The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on February 25, 1963 · Page 1
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HERALD VOL. 87 NO. 65 OTTAWA, KANSAS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1963 President Ready To Settle •' i' For Any Tax Cut Program J C*s In Washington Today Largest Loan Goes To India WASHINGTON (AP)-The United States today made the largest development loan in the history of its foreign aid program—$240 million to India. Its purpose: to help India finance imports of priority goods. No military aid is involved. The entire amount will be spent in the United States. The only larger U.S. loan was for $322.7 million. It was to Britain in 1948. It was for reconstruction, not development. AF Developing A New Missile The Navy may be getting a ri val for its Polaris as .a weapon for surface ships. The Air Force apparently is developing a midrange ballistic missile. No name for it as yet. It would >e mobile, with a projected range of about 3,000 miles — about 200 miles more than that of the ad- anced A3 Polaris now being de- eloped. Prince Albert Is A Visitor Prince Albert of Belgium is in the capital for a two-day visit. As lonorary president of the Belgian Office of Foreign trade, he is looking over possibilities for more trade with the United States. The prince, 28,. is the younger brother of King Baudouin. He will meet President Kennedy at a White House luncheon Tuesday. Government Eye On TV Ratings A House subcommittee is going to take a close look at broadcast ratings. It wants to find out how they are made, how they are used and just how accurate they are. Firms that provide such ratings claim they indicate how many people around the country are tuned in to a particular radio or television program. Rep. Oren Harris, D-Ark., heads the House Commerce Committee and its special investigating subcommittee that will hold the hearings. Opening date: March 5. Wants Clamp On Asian Aid A bipartisan Senate group has urged a clampdown on American aid to Southeast Asia. It wants a solid reassessment of security needs there. Reporting on a study made at the request of the White House, the group headed by Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana said $5 billion in'econom- ic and military aid has been channeled into Southeast Asia since 1950. It questioned how much good this money had done and how long present aid policies should be continued. * * * Must Be At Least $10 Billion Less And Over The World Time To Plant i But No Tractors MOSCOW (AP)-Spring planting time has come in southern Russia, but Pravda reported today that the virgin lands, just like last year, haven't got their tractors ready. Last year at this time, Pravda reported, 9,000 tractors, 14,000 plows and 6,000 cultivators—all necessary for spring work—were idle in the virgin lands for lack of repairs. "Repair crews should have taken into consideration the failures of last year and taken corrective action," Pravda said. "The repair work is still unsatisfactory." Colder Tonight ' TOPEKA (AP)-Sharply colder weather moved into northern Kansas today and temperatures were due to drop into the lower teens by Tuesday morning. The cold weather brought a fast end to Sunday's balmy weather when temperatures reached afternoon highs from 47 degrees at Olathe to 65 at Russell. Early morning lows were from 31 at Goodland to 41 at Russell. Today's highs were predicted for around 30 degrees in extreme northern Kansas to the 40s in southern sections of the state. Lows tonight were generally predicted for 10 to 20 degrees. Skies will be partly cloudy through today and some showers and light snow flurries were expected as the cold front moved across the state from north to south. Southeastern sections of the state had a few light showers early today but no measurable amounts were reported. Admits Cubans Are Hard Up HAVANA, Cuba (AP) - Prime Minister Fidel Castro's brother Raul admits that Cubans would be starving if it were not for aid from the Soviet Union. "There are difficulties in our country," he said in a ceremony Saturday night commemorating the 45th anniversary of the Soviet army. Just what aid the food-short Soviet Union is sending was not disclosed. The younger Castro also announced that citizens of Havana would go on clothes rationing today. This indicated a drastic shortage of cotton and other lightweight clothing. Hopes To Solve Korean Problem SEOUL, South Korea (AP)Former secret police chief Kim Chong-pil, forced into at least temporary exile, said today he hopes his departure will stabilize South Korea's turbulent political situation. The onceipowerful Kim took an airliner to Tokyo to begin wha is officially labeled at 50-day tour abroad as "ambassador at large.' There were unconf ormed reports that the winners of the power struggle within the military gov ernment were arresting some of ic men who helped Kim turn the Central Intelligence Agency into a feared instrument of political power. Kim quit as CIA chief last month to organize the