Wisconsin State Journal from Madison, Wisconsin on April 23, 1961 · 1
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Summery Increasing cloudiness and warm today, with showers likely by evening. Monday partly cloudy and continued mild. High today in the mid 60s. Low tonight 45. 0 ouriial sconsiii SEOTON 1 MORNING FINAL MADISON, SUNDAY, APRIL 23, 1961 MORNING FINAL S3 PAGES, SEVEN SECTIONS Wi 4tate W3 i -'i VoL 201. No. 23 122nd Tear 1 r -rzgr : iKT ' ' " 1 I . I ci fr? fo) ft fn M SfWfl f?fo)(S! iv. in wiy-u Sly UlUslAi 5 I " '(. I -"fi'-d ' 1 w A V' l)ERGfl IP1 MffioM ! 1 1 ; P,f i Legislators Hil We II -See The loo, the zoo! The wonderful zoo! Such fun for the entire family. The door to Madison's Vilas Park zoo has been opened by spring weather to everyone. These' sea lions, for instance, tee-fbu. Take a tour of the AUeir By MERRIMAN SMITH (UPI Whit Mouw Ktporttr) CAMP DAVID, Md.-President Kennedy won renewed support from former President Dwight D. Eisenhower on the Cuban crisis Saturday, after briefing his White House predecessor on the tense situation. . Shortly after Mr. Kennedy and Mr. Eisenhower concluded their Camp David ? meeting, it was learned in Washington that Mr.i Hills Denies Store to Close Firm to Continue Madison Operation The manager of Hills department store, 202 State st: a longtime Madison business, denied Saturday that the firm was planning to close the store next year. It was reported in the Capital Times Saturday that the store would close Feb. 28, 1962, on expiration of the firm's lease. However, Edward FitzGerald. 2234 Eton Ridee, manager of Hills, issued a denial Saturday "that any move has been made to close the store Feb. 28, 1962