Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on November 1, 1962 · Page 1
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Garden City Telegram 1 p.m. Temptrotitr* 57 Vol. 33 GARDEN CITY, KANSAS, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER I, 1962 Vol. 34 No. I garden- ing Impressions left by an active night of Halloween mischief: Some of those goblins at the door asking for "trick or treat" were the same ones who came around 15 years ago. Wearing a mask makes real brave "spooks" out of som3 usually timid souls. It would take a policeman on every corner to keep all the fire • hydrants shut off. Why don't some of the young males around town prove they are men instead of boys. It was a good night to be away from home — if your house was still there this morning and in one piece. Halloween comes only once a . year — and that's once too often. * * * Teachers attending this morn. ing's session at Hope Auditorium were greeted with a coffee bar set up by the Garden City Teach' era Assn. The coffee was made but not without some "spreading out" of the operation. Seems that If they plugged more than one coffee maker on the same circuit, it would blow a fuse. So the coffee pots were distributed around. One was even perolating on the floor under the drinking fountain. * * * That slip-up on the Garden Sass an3 weather report two days ago is still bringing comment. Not only have we been told that we can't tell our sass from the weather, but also that we don't Know it from a hole in the ground. * •* * Teachers attending the style show and bingo party tonight, to be staged by the Chamber of Commerce, should go to the Georgia Matthews School north of the senior high. The sites of the event were changed at the last minute, and we added to the confusion by reporting Garfield School as the location in yesterday's paper rather than Georgia Matthews. * * * We have heard that Henry Hall is never at a loss for words, and he proved it this morning. Just before the speakers were to take the platform at the high school auditorium for the opening session of the teachers' convention, it was discovered that Mayor Jim Sloan hadn't arrived. So Henry, who was already doing his bit by passing out souvenirs in the outer lobby, was pressed into service. He did a good job, too. The Weather Partly cloudy and cooler tonight and Friday; northerly winds 1525 this evening diminishing on Friday; lows tonight near 30; highs Friday 50-55. SUNEISE 7:16 • SUNSET 5:38 Min. Akron 67 39 Dodge City „ ._„ 67 42 Emporla 61 43 GARDEN CITY 73 43 Goodland . „ 75 39 Hill City — 71 41 LaJunta 73 38 Lamar .........._,.....„...... 75 29 Russell ______ 66 H6 Sallna 63 .'16 Topeka _ 58 43 Free. Trace IT'S STANDING ROOM only as teachers her* for their annual 2-day convention choke the entrance to Clifford Hope Auditorium during registration period this morning. Fidel Bitter At Khrushchev WASHINGTON (AP)—Fidel Castro in a bitter tirade at his meeting with U Thant, accused Soviet Premier Khrushchev of having sold him down the river, diplomatic informants said today. The high-level sources said Thant, acting secretary-general of the United Nations, reported he had a most unpleasant trip to Cuba on Tuesday and Wednesday. Castro, these sources said, volunteered his bitter remarks right at the outset of his first conference with the Burmese diplomat. He stated repeatedly that he was not consulted about Moscow's decision to dismantle the missile bases in Cuba. Castro insisted thac his five demands, including U.S. v.dthdrawal from the Guantanamo naval base, must be carried out before he would even consider permitting U.N. inspection of the missile bases and Internationa 1 inspection of their dismantling. U.S. authorities restated today that Washington continues to ignore Castro's proposals completely. Garden Sass It's not the trick or treats that bother Gus Garden, it's keeping the kids away from the leftovers. Some Arrests Halloween Busy Here It was a busy Halloween here with pranksters out in full force — but law enforcement officers and city officials generally agreed it was one of the better such nights in recent years. No major incidents occurred, although police and firemen were kept busy. Nine youths were arrested and are to come to Police Court today. Eggs and tomatoes were thrown, and - a potato was tossed through a car window, breaking it. Sacks of matter were dropped In a driveway and a fire was set in the street at Laurel and Main. Trash barrels were set afire. Shaving cream wa. spewed on cars, but only a few windows were soaped downtown. Neon lights were broken at the City Manager Deane Wiley I State Theater and a trailer push- said pre-Halloween publicity probably helped put the damper on vandalism. Celebrators were told that violations would be punished, and violations were clearly defined. Fire hydrants were opened 'in many places, Wiley said a serious water