The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on April 27, 1963 · Page 1
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COLONY MISS IS MISS GARNETT — Dark-haired Carol Ann Bain, 19-year-old daughter of Mrs. F. M. Bain, Colony, was crowned Miss Garnett last night in pageant in which six other young women participated. Pictured with her after program at Garnett High is Carolyn Jane Parkinson, Miss Kansas of 1962. Carol is a sophomore at lola Junior Colege, majoring in music education. Her minors are voice, piano, drama and art. She did monologue from "Gone With The Wind" as talent act, wearing green velvet Scarlet O'Hara costume she had made herself. Miss Garnett will compete in Miss Kansas pageant, along with Miss Ottawa who'll be selected in May 3-4 pageant. (Her- tld Photo) W For Castro In Moscow By REINHOLD ENSZ MOSCOW (AP)-Cuba's Prime Minister Fidel Castro said Saturday he would cherish the memory of his ear-splitting welcome in the arctic city of Murmansk as "the roost exciting moment of our life." The Soviet news agency Tass said thousands had greeted the bearded Cuban on his hush-hush midnight arrival for a first visi to the Soviet Union. Castro put i higher and said he would gues: all 200,000 of the city's population had turned out to meet him. Leading them was First Deputy Premier Anastas I. Mikoyan who went to Havana last autumn to smooth things over after Sovid Premier Khrushchev had said he would wihdraw Soviet rockets. Neither Castro nor Mikoyan made any mention Saturday ol those events in their speeches. which were broadcast by Moscow Radio. Castro began calmly and slowly, but was soon outshouting his Soviet translator, who had begun . shouting at the very beginning. The fact that Castro was ar riving in the Soviet Union was a closely guarded secret, both here and in Cuba, although it had been announced 11 days ago that the Cuban would make a visit to the Soviet Union this year. It will not be Castro's first meeting with Khrushchev. They met in New York at a United Nations session more than 254 years ago. Castro began his speech by praising the people of Murmansk for their "great sacrifires" during World War II, when the port was one of the main entry points for the vast quantities of supplies that came from the West. Castro launched into a brief declaration about the need for solidarity of the international working class. He also spoke about what he called the merits of Marxism-Leninism. When he finished, the crowd shouted, "Viva, Cuba! Viva Cuba!" Investigate Crime In KC Traffic Toll TOPEKA (AP)-Kansas traffic death log: 24 hours to 9 a.m. Saturday—0 During April—29 During 1963-122 Comparable 1962 period-153 KANSAS CITY (AP)-A federal grand jury will reconvene next Wednesday to investigate gambling and racketeering in Kansas City. Deputy U. S. marshals are serving subpoenas on persons to be questioned. They include Nick Civella and Joseph Filardo, who were among those found at an underworld conference in Apalachin, N. Y., in 1957. Civella refused to accept subpoena Friday night from Paul Castor, deputy marshal, who found him at the Mirror Lake Country Club after first being told that Civella wasn't there. "I've served you before and I know you're Nick Cievalla," Castor said. "You've got the wrong guy," Civella replied. "I know who you are and you're served," Castor said. "If you don't show up, we'll come and get you." Marine Pilot Hurt In Asia SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) __ . —A U.S. Marine Corps helicopter doubt there was a raid. pilot was wounded in the leg by a up today by enemy fire. touching down in an assault 340 miles north of Saigon. OTTAWA HERALD VOL. 67 NO. 118 OTTAWA, KANSAS, SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 1963 7 CENTS EIGHT PAGES Rains Fall Over Wide Area Journalism Day OHS Staff To Invade Herald By ANNE MACHIN Originality, expediency and pure physical strength of the Ottawa Record staff will be put to a test Wednesday. Margaret Williams, editor, and her staff of seniors will invade the Ottawa Herald for a day to publish an issue of the paper. Getting a Monday morning head start on the remainder of the staff, Barbara Heathman, ad manager, and her aides, Merida Silvey, Jim Baldwin, Denna Firestone, and Kay Barr will follow the Herald's advertising staff as it secures advertisement for Wednesday's issue. The five will sell most of Wednesday's ads and make them up at the end of their eight-hour Monday. Picking up where the ad staff leaves off, Managing Editor Margaret Williams; publisher; Anne Machin, associate Editor, Kris Ziegler and Copy Editors Betty Mangum and Linda Wheeler will report Wednesday morning at 6:30. As they make their proofreading way through the approximately 50 feet of AP wire copy, the five girls will decide which stories to use and write appropriate headlines. The editors will be joined at 7:30 by Rick Winchester, Sports Editor, and Alan Rybolt, Roy Dunn and Jim Fouts. Reporters Rosie Lister, Lindy Wallace, Tony Warren, Susan Kelly, Kerry Pound and Nancy Burlingham will complete the list of workers at 8 a.m. After a day's practice of principles learned from their instructor, Conrad Downing, the staff will meet with Herald Editors for a critique of their performance at the North American Hotel. Last year's meeting of staffs showed a very successful story. The production went smoothly under last year's editor, Margaret