The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on January 26, 1963 · Page 1
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Ottawa, Kansas
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OTTAWA HERALD VOL. 67 NO. 40 OTTAWA, KANSAS SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 1963 7 CENTS EIGHT PAGES Peopk In The News By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Film actress Carroll Baker is confined to bed with glandular fever, it was reported from London. Her husband, Jack Garfein. said "her face and neck are swollen and her doctor has ordered her to stay abed over the weekend." JOHN GALBRAITH U.S. Ambassador to India and Mrs. John Kenneth Galbraith will dedicate in New Delhi the newly built official residence of the ambassador. The residence will be called Roosevelt House after the late President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Norman Dyhrenfurth of Santa Monica Canyon, Calif., leader ol the first all-American expedition to 29,028-foot Mount Everest world's highest, flew to Darjeel ing, India to meet Everest con queror Tenzing Norgay and to recruit experienced high-altitude Sherpas. JACOB JAVITS Sen. Jacob K. Javits. R-N.Y. is in Mexico City on a vi«t during which he will observe that coun try's progress in low-cost housing development. While in Mexico City, Javits will address the American Chamber of Com merce. Nut Bowl Up In Bits It would have been durable nut bowl had J. D. Woodsum been able to finish it. J. D., Pomona High student, was working on the bowl in the school shop. He placed it on the lathe and turned the machine on. The nut bowl broke into pieces, and one bit went right through the hardboard ceiling. J. D. is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Woodsum, Ottawa RFD 4. The Weather COUNTY FORECAST - Partial clearing and colder tonight. Partly cloudy and continued cold Sunday. Low tonight around 5 below. High Sunday 5 to 10 above. KANSAS FORECAST-Partly cloudy tonight. Fair Sunday, colder over state tonight. Warmer in west Sunday afternoon. Low tonight zero to 5 below north and zero to 5 above south. High Sunday 10 to 15 above. High temperature yesterday, 29; let' today, •; high year ago today, 44; Icr year ago today, 35; record high thl date, 70 in 1911; record low this date 14 below zero in 1(04; hourly tempera tures, 24 hours ending 8 a.m., today 9 a.m. 10 a.m. 11 a.m. Moon 1 p.m. 2 p.m. 3 p.m. 4 p.m. 5 p.m. 6 p.m. 1 p.m. • p.m. 16 9 p.m. 18 10 p.m 1 20 11 p.m. 22 Midnight 24 28 27 26 25 23 32 II 1 a.m. 2 a.m. 3 a.m. 4 a.m. 5 a.m. 6 a.m. 7 a.m. • a.m. Cold, Cold, Cold; We're In A. Rut By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Arctic cold kept a stubborn grip on northern sections of the Mid- :ontinent and New England today and fresh snow blanketed wide areas from the central and south- irn Plains to the Atlantic Coast. Another surge of cold air moved southward through the Great ?lains and was expected to spread .0 northern Texas and westward ;o northern Arizona. Temperatures dropped far below zero in North Dakota, Minnesota, Yisconsin, Iowa, northwestern Illinois, Michigan, and Maine and were at the freezing level southward to Texas. Sleet slicked highways in the inland Carolines and in a broad >and from northeast Texas to Tennessee and the northern Gulf states. Overnight low temperatures included: Bemidji, Minn., -28; Wausau, Wis., -28; Minneapolis-St. Paul, -22; Bismarck, N.D. -21; mar- quette,, Mich., -24; Des Moines, Iowa, 15 Moline 111., -11; Caribou, Maine-25. At least 141 deaths have been reported since the severe cold moved into the nation's central section Tuesday and began expanding into the East and South. Temperatures were warmer in Wisconsin, Ohio, northern Illinois and Indiana, but heavy snow warnings were issued for the area. Wisconsin, Iowa and Michigan were the victims of tenacious cold with subero readings in many areas. Hazardous driving warnings were in effect for eastern and southern Missouri and southern Illinois with freezing drizzle turning to snow. The record-shattering low temperatures in the South and Southeast continued to moderate, but Kentucky, Arkansas, Alabama and Georgia all reported hazardous driving conditions because of freezing drizzle and snow. Temperatures over the southern two-thirds of Florida and extreme southern Texas were reported in the 60s or higher. Parts of New York began a slow thaw after low readings ranging from 3 in Albany to 12 in Buffalo and Elmira. Water-town's 52 inches of snow was being increased by a light snowfall. Below zero readings continued their hold in the Plains states and northern Midwest. One of the coldest readings was -24 in Wausau, Wis . The coldest sustained tempera tures were in the central Dakotas. It was -18 in Aberdeen, S.D., and -16 in Bismarck, N.D. Light snow and subzero readings covered most of Nebraska. The Pacific Coast was covered by fair skies, but the Northwest was stung by the freezing line which stretched westward across the northern Gulf states through Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Central Nevada and northward over northeastern California and western Oregon and Washington. Mother Perishes Trying To Save Babies In Fire By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A 28-year-old mother screamed, 'I've got to get my babies out," then ran back into her burning house in East St. Louis, 111., Friday and perished with three of her children. A fire near Lufkin, Tex., also claimed the lives of three children, while a blaze in Spenard, Alaska, killed two youngsters. The fire in East St. Louis was touched off by an exploding oil stove. The bodies of Mrs. Juanita Moore and the three children- Keith, 8, Charlotte, 6, and Venetta, 4—were found in the kitchen of their first floor apartment. Elmer Davis, an ambulance driver, said Mrs. Moore was found holding the two girls in her arms and the boy by the hand. Firemen said a two-month-old child of Mrs. Moore's was saved Accident Tip Wins Prize Bill Mason, 820 S. Hickory, is winner of The Herald's news tip contest this week and gets $5. Mason phoned a tip to The Herald immediately when he heard of a truck-train collision, thereby turning in the kind of news tips that is desired—a tip on an unusual happening that can be classified as on-the-spot news. Tips on stories of a feature nature are appreciated but must necessarily make way for tips on news stories such as that phoned in by Mason. Others who supplied tips this week were: Mrs, E. E. Stewart, RFD 2, Williamsburg; Mrs. Roselyn Whirley, 504 W. 7th; Mrs. W. F. Peterson, Wellsville; Mrs. D. C. Whitaker, 336 Willow; Mrs. B. F. Bowers, 734 S. Cedar; Harriet Johnson, Richmond; Mrs. Viola Robinson, 825 S. Locust; Mrs. Lloyd Robbins Sr., RFD 1, Pomona; Cary Terry, 612 S. Poplar; Joe Mildfelt, Richmond; Sandy Shade, 817 E. 17th; Mrs. W. M McClintic, 123 W. llth; Mrs. Fred Kuiken, Richmond; Mrs. Judith Pickering, 416 Walnut; and Mrs. Cliff Reynolds, 1224 College. Herald's Soil Edition Monday The Herald's annual Soil Conservation edition will be published Monday. It will carry interesting stories by Kansas State University officials and local agriculture, department specialists, together with many pictures that will be of interest to Herald readers, Also in the edition will be the messages of numerous advertisers offering a wide variety of merchandise and services. from the fire, which destroyed the servants' quarters of an old mansion turned into an apartment house. Another mother, Mrs. Martha Newson, 22, dropped her three small children to safety from the second floor and then jumped herself. At Rocky Springs, Tex., 10 miles south of Lufkin, fire leveled the frame home of Mr. and Mrs, C. R. McDonald, killing their three children, Charles, 3, Kathy, 2, and Lary, 1. The cause of the blaze was not determined. Mrs. McDonald, 20, suffered serious burns. Her husband, 21, was away from home. A flash fire in a trailer home at Spenard, a suburb of Anchorage, Alaska, took the lives of Marie and Steve Simer, ages 3 and 4. A sister, Pamela Sue 2, suffered burns over 85 per cent of her body. Another sister, Natalie Kay, was treated for smoke inhalation. Their mother, Mrs. Cecil Simer, had left them alone to go to a coin laundry a few yards away. Firemen said a stove in the trailer, apparently exploded. Mrs. Simer's husband, an airman first class, is stationed at Elmendorf Air Force Base near Anchorage. At Warroad, Minn., two little boys died and their mother was critically burned in a fire in their home early today. The victims were Joseph Sargent, 18 months, and Dave Sargent 3, sons of Mrs. Bill Sargent. She was burned and cut as she sough to break out a bathroom window to escape the fire. The woman's sister-in-law, Mrs Marlys Sargent, escaped with he; baby son and^two older sons o Mrs. Bill Sargent. Fire Chief Finn Thorsen said the blaze was confined to the bed room and an adjoining bathroom The cause was not known. Highways Are Slick TOPEKA (AP) - Highways throughout Kansas were becom ing slick today as falling snow began to stick to road surfaces the Highway Patrol reported. It was not likely that an> roads would be closed as ac cumulations of snow were expect ed to be light. Find Bodies After Crash GREENVILLE, Maine (AP) The bodies of the five remainin; crewmen missing in the crash o a B52 Stratofortress near Green ville were found today. The Air Force said all five bod ies were found on the line o flight stretching back about on and a half miles from the wreck age. No other details were immedi ately available. WILL IT EVER BE WARM AGAIN? — Like most of us, cooped up inside through a. long siege of bitter weather, 4-year-old Shawn Nelson wonders just when it all will end and a fellow can get outside again to kick up his heels a bit without numb ears and nose and toes. Shawn is son of Mr. and Mrs. Ross Nelson, 811 E. llth. (Herald Photo by Dick Crawford) Have You Felt This Bit Of News TOPEKA (AP) — Another outbreak of cold Arctic air spread south over the Plains states Friday, and it will produce quite cold temperatures