The Austin Daily Herald from Austin, Minnesota on January 16, 1959 · Page 1
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The Weather Portly cloudy «md cold tonight; wormer Saturday, snow flurries likely northwesterly winds 10-20 w.p.h. today; high today zero to 5 obovt. AUSTIN DAILY HERALD VOL. CXXXVI AUSTIN, MINN., FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1959 SINGLE COPY — le HUT fiC area fnto which Chuck Prescott is , „ is out of bounds for all traffic. Th« "stop" sign on the bus will hold back cars from either direction until pedestrians are safely across and the bus is in motion again. Croup at the left includes David Prescott, Johanna Smith and Judy Rech. The driver, who is responsible for the students' safety while they are under his jurisdiction, is Earl (Chick) Prescott. This picture was taken west of Adams. (THE HERALD Colorphoto by Ken Hanson) Criticism of Cuba Killings Mounts Prompt Naming of U.S. Envoy Asked WASHINGTON nional pressures for the prompt naming of a new U.S. ambassador to Cuba, where (AP)—Congres-1 He denied he used torture meth- mounted today i 0 ^ 8 during the revolution. Spearheaded by Morse The call for prompt naming of sx >w» futttjafsoauLfi. lU l^UUtl) iVilcrc r the revolutionary government says i a SU(5ces sor to Smith, who was in it plans more executions. disfavor with the rebels, Demands for a new ambassador to replace Earl E. T. Smith who resigned last Saturday camel cism of the executions as develop- i ments piled up on several fronts: 1. The State Department as-, sured Congress it is standing pat' 08 ? on its-policy of not interfering inj if" the affairs of its neighbors. It de-' 3re nied charges the United States had given military help to ousted Cuban dictator yulgencio Batista. Permission was given to Batista'" wife to visit her sick daughter in with strong congressional criti- the United States. Ordered Task Group The Navy ordered a task that includes 3,000 Marines , was spearheaded by Sens. Wayne Morse (D-Ore) and John Sparkman (D-Ala) after Asst. Secretary of State Roy R. Rubottom talked with congressional leaders, The most important thing we can do now," Morse said, "is to ambassador there. Steps g taken quickly to accom- SUFFERS STROKE — Gen. plish that end. That will give us George C. Marshall, 78, who a direct line of contact with the suffered a light stroke Thurs- Cuban government to make clear day, was reported recovering our point of view." today at Womack General Morse said negotiations on the H ° Spita '' M ^; Bra 99' N - C -/ ambassadorial level would be' tocia y- INEA Telephoro) 2. much better than formal notes' from this government. i Speed Up Appointment j a .~~r „,,„., i.,wuuca o.uuu Cannes: s P arkma n agreed that the im-; diverted from an intended stop at, port! ! nt tning is to s P eed U P tn e Cuba "to avoid any misunder.! appointment of a new ambassa standing." misunder-1 . — I dor. He added he feels any dras- 3. Rebel leader Fidel Caslro | tic ^1°" a ,f ins t the new govern.*. j ment "would time." Sparkman, a member of said he wants good relations with the United States, but cautioned against any U.S intervention in Cuba. Castro vowed 200,000 gringos (U.S. citizens) will die if Marines are sent to Cuba. 4. Batista charged executions premature at this Graham Will Spend Month in Seclusion . a member Senate Foreign Relations American subcommittee Morse heads, said "we should continue to use our good offices to persuade the new government I ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) the i Evangelist Billy Graham, ordi- Latin! narily surrounded by thousands of people, will spend the next month! which , f, . , , , ~ "~ p^.Qwauc uic new Kovernment by Castro's rebe s are "perverse to pursue a course of mod™, attempts to justify their crimes." | and judicial procedure." BUT BREAKS LAW Delivers Wife's Baby BURY ST. EDMUNDS, England (AP) — Do-it-yourself man Owen Hoberts delivered his wife's first baby and thereby broke the law. To be exact, Section 8 of the 1951 Midwives Act, which prohibits unqualified persons from at- Ellendale Former Killed; Toll Now 20 OWATONNA, Minn. (AP) Reuben Radke, 44, Ellendale farmer who had just held an auction and planned to move his family fojpwn, was killed Thursday night when his car missed a curve and overturned on a rural road 14 miles southwest of here. His 12 - year . old son, Rjch ard, was hospitalized at Owatonna io fair condition. Officers said that Radke's brother, Alfred, was killed in an accident on. the same road two years ago. The death carried the Minnesota traffic toll to 20 as compared with JU t year «go today. tending women ex- Castro Is Hailed for 'Meddling' Warning HAVANA, Cuba (AP) — Cubans hailed rebel leader Fidel Castro today for his warning against U. S. meddling In the revolutionary war crimes trials. Newspapers gave it front-page play along with a declaration by Asst. Secretary of State Roy Rubottom that the United States is not going to intervene. Both Castro and Provisional President Manuel Urrutia said