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Pireveirot lev ft 1o Tear Gas Routs Angry E. Germans BERLLN (UPI) Thousands of Communist East-German troops, using tear gas and truncheons, and scores of Soviet-made tanks surged into East Berlin yesterday to prevent open revolt by angry anti-Communist crowds that swarmed through the streets demand DERLIM GERMANY I GMMANY ITTl r-4 wis? (SIP v.jfVp' BERLIN 1 'p- TlS Brandenburg WEST rn EAST BERLIN I (3)1 GERMANY 1 miles EAST GERMAN SOLDIERS, THEIR BACKS TO WEST stands guard at barbed-wire border. Wire was twren East and West Berlin, put up yesterday after halting of traffic flow be- ing their escape route to FISHERMEN SAW VESSEL 3dff UradeimtDtfiedl Sub Sou West Berlin be reopened. Last night East German police set up machine-gun nests along the east west border at the Brandenburg Gate. IN ADDITION to the tear gas and clubs, the Communist forces used smoke bombs and high pressure water cannon to disperse groups of booing, cat-calling East Berliners.

Red troops and police also rushed to the east-west city border where tens of thousands of West Berliners But Coast Guard Denies Any Knowledge Of Ship Time Art by Nelda Barlow MAP SHOWS DIVIDED BERLIN'S BORDER cut off from traffic yesterday. Red Move Flagrant Breach Of Agreements, Rusk Says Times Wire Service! Secretary of State Dean Rusk yesterday called the closing of West German "WE CAUGHT a fish about that time," Becton said. "When I By GARRY BLANCHARD Of The Times Staff looked back, the sub had sub-; gathered in demonstrations of sympathy for East Berliners. It appeared the East Germans had moved their entire army into East Berlin and left the defense of the rest of the restive zone to the Russians. Soviet army tanks ringed the outskirts of the city and all 22 Soviet divisions stationed in East Germany were alerted for action.

Hitch Occurs In Airplane, Boat Trade Latin nations approve U.S. aid to needy countries. Story Tage 2-A MIAMI CH A possible hitch An unidentified submarine was about 35 miles south of St. Marks merged. After that I pulled my anchor.

I went over to approximately where it was but I couldn't locate it." hi: in Northwest Florida Saturday afternoon. It may have been only coinci dental that the barge carrying the hue Saturn rocket booster to Becton said the sub was facing his boat, so he wasn't able to see if it bore any markings on its sides. "It was cut of the water Communist police lobbed tear border to fleeing East Germans a flagrant violations of agreements between the Cape Canaveral was in the same gas bombs across the border Soviet Union and the West. into the American sector at a crowd of jeering West Berlin youths and then charged into the group. Eyewitnesses said the Communists hauled one young general area over the weekend.

Four Floridians reported they sighted the submarine while fishing. COAST GUARD officers in St. 'yesterday threatened the planned transfer of a $30,000 Cuban patrol boat back to the Castro gov-ernment at the same time it returns a hijacked $3.5 million American plane. Counsel for a collection-minded Miami creditor of Cuba said "the "These violations of existing agreements will be the subject of vigorous protest through appropriate channels," Rusk said. Rusk, speaking in Washington, had the blessing of President Kennedy.

Kennedy made no official statement. est Berliner across the line and took him aw ay and beat up other Petersburg denied officially they about 10 minutes," he said. "The more I thought about it. the more it kind of disturbed me." Becton said he went to bed, puzzling over the submarine's presence and nationality. He said Capt.

William Schley, commanding officer of the Eighth Coast Guard Auxiliary Division in Panacea, called him yesterday to find out if his boat's radio was working in car; the boat was needed for possible rescue work. JOHN J. McCLOV tells of proposal U.S. Mapping Sweeping Plan On Disarming westerners with truncheons. ANOTHER WEST Berliner suf- Cuban natrol boat isn't coins any fered a bayonet stab wound in a clash with Red police.

RISK WAS JOINED by the British government which de where Tuesday" without a State As dusk fell, some 20 to 30 000 nounced the travel restrictions as Department request for its knew anything of the reported sub-sighting. The sighting occurred about 4 p.m. Saturday, according to the report. Boen Becton, 50-year-old skipper of the 26-foot craft the four men were aboard, said in a telephone interview the submarine "popped up right in back of me," while he was fishing. "The conning tower came out of the water eight to twelve feet," he said.

West Berliners gathered along Becton said he talked witn NEW YORK Ui John J. Mc A State Department spokesman the border, hastily barricaded with barbed wire by the Communists. Thev waved lighted Schley, but didn't mention his sighting. in Washington indicated there no such request would be made. Cloy, President Kennedy's chief disarmament advisor, said last torches to demonstrate their sup- "I thought people would think was seeing things, but I got to night the United States is prepar port for East Berliners.