shortage developed just after midnight in the northwest corner of town along Conard ed into the street in the 100 block of W. Hazel. Air was let out of some vehicle tires. Large crowds were not allowed to gather and a number of youths drew warnings from police. Asst. Chief Richard Rohleder said conduct was generally good, with a few youths arrested who "got out of line." Police and other personnel acted Ave. Too many hydrants were j early 'and quickly to avoid any opened along the long water line which dead-ends in that area. The city's standby water line to its new power plant was also drained. That leads west to near Wheatland Electric. Five police cars were in action, along with three city pickups loaded with firemen. Firemen also operated the radio at the police station, keeping crews posted on open fire hydrants. The county, reported little vandalism, too. Sheriff Wendle Meier said a stack of baled hay was spread out. Pierceville and Holcomb were quiet. The police blotter here showed numerous calls on minor pranks. major incidents. Those arrested and charged: Donald Ray LaGesse, 19, 314 W. 9th, discharging fireworks; John Morris Smith, 17, 2109 N. 6th, 17, discharging fireworks; Jimmy Munoz, 21, 1921 B St., running from police; Tony Or- neles, 20, ail? C St., discharging fireworks, Kenneth Barrett Wasson, 16, 409 Hudson, throwing eggs; Jack Leon Jacobs, 18, 308 Washington, throwing objects in the street; Duane Eugene Koster, 19, Imperial Rt, resisting arrest; Clayton Albers, 17, 1407 St. John, disorderly conduct; Richard Guillen, Jr., 18, 104 N. 4th, throwing tomatoes. Capacity Crowd of Teachers Here for Opening Session A capacity turnout this morning filled the 1,400 seats in Clifford Hope Auditorium for the first general .session of the Kansas State Teachers Asen. sectional convention. This is one of eight such conventions over the state for the Kansas' 24,000 members of the KSTA. All opened this morning and will close tomorrow afternoon. Those attending ,the '.. "session here were, greeted- by KSTA President Bernice Smith, principal of Jones School, who will address the Topeka general session tomorrow afternoon. She challenged her members to accept the full responsibility to their profession and to the youith of Kansas. "The time is now for the children of Kansas. Today is their day. They will be the leaders of tomorrow," she stated. "Every child has the right to our very best," she stressed, and said the survival or extinction of the world depends on what we teach in our classrooms. This challenge was carried on to a broader scale by the main speaker of tine morning, Dr. Daniel Poling, editor of the Christian Herald Magazine, New York City. With a topic of "Freedom's Price — Now", he outlined the Five Youths Injured When Car Hits Ditch 'Five youths, four from Garden City, were injured in a one-car crash shortly after midnight today. In St. Catherine Hospital where they arj listed in "good" condition and Bennie Garcia, 19, Wioh- tia, and Marcia Eleanor Barker, 15, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Barker, 401 N. 6th. Bennie suffered a broken arm and possible other injuries. Marcia was treated for a severe laceration to her right knee and contusions to her face. She was to be released today. Others injured, then treated and released at the hospital were Diana Craig, 15, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Craig, 1004 N. 3rd, lacerations and contusions to her hip; James Garcia, 17, driver of the car, son of Mrs. Louise Garcia, 405 E. Santa Pe, lacerations to the left elbow, contusions to his forehead, and ni'dtiple bruises; and Janice Douglas, 15, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Douglas, 712 Summit, severe laceration to her scalp. Sheriff Wendle Meier said the accident occurred a mile southeast of Garden City on a county road. The Garcia youth told the sheriff he was unable to stop the car when he came upon a dead end road. The car plunged into a 12-foot deep ditch. The vehicle was a total lose. Bennie Garcia is presently living with his cousin, James Garcia, and attending ^chool here. , Poling... freedom costs three basic prices of freedom, which he urged his audience "not to mark down." These three, he said, are knowledge, preparedness, and unity. "Knowledge of freedom leads us to face the enemies of freedom," he pointed out, and dwelt briefly on the present Cuban situation. The most hopeful sign about the Cuban crisis "is that all Americas are standing together for the first time.' 1 He spoke of preparedness in the military sense as a quality which made it possible for this resolutely, nation such to speak out in Cuba. as As for unity, the speaker stated: "It is easier to die together in war than live together in peace." He urged his audience to teach men and women how to live and' work together. "The major contribution the United States can make toward world peace is our own American unity," he concluded. Dr. Poling was introduced by Ida Smith, KSTA vice-president from Hugoton who is chairman of. the convention here. Welcoming the teachers here on behalf of the city and Chamber of Commerce was Henry Hall, who filled in for Mayor Jim Sloan, Supt, of Schools Leroy Hood extended the welcome on behalf of the schools. The Hugoton High School Mixed Chorus provided special music prior to the speeches, and platform guests were the department and roundtable chairmen. A second general session at 2 p.m. tomorrow will close the convention. Dr. M. Eunice Hilton, professor of education at the University of Denver, will speak. Fidel Refuses U.N. Inspection; Navy Resumes Blockade * if * U. S.