The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on November 10, 1961 · Page 1
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OTTAWA HERALD VOL. 65 NO.' 285 OTTAWA, KANSAS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1961 7 CENTS TEN PAGES Fiery Blast Of Atlas Kills Monkey In Space Capsule Ike Calls On DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER Side S w ipes ATLANTA, Ga. (AP)- Georgia revenue agents during October arrested 416 persons and seized 285 stills, one mule, one wheelbarrow, a wagon—and a gas pump. In reporting the unusual haul Thursday Revenue Commissioner Dixon Oxford said: "I don't know why they picked up that gas pump. Moonshiners must have been using it around some still." Blushing Holstein PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) - When fanner John Mirakian's Holstein bull calf went out into the field at his farm it was black and white. When it returned, it was maroon. Mkakian thought the calf was covered with blood and called to his wife to get a veterinarian. Then the farmer discovered the calf had been painted maroon. Deputy Sheriff George Enners said Bob Frettenborough, 19, admitted daubing the calf. Not Sailors? HONG KONG (AP) - Princess Alexandra went sightseeing with the U.S. Navy Thursday night but the Navy didn't know it. Dressed in a suit and sweater, the pretty, 25-year-old cousin of Queen Elizabeth II rode the cable car to the top of the Peak looking out over Hong Kong. The trip was impromptu and there was no fanfare. Six American sailors sat at the back of the car cheerfully drinking from a bottle of whisky and unaware of royalty aboard. Whew! PALERMO, Sicily (AP)— Down the main street in nearby Bagheria Thursday came an 8-year- old boy nonchalantly holding a lighted stick of dynamite, its fuse sputtering. A policeman grabbed it away, removed the fuse and began a search. Twelve more sticks and a detonator were found behind a doorway. The police are trying to find out where it came from. INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP)Former Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and Harry S. Truman visited for a half hour today at the Truman Library, ending a long period of personal coolness between the two. Both smiled as they shook hands at the door of the library where Truman has his office. Eisenhower, here to address a Veterans Day gathering, drove immediately to the library after his plane landed in Kansas City. "Come in, come in," Truman said with a smile as they shook hands. "It's good to see you again," Eisenhower replied. The two then went into Truman's office and talked about 15 minutes. Truman then conducted Eisenhower on a brief tour of the library. The two conferred pleasantly about a number of exhibits, including a copy of Eisenhower's book, "Crusade in Europe," which he had autographed for Truman. After a partial tour, Truman asked a library official to lead Eisenhower through the building, adding, "There's too much of me, this way." Eisenhower then left for a downtown hotel. He is to speak later today at rededication ceremonies of the Liberty Memorial Monument, a memorial to U. S. soldiers of World War I. Truman was smiling and talka ive during the meeting. By Com jarison, Eisenhower was solemn is they walked to various exhibits. Most of the conversation between the two were in a low voice that could hardly be heard by per sons nearby. Today was the first time either one had called on the other since Eisenhower was inaugurated in January 1953, succeeding Truman in the White House. They met and shook hands al Gen. George Marshall's funeral in October 1959. Today's visit had not been an nounced in advance. Newsmen didn't know it was scheduled until Eisenhower's car left the airport Truman will address a Veterans Day observance Saturday. Harry Traffic Toll TOPEKA (AP)-Kansas traffic death log: 24 hours to 9 a.m. Friday—1. During November—12. During 1961—445. Comparable 1960 period—428. The Weather COUNTY FORECAST - Partly cloudy and mild through Saturday; highs Saturday 60-65; lows tonight 35-40. High temperature yesterday, 64; low today, 37; high year ago today, 43; low year ago today. 