The Daily Inter Lake from Kalispell, Montana on November 14, 1957 · Page 1
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Kalispell, Montana
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Cloudy OF MONTANA HELENA Considerable cloudiness this afternoon, tonight and Friday. Scattered 1 showers or snow flurries this afternoon and Friday. High today, 40. Low tonight, 30. oJ'° r ,,, t .!!is winter's fuel oil needs.~cail SK6-4321, City Service, Texaco. SfcH Green Stamps, too. adv. IHE DAILY INTER LAKE 50TH YEAR, NO. 173 KALISPELL, MONTANA; THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1957 16 PAGES 7 CENTS BRUSSELS, Belgium. -- (UP) -Belgium plans to build what it claims will be the world's largest hydro-electric project in the Belgian Congo, the government announced today. The announcement said the est- mated cost of the project will be more than three billion dollars. Ike Says Space Age to Hike Spen BONN, Germany.--(UP)--The erew for the new German Navy's first destroyer is en route to the United States to take over the U. S. S. Anthony, U was announced today. The ship, loaned to the Bondesmarine by the U. S. Navy, will join the German fleet Jn January after a shakedown cruise of several weeks from its present home port of Charleston, S. C. Destroyers are the largest craft permitted the German navy under the Western European Union pact. Pineau Plans Trip To Protest Arms PARIS.--(UP)--Foreign Minister 'Christian Pineau said today he would fly to Washington tomorrow to try to straighten out a crisis in Franco-American relations over U. S. arms to Tunisia. Pineau warned that the supply of WINFRITH HEATH, England -(UP)--Britain's Atomic Energy Commission began a full-scale bomb hunt on the grounds of its nuclear research station here today. The search, expected to take a month, was ordered as a precau Foreign Affairs Committee the French government formally requested the United States and Britain not to give arms to Tunisia. France is afraid any arms re- to would leave for Washington tomorrow to inform the State Department in person of the storm that blew up in France over Houghton's information that Tunisia soon would receive western arms. Unconfirmed reports said Houghto France; there was no immediate confirmation. American arms to the one-time!ton delivered a formal note [French -protectorate would amount jto a breach of Atlantic solidarity. His statement underlined the gravity of a situation which sent U. S. Ambassador Armory Hoi'ghton calling on Premier Felix Gaillard at 2 a. m. today and again at 7 a. m. Pineau told the National Assembly lionary move. Last month an anti-|support the nationalist rebellion in personnel bomb left from Worldneighboring Algeria. Tunisia said War II was unearthed near the sta- it ne«ds ' arms to protect itself tion and it was feared there may against French border incidents and be more. sa 'd it would go to the Soviet Union if the West does not provide the arms. A member of the Foreign Affairs Committee said Pineau told the committee the United States had not yet sent arms to Tunisia. Other sources said Houghton informed Gaillard a Russian ship was now en route to Tunisia with a shipment of arms. So far, Pineau said today, the United States has only the intention of arming Tunisia. "But if the United States did send Tunisia arms against out protestations then we would consider it a gesture running counter to the principle of Atlantic solidarity." He then told the committee he CAIRO. -- (UP) -- Workmen clearing the wes-iern desert of minefields dating from World War H have accidentally discovered a'tomb of the Hellenic era containing ancienl statues and coffins, it was reported today. The newspaper Al Missa said the workmen were digging between the famed Alamein battlefield - and the village of Eli- Itamman west of Alexandria when they found the tomb in a cavernous pit. Experts said the fiend was of "the highest archaeological importance." BERLIN.--(UP )-r-An 'East: Ger- mnn who denounced the Communist regime in a letter to 'the British Broadcasting Corporation has received' a five-year sentence, it was announced today. A Communist court in Chemnitz sentenced Max Hulondz on charges of instigating against the East German regime, the Soviet Zone news agency -ADN said. More Flu Cases WASHINGTON (UP)--The Public Health Service reported today that another 1.100,000 persons In 38 states weie stricken with various types of influenza last week. This brought to 5,850,000 the number of cases reported since the outbreak of Asian flu last summer. Tornadoes Hit Gulf Region By UNITED PRESS Tornadoes swept from a line of squalls across the western Gulf region last night and torrential rains threatened new flooding along the Gulf Coast. A severe storm front battered