over" Kansas throughout the weekend. Snow began in northwest Kansas Friday afternoon and spread across the state Friday night and this morning. Snowfall generally was light but accumulated to one inch over the western one-third of the state, with two inches reported at Goodland. In eastern Kansas only traces had fallen this morning. The Weather Bureau said snow could be expected throughout today. Any accumulation will be slight. High temperatures Fr i d a y ranged from 13 at Goodland to 31 at Pittsburg. Lows this morning ranged from zero at Goodland to 18 above at Pittsburg. Sunday will be partly cloudy with temperatures remaining quite cold. Lows tonight will be from 5 to 10 below zero in the northwest and from 0 to 5 above in the southeast. Quenemo Girl Honey Queen SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) Joyce Ann Cade of Quenemo, Kan., who is Miss Kansas, was selected as national Honey Queen Friday night at the annual con vention of the American Bee- Keeping Federation. Miss Cade is 19 and a senior at the University of Kansas. She won over six other contestants. Name Candidates For C Of C Board Ten Ottawa businessmen have been named candidates for five 3-year positions on the city's Chamber of Commerce board of directors, Peg Carr, manager, has announced. Ballots with the names will go out to members next week. The new directors will be announced at the annual C of C meeting Monday night, Feb. 25. Candidates are Jack D. Bennett, J. R. Cheney, Robert M. Clogston, Jules Doty, Paul Gaynor, Lewis Irwih, Dr. David Laury, Loren Latimer, John B. Pierson and Budge Reusch. In addition to these, the new board will name five 1-year directors. Retiring 3-year board members Pastor Guilty Of Misdemeanor WICHITA (AP)-A 71-year-old woman pastor was found guilty Friday in Court of Common Pleas of misdemeanor charges of negligent homicide. Fined $100 by Judge Robert L. Morrison was Mrs. Elsie A. Marvin. Mrs. Marvin had been charged in connection with the death of Gerald W. Swindler, 55, a partly blind man who was struck by her vehicle in a crosswalk Nov. 20. Tauy's Toot There'll come a day next July when you'll say, "Whew! I'll take January anytime." Prescriptions—Raney, CH 2-3092 Adv. are Dwight Haworth, Earl Guist, E. E. Haley, Harold Crawford and Frank Holden. At a board meeting Friday, the C of C directors adopted a resoul- tion endorsing basic principles of the highway needs study and recommended the objectives be implemented by necessary increased highway users tax. Copies of the resolution will go to the Highway Commission and to legislators at Topeka. The annual C of C banquet, open to non-members and to wives or husbands of member, will be at Garfield School, beginning at 6:30 p.m. on the 25th. * * * Plan Public Affairs Luncheons The first of a series of public affairs luncheons, to feature reports by state legislators from Ottawa, will be at the North American Hotel on Saturday, Feb. 2, Peg Carr, Ottawa Chamber of Commerce manager, has announced. The luncheons are sponsored by the C of C's Public Affairs Committee. Both Wayne Angcll, state representative, and Bill Bowers, state senator, will be on hand to answer questions regarding legislative matters. Persons wishing to attend should make reservations at the hotel or C of C office by 10 a.m. on Saturday on the day of the meetings. Students , Concert Sunday Ottawans will have an opportun* ity Sunday afternoon to hear the community's young musicians when the junior and senior high bands of Ottawa High School present their mid-winter concert in Memorial Auditorium. The concert will begin at 3:3(1 p.m. and is opened to public. The junior high band will start the program with stirring marches and folk music, as well as highlight selections from "My Fair Lady." In the second portion of the program the senior high band will present the music of Bach and Tschaikowsky, as well as other numbers. A special number will b« "Trumpets Ole," in which the band's trumpet section will be featured. The program will be conaJuded with "American Civil War Fantasy." Loren Matthews. A [ o Lady »/ Astronaut WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP)There is no place for a lady astronaut in the present scheme of things, a spokesman for the astronauts said Friday. "There is no such thing as a lady astronaut," explained Lt. Col. John A. (Shorty) Powers of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. "We have no plans for lady astronauts for the forseeable future," he told a news conference at nearby Robins Air Force Base in reply to a question. "Virtues Of Revolution" Hard To Find By JOE MCGOWAN JR. MIAMI (AP)—The Cuban government took six visiting American newsmen on a tour this week intended to demonstrate the virtues and accomplishments of the Socialist revolution. Two young government officials guided the newsmen on a tour that happened upon "spontaneous" demonstrations of the people's great enthusiasm for the revolution. On their arrival in Havana last Friday aboard the freighter Shirley