17; record high this date, 80 In 1927; record low this date, 16 In 19SO; hourly temperatures, 24 hours ending 8 a.m., today: 9 a. m. 10 a. m. 11 a. m. Noon 1 p. m. 2 p. m. 3 p. m. 4 p. m. 5 p. m, 6 p. m. 7 p. m. 8 p. m. .48 .55 .55 .58 .62 .60 .61 .63 .59 .56 .52 .50 9 p. m 48 10 p. m 45 11 p. m 4: Midnight 41 m. m. m. m m m m m .41 ..40 ..40 ..41 ..41 ..40 ..38 ..38 "Race" Ends In Death WICHITA killed (AP) and - One person three other was injured today when two cars wen out of control at a street turning in northwest Wichita during wha police described as a race. Dead is J o a n n Doman, 19 whose skull was crushed when sh was thrown from a car driven b Donald A. Elam, 26, formerly o Medicine Lodge but now living in Wichita. Elam and Delbert Fox, 23, Med icine Lodge, were critically in jured. Kay Frances Alfred, 15 Medicine Lodge, suffered a broken arm. Traffic Investigator Jim Rudi sell said witnesses reported th Dow car was racing wilh on driven by Delbert E. Hopper, 18 Wichita. Elam's car went into ditch. Hopper's car overturned bu landed upright and the drive escaped with minor hurts. Hopper and Elam were chargec with driving while intoxicated anc reckless driving. Perfect Weather TOPEKA (AP)-Almost perfec football weather is forecast fo the Kansas-Kansas State game a Lawrence Saturday. The Weather Bureau said indi cations are for mostly sunn} skies, temperatures in the 60s anc relatively light winds. The Weather Bureau said a low pressure center over southwester Kansas and western Oklahom would move slowly eastward an cause come cloudiness in souther and eastern Kansas, with possibl a few sprinkles. Precipitation wa expected to end by Saturday mor ning with skies being mostly fai in the afternoon. Destroy Erratic Missile In Flight CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A tiny monkey named Goliath died in the flaming explosion of an Atlas missile high over the Cape tcday. 20 ^ Utes Progress On Parmelee Building HARRY S. TRUMAN Officials reported 20 minutes after the launching there was no chance that the small passenger had withstood the great explosion His space capsule, tucked in the Atlas nose cone, had no escape mechanism. Hijack Plane LISBON, Portugal (AP)-Two men hijacked a Portuguese plane oday and dropped pamphlets over Jsbon declaring "We are now at war" with the regime of Premier Antonio de Oliveria Salazar. The pamphlets were signed 'Henrique Galvao" the hijacker of the Portuguese liner Santa Maria. Aviation sources said armed men forced the crew of the four- engine Constellation to fly over Lisbon and drop pamphlets, instead of landing on its regular light from Casablanca. It then landed an hour later at Tangier in Morocco. Officials of the Portuguese airline TAP said 18 passengers and seven crew members, including two hostesses, were aboard the fiijacked plane. The flight was staged only two days before Sunday's parliamentary election—an election in which all opposition candidates have withdrawn, charging that Salazar had made a free election impossible. Salazar's government party, the National Union, replied that the opposition was Communist-infiltrated. The pamphlets, headed "Portuguese Anti-Totalitarian Front," urged the people to "tear up the ballots on Sunday," adding that the people of Portugal "will vote against Salazar by not voting at all." Galvao, from his exile in Brazil and with the aid of a revolutionary band, seized the liner Santa Maria last January as a symbol of opposition to the government. The several hundred passengers eventually were freed when the ship put into port at Recife, Bra zil The huge rocket, with the \Vi- pound squirrel monkey in its nose roared skyward at 9:55 a.m. EST on an intended 5,000-mile flight to the South Atlantic Ocean. It appeared to be flying a true course when suddenly it veered nose downward and erupted into spread boiling ball of fire that several hundred feet across the sky. The explosion occurred at an altitude of several thousand feet about 35 seconds after liftoff. There was no immediate word on what happened to the monkey But his space capsule had no es- ape mechanism and there was ittle possibility he could have iurvived. Flaming pieces of the shattered rocket plummeted into the Atlan- :ic Ocean just offshore. Seconds ater the roar of the explosion rolled across the Cape and near jy beaches. The Air Force reported the range safety officer destroyed the missile when it became iBrrafic In flight. Technicians began studying tapes of radio information re layed from the missile in an ef fort to learn what went wrong. The missile was an advancec Atlas E model, this nation's mos powerful military rocket. The ear lier, more reliable Atlas D series will be used in the U.S. man-in space program. A D Atlas is scheduled to boost a chimpanzee into orbit from the Cape nex week and a man on an orbita flight hopefully by the end of the year. If successful, the Atlas today would have covered the 5,00 miles in about 25 minutes. The test was another aimed at perfecting means of keeping man aloft in space flight. The furry little monkey, only six inches high and with a long tail, was