Democratic- Republican political party that was to be the military's vehicle or winning power as civilians in elections this spring. Shorn of his CIA power, Kim ran into trouble from opponents n the junta and was forced to retire from the party and politics. Blames Trouble On Government BOGOTA, Colombia (AP)—The Confederation of Colombian Workers blamed the government today for a clash between troops and striking cement workers that killed 11 persons and wounded 34 near Medelh'n Saturday. The confederation charged the army ignored the strikers' constitutional rights and escorted a caravan delivering cement from the plant. The government countered that extremist elements ambushed the caravan and began shooting at the escort, forcing the troops to return fire. All the dead were strikers. Eleven soldiers were wounded. Authorities have arrested 94 persons. The cement workers struck three weeks ago demanding higher pay and fringe benefits. By FRANK CORMIER WASHINGTON (AP)-President Kennedy made it clear today that he wants Congress to vote a tax cut of at least $10 billion this year—even if it abandons the tax revisions he has proposed. Addressing an economic growth symposium sponsored by the American Bankers Association, Kennedy said that Congress might conclude that a straight cut in tax rates without revisions would be simplest and best. The President strongly indicated that he would not balk at such a turn of events. "The first priority is a bill," he said. In fact, Kennedy said, Congress might decide on a tax rate cut of $13 billion. He indicated such a move would be acceptable. "If we're going to err," he said, "I would certainly err on the side of a big enough tax cut." At another point, he said, "If we're going to do this, we might as well do it right or not at all." All these remarks came during an unscheduled question and answer session following a major address in which Kennedy used blunt words to reply to critics of his tax cut package. The ABA symposium coincided with the 100th anniversary of the founding of the national banking system. life to hear discussions of economic growth and possible ways of achieving it. Kennedy aimed his remarks directly at the principal arguments advanced by critics of his call for the largest tax cut in the nation's history. He was particularly biting in references to what he termed "heated talk about budget increases—partisan talk about swollen federal payrolls—exasperated talk about increasing the deficit— and, finally, rash talk about a crushing debt burden." Kennedy said civilian budget expenditures are decreasing, the federal payroll is getting smaller in relation to the population, the deficit would be bigger than ever if inaction on taxes hastened a recession, and the national debt "is not only manageable but steadily declining" in relation to the size of the economy. MR. AND MISS JUNIOR HIGH — Pat Sievers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. 1133 S. College and Hurst Coffman, son of District Judge and Mrs. Floyd H. Coff man, 15th, are pictured after being named "Mr. and Miss Ottawa Junior High" at Saturday night in junior high gym. Both are ninth graders. (Herald Photo) West ; Retired School Official Dies George H. Marshall, 84, retired school man, 704 S. Main, died in Ransom Memorial Hospital Sunday at 1:30 p.m. He had lived Gomputor Dubious Of Paul's Epistles To mark the anniversary, Kennedy proclaimed 1963 as "The centennial of the commercial banking system." Li his prepared remarks, Kennedy said critics of his tax proposals have an obligation to offer positive alternatives. The President said his proposal would promote the kind of economic growth that could add $5,000 to the income of the average American family during the next 10 years. That would be an average annual earnings increase of $500 a family. Kennedy acknowledged that his tax bill "is now under attack from both the left and the right." from both the left and the right." But the attackers, he said, "are under some obligation to put forward a solution of their own" to the growth-rate problem if they don't like his idea of cutting taxes by $10.2 billion during the next three years. He also had sharp words for those who want lower taxes, provided they reap the biggest benefits. "The prospects for tax reduction and economic growth must not be endangered by squabbles over who will benefit most," he asserted. The ABA symposium was called to enable some 300 executives and analysts from public and private in Ottawa since moving from August. He served as superintendent of schools from 1932 until he retired in 1948, then was on the faculty at Ottawa University for four years. Services will be Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Lamb Funeral Home. Dr. Raymond P. Jennings and Dr. A. B. Martin will officiate. Burial will be in Garnett Cemetery where a graveside LONDON (AP) — Two researchers using an electronic computer have decided that St. Paul was the author of only four of the 14 Pauline epistles in the New Testament—-* Scientific