sections of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas. At least one death was blamed on the storm. Elsewhere, unstable weather conditions produced snow flurries at higher elevations hi the northern and central pleatau and the Rockies, and rain and blinding fog in sec-, tions 'of the Midwest. Head Safety Council ing Higher Taxes Question Looms OKLAHOMA CITY (UP) - President Eisenhower put America on notice today to prepays for considerably higher federal spending if this country is- to keep abreast of the space age--and Russia. Whether the substantially higher price tag on national security would mean higher taxes was the billion dollar question before the nation. The President, in his nationally broadcast and televised speech last night in the Municipal Auditorium here, did not once mention the possibility of higher taxes. STRESSES COSTS But at seven different points in his speech he stressed that substantial additional costs would be involved in bringing America's arsenal up to scientific date with Russia, raising military pay, increasing the educational production of scientists and keeping foreign aid at about its present levels. American people the most critical problem of all." The President discounted Soviet claims of an accurate Intercontinental Ballistics Missile. He said it will be "some time" before either the United States or Russia has a long-range missile to equal "even a small fraction of the total destructive power of our present bomber forces." Eisenhower's a u d i e n c e was friendly but showed no audible enthusiasm for his references to higher defense spending. His speech, however, dealing with rockets, missiles and the need for sacrifices, The President, 'continuing his' TM W ^L£«»'* !' *TM*TM . Flathea Count y Council are, standing, left to right. Sol Catron, What They're Saying twisters struck in southwest and south central Louisiana last night. It was the second time in a week parts of Louisiana and Texas have been damaged by a barrage of late- season tornadoes. A Navy petty officer was killed yesterday near Newport, Ark., when his car collided with a truck during driving rainstorm. Flooding blamed on heavy rains forced.some families to leave .their home's" at Malvern, Ark!,' and 15 to 20 families were expected" to be evacuated today in Paragould, Ark. Rain from four to' six inches deluged northeast Arkansas, closing several highways and causing a flood. threat .on the Ouachita River. Weathermen also warned that ad- u , , . , Dulles, Stevenson To Discuss NATO WASHINGTON (UP)--Secretary, of Stata v John Foster^ Dulles ^lli meet Monday, with Adlai E.. Stevenson to discuss the Democratic leader's ideas .for strengthening the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The Dulles-Stevenson conference a foot to a flood crest expected at Gladewater, Tex., and Logansport. M. people would demand increased expenditures to meet the costs of security. "They will not sacrifice security ,cerned about saving, we could wind up being the richest satellite, of Russia." MOSCOW--Soviet Communist party chief Nikita S. Khrush- worshipping a balanced budget." I chev - commenting on his recent- NEW YORK -- Former President Truman on the administration's seeking of Democratic consultation on foreign policy: "The administration inherited a Bipartisan policy and then ly deposed defense minister, said Georgri Zhukov: ditional heavy rains along the Sa-! was announced late yesterday at bine Kiver today would add .'aboutjthe State Department. A spokesman said Stevenson will fly here from New York to confer with Dulles. Informed sources said -Dulles wants to explore with Stevenson the problem of building up NATO's muscles and get some fresh thoughts that can be incorporated in administration planning. No firm U.S. proposals are expected to grow out of the Monday session. strengjH.ii^ai); : effort'to match aiid surpass -Russia's missile and other scientific achievements. - · Stevenson will probably be asked to return to Washington later for further conferences with, Dulles. The administration asked Stevenson to join in planning to strengthen NATO as a move toward bipartisanship in approaching the space race. Originally the Ross Bids Low On Annex Job Robert Ross, Kalispell contractor,' fense ia his Oklahoma City speech as low bidder on'the construe- pledgedhis every DOSSlble ; pnnnnmt? . iri-"»,i-^«£ ' i^j : series of nationwide appearances designed to bolster public self- confidence in the shadow of Russia's Sputniks, appeared here as part of Oklahoma's semicenten- nial as a slate. Immediately after his speech in the auditorium to an audience of more than 6,000 persons, the President raced back to Washington during the night by air to preside this morning at his second meeting of the