs. Ray E. Ladd, south division. West side workers are: Mrs. Johnnie Roark, Mrs. Tony Baier, Mrs. Allen Unruh, Mrs. Oren Miller, Mrs. Robert Brooks, Mrs. Virgil Craig, Mrs. R.F. Benedict, Mrs. J.S. Sloan, Mrs. Kermit Dean, Mrs. Art Brandt, Mrs. James Dunn, Sr., Mrs. John Wheeler, Mrs. Justin Fortune, Mrs. Ralph Faye, Mrs. Gene laws" from Goodland's 30 to 59 at j Quakenbush, Mrs. Carl Ashburn, Dale Safford, Mrs. Lee Ballinger, Mrs. Paul Rupp, Mrs. Kate Falke, Mrs. John Whiteley, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Henthow, Mrs. Sam Garbo, Mrs. Emma Greer, Mrs. Dale Gillan; Mrs. John Wagner, Mrs. Bert Clark, Mrs. Rex Ladner, Mrs. Dick Bortz, Mrs. Henry Bondurant, Mrs. Don Hickey, Ms. Joe Fulwider Mrs. Gene Emberee, Mrs. Clyde Daniels, Mrs. Dick Robinson and Mrs. Merrill Rowe. Mrs. Dewayne Lyden, Mrs. Norbert Saunders. Mrs. George Ford and Mrs. Dick Robinson, Jr. South side workers: Mrs. Raymond Villarreal, Mrs. Laverne Mrs. Robert Pound, Mrs. V.R. Mayo, Mrs. Merle Myers, Mrs. Gust Nelson, Mrs. Everett Miller, Mrs. Hazel Gardiner, Mrs. Faye Smith, Mrs. Sam Gish, Mrs. Ernest Webb, Mrs. Jack Snyder, Mrs. Herbert Bolain, Mrs. R.E. Wasson, Ms. Ernest Gerber, Mrs. John Strauss, Mrs. Cliff Lasater, JFK, Gromyko Meet Wednesday WASHINGTON (AP)—President Kennedy and Soviet Foreign Min ister Andrei Gromyko will meet at the White House Thursday, In announcing this, the White House gave no clues as to specific matters that might come up for discussion. The continuing crisis in Berlin is an obvious point for consideration, among other matters. Presidential press secretary Pi C'ty Clerk Charles Peebles said persons wishing to register must appear in person. Persons who will vote absent out of state, absent within state or sick or disabled ballots may fill out an affidavit and pick up the ballots anytime until Nov. 2. On Nov. 2, 3 and 5, these ballots can be cast at the county clerk's office. County Clerk Jane Collins said noon Nov. 5 is deadline for these voters to return their ballots to her office. The county clerk's office will be open Saturday Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to noon. F°ur ballets will go to each voter. First ballot will be for national and state representatives, second ballot for district and country officials, third- ballot is a "yes" or "no" type for three positions on the Supreme Court, and fourth ballot will ask voters to mark a "yes" or "no" on two questions concerning constitutional amendments, 12 Survivors Found on Reef SUVA, Fiji Island (AP)—A South Seas reef has yielded up .a dozen men who survived the wreck of the Tonga yacht Tuai- kaepau, posted as missing July 31. Five others died in the ordeal that developed on the voyage from Tonga to Ata Island. The captain and one other man made their way Monday to Naco- moto, Kadavu Island, by raft from Minerva Reef, 400 miles south of Suva, and set off relief operations for those they had left behind; on that reef. A New Zealand air force flying boat, headed for the reef in the early morning darkness and, by the light of flares, located the main party of 10 on the hulk of an abandoned Japanese fishing vessel wrecked there more than a year ago. economics; and Mrs. Ben Linenberger, Rt. 1, 4-H. West Garfield township: Mrs. Virgil Brown, Eminence Rt., 4-H; and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hubbard, Eminence Rt., agriculture and home economics representatives. All were elected to serve a two-year term. Wayne Wheeler, chairman of the executive board of the Extension Council, served as master of ceremonies. Reports of the past year's activities were presented by Kenneth F r o m m, county agricultural agent, and Mrs. Elsie Branden, county home economics agent. Mrs. Charles Philbrick reported on the National Home Demonstration council convention. For the program, members of the .Homemakers Chorus sang four selections. Mrs. Branden presented in- ney County home demonstration units various seals in honors of performance. Members of the Nite Lites HDU served refreshments. Door prizes were offered by the Garden Oity Co-op, Standard Supply, Mrs. J. D. Ada^ns, Mrs. Bob Whitman and Mrs. Walter Hubbard. Approximately 175 persons attended the meeting. erre Salinger said that the initia-i nunt's requ,'st that it fine Missi:;- tive for the meeting, the first be- i s j ppi Qov. Ross Barnett $100,000 Mrs. Leon Ramsey, Mrs. Rob- j tween the chief executive and j f or n j s actions in the James H. ert Jones, Mrs. Louis Strasser,! Gromyko since last Oct. 6, came | Meredith case. Mrs. Phil Porter, Mrs. Ovid Har- j from the Russians. mon, Mrs. Robert Small, Mrs. Gene Rudd, Mrs. George Meek- Ask Penalty Of $100,000 Against Barnett NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fed- at a $10,000 dail> fine and irrpris- eral appeals cou t may rule later | onment for Barnett ?nd a $5,000 this week on the Justice Depart- ; daily fine for Johnson. Attaches of the 5th U.S. Circuit Whitehead, Mrs. Fred Albersi Holt ' and Mrs. John Shiteiey. er, Mrs. R.W. Blackett, Mrs. O.D. Carmichael, Mrs. Harold Gilger, Mrs. Bob Gardiner, Mrs. Danny Robinson, Mrs. Andy Mrs. Elza Caldwell