Cuba wants cordial relations with its big neighbor to the north, but not at the price of halting executions because of American criticism. Death Toll 200 Fresh shootings brought the death toll of the firing squads to 200. Raul Castro, younger brother of the civil war victor, said four mass graves had been found in Oriente province with bodies of 182 persons killed by Batista's followers. Tlie government will press for the announced extradition of in seclusion. Mayo Clinic specialists have ordered a month of rest and medication to treat his ailing left, eye. Associates said the 40-year- j C f" ?' old Graham probably will rest 1 somewhere enroute to Australia, where he is scheduled to begin a revival tour Feb. 15 His personal physician, Dr. Ben Gieser, said "it is hoped he will be able to resume his activities on a somewhat reduced schedule" after the month's rest. Graham plans to go by car to Minneapolis today after final consultations with Mayo doctors. Ex- deposed President Fulgencio Batista and return of the aircraft in which he and his close associates fled to the Dominican Republic New Year's Day. Expeditionary Forcei i The revolutionary military intelligence service charged Batista was trying to organize an expeditionary force in the Domini- i can Republic and in Guatemala to In his refuge in the Dominican Republic, Batista called the ex- Owaronno Library, Hospital Get Gifts in childbirth ... cept under medical supervision or in an emergency. Pleads Guilty 1R °J ) !!' tS> -I 7 ' lu radi ° technician -! act plans for the next month likely ° eiwetr « I 5° , U ' e °' Pleaded gmlty Thursday, but was! will not be announced, one ofhis "° SpUal> the hbrary discharged on probation. I associates saidi to ord ; r to £,™"-»" w — - ' In his trailer home he said he! a complete rest never heard of the "ridiculous" law. "We had a doctor in once or twice before the birth to make sure Sheila was all right." he said WASHINGTON (AP) - House "But we decided we could man age ourselves after the doctor dis Halleck to Oppose Johnson's Program Republican Leader Charles A. i OWATONNA, Minn. (AP) Judge Bernard McGovern in Pro- jbate Court Wednesday ordered that checks for $40,000 each be delivered to the Owatcnna City the Gillette Hospital for Crippled Children in St. Paul, all from the estate of S. Ada Stewar. Mrs. Sewart died last September. She ordered that the three agencies get the balance of her esate after providing a $25,000 trust fund for a friend. approved of my wife's suggestion j Halleck of Indiana said today he that I should be present. will oppose the legislative prior- Borrowed Books ity program outlined by Senate Roberts said be borrowed some j Democratic Leader Lyndon B. books from the library, read and everything went. fine. up I Johnson of Texas. Halleck said in an interview be Brando Is Injured HOLLYWOOD (AP) editions "perverse attempts to justify (rebel) -crimes." Batista called "a disgraceful calumny" statements of the pro- fisional government that 20,000 persons were tortured and murdered between Batista's coup of 1952 Mikoyan, Dulles Talk on Germany Hurries to Capitol for Luncheon With Senate Committee WASHINGTON (AP) — Anastas I. Mikoyan and Secretary of State Dulles conferred for more than two hours today on U. S.-Soviet differences. They arranged for another meeting in the jlate afternoon. The deputy premier of the Soviet Union said he and Dulles—confronting each other ncross a table in Dulles' office — had "an exchange of views on question* of particular interest to our two countries." The only thing Mikoyan would say to reporters as he left the Forenoon meeting was that the discussions would be resumed at 4 p.m. (EST). From the Stale Department, Mikoyan' was hurrying to the Capitol for a luncheon with members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Gone to Office Mikoyan, with Ambassador Mikhail Menshikov and other aides, had gone into Dulles' 6th floor office at the State Department at 10:30 a.m. It was nearly l p.m. when he emerged, walking fast and appearing determined to try to keep his engagement at the Capitol on time. Aides and security men were walking fast to keep up. In the diplomatic reception room, the State Department press office had carefully assembled close to 100 U.S. and foreign newsmen. They were told Mikoy- an would be brought through that room on his way to the elevator. Wrecked Plan But Mikoyan wrecked this carefully laid plan by zipping past the door. Caught in a crush of photographers and reporters as he sought to pass through the regular reception room, Mikoyan's first reaction to questions was: "No press, no press." He made no comment about what Dulles and he might have discussed, the atmosphere, or the progress of their meeting. It had been a foregone conclusion, however, that the talks would touch on the East - West deadlock over German unification and the future of disputed Berlin. Out of their discussions could come an early high level East- West meeting on the whole range of German problems. Today's session—the second during Mikoyan's two-weeks visit to this country — was described by diplomats as strictly a probing operation with each of the veteran antagonists 'of the cold war seeking to discover possible weaknesses or concessions in the policies of the other. Embassy Limousine Mikoyan, No. 2 man m the Soviet Union, arrived at the State Department in a Soviet Embassy limousine, On a nearby comer half-a-dozen Hungarian pickets displayed their 12 Pages It would have been much easlef to keep one's tootsies warm In elth* er Florida at California today. 