Lykes, the newsmen, representing on a pool basis all American news media, were informed that a special program had been arranged for them during their stay in Cuba. Raul Lazo, a Cuban foreign ministry employe responsible for foreign news correspondents, said he and Antonio Cardoso would be guides for the Americans. Lazo and Cardoso last Saturday took the newsmen in two late model expensive American automobiles on a tour of Havana, particularly the plush Miramar and Cubanacan sections. During the tour one auto broke down and another had to be sum- moned to finish the drive. In the next couple of days the Americans were to see countless automobiles and buses broken down and standing alongside downtown streets as well as rural highways. Havana, once known for having great numbers of new American automobiles, today can obtain neither new cars nor j parts for the old ones. Most cars need mufflers, headlights and ignition parts. Tires, even on vehicles of high echelon government officials, need retreading or replacement. As a result of this problem, Havana's streets have acquired an oily, sticky coating, sidewalks are covered with oil and the air is filled with nauseous exhaust fumes. Cuban citizens said the oil and fumes are a result of cars needing mufflers, piston rings and ignition maintenance and of low grade petroleum being refined into gasoline. On Sunday Lazo said the newsmen would visit a field in Malan- zas Province where volunteer workers were cutting sugar cane, then proceed to Varadero Beach, once a popular American resort, now a workers' vacation area. The tour passed numerous cane fields, then stopped at one just west of the sleepy town of Limo- * * * nar. Several macheleros — cane cutters—were loading cane on a truck. When the Americans alighted from their two cars, workers flocked in from nearby fields, joined hands in a circle possibly 40 feet in diameter, swung machetes in the air and began dancing and singing the Communist song "Internationale." Candido Moreno, 31, a Limonar taxi driver, stepped forward and said, "The people who leave Cuba don't like to work. They are drunkards and other things. People who stay here like to work and are honest people." * * * Though it was barely noon, the cane cutters began boarding trucks and riding away as the Americans drove off. Cane which they had willingly cut for television and newsreel cameras was left lying in the field. Lazo and Cardoso, who said he once lived in New York City, took the newsmen Monday to one of the many plush apartment buildings which have been converted into classrooms for the thousands of scholarship students whose living costs are completely paid by the government. As the two cars drove down First Avenue in Miramar, Lazo * * * Saving Children From Communism By THEODORE A. EDIGER MIAMI, Fla. (AP)-"We didn't want our children to become Communists." That statement by a refugee couple was echoed by others in explaining why 292 children left Cuba Friday—253 aboard the SS Shirley Lykes and 39 by special plane. Parents said Communist indoc- trination is the principal objective of Cuban schools under the Fidel Castro government. Indoctrinators didn't make much headway with 11-year-old Milagros Hernandez, who arrived by plane accompanied only by two dolls, Alberto and Mariquita. "I didn't like school in Cuba," said the slender brunette. "There was too much talk about communism. I don't like that." Also, said Milagros (which means "miracles"), "they made us work in sugar cane and coffee fields because they don't have enough workers." She added: "I didn't go. I said I was sick." Milagro's father, Osvaldo Hern- nandez, of San Jose, Costa Rica, sent her the dolls for Epiphany- January 6, when Cubans get their Christmas presents—two years ago. "You can't buy dolls in Cuba now," said Milagros. Her mother, Maria Gonzalez, lives in New York and works in a factory. She was met by an aunt picked a teaching center for the Americans to visit. The cars stopped and approximately 300 students, lining patio railings on the building's five floors, began chanting "Vivas, vivas Fidel." Wailing at the front door of the building. Institute de Idiomas— Language institute—was Carlos Lopez, 22, a Cuban-born young man who moed with his parents to New York when he was four. He said he returned to Cuba 18 months ago after attending New York University for two years. "We have Russians teach Russian, Germans teach German and Czechs teach Czechoslovakian," Lopez said in flawless English. "When I was at NYU an Italian taught me Spanish. What do you think of that?" Monday afternoon the newsmen were taken back to the ship after visiting the university. They were told they would be picked up that night for a meeting with Bias Roca, rated by some as Cuba's No. 1 Communist; and that Tuesday they would be permitted to visit downtown Havana by daylight. Lazo and Cardoso never returned and Cuban security officers prevented the newsmen from leaving the dock area again.

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