evidence for their thesis is to be published next month by Dr. G. H. C. MacGregor, professor of Bible criticism at Glasgow University, and the Rev. A. Morton, a minister at Culross Abbey, Fife. Would Hike County School Tax Limit service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Home, Sweet, Sweet Home WELLSVILLE — Mrs. Clara O'Connor bought more than a house and 80 acres when she purchased the farmstead adjoining her property. Workman tearing the siding off the house yesterday found a nock of bees and harvested 30 pounds of honey. ! Traffic Toll TOPEKA (AP)—Kansas traffic death log: 48 hours to 9 a.m. Monday-3 For Febniary-32 For 1963-55 Comparable 1882 period-tt TOPEKA (AP)-Two mill increases in the maximum countywide tax levies for high schools and elementary schools were proposed today by the House Education Committee. The committee introduced bills to increase the county high school fund maximum tax levy from 8 to 10 mills. A separate bill would increase the maximum general county elementary school fund tax levy from 2 to 4 nulls. The House State Affairs Committee introduced bills to transfer the Women's Industrial Farm from its Lansing location to what is now the Kansas Children's Receiving Home at Atchison. Another bill sets up a transfer of children from the Atchison home to the Kansas Neurological Institute at Topeka. The bill also would provide for the admittance and care of these children in the Topeka institution which if now • 'acility for retarded children. Another bill by the State Affairs Committee would provide for consolidation of state library functions in the position of state librarian, an office to be filled by appointment of the governor. The librarian would manage the state library and all extension library services. At present the extension services are virtually a separate agency. Another bill would authorize transfer of Stormont Medical Library from the statehouse Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. The library would be managed by the Shawnee County Medical Society for the use of the state and particularly the medical profession. Income from the Stormont Medical Library trust found would be made available to the Shawnee County Medical Society for maintenance of the library. A bill by the Com&ittM on Cities of the 1st Class would deny membership on the state Board of Regents to any person who resides in or has his principal place of business in the county where a state educational institution under the Board of Regents is located. Only one present member of the board would be affected by the bill. That is Ray Evans, Prairie Village, who resides in the county where the School for the Deaf is located. There were indications, however, that the committee was looking ahead to possible inclusion of Wichita University in the state system and would seek to bar any Wichitans from the board in'that event. The House Forestry Fish and Game Committee recommended passage of a Senate-approved bill authorizing the Forestry, Fish and Game Commission to set an open season in Kansas on deer, antelope and wild turkey. GEORGE MARSHALL Friends may call at the funeral home from Tuesday noon until 10 a.m. Wednesday. The casket will not be open during the funeral. The family requests no flowers but contributions may be made to the George H. Marshall memorial fund of First Baptist Church. Mr. Marshall was bom Sept. 11, 1878, at LeRoy. He married Clara Carpenter at her home in Lawrence in 1918. He graduated from University of Kansas and received his Master's degree in education from there. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, national scholastic fraternity, and of Phi Delta Kappa, a national honorary educational fraternity. He was a member of First Baptist Church and of Ottawa Lodge No. 18, AF & AM, and honorary member of Rotary Club. Surviving are the widow; two daughters, Mrs. R. K. Horton, Prairie Village, and Mrs. Richard F. Lee, Cincinnati, Ohio; four grandchildren, and one sister, Miss Mary Marshall, Ottawa. Juniors 9 Pancakes Popular The Ottawa High junior class Pancake Festival Saturday brought in $800 so far, Leroy Bailey, a class sponsor said this morning and there is still more to come. The Pancake Festival, held to raise funds for this year's Junior- Senior Prom, attracted 1,274 people, Bailey said. About 1,200 tickets were sold by students and merchants prior to the festival and about 300 additional tickets sold at the door of Memorial Auditorium during serving hours. The junior class hopes the returns of the, pancake feed will cover all the costs of the prom without further fund drives. Bailey said today the class and sponsors wish to express their gratitude to the patrons of the festival and the merchants who helped make it a success by selling tickets and giving and lending time, appliances and other materials. Together they programmed the computer with a quarter of a million words of Greek prose and analyzed the results of a stylistic study of the epistles and work by other Greek