Mrs. Henry Hopkins, Mrs. Henry Stowers, Mrs. Louise Springer, Mrs. Phil Smith, Mrs. John Degnan, Mrs. Lloyd Sut!on, Mrs. J. Ohmes, Mrs. C.J. Severs, John Herman, Mrs. Don LaGesse, Mrs. Alice Cobb, Mrs. Paul Scheer, Mrs. Alvin Heili, Mrs. Raymond Reed, Mrs. Jim Fare, Miss Judy Scheer; Mrs. Gene Crook, Mrs. Glenn rate hike, Gus Garden says it Johnson, Mrs. Henrv W'olley, will be as cheap to marry a girl i Airs. Edith Knoll, Mrs. Richard as to write hex every day. I Schultz, Mrs. Joe Ward, Mrs. Pittsburg. A few hard showers were touched off in eastern Kansas Monday as the cold front moved eastward. Paola had .69 of an inch, Olatlu 1 .37 and the Kansas City area had varied amounts ranging up to a half inch. Garden Sass In view of the upcoming postal East side residential workers: Mrs. Howard Smith, Mrs. Leona Dearing, Mrs. Laura Roby, Mrs. Kenneth Swenson, Mrs. Harold Hartley, Mrs. Ira Travis, Mrs. Cecil Wristen, Mrs. Jess Murdock, Mrs. Charles Rockstrom, Mrs. Ruth Ruckel, Mrs. Robert Brakey, Mrs. Harold Partin, Mrs. George Anderson, Mrs. Eddie Sdmurr, Mrs. Roy Harper, Mrs. William Amos, Mrs. B.J. King, Mrs. Leon Ellis, Mrs. Mabel Lindner, Mrs. Roscoe Marmon, Mrs. Charles Chalmers, Mrs. Orvile Nanninga; Mrs. Clyd e Stallsworth, Mrs. L.L. Craig, Mrs. Jake Eckert, Mrs. Edythe Smith, Mrs. Mike Etrick, Mrs. Leroy Hood, Mrs. Al Thies, Mrs. Hoy Etling, Mrs. Wendell Maddox, Mrs. Leroy Anderson, Mrs. H. J. Johnson, Mrs. Max Jones, Mrs. Wayne Bertholf; Mrs. Jesse Scott, Jr., Mrs. Al Regan, Mrs. Emil Salyer, Mrs. J.W. Neumann, Mrs. Ray Mayo, Mrs. Charles Philbrick, Mrs. George Armantrout, Mrs. John Robinson, Mrs. Bert Vance, Mrs. L. L. Beckett and Mrs. Dick Stone. "The Soviet government, 1 ; Sal-j Court flf A , g sai( , , t was un . mger said, "indicated a desire to likdy any decision wou id come behave the foreign minister meet the President.'' This desire was made known through the State Department, Salinger said. The Weather Clear to partly cloody and continued cool through tonight; lows tonight in mid 30s to low 40s; northerly winds diminishing to light and variable tonight; increasing cloudiness Wednesday; highs 60s; light and winds. SunrU«: B'58 Max Dodgy City 7.1 Kuiporia fc5 GARDEN' CITY 7:: riuixllanii 88 Hill City 74 fore Wednesday. Two panels of the court are hearing cases this week in Atlanta and Montgomery, They tfili receive copies of briefs filed Monday by the Justice Department and by the state of Mississippi. The state claimed the appeals court no longer had jurisdiction in the case. The Justice Department's latest request made no mention of Johnson. Mrs. Constance Baker Motley, attorney for the National Associa. tion for the Advancement 'f Colored People, told the court both the governor and the lieutant-gov- ernor should be imprisoned until they promise to obey the court's orders. At the university, the student cabinet issued a statement urging an end to student demonstrations anainst Meredith, first Negro admitted knowingly to the university in its 114-year history. The statement did not explain Sun.-i Min 41 50 41 I'ttr. ! cabinet of nine students con- Both Barnett and Lt. Gov. Paul demned also "the forced admis- B. Johnson Jr. have been found i s j on O f an unqualified student." The statemet did tot explain why the cabinet considers Meredith an unqualified student. Meredith, meanwhile, started his third week of classes without incident. Only one Justice Department attorney was with him at Salina .-. S3 guilty of contempt b'y the court for variable their part in attempting to block the enrollment of Meredith, a Negro, at the University of Mississippi. But no sanctions have been put into effect against the two officials. I When the officials were convicted, the court set possible penalties the university cafeteria Monday night. Fire Destroys Corn Acreage Fire destroyed about 10 acres of cut corn Monday afternoon at the Ralph Gross farm north of Friend. The fire — of undetermined origin — started while Gross and his employe, Forest Uthe, were eating lunch. Mrs. Uthe said the blaze "came close' to catching a combine and truck on fire. She also said several rows of uncut corn were badly scorched by the flames which burned about a half hour. Neighbors alerted Gross and with the assistance of Uthe and neighbor Jack Cora they managed to disc under the burned crop and put out the fire. The corn field is located 3'/i miles north of the Gross home. Navy'Copter Crashes at Sea SAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP)-A Navy helicopter crashed at sea Monday night. Two of its four crewmen were spotted by moonlight in a liferaft—in the open ocean 25 miles offsfhore— and were saved. The other two crewmen aboard are missing. ' The craft wa s a Sikorsky HSS2, the word's largest amphibious helicopter. It is powered by two gas turbine engines and is used in antisubmarine warfare. The men whe were saved were Thomas S. Goen, 23, Chula Vista, Calif.; and Arthur 0. White, 19, Groves, Tex. Missing are Lt. W. D. Johnston, 29 Coronado, Calif.; the pilot; and Cmclr. William Bv.tler, 39, Bouita, Calif.

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