3 Controversial Bills Introduced and his fall two weeks ago. The State Department authorized Mrs. Batista to visit the United States by herself to see her daughter Marta, 2, who is ill in Daytona Beach, Fla. Children Die in Fire While Mother Lies III PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) — While their mother lay critically ill in a hospital here, three Indian chil- - —- r —,— —. dren burned to death on the Co- nation ' 8 flag with a black ribbon -•-••- of mourning. The leader was Fer- copah Indian Reservation Thursday night. Hospital authorities are trying to keep news from pretty Mrs, Elaine Jim, 23. In a two-month battle against cancer she has constantly said, "I want to live for my children." Her children — Sherrill, 5>£, Frederick, 3, and Alfred Jr., 19 months — were trapped when flames engulfed the adobe home of their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Pedro Jim. The grandparents escaped. Deputy O. D.'Jones of Yuma County said children were left with the grandparents when Mrs. Jim was taken to the hospital. enc Nagy, Hungary's last non- Communist prime minister who has been in exile since 1947. Toss Defends Castro Against Criticism VIENNA, Austria (AP) ._ The Soviet news agency Tass today defended Cuban leader Fide] Castro against American criticism of forces' speedy execution of they judge as war crim- FA LURE— The Air Force Atlas roared away from its launching pad late Thursday night on what appeared destined for a successful 6,000-mile flight. But 200 miles up something went wrong. (AP Photofax) ENGINE TROUBLE Atlas Goes Less Than 200 Miles IJy JACK KING CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -A powerful Atlas missile failed to go the full route on the latest attempt to break the intercontinental range barrier. The 80-foot war rocket soared on off perfect what appeared to be a start but today the Air Force said it flew less than 200 miles. It said trouble developed in the rocket engine system. iiiu The Air Force shot an Atlas the blazing "out full 6,000 route for Nov. 28. The Atlas moon, which relayed back President Eisenhower's "peace on earth" greeting during the Christmas holidays, now is silent and is expected to burn up in the earth's atmosphere within the next five days. Thursday night's missile gleamed in the rays of floodlights for about a half hour and then thundered toward space at 11 p.m. The Atlas, with three engines 360,000 pounds of , , w»«w«»«n «v»« uviujuwu jy\yuu\J>3 WJ miles .intercontinental i thrust, knifed through the clouds the first time last Scored Success Since that time the rocket has scored two more spectacular successes by orbiting as a satellite and blazing some 4,300 miles over the ocean range. Will Burn Up The Thursday night effort actually was the third intercontinental range attempt. The first try ended in a violent blowup 90 seconds after launching Sep. 18. IF NECESSARY with a brilliant white glow and disappeared in 50 seconds. That was the start of a 10,000 ni.p.h. flight through space, reaching the target area in less than 30 minutes if all went well. The Air Force reported only that the shoot was "another in the Atlas researcli and development program." This was the same announcement that was released at first when Atlas stunned the world by becoming the largest U.S. satellite. Ike Will Use Veto to Keep Budget Surplus those inals. The dispatch called the criti cism in the U.S. Congrfss of the executions "defamatory and pro vocative." By STERLING F. UKEEN WASHINGTON (API—President Eisenhower today was reported ready to make forceful use of his veto power if necessary to maintain the scant surplus in the 77- billion-dollar budget he will send to Congress Monday. The message for fiscal 19(50, which starts July 1, is expected to urge bipartisan support for an anti-inflationary squeeze on fed- • Actor- .. — . .