-Soviet Consultations Next for Thant UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) — Acting U.N. Secretary-General U Thant planned to consult today with the United States and the Soviet Union on the next moves in the Cuban crisis after failing to win Fidel Castro's agreement to U.N.' checks on the removal of Soviet missile bases. Thant said on his return from Havana Wednesday night he had been reliably informed the bases would be dismantled by Friday and the Soviet equipment shipped out of Cuba soon afterward. But Thant said nothing about arrangements for U.N. verification of the Soviet withdrawal, the purpose of his trip. This omission, plu s the return with him of the military aides he had taken as a nucleus of the inspection group, was taken as evidence Castro would not agree to the foreign inspection. The United States announced that it was resuming its naval blockade of arms shipments to Cuba at dawn today and that aerial surveillance of the missile sites also was being resumed. Both had been suspended during Thant's WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Navy ships resumed bheir arms blockade of Cuba at daybreak today and air surveillance was ordered renewed after Fidel Castro evidently refused to agree to U.N. inspection of Soviet missile withdrawals. ' Washington officials probably will want to verify with aerial photos a report by U Thant, acting secretary- general, that all Soviet missiles would be taken down by Friday and removed from Cuba soon afterward. Thant said he was reliably informed of this Wednesday i~ Havana. The blockade, suspended during two days of evidently fruitless negotiations between Thant and Fidel Castro, was due to go back into force at dawn. Its assignment, as two-day Cuba. Soviet peacemaking visit to First Deputy -Premier Anastas I. Mikoyan left Moscow early today for talks with the Cuban prime minister. Western observers in the Soviet capital interpreted his sudden visit as an attempt to bring Castro into line with the Kennedy - Khrushchev agreement to dismantle the missile bases and send U.N. personnel to Cuba to verify fulfillment of the agreement. Without mentioning the missile bases, Havana Radio saidi Castro is standing firm on his demand that the United State s give up its naval base at Guantanamo and call off all other measures to bring down the Castro regime. Thant, after his return from Havana, drove to U.N. headquarters for brief separate talks Wednesday night with chief U.S. delegate Adlai E. Stevenson and Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Vasily V. Kuznetsov, sent here to negotiate the octcome of the Cuban crisis. Informants said Thant would hold detailed consultations today with representatives of the United States, the Soviet Union and probably Cuba. Miss November Photo by Jim Johnson before, is to keep Cuba. The White House announced this Wednesday night after President Kennedy had reviewed the situation with his top level National Security Council. Pierre Salinger, presidential press secretary, said U.S. photo reconnaissance planes would go back into action "in the absence of effective U.N. arrangements" with Castro for supervising the missile base dismantling promised by the Soviet Union. Salinger left vague just when surveillance will start again after the two-day break. Apparently this was intended to avoid tipping off Cuban antiaircraft batteries which fired on unarmed U.S. reconnaissance planes at the height of the crisis last weekend. The United States has acknowledged losing one plane over Cuba and Thant said after arriving in New York Wednesday night that the Cuban government, at his request, had agreed to return the body of its pilot, Air Force Maj. Rudolf Andierson Jr., 35, of Greenville, S.C. Until now, the United States has listed Anderson as missing in action. A Defense Department spokesman said Thant's disclosure 'was the first word the U.S. government has had that Anderson was shot down over Cuba. By all the signs, Anderson was piloting a high-flying U2 and may have been downed by a Soviet- supplied antiaircraft rocket. Reimposition of the blockade may serve to prod Castro. His foot-dragging on U.N. inspection has