authors. Morton told a newsman: "The results are convincing The work is based on the principle that authors have certain habits of style deeply ingrained For the present study we have considered such things as the space between the uses of the word 'and,' repetitive uses of the word, sentences beginning with the word and so on." Morton said their paper wil present for the first time scien tific evidence in support of the theory that only four of the epis ties—Romans, First and Second Corinthians, and Galatians—were written by St. Paul. "We have reached no final con elusion on the very short (35 word) Philemon epistle, but ther is no reason to argue he did no write it. The stylistic difference between these epistles and th others is great," he said. Tally's Toot In some of the legislators' minds, one Wright has made a bunch of wrongs. COUNTY FORECAST -Much colder and windy with occasion-, al light snow and cold wav», conditions tonight. P art*. ]y cloudy and continued cold to£ morrow. Temperatures are, ex* peeled to fall to 5 to 10 abov* by tomorrow morning. High to? morrow 20 to 25. KANSAS FORECAST — Much, colder tonight with cold wawi conditions in central and «wt portions of the state and continued cold tomorrow. Low tonight 5 to 10 above northeast to 15 to 20 southwest. High tomorrow near 40 northeast to new 30 southwest. Mostly cloudy tomorrow with light snow east and north central this evening and northwest tonight and tomorrow. FIVE-DAY OUTLOOK — Temperatures tomorrow through Sat- ruday will average normal west to 4 to 8 degrees below normal east. Colder temperatures wul begin tomorrow with only mi-, nor day-to-day changes there* after. Normal highs 40s northwest to lower 50s south. Normal lows 20s. Precipitation will average about one 10th of an inch, occurring as light snow. High temperature Saturday, 47; lew Sunday, IB; high Sunday, 48; low today, 36; high year ago today, 27; low year ago today, 24; record high this date, 75 in 1944; record low this date. 6 in 1914; hourly temperatures, M hours ending B a.m., today: 9 a. m 26 9 p. m 40 10 a. m 27 10 p. m 39 11 a. m 30 11 p. m :3B 35 Midnight 37 Noon 1 p. m 2 p. m 3 p. m 4 p. m 39 4'0 44 47 B p. m 47 6 p. m. 7 p. m, 8 p. m. .45 .41 .37 1 a. m. 3 a. m. 3 a. m. 4 a. m. 5 a. m. 6 a. m. 7 n. m. B a. m. .37 .38 .3» .34 .41 .43 .41 .41 Richmond Ready For City Vote RICHMOND — The following candidates have been chosen for the Richmond City election to be April 2: For mayor, Floyd Brock; for police judge, George Riebe and R. S. Gault; for councilmen, John Roeckers, Harold Robertson, Al Pickert, Arthur Brulez, Bob Brown, R. E. Merscham, Jim Oestriecher, Bob Kuiken, Robert Lickteig, Harold Maley, Fred Rockers and George C. Dietrich. Democrat Irked At Party Leaders Prescriptions—Raney, CH 2-3092 Adv. Anyone Lose Some Cows? Anyone missing 10 head of Hoi- stein cattle. Franklin County Undersheriff Max Gilmore said today 10 head have been corraled by the sheriff's department after they were discovered out of pasture. Sheriff's officers have informa-1 Leader Joe McDowell. TOPEKA (AP)-A Democrat in the Kansas House today attacked three leaders of his party for what he said was ridicule of the Legislature's action concern i n g remarks of C. 0. Wright, executive secretary of the Kansas State Teachers Association. The attack on the party leaders was made by Rep. Walter Ford, D-Ulysses. The legislature last week adopted a resolution to "correct" remarks Wright made at a meeting of school administrators at Atlantic City, N. J. Wright was quoted as saying that Kansas has the most backward school system in the nation and that Kansas legislators lack the social concept that it is the responsibility of the state to educate the children. Democratis leaders .advised Democratic members of the Legislature to have nothing to do with a resolution calling for an investigation of the teachers association. Ford identified the Democratic leaders as State Chairman Jack Glaves, National Committeeman Frank Theis, and Senate Minority eminent gentlemen impung th« motives and question the integrity of both parties, they callously disregarded the fact that a member of the Democratic party took the lead in questioning the wisdom of Mr, Wright's vicious &»• dictment of this body (the Legislature)." ':: It was Ford who first challenged the remarks of Wright. « "My answer to these political medicine men is that they cjin best serve the interests of our party by leaving legislative ma|^ ters to the elected representativtf of our respective counties," Forll said. ; Further I would suggest |p these medicine men that thlfr confine their efforts to raising oiy party from its present low estate to a place of respect and — a> ience among the voters sas, thereby making H political adversary of the ity party of this state, 'After observing the uon on the animals. i Ford said not only did "these agement of the Washington activities, I suggest make it a point to situation before our next festivities,"

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