National Security Council this week. The President, while forecasting markedly higher spending for de- on" the construe- of the - progbsed. Elathead was tion County.courthouse aifije'x at^'a bid opening this morning before the county commissioners. ^federal costs in 'areas' less" important than ,se c u r i t y and -scientific j achievement. Ross's bid of $3,475-was $568' He announced a four-part plan administration to wanted of Stevenson for lower than the next Ipwest bid. Ten bjds were received on the 32 by 40 foot building to be constructed adjacent to the west side of the main courthouse building. Bids were taken under advisement. Other bidders were L. H. LaRue ·for increasing the retaliatory power of the Strategic Air Command: -- A speed up in dispersal of SAC to other bases. -- A speed tip in improving warning systems protecting the During the later stages of his speech, applause picked up somewhat and by the time he finished he had been interrupted by applause 15 times. GOP to Boost Defense Budget By $1 Billion WASHINGTON (UP)--The Eisenhower : aaministratipn ias ·:tenta- tively.; ".decided : to -bp.iisti ^defense spending about one billion dollars next-year, it-appeared fbdajv ' A highly-placed official said the military budget still is b e i n g drawn tip; But he made It clear the administration has scrapped its plans for a 38 billion dollar ceiling on defense spending for the fiscal year beginning next July 1. Indications were the adminis- nation, because "with missiles.and! tration wiu ask Congress for about Volunteers Ask Satellite Ride WASHINGTON (UP) T- The United States may not have any) After Dulles explores the prob- "Didn't make out s o well as a I t h e m - satellites aloft yet but it has plenty of volunteers ready to climb aboard political figure, but was markable military man." a re- LONDON--Ingrid B e r g m a n , threw it out the widow. It's a lit- asked why she still wore a wedding tie late to start now." The Pentagon and Naval Research Laboratory -- headquarters of satellite Project Vanguard -said today they have received doz- lem with Stevenson, Dulles' aides will continue intensive work on drawing up plans to be presented at next month's "summit" NATO meeting in Paris. That meeting, which President Eisenhower will attend, will concentrate on efforts WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joseph C. ' ring and a large diamond and em- w °uW-be space explorers, erald ring given by her by her Even Premier Nikolai Bulganin ens of letters and phone calls from jto build greater western unity and estranged husband, Roberta Ros- O'Mahoney (D-Wyo.), cautioning sellini: that domestic spending cannot be| "It was one of the first pres- cut too drastically to meet an in-'ents my husband gave me and I creased defense budget: jshall go on wearing it. My finger ' "If we continue to be so con-iwould be cold without it." Israel, Syria Meet On Border Dispute By WALTER LOGAN United Preis Staff Correspondent Israeli and Syrian representatives met today In an emergency session of the mixed Armistice Commission to try to straighten sources denied that Israel's parti- ' cipation in today's mixed armistice said in Moscow he has received a letter from two American girls who want to be space pioneers, even if they have to ride a Red moon. "We are young, healthy and beautiful with other good characteristics," Bulganin said the girls wrote. A Vanguard spokesman said a man calling himself "a crazy Irishman" telephones every other day to offer his services as a space traveler. "He says he wants to get up in a satellite so he can shoot down the Russian sputniks," the spokesman said. ' "I keep telling him the satellite is only 20 inches wide and he keeps J e r u s a lem Foreign Ministry j insisting he is very small and he'll path through the new mine field. The Israelis said ,several shots were heard from the Syrian border at the time of the explosion. Foreign Exchange Canadian dollar, SI.04 5/32 in U.S. cuvrenoy. forthcoming NATO meeting. Stevenson bslkod at assuming such a policy-making role ,but agreed to act as a "consultant." Dulles considers the problem of creating greater unity in NATO one of the most important tasks he has faced. He himself has been thinking about the problem for at least two years. He set a State Department task force to work on the matter a couple of months ago. The intensive U.S. efforts along this line started after the recent conference of Eisenhower and British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan at which the NATO summit conference was proposed. Dulles feels there is need for new scientific f teamwork among the allies and for parcelling out defense burdens so no one nation iias to become a "garrison state" in an effort to guard constantly against Soviet threats. of Kalispell, §7,100 or $5,475 with- faster Domber s, warning times will 39 billion dollars in actual defense m*. *~ i _ i m * . 