injected a note of uncertainty in proceedings which had seemed to be moving smoothly since Sunday when Soviet Premier Khrushchev agreed to dismantle his missile bases in Cuba and bring home his missiles. The turn of events in Havana may have prompted Kennedy to call off a news conference, originally set for today, until the situation is clarified. Cancellation of the session was announced late Wednesday. The blockade and aerial surveillance of Cuba had been suspended at Thant's request. While Salinger declined to discuss the scope of the renewed quarantine, reporters got the impression that the same zones and rules would apply as during the first six days of the blockade. The orders under which blockaders operated before—and presumably will again until the action is finally ended—called in essence for hailing, halting, boarding and searching suspicious vessels. The blockaders have authority to use force, as slight as possible but to sink a resisting ship if necessary. Syracuse Girl Killed by Car SYRACUSE - A seven-year- old Syracuse girl trick-or-treating on Halloween was struck and killed by a car here Wednesday. Kathy Stroud, daughter of Mrs. Connie Stroud of Syracuse, died at Donohue Memorial Hospital soon after the accident. The mishap occurred about 5:30 p.m. (MST) on S. Main about four blocks south of the Santa Fe Railroad tracks. Reports indicated that two vehicles were passing each other, one headed north, the other south. The girl was crossing the additional offensive weapons out of Waldorf elected State Income Tax Withholding Method Backed A withholding procedure for state income tax and an increase in state sales tax as a reasonable method of providing additional state funds were endorsed by the delegate assembly to the i-ansas State Teachers Assn. convention here yesterday afternoon. These were among several resolutions favored by the group of 47 delegates representing local teacher organizations from over Southwest Kansas. These recommendations will be passed along to the state and federal legislative committees of the KSTA, and also to the state organization's representative assembly. In elections, the delegates named Roscoe Waldorf, Garden City Junior College teacher, as KSTA vice-president who will serve as chairman of the Dodge City sectional meeting next fall. They reelected Eugene Crawford, Dodge City, as the classroom teaoher representative on the KSTA board of directors.' The delegates approved federal aid to education, on a broad scale, but came in the back door in doing so. A resolution was introduced opposing additional federal aid to education but lost by a 26-8 vote. Then a show of hands was asked for in favoring federal aid, and it passed by the same margin. This stipulated that the aid be given to the state departments of education without federal controls, and that the aid was needed as something to further tho education of teachers in all fields rather than just in those included in the National Defense Education Act. In state legislation, the group recommended that the Kansas Legislature take the offic s of the state superintendent of public instruction out of politics and that the superintendent be appointed by a state ba..rd of education — not by the governor. As far as the teachers themselves, the group favored an im« provement in the teacher retirement program by both the teachers and the state making greater contributions. The delegates also urged the KSTA to work toward a state-wide tenure 1. r ther than tile present law which'pro- vides it only for cities over 120,000 population, Mae Pever, staff representative of the KSTA who is recording the sessions here, explained street and wag with several other that the tenure law provides for November means autumn, and with It cones the falling leaves—lots of them. Telegram Calendar Girl, Carol Sullivan, 17, raked up a pile of leaves and then decided to take a rest right in the middle of the stack. She's a high school senior and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sullivan, 1212 Old Manor. youngsters. She apparently ran from behind the northbound car just *a it passed, and was struck by the southbound vehicle. Drive) of that car was Jack Dale Matkin, 46, of Liberal. He was en route home after a dser hunting' trip in Colorado. No charges were filed. Matkin swerved hij vehicle in an attempt to avoid hitting the child. The car went into a ditch at the edge of th« road. an orderly procedure for the dismissal of teachers, but would not make it impossible to do so. After considerable discussion, the delegates voted to retain a graduated scale for KSTA dues rather than a flat fee as proposed by some. For school reorganizat;.a, they urged the Legislature to affect the principles of the • natter regarding area, education and student population which will continue to improve Kansas tion. \

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