not restrained by straps or other devices so that scientists could more readily learn his reaction to the stresses of rocket flight, especially the weird state of weightlessness. The monkey was trained to sip water from a rubber nipple when a light flashed on at intervals during the flight. Timely BALDWIN, Kas. (AP)-Citizens of Baldwin picked an appropriate time to vote on a $15,000 library bond issue proposal. The balloting will take place Tuesday—and next week is National Book Week. Progress in remodeling the Parmelee building at 731 King is excellent, Allen Loyd, president of ;he Ottawa Builders Association, :old the Chamber of Commerce aoard of directors today. Loyd said some carpentry, electrical and plumbing work remains to be done. Biggest task, however, s installation of the 11-foot ceiling. "We hope to finish the ceiling next Tuesday," Loyd said, "if we can get about 50 men to help us." The C of C directors promised support and said efforts would be made to get 50 workers from the organization's rolls. Work will start at 7:30, and those who volunteer are asked to bring long ladders. The builders association is donating labor in connection with remodeling of the building for the new industry which is to begin operation in the next few weeks. PEACEFUL ENOUGH FOR HIM — Joshua Sarnoff, 19 months, sleeps peacefully while his mother and other women stage demonstration outside United Nations building in New York City. Balloon attached to stroller testifies as to what women are asking. See Khrush Move For Berlin Talks Boy Killed WINFIELD (AP)-An 8-year-old boy, Billie Dean Walker, was killed today when struck by a car on U.S. 160, west of here. Billie and his twin brother, Jimmie, were waiting for a school bus along the highway. Loyd Hittle Jr., driver of the car, told officers the boy darted in front of his machine and he did not have time to slop. See Fallout Threat To Some CHICAGO (AP) - A panel of government and civilian radiation experts have warned that fallout from the recent Soviet nuclear blasts could break down the resistance of persons already bordering on developing leukemia, a cancer-like blood condition. Members of the panel that discussed nuclear blasts Thursday at a joint meeting of the American Nuclear Society and the Atomic Industrial Forum concluded that radioactive fallout resulting from the Soviet tests will not endanger all persons. They saw the principal threat to persons whose resistance is barely sufficient to ward off leukemia in the face of radioactive substances already in their surroundings. Radioactive fallout on the United States next spring, the panelists estimated, will be 2% times as potent as in any previous year because of the Soviet tests. WASHINGTON (AP) — The Western Allies discounted today Moscow reports of a major change in Soviet Premier Khrushchev's Berlin policy. But they suggested, that Khrushchev may now be making a serious move toward opening East-West negotiations on Berlin. Reactions from London and Paris, as well as word from official quarters in Washington, all downgraded Moscow reports that the Khrushchev regime had presented to the Western powers a new four-point Berlin peace plan offering concessions in the standard Soviet Berlin demands. State Department officials said they were puzzled by the news dispatches because they lacked any official reports from Moscow on any new Soviet note or proposal. They branded the Soviet terms described in the news dis- De Gaulle Says He May Retire MARSEILLE, France (AP) President Charles de Gaulle said today he may retire from office after the Algerian issue is settled, sources who attended a closed meeting with him reported. The 70-year-old president's seven-year term expires in 1966. Audit Shows "Clean Bill" For County The annual audit has given Franklin County's government a bill of health, it was an- clean nounced today. "We find the records in good order with all receivables and dispersals represented," Allen French, Topeka, told the board of county commissioners. Although minor suggestions for procedure improvement were made, the auditors suggested approval of monthly and quarterly reports by county agencies township trustees. and Charge Worker LAWRENCE (AP)-A construction worker was arraigned in district court today on charges of kidnaping and rape. William George Daegele of Keokuk, la., pleaded innocent and his trial was set for Jan. 2. Daegcle, arrested in North Kansas City, Mo., last summer is charged with assaulting a 12-year- old girl at Baldwin, Kas., May 2(i. Prescriptions—Raney, CH 2-3092 adv. Need Treaty Halting Tests, Kennedy And Nehru Agree patches as essentially "old