0TnW .dTinrfpT* f * tlDDrfinrifltinrna rT^vf Tra-i-r _ _ .1 !«-/·* o u t . concrete work; Tusher and Bates of Kalispell, $4,043.35 for the building only, or $5,120 for all work including the foundation; Kalispell Cabinet Works, $7,800, or $7,620 without an insulation grow shorter. -- Development of an active missile defense against missiles by "intensive research and development." -- The addition of long-range appropriations year -- also item; John W. Glass of Kalispell ' missiles to American forces on S6;400 for thP huilrfincr nr,^ land ar d sea. Garcia, Party Win Landslide Favor out border difficulties that have threatened to blow up into a border war. The border meeting, first since 1955, was called, by Syria to protest an alleged incident, in which meeting was due to pressure from the United States. They said neith. er Israel nor Syria had requested such a meeting for two years. Moscow Radio meanwhile ham- Israeli troops fired on Syrians at niered away at King Hussein of a border village. Israel submit; ted a counter complaint that Syr- · iari troops killed one Israeli police-: ^ m a n and wounded six on Nov. 6. . Israel followed this up today by announcing . that four Israeli policemen were wounded slightly i i t y agreemenTsFgned by "Egypt and yesterday when their : truck struck,Syria last, month was "not worth . a mine northeast, of. the. Dan set-: tlement in the · demilitarized zone near the border. · An Israeli spokesman said troops were clearing, away one Syrian mine field inside Israeli when they discovered another. The truck hit a mine while driving through a Jordan in an effort to undermine his throne and reported he was a virtual prisoner in his palace. Hussein took official notice of the Syrian-Egyptian propaganda campaign yesterday and told a. news conference, the Arab solidar-[School students and patrons of the school are invited to attend the 'get-acquainted night" and open house at the school today at 7 p.m. Parents are invited to'talk with go on a diet." A 13-year-old Georgia boy -apparently somewhat more hefty -- wrote to the Pentagon he is ready to hop aboard a satellite if it is made larger. High School Sets Open House Parents of Flathead County High the paper it was written on." Hussein said both Egypt and Syria were instruments of international communism and said both nations have tried "every method that he is regarded as a champion of the masses and the "unpop- their children's teachers. ularity" of Laurel, son of the Phil- The senior class play, "The Im- ippines puppet president during portrance of Being Earnest," will' the Japanese World,War II occu- MANILA (UP) -- President Carlos P. Garcia and his pro-American Nacionalista Party smashed toward a landslide victory today in the Philippine elections. With 50 per cent of about five million votes counted the. 61-year- old president was leading his closest rival, Liberal Party sugar baron Jose Yulo, by 300,000. And the lead was growing steadily. The Nacionalista Party, rejuvenated in 1955 by the late anti-Communist President Ramon Magsaysay, also was assured of absolute majorities again in the House and Senate. Macapagal told United Press he thought he could work with Garcia and pledged to strive for closer ties with the United States. He said two things contributed six and the Liberals for two. In the last Senate the Nacionalistas had 22 of the 24 seats. In the House races, in which all seats were at stake, the Naciona- listas had clinched 80 up to this morning and'stood a chance of winning more. In the last House tbey-had 75 seats. Communications lines downed by Typhoon Kit, which left 19 dead and many missing as it swept' through Central Luzon on election' day Tuesday, delayed compilation of returns. The latest tabulations: For president: Garcia (Nacionalista) 1,025,819. Yulo (Liberal) 704,386. Manuel Manahan (Progressive) 547,158. Clarb M. Recto (Nationalist Citizens). 250,217..-.'. $6,400 for the building only. Harold Caldbeck of Kalispell, $7,064.75 for the building; Clyde Williams of Kalispell, alternates of $5,912.50, $5,982.46, and $6,740, with structural a n d decorative choices; James R. Erickson of Kalispell $4,579 with additions of $91 for perfataping and $1,765 for excavation and concrete work; Gyrion Construction Co. of Kalispell, $4,554 for the building alone; and Russell Anderson of Kalispell, $4,980 for the building. The proposed building would house the offices of the county superintendent of schools and the probation officer. 