Hughes. Downing comments that this on-the-job experience offered by the Herald is invaluable in a high school journalism conference and he hopes that the practice can be continued. Bombing Of Havana Confirmed By LARRY OSIUS WASHINGTON (AP) - A free lance photographer who claims he took part in a bombing raid on Havana says he'll press the attack on Communist Cuba "at every opportunity." More than eight hours after Alexander Rorke Jr. of New York gave newsmen his account of a low-level bombing run over a Havana oil refinery, the Cuban government echoed most of his story and said it holds the United States responsible. But the State Department cast doubt on the whole matter. Press officer Lincoln White said: "We have no information on this at all, and we assume~that if it had happened we would have heard about it. The first voice to shrill about this would have been radio Havana." After Havana Radio broadcast the Cuban government's statement Friday night, White had no comment. Associated Press correspondent George Arfeld said in a dispatch from Cuba that there were no visible indications that the NICO Lopez refinery outside Havana had been bombed. He said usually reliable sources had expressed Havana Radio said "the Cuban Communist guerrilla bullet and government holds the United the craft he was flying was blown States government responsible for these pirate attacks and the con- The H34, loaded with Vietnam- sequences that may come from ese troops, was hit just as it was them." It said a formal diplomatic protest was being prepared. Suspect Jailed In Double Murder WICHITA (AP)—A 35-year-old ex-convict was booked into county jail Friday night in the investigation into the slayings of Earl and Ruth Bowlin. The man was identified as Lee McGorgory. Dectective Capt. James E. Tapp said McGorgory had served 16 years in Oklahoma for various crimes, including highway robbery. Sheriff's officers booked him on "vagrancy and investigation" in connection with the case. The arrest of the man, who was living on an uncle's farm near Arkansas City, came at approximately the same time investigators discovered the missing head and left foot of the torso believed to be that of Mrs. Bowlin. / Late Friday night sheriff's officers and county firemen located still another part of the body, the The Weather COUNTY FORECAST -Cool, er with scattered showers tonight and early Sunday, DOS- sibly clearing Sunday afternoon. Lows tonight near 50 with the high Sunday near 80. High temperature yesterday, 70; low today, 52; high year ago today, 72; low year ago today, 61; record high this date, 91 In 1958; record low this date, 31 In 1831 and 1932; hourly temperatures, 24 hours ending 8 a.m., today. 9 a.m. 10 a.m. 11 a.m. Noon 1 p.m. 2 p.m. 3 p.m. 4 p.m. 5 p.m. 6 p.m. 7 p.m. 8 p.m. 56 9 p.m 60 10 p.m 64 11 p.m «5 Midnight 68 68 68 68 68 6 a.m 7 a.m 8 a.m 68 67 63 1 a.m 2 a.m 3 a.m 4 a.m 5 a.m ....... 52 53 54 55 right hand. Still missing was the right foot. The missing head and left foot were found in a pond near where a farmer found a human hand. Other items found in the area included a pair of women's shoes, a blood-stained pillow case and a shred of cloth. Fish Tale Best Tip Of Week Mrs. Ted Crumm, 814 W. 6th, was winner of the Herald's $5 news tip check this week, with a tip on a-story of her fishing experiences. A number of the news tips this week provided the lead to stories concerning birds and animals and these are always of interest to readers. Others who provided tips were: Martha Benner, 808 Hamblin; Angus Wheeler, 706 Ash; Mrs. Alice Prescriptions—Raney, CH 2-3092 Adv. Tauy's Toot It isn't raining rain, you know. It's raining dollar bills. JACK BELL AP Writer To Speak AtOU Jack Bell, chief political writer for the Associated Press, will speak in Ottawa University auditorium at 8 p.m. Wednesday, May His address will be open to the public free of charge as well as to OU students. Bell's topic will be "Washington From The Inside." Since joining the Associated Press staff in Washington in 1937, Bell has covered virtually all phases of governmental life including every major political convention since 1940. For years he has covered all presidential news conferences as well as the last 25 sessions of Congress. Bell is a Kansan, born at Yates Center in 1905. He attended the University of Missouri for two years before transferring to the University of Oklahoma where he received a bachelor degree and a certificate of journalism. After finishing his college career, he started work as a cub reporter for the Oklahoman and Times. He became assistant editor first of the Oklahoman and then of the Times. At the age of 25 he became the city editor of the Oklahuman. He headed the Oklahoma-Times bureau in Wash- intgon for one congressional session before joining the Associated Press. Since joining AP he Hysom, 1421 S. Oak; Mrs. Charles has made Washington his home. Lantis, Pomona; Richard Rybolt, RFD 1; Mrs. Grace Crane, RFD 1; Mrs. Nellie Brown, 721 N. Mulberry; Leo Miller, Wellsville; Mrs. Dora Weaver, Rantoul; Mrs. Ray Confusing New Warhead Fired Reed, 723 W. 7th; Mrs. William CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) Each week the Herald pays $5 ~~ A deceptive new warhead capa- for the tip regarded as resulting ble of corrfl * in g enemy radars and in the best news story. Important other defense measures has been in the reporting of tips is getting Iaunched