Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on April 29, 1963 · Page 1
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VOL, 91 HO. 102 TUCSON, ARIZONA, MONDAY EVENING, APRIL 29, 1963 MAin 2-5855 10 CENTS --52 PAGES LACK OF SPARK NOTED Castro, Khrushchev Get Together After Warm Welcome In Red Square By HENRY SHAPIRO i . MOSCOW -- UPI-- Cuban Premier Fidel Castro, who received a revolutionary hero's welcome tp Russia, conferred privately vyith Premier Nikita Khrushchev for two hours in the Kremlin today. Later, Castro paid a courtesy call on President Leonid Brezhnev. Details of the Khrushchev- Castro conference were not disclosed. ' This meeting and others during Castro's extended stay are expected to deal with a wide range of vital questions, Including economic : aid for Cuba,' Soyiet military presence on the Caribbean Island and the problem of armed attacks against Castro's Communist regime. , The tone; for Castro's visit was set during yesterday's W e l c o m i n g ceremonies at Vnukova Airport and in Red Square. Veteran Western observers said the red-carpet treatment was the best ever accorded a foreigner here. K h r u s h c h e v gave t h e bearded Cuban the familiar kiss and bear hug as he die when they last met at the United Nations in 1960. Castro, wearing his familiar miiltary garb and a fur hat was cheered by thousands o Russians lining the 12-mile route from the airport tp Ret Square, where he was given a 24-gun salute. Thousand more cheered as he spoke witl Khrushchev from atop Lenin's marble mausoleum. The Cuban flew in from Murmansk, in the north, wher he had arrived unannouncec from Cuba Saturday. His in tendon to visit the Sovie Union at the invitation {hrushchev was disclosed in lavana last month. The length of Castro's visit as not been announced, but t was expected to be at least everal weeks. One of the ighlights will be the May Day celebrations Wednesday. While outwardly the visit of Cuba's leader seemed all sweetness and light, diplomatic observers detected a lack of spark which characterized his 1960 meetings with Khrushchev in New York. Some Western observers believe Castro's feelings still are ruffled over the Kremlin's decision to pull Soviet rockets out of Cuba last fall, Removal of the rockets was negotiated over Castro's head by the Soviet Union and the United States. DOMINICAN FORCE EADS FOR HAITI Ultimatum Expiring; OAS Moves West Plains, Texas Raked By Tornadoes By United Press International Heavy thunderstorms, rain and hail pelted Texas, Nebraska and Kansas residents today trying to dig out from the aftermath of the worst tornado siege of the season. Minor flooding was reported in Eastern Kansas and North Texas. --AP Wlrephoto SMILING COMRADES Premier Nikita Khrushchev and Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro hold a chat before opening formal talks in Moscow today aimed at further cementing relations between their two Communist regimes. Castro arrived in Russia Saturday on his first visit to that country. Others are not identified in this Soviet news photbl 675 Cuban Refugees Land In U.S. MIAMI, Fla.--UP)--The old Cargo ship American Surveyor brought 675 Cuban refugees to Florida today, many, of them violently ill after a rough trip from Havana. A wave of seasickness swept the freighter's five cargo compartments during the 240-mile voyage and Capt. Earnest R. Koran'brought his ship along slowly, arriving three hours later than originally expected at Port Everglades, the port of Fort Lauderdale 25 miles north of here. American Red Cross nurses were kept busy through the night attending the ill. Seas were only three to five feet, but the 459-foot freighter rolled in gusty, 15 to 25 mile an hour northeast winds. AFTER PROCESSING by immigration officers, the 278 women, 231 men and 166 children were to be brought by bus to Opa-Locka Airfield here for reunion with friends and relatives who fled earlier from Fidel Castro's Communist regime. The refugees went through most of yesterday with only a light lunch provided after they boarded ship in Havana. After turning over their homes, autos and other personal belongings to Fidel Castro's government, they had to walk the last mile to the ship, passing through several check points en route. They were permitted to take with them three changes of clothing. THE AMERICAN Surveyor sailed from Havana at 3:45 p.m., Tucson time. She was met in international waters and taken under escort by the Coast Guard cutter Androscoggin. Captain Koran took his cargo ship to Havana last weekend with 8,000 tons of food U. S. Chamber Head Urges Cuba Action WASHINGTON-- WP)--Ladd j Plumley, president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, urged the Kennedy administration today to prepare decisive measures to stem the Communist menace in Cuba. v "Whatever may be the beliefs of the members of our State Department, it is the opinion among 'the businessmen with whom I have talked that we are not following a pattern which deals resolute- y with this matter of Communist infiltration on an island only 90 miles from our shores," Plumley said. In a speech prepared for the opening of the chamber's annual meeting, Plumley referred to a statement of the