„ „„ director Marlon Brando wanted uaoy Unda weighed 6 pounds feared that Johnson's program in- realism in his jailbreak movie 10 ounces when she was bora Nov. dicates "that we are in for an'scene. He got it • 20. Now she's a healthy 7!i'orgy of wild-eyed spending." pounds. Johnson listed housing, airport Wife Sheila, 21, said she went to construction and aid to areas of bed an hour before the birth and waa up again next day, fully recovered. chronic depression as issues that will receive first priority for Senate consideration. Slim Pickens, who plays a deputy sheriff in the film "One-Eyed! Jacks", swung a rifle butt at the! escaping Brando and connected. Brando suffered a deep gash over bis right eyi. SHREDDED — This is not a garbage dump picture. It's the wreckage of a C-54 Skymaster plane that crashed and burned in a wooded area during fog Thursday night near Portland, Conn killing two crew members. (AP Photo- fax) eral spending and closing of tax loopholes. Above 77 BUUon Eisenhower's target, administration sources have hinted, is to cut outlays to a level slightly above 77 billion dollars. It is hoped that revenues will exceed that amount, although the margin may be only 100 million dollars or less. There will also be some bad fiscal news in the message, officials conceded—a slightly higher deficit than was anticipated for the current budget year. Spending this year is expected to mount fairly close to 81 billion dollars, instead of the $79,200,000,000 estimated officially in September. Much of the increase is attributed to the proposed $1,400,000,000 increase in this country's subscription to the International Monetary Fund, which Eisenhower recommended last week. Exceed Estimate Revenues will have risen to more than 68 billion dollars instead of the ti7 billion officially predicted. But when the government year ends next June 30 the deficit reportedly will exceed by several hundred million dollars the earlier estimate of $12,200,000,000. Officials said mounting concern over the depreciation of the dollar, coupled with concern lest this countiy eventually price itself out of world markets, has reinforced the administration's decision to make a strong stand against def- i icil financing. j IKE (Continued on Page U) Legislature to Act on Party Label Proposal . ST. PAUL (AP) — Three highly controversial bills were introduced in the Minnesota Legislature today. They are: To put to a vote in 1900 the question of calling a convention to revise the state Constitution. .Providing for party labels for legislators. Submitting a constitutional amendment on reapportionment. Two conservatives, Sen. Stanley Holmquist of Grove City, and Sen. John Richardson of St. Cloud, and a liberal, Sen. Harold Schultz of St. Paul, the minority leader, sponsored of the proposal for ft constitutional convention. Luther Chief Author Chief author of the party label bill was Rep. Sally Luther of Minneapolis. She said the bill would make it possible for the voting public to be better able to know the party affiliation of candidates | and elected legislators. It has been passed in the House in previous sessions but it has met strong resistance in the Senate. The reapportionment bill was patterned after recommendations of the Governor's Citizen-Legislator Committee on Reapportionment headed by Mrs. Stanley Kane, ol Golden Valley and Phillip Duff Jr. of Red Wing. The reapportkmment proposal, also sponsored by Mrs. Luther, would provide for population as « sole basis for representation in th» Senate but modifies the population requirement in the House in favor of less populated counties. On Population Basis • A second reapporlionment bitt. also was introduced in the Houso by Hep. WiJlard Munger of Duluth. His proposal provides for a constitutional amend ment but would base reapportionment on a population basis for the House and on area for the Senate. Other measures introduced in the House were .these: Calling for an interim commission to study "possible violation and encroachment by the commissioner of welfare of the constitutional rights of inmates of state institutions," Minneapolis, Rep. Leo Mosier of . author, said ther« had been transferred from one in- LEGISLATURE (Continued on Page 11) Attempt Made to Revise State Primary Law ST. PAUL (AP) - Sen. Leo Lau. erman of Olivia today launched his third attempt to repeal tut Minnesota presidential primary law, which he says "serves no useful purposes." Others have credited the law with having an important bearing on both the 1952 and 1956 presidential elections. Supporters of President Eisenhower have said the surprising writein victory he scored in the 1952 primary helped persuade him to become a candidate. Spurred Efforts And backers of Adlai Stevenson say that his loss in Minnesota to Sen. Estes Kefauver spurred him to the efforts that brought him his second nomination in 1956, "A careful check," said Sen, Lauerman, "shows that a presidential primary costs the taxpay. ers of Minnesota $275,000. I call thi$ repeal bill a real economy measure. PRIMARY (Continued on Page 11) Weather Official U. S. Readings from THE HERALD Weather Site on Roof of Fire Station: Reading 8:30 a.m. — 16 below. Previous 24-hr, low —16 below. General Weather — Clear. Temperatures Recorded at THE HERALD Building; THURSDAY 1 I 7 P. M. 1 P. M. 2 P. M. 3 P. M. 4 P. M. 5 P. M. 6 P. M 1 A. M. 2 A. M. 3 A. M. 4 A. M. 5 4. M, « 4. M. . 1 ! 8 P. M. . Z ! 9 P. M. . 2 ; 10 P. M, . 2 ! 11 p. M. 2 | 12 P. M FRIDAY 1 ! 7 A. M. . 0 I 3 A. M. . -2 ! 9 A. M . -Si 10 A, If. . 4 (It 4. If. . 4 j ]|.j|gQ» . " 4 •? 7 -* -I

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