Atty. Charles R. Ashmann said ing a comprenensive pian lor here that no request for release A line of combat-ready Com thinking that four of us couldn't complete universal disarmament munist troops along the border be seeing things." He said he went to Schley with his report. McCloy said the plan would be adding: "It was about half a mile behind us." Becton said "It looked like a occasionally retaliated with drenching streams from high ready this fall. He did not say when and where the proposal illegal.

The restrictions, the foreign office said, "are contrary to the four-power status of the city and are therefore illegal." AND IN CONGRESS, Sen. George A. Smathers, said the Communist move and the resulting demonstrations show "that Germans do not like com-rnunism." U.S. officials already were meeting urgently with French and British diplomats in Washington. The three Western military commanders in West Berlin also were huddling on what to do in this latest, most dangerous turn (See RUSK.

Page 2-A) "AFTER TALKING to him and pressure water cannon. buoy had come up back of us The cold war focused intensely yesterday on its hottest point: Berlin. A Communist decision to halt all travel of East Germans to West Berlin provoked a storm in both sectors of the troubled city. East German forces put down protesters with tear gas and clubs, even as the full armed strength of the Communist government was moving toward the city's divided border. Meanwhile, Soviet tanks were reported moving up to ring the outskirts of the city.

Despite the precautions, a few East German refugees still made it to West Berlin. IS WEST BERLIN, mobs gathered around the Brandenburg Gate and demanded an end to the travel restrictions. The United States, in a statement by Secretary of State Dean Rusk, called the Red move a "flagrant" violation of East-West Berlin agreements. British and West German leaders were equally adamant in their protest against the Communist move. And NATO was reported mapping a travel ban.

The action was seen to mean that Soviet Premier Khrushchev was determined to carry through his plans for a separate peace treaty with East Germany. In another cold war development, U.S. disarmament adviser John J. McCloy reported that this nation is mapping a universal disarmament plan. But McCloy would reveal no details.

Photos, stories on the Berlin crisis can be found on this page, Page 2-A, Page J-A and Page 10-A. hut thprp'i no huov nut there I finding it tine suomanne nau wouia De suomuiea, dui presum- The demonstrating Western know 'cause I've been fishing out i bcei reported twice before (in ably it would be at an interna- crowds shouted "Down with went (horn (nr ohm if Afi taorc tne cast iwo wccks, i (Communist party boss Walter) of the Cuban vessel had been received by Erwin Harris, head of Harris Advertising, who tied up the patrol boat SV8 at Key West with a court order. Joseph W. Reap, state department press officer, said when asked about Ashmann's statement: "The State Department announced yesterday that the Cuban naval vessel would be turned over to Cuban technicians and seamen for return to Cuba on Tuesday at Key West. I know of no change in that arrangement." Becton said he pointed the sub-j ahead and him about marine out to his three compan-l t'apt.

Schley, interviewed by ions, all of Sopchoppy: His fa- i telephone yesterday from his of- Ulbricht" and attempted to trample down the Red barbed wire border barriers. thr Vrpti Roftnn a standard nice in 1'anacea. saia ne nouneu On the Eastern side of the tional conference. McLloy remarks were made on the NBC-TV program, "Meet the Press." Calling the plan "sincere, far-reaching and significant," the disarmament chief said the United States is now in the process of discussing it with its allies. He declined to discuss details of the plan, saying this would be premature.

fence Red police, militiamen and troops charged in flying wedges and threatened to fire on the crowds of hostile East Berliners Oil Distributor; Rev. Luther jthe Coast Guard Air Station in Stokes, Methodist minister; and St. Petersburg of Becton's report. W. T.

Sanders, a football coach Schley said he had "no feel-at Sopchoppy High School. Bee-Jings" on the matter. "It was just ton said the men assured him he a routine matter, handled in a wasn't seeing things. 'routine way." i (See 'MEET. Page 10-A) Freedom And Oppression: Two Sides Of Brandenburg Gate IN TODAY'S TIMES Auto Strike Vote Okayed The United Auto Workers union has authorized a strike vote against the big three auto manufacturers.

Page 2-A. EIGHT rare Cezanne paintings, worth $2 million, stolen. Page 2-A. SIX die in Belle Glade crash. Page 7-A.

111 rp pi -t Bridge Page 5-C Classified Pages 611-C Comics Pages 10-11-D Crossword Page 12-D Editorial Page 12-A Entertainment Page 9-D Family Todny rages 1-8-D Fun Page 5-C Horoscope Page 10-D Jumble Page 10-D Obituaries Page 9-B Outdoor Page 4-C Pulse of Tincllas Page 9-B Radio-TV Page 12 Sports Pages 1-5-C Weather Page 9-B What's Doing Page 5-C top of armorrd vehicle with machine pin, ready to fire at any East Berlinrrs who attempt to go through gate, behind him. Tliis was the scene on two sides of the historic Brandenburg Gate between West and East Berlin yesterday. At left, West Germans gather at gate to protest closing of free access between the two parts of the divided city. At right, East German Communist soldier sits on 4.

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