stuff." U.S. officials obviously hoped that, after weeks of inaction on the diplomatic side, the Berlin situation was beginning to move again into a period of active dis- cusson about negotiations. British Ambassador David Ormsby Gore asked an appointment with Secretary of State Dean Rusk, presumably to discuss the reports although in London the British Foreign Office denied any knowledge of the reported new Soviet plan. French officials in Paris said the reported proposals were not new. This coincided with the judgment of State Department experts, who said the ideas advanced in the Kremlin's latest reported plan were substantially the same as those put forth by Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko in his meetings with Rusk in late September and his White House talk in early October with Presided Kennedy. State Department officials said they could not explain what lay behind the Moscow dispatches, since they lacked official information. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Kennedy and Indian Prime Minister Nehru have "agreed on the urgent need for a treaty banning nuclear tests with necessary provision for inspection and control." The agreement was contained in a communique issued Thursday after Nehru completed four days of talks with the President. The Indian leader flies to New York today. Nehru's acceptance of the U.S. position on the need for controls indicated some slight modification in the Indian position. The Indian delegation at thr United Nations had held to the line that the United States, Britain and the Soviet Union should forego all testing, pending an agreement on an inspected test ban treaty. At the same time, Nehru apparently has not accepted the U.S. claim that the resumption of underground testing by the United States—and perhaps of future atmospheric testing—is fully justified on the grounds of self-preservation. Nehru has said he is flatly opposed to any nuclear tests by anyone. Kenedy pointed out thai the Soviet Union had broken a previous, informal test ban and "reaffirmed the United States' unwillingness to accept a further uncontrolled test moratorium." Earlier, at a National Press Club luncheon, the Indian leader called the Soviet resumption of nuclear lusting "a very harmful, disastrous thing." Nehru also said he thought "Russia today aims al and desires peace." And, he added, the downgrading of the lale dictator Joseph Stalin "raises my hopes for world peace." In the 700-word joint communi- que, Kennedy and Nehru called their more than 15 hours of talks since last Monday "highly useful, pleasant and rewarding." LOOK INSIDE FOR: Stop-gap vs. Ions-range planning, From Our Readers, Pg 4. Another Dairy Progress Day added, Brown's Bylines, Pg. 7. Richter couple wins 4-H alumni award, Pg. 6. Need to develop purposeful altitude in children, Dr. Nason, Pg. 3. Newspaper strike over edilor- ial policy, Pg. 4. "Model Community" asked by minislers group, Pg. 3. Something for entire family in 4-H, Pg. 7. Book Rental Money In The Mail Ottawa Public schools will receive $10,630 from Ihe state distribution of school textbook rental and free school textbook rental funds, according to Almeda Sinclair, counly treasurer. Others participating in the $16,575 distribution to the county are Wellsville grade and high, $2,095; Williamsburg grade, $805; Princelon grade, $785; Pomona grade, $760; Richmond grade, $455, and Rantoul grade school, $265. Princeton and Williamsburg High Schools each will receive $390. Checks reportedly were mailed from th« state department of education office yesterday. KSTAAsks Hike In State School Aid TOPEKA (AP)—An increase in state emergency school aid to $40 per pupil is urged by the Kansas State Teachers Association. The emergency aid now is pegged at $20 per pupil and is in addilion lo regular state element ary and high school aid, It was estimated that the increase would require about $9.2 million additional next year. The figure now is $8.8 million. Based on a forecast there will be 11,000 more children in Kansas schools next year, the KSTA csti- mated $19 million will be needed to pay regular elementary school state aid next year; $9 million to pay high school aid, and $725,000 to finance aid to junior colleges and municipal universities on the same formulas used this year. The regular aid amounts would lotal aboul $1 million more than at present. The KSTA also called for submission of a constitutional amendment to make the state school superintendent a p p o i n live rather than elective. Tally's Toot And they say monkeys COME from uncivilized jungles.

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