1 Bids were submitted on the basis of a building without heating, plumbing or interior partitions. According to specifications the building may be either wood or steel. Most buildings bid this morning were wood frame. Neighbors Block Mays' Purchase SAN FRANCISCO (UP)--Willie Mays, sensational outfielder for the San Francisco Giants, has been turned down 'in his attempt; to buy a house in San Francisco because he is a Negro. Mays, 27, offered the asking He said the federal government cannot take on the full load of stepping up education of scientists and engineers, but must cooperate with state and local governments. He warned America must Increase "her production of scientists because Russia is producing scientists and engineers at much faster rate than the United States." He an increase of one billion dollars above previous plans. This would be one billion dollars more than requested last year and three billion more than Congress approved. The Defense Department is planning to go ahead with plans to cut the size of the armed forces to 2,600,000 men by next July 1 and reduce' civilian employment by 70,000. Some programs deemed "obsolete" also may be cut back to save money for costlier weapons and military pay raises. President Eisenhower said last night "every dime possible" will be saved in military programs to meet the "very considerable increase" in students to enter professional or scientific studies. DISCOUNTS ICBM CLAIMS He said Russia is producing not security. There were these other developments in the defense field: --The Pentagon's science director disclosed the Defense Depart- only quantity in scientists, but ment may double spending on ba- aualltv. "This tronrl ir rficfut-Kinrr " ,,:- i_ ·*, , . quality. "This trend is disturbing, he said. "Indeed, according to my scientific advisers, this is for the sic research needed to assure development of "novel i weapons of war in years to come." Sewer Caves In, Continues Spread SEATTLE (UP) -- Occupants of nine homes and a five-unit apart- lies, rumors and propaganda -- Ibe presented in the school audi- and attacks oh various people to tprium at 8:30 p.m. and is open change our government.' Ito the public. pation. Eight Senate seats were at stake. The Nacionalistas were leading f or lizens) 135,152 ; Quirino (Independent Liberal) 46,511. For -.vice', president: ' '. " , Macapagal (Liberal) 1,082,725. Laurel (Nacionalista) 829,365. Vincente Araneta (Progressive) 189,967,.' , ' . .. * .. Lorenzo Tanada.(Nationalist Cit- price of $37,500 for a three-bedroom house on Miraloma Drive in a section adjoining the exclusive St. Francis Wood area, \ The owner thought the offer over for several days and rejected it. He said neighbors in the area objected to the Mays. "I'd sure like to live in S a n Francisco, but I don't want to make an issue of it," said Mays. "I've never been through this kind of' thing before and I'm not even mad'about it now." -Mays now-owns-a home in Washington Heights in Upper Manhattan. He said if he cannot buy here, he will keep the. New York'house and come out here .only.for the baseball season^ ' . ' sewer line cave-In began spreading and threatened to engulf homes in its path. , The original break in the 1600 block on Ravenna boulevard occurred Tuesday and carved out a crater 60 feet wide and 40 feet deep that swallowed up a 25-foot chestnut tree and a light standard. Additional cave-ins began shortly ', before midnight and by early today the pit was 200 feet long and 100 feet wide and had undermined parts of lawns on both sides of the boulevard. The city engineer's office called out all available. men in an effort to stop the spread of the caveln. Workmen barely managed, to save a power shovel from dropping; Into the gigantic pit and a broken! Mrs. Mays, who has a daughter by a previous marriage, appeared more resent ' ; j gas .main hampered operations. Water backing up in 'drains caused ^evacuation : of 10 homes at E. 52nd street' and Ravenna avenue. Heavy rains in the past few days have softened the earth and increased the danger of further cave-ins, engineers said. , -Holes began developing in nearby roadways particularly at Ravenna Boulevard and Roosevelt Way and at 30th Avenue N.E. and Union Bay. Place, Four feet of water backed up into the basement of the John Marshall Junior High School and Principal Kay Crum ^announced there would be no 'school until further notice. The sewer line, the north-trunk sewer, is the largest in the city and was built about 1807, It Is 145 feet below the streets and follows natural contours of the terrain. The break caused a gradual undermining which i eventually resulted in the cave-in,' engineers said. D. A. Andersen, maintenance engineer for'the city's engineering department, said the sewer break, could have -occwreed * during the" earthquake of April, 1949.- ;.

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