organization's policy committee declaring, "Communist efforts at penetration must be opposed by effective and collective resistance." The statement added: "Any development in the and medical largest in a supplies, the series of six ocean shipment of ransom goods promised Cuba for liberation of the Bay of Pigs invaders. The refugees on the American Surveyor bring to 3,513 the number of refugees transported from Cuba by four ol the ransom ships--922 aboard the African Pilot, 1,170 on the Shirley Lykes, and 746 by the Xnnto Cerro. lemisphere which directly menaces the people of the United States must be met by swift protective action by our government, using measures necessary for full success through collective means when at all possible but unilaterally if need be where our vital interests are at stake." Plumley said the public "would respond at the present time to a leadership consonant with our chamber pol- He credited Kennedy 'courageous action" in icy. with forcing withdrawal of Russian missiles from Cuba. But, he added, "there is a feeling in the land that we left the project unfinished and that this Communist staging area still constitutes an island of infection in our hemisphere." Turning to economic matters Plumley said "the number one concern and worry of the businessman of the United States is the spending Final Stock Prices^ More Data Given With the return of daylight saving time in the East, the Citizen today resumes the publication of closing New York and American Exchange stock prices in its final edition. As an additional service to readers of the New York Stock Exchange report in the Citizen, the list is being expanded to show daily volume, high, low, close and change on each issue listed. In the past, the Citizen's ,NYSE list has shown only volume, close and change. habits and pattern of our federal government." "Without any intentions of disrespect," Plumley said, 'the evidence shows that at least among certain parties in the administration physical fitness occupied more attention than fiscal fitness, apparently on the assumption that our citizens were more interested in their governmental officials walking 50 miles than in saving 50 dollars." About 1,000 voting delegates were on hand for the opening session. Scheduled to take part in a panel discussion on foreign policy were McGeorge Bundy, Kennedy's assistant for national security affairs; Sen. Thomas J. Dodd, D-Conn.; Walter H. Judd, former Republican representative from Minnesota, and Henry A. Kissinger, Harvard professor of international affairs. Right Leads In Early Italy Count ROME--()--First returns tonight in Italy's parliamentary elections snowed a swing to the right--a trend that could be a setback for Premier Amintore Fanfani's left- leaning government. It is too early to tell what the trend would be, however. These gave the right-wing Liberal Party 151,000 votes with more than half the ballots counted. Fanfani's Christian Democrats had 131,000 votes. The Liberals made a poor showing in Milan in the last parliamentary election in 1958. The Liberals tried to attract Christian Democrats dissatisfied with Fanfani's pact with the Marxist socialists. IN KILLING OF CUBAN House Committee Opens Inquiry Into Ouster Of Marine Officers A score of twisters plus 92- mile-per-hour winds swirled through the Western Plains yesterday, killing at least one person, injuring dozens and leaving one missing. FORT WORTH, Tex., where damage estimates soared as high as $1.5 million, bore the brunt of howling wind and rain storm. But the most tragic result of the tornado assault occurred near Auburn, Neb. A black funnel cloud swept up a car containing Mrs. Fred Shilling, 37, Vandalia, 111., and her eight children, hurled it through power lines along the highway near Auburn and bounced it along the ground, scattering the occupants at intervals of 400 to 500 feet. One of the children, Diane, 14, died on an operating table at the Auburn Hospital four hours after the mishap. The seven other children and Mrs. Shilling were in serious condition. In Fort Worth, a flood watch was kept on lowlands of the Trinity River, swollen by the heavy rains. Flash flooding was forecast for creeks and arroyos in all of North Texas. T H E T W I S T E R s p u n through a 5-mile stretch of Fort Worth, uprooting trees and ripping up sections of pavement. E l e c t r i c wires from uprooted utility poles snapped and crackled in the streets. Homes and a p a r t m e n t houses were unroofed and part of a home was picked up by the high winds and dropped in the middle of U.S. Highway 80. There were no serious injuries. Tornadoes also were reported in: --Killeen, Tex., where seven houses were unroofed, three persons injured and one elderly man was missing. --ANNA, TEX., near Dallas where several homes and business establishments were damaged. --North Texas area where three funnel clouds were Fair Skies, Warmer Forecast This time of year, These words are due: "Is it hot enough For you?" --Witty Will Generally fair skies and warmer temperatures are what the weatherman has come up with for tonight's and tomorrow's prognostication. No more showers are in the works for at least a few days. Pleasant breezes tomorrow are expected