over a successful 5,000- them to the Herald quickly mile course bv an Atlas missile. The warhead, propelled aloft Friday night, was slim and tapered to reduce the image which might appear on a radar screen. . _^___ ^ '»i*£Mt cij,jjjcai Ull C First Home Is Completed On Pomona Reservoir HIGH ON A HILL overlooking the future Pomona Reservoir is this new home. The first home on the still dry Pomona Reservoir has been completed. It is on a hill overlooking i green valley through which lows the north branch of 110- mile creek. But sime time in the next year .he big living-room windows will ook out on a vast expanse of water. The first house is located on the Sail Away Estates area two miles west of Michigan Valley. Sail Away Estates is a rural lake development, promoted Pomona Development housing by the Corp. Of modernistic design the house is owned and built by the Swallow Construction Co., Pomona. It has been furnished by Colby's Furniture Store of Ottawa. A demonstrator home, it is open for viewing by the public on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The house has a living room, dining area, small kitchen and bath and one bedroom. Provisions in the plans have been made for expansion to include two additional bedrooms. A carport is located on the south. Special features of the house include luminous ceilings in the kitchen and bathroom, open beam construction and all-electric heat. The house is served by a septic tank and gets its water from a cistern. Later it will be connected with the water system which is planned for the entire Sail Away area. The Sail Away area includes 87 lots of which more than 80 already have been sold. So successful have sales of lots been that developers have opened up a second area, called Sail Away South, a half-mile south of the initial area. The new area contains 84 lots of which more than half have been sold. Both areas are adjacent to a large tract of land set aside by the government as a future park area. GREEN GRASS, TREES NOW but soon » lake will be visible through these windows. Weekend Showers Forecast Franklin County today is getting a welcome share of soaking rain that is falling generally over the middle section of the United States. Up to 7 a.m., today the Ottawa weather station of Jo!m P. Kdsey had recorded .26 of an inch with rain still falling, and with the weather bureau's forecast calling for damp weather for the final weekend in April. A strong flow of warm moist air from the Gulf of Mexico is streaming northward over the plains and midsection of the nation, and this is bringing a variety of weather. Thunderstorms erupted in the southern plains and to the north much needed rain fell over the central plains and into parts of the northern plains. The Marais des Cygnes river, even with only a quarter of an inch of rain stirred itself slightly as result of run-off from roofs and paved areas, and showed a rise of .13 of a foot in the 24 hours ending at 7 a.m. today. The rain that fell during the night was of the gentle, soaking type which old timers would call a sizzle-sozzle. If it coritiniMfc over the week-end in the form of showers, as predicted, it could be a drouth-breaker. Crops in the Franklin County area have reached a point when rain is vital and today farmers are hoping this will be the beginning of substantial moisture for the farmlands. As rain fell over the plains areas of the country, snow was pelting down in the higher terrain of the Rocky Mountains, but the eastern part of the country remains dry. In the south part of the rain belt some real downpours were recorded this morning. Heavy thunderstorms struck in the region from Kansas southward into Texas. Mineral Wells, Tex., had 3.33 inches of rain in a six-hour period. Forth Worth was swamped with 1.26 inches of rain in an hour. At Dallas, wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour were recorded during a thunderstorm. The weather bureau said Cawker City received 2.47 inches of rain, Ionia 1.97, Beloit 1.15, Lovewell Dam 1.24, Jamestown .93, Manhattan .74 and Concordia .73. The report of the weather bureau said a frontal system is expected to move across Kansas today, touching off more precipitation, but amounts are not expected to be heavy. Some clearing, particularly in the western part of the state, is expected to begin Sunday. Speaks Monday At PTA Meeting o Dr. Clifton Huff, Professor of Education at Kansas Stale Tea ("hers College, Ernporia, will speak at the joint meeting of all Ottawa PTA units Monday night. Tho meeting will be at 7:30 in the senior his;h auditorium. Mr Huff, a native Kansan, has been in education work 20 years, and has travelled in 40 countries. He is second vice-president in charge of Parent and Family Life Education in Kansas Congress of Parents and Teachers. An installation ceremony for new officers of the units will be conducted by Mrs. P. R. Jaml son. Preceding the meeting and for the opening, Larry Williams will direct an orchestra in a po{ concert Sgt. Alvin York May Go Home j NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)-sJ Alvin York, 75, World War I herd may leave St. Thomas Hospiti this weekend and return to hi farm home at Pall Mall, Tenn. The Medal of Honor winner wa removed from the critical list sei oral days ago. He was hospiii ized April 13 with a blood clot i his leit lung and a kidney jnfe lion.

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