to keep the 83-degree high from seeming too warm. Yes.erday's high was a comfortable 76. Last night's low was 46 and tonight's coolest will be near 50. Yesterday's low, chalked up about dawn Sunday, tied the record low for the date, 43 in 1944. ' At 2 p.m. today, it was 79 in the shade with 8 per cent humidity. Full Weattier Report, Page 47 SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic --ff-- Dominican troops started moving toward the Haitian border today, said a report from the armed forces secretary. It gave no details. An armed clash has been threatening between the two neighbors of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola over the Dominican charge that Haitian troops invaded its embassy. Haiti broke diplomatic relations. Haiti Crisis At A Glance WASHINGTON--UPI--The House Armed Services Committee today began afeprelim- inary inquiry into the discharge of four Marine officers who sought to cover up the slaying of a suspected Castro agent outside Guantanamo Naval Base. One of the four, ex-Lt. William A. Szili of Norristown, Pa., has:' complained he was unfairly treated and should be reinstated in the corps. Ex-Capt. Arthur J, Jackson of San Jose, Calif,, who was said by Szili to have shot the Cuban in self-defense, is ex L pected here' Thursday at a White House ceremony for medal of honor winners. Szili said he and Jackson --along with two other officers and three enlisted men-recovered the body of the slain Cuban and buried it inside the naval base. He said they thought disclosure of the slaying would create an international incident. Armed Services Chairman Carl Vinson, D-Ga., declined comment on the case. However Rep. Richard S. Schweiker, R-Pa., tp whom Szili took his complaint Saturday, said Vinson told him today he was ordering an immediate inquiry by the committee staff. Whether the committee itself later conducts hearings Now Even Bossie Must Sweat Out Denture Breath TOMBSTONE -- UP) -- There's an 8-year-old cow down Tombstone way that can flash a shiny set of choppers with every moo. Dr. Charles Behney, a Bisbee veterinarian, fitted the cow with a set of stainless steel teeth yesterday in an effort to prove his claim that dentures will prolong the life of cattle. Behney says cows will be healthier, happier and more productive of calves with false teeth replacing teeth worn down and decayed after years of grazing. The dentures cost $20 a set and are expected to last from three to five years. The experiment is being conducted on the Jack Duran ranch near here. spotted down. but none touched in the case apparently will depend on the staffs findings. There were some indications this was unlikely. The staff, it was learned, already was at work on the case this afternoon. Officials of the Medal of Honor Society said they did not know whether Jackson would a 11 e n~d the White House medal of honor ceremonies. However, Schweiker's office said it understood that he planned to be present. About 250 of the 294 living medal of honor winners were expected to attend the affair, which was arranged some time ago. Schweiker is Szili's congressman. After hearing the ex-Marine's story about the hushed-up 1961 killing and secret burial he told newsmen he thought Szili been unfairly treated. had --Frankfort, Kan., sheared by a twister along a 13-mile stretch cutting a swath from a quarter mile to 200 yards in width. Several farm buildings were damaged. --Canterbury, Conn., where a 4-year-old g'irl was picked up by a small twister and hurled onto a rock driveway at her home. She suffered minor injuries. --MOUNT P L E A S A N T , Clarksville, Paris, Mount Vernon, all in Texas. Funnel clouds were reported west of Texarkana, Ark., and Yazoo City, .Miss., last night, along with heavy rains, The tornadoes occurred in a ''tornado warning" area; The U.S. Weather Bureau had posted warnings of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes for portions of Texas, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri and Iowa yesterday. The Weather Bureau reported huge hail belted an area just east of Montrose, Kan. Runway Job Here Detours Jetliners Tucson International Airport today was closed to jet airliners as a repaying job began on the long runway. Although it will take an estimated six weeks to complete work on the 12,000 feet, officials hope enough runway will be finished for the big jets to come back within a month. "That runway takes a tremendous beating and it has a lot of little low spots that must be leveled," said Tad Monroe, Tucson Airport Authority assistant general manager. San Xavier Rock Sand Co. also will put on a new asphalt surface. In the meantime, American Airlines is shuttling jet passengers to Phoenix for connections. This weekend also was the occasion for seasonal changes by the airlines. A m e r i c a n dropped a tourist jet into Tucson while TWA discontinued both of the jets put on in December. "We had a very good tourist season and I believe the jets will be back next fall," said Stanley Phillips, TWA manager. President Juan Bosch gave Haitian dictator Francois Duvalier 24 hours to withdraw troops surrounding the Dominican embassy in Port au Prince. The embassy is sheltering 22 foes of Duvalier. "Unless the outrages against the Dominican Republic in Haiti end within 24 hours, we will put an end to them by all means w i t h i n our power," Bosch said. THE DOMINICAN deadline was originally set for, this morning but the government said it had extended the ulti matum until tonight because of an inter-American effort to keep peace. The Organization of American States (OAS) ordered a five-nation fact-finding team to fly to both countries to investigate the crisis next door to Cuba. The OAS appealed to both governments to keep the peace. THE UNITED STATES!declined .representation on the fact-finding commission the OAS plans to send to Haiti, an OAS official reported today. By Associated Press SANTO DOMINGO -Dominican Republic accuses Haiti of invading its embassy in Port au Prince in search of political refugees. President Juan Bosch gives Haitian Dictator Francois Duvalier 24 hours to pull back his troops or face drastic action. Dominican troops put on alert. PORT AU PRINCE-Haiti breaks diplomatic relations with Dominican Republic and rings Dom i n i c a n ambassador's residence with t r o o p s and road blocks. Telephone lines cut off, and cab drivers refuse to take passengers to vicinity. WASHINGTON -- Organization of American States (OAS) orders a five - nation fact - finding team to fly to both countries to investigate crisis. OAS appeals to both governments to keep the peace. Charlie Has $250 All that goes up, must come down. And at the moment, Citizen Charlie is going up--his jackpot this week is boosted to $250. But he could come down suddenly. Contestants are invited to burst Charlie's bubble by filling out his crossword puzzle on page 47 of today's Tucson Daily Citizen. If someone solves the puzzle, it will mean $250 to that person (in case of ties the jackpot is split.) Deadline for all entries is Thursday at 9 a.m. And the winner, if any, will be announced Saturday. An OAS spokesman said the United States declined to serve on the mission because the Haitian government feels the United States is not impartial toward the Duvalier government. U. S. officials said that Haitian-American relations are delicate, therefore it would not be proper for the United States to participate in the mission. Venezuela · today offered the Dominican Republic armed support in its apparently imminent showdown with Haiti. A foreign office spokesman said Venezuela's President Romulo Betancourt personally assured President Bosch by phone today that his'country would furnish the Dominican Republic any air and naval support it might need. THE DISPUTE with the Dominicans flared as a result of Duvalier's attempt to crush rising opposition to his regime. Tension began mounting a week ago when l e a f l e t s warned, Duvalier then that an attempt would be made to overthrow him May 15--the constitutional date for the end of his first term as president. Suspicious that opposition to him centered in the regular army, Duvalier last week fired 64 officers, the bulk of the army's leadership. The dictator has built up a personal militia and presidential guard that outnumber the army and are better armed. On Friday, occupants of a speeding car opened fire on Duvalier's two children, Jan Claude, 12, and Simone, 14, as they were being driven home from school. Three of the children's guards were slain but the children were not hurt. THE A T T A C K triggered weekend violence In which 15 persons were reported killed and at least 68 Haitians, including former army officers and their families, took haven in Latin American embassies. Informed sources said Haitian soldiers broke into the Dominican embassy Friday and started a search for refugees but were ordered out by the charge d'affaires. Armed guards and -roadblocks blocked approaches to the Dominican ambassador's residence yesterday. Telephone lines were cut off, and taxi drivers refused to take passengers to the vicinity. 1 Bosch denounced Duvalier's regime in , a radio-television broadcast, declaring that invasion of the embassy was "equivalent to an invasion of our country." The Dominican president accused the Haitian government of plotting against his life. He said the invasion of the embassy "was a slap in the face of the Dominican Republic, an affront which we are not disposed to pass over." BOSCH SAID the refugees in the embassy are "living hours of indescribable terror because, every minute of the day and night, they are expecting an attack which will cost them their lives." Dominican Foreign Minister Andres Freites Barrera, in a protest to Haiti, demanded "immediate withdrawal of the police forces which are violating the Dominican diplomatic mission." At an emergency session of the OAS Council in Washington yesterday, Dominican Ambassador Arturo Calventi presented 12 charges against Haiti. He claimed that the Duvalier regime has plotted with relatives of the late Dominican dictator Rafael Trjuillo to assassinate Bosch, Haitian ambassador F«rn D. Baguidy retorted theft the Dominican charge? were an excuse for 1 military action which he said ha» been planned for some time, Baguidy accused the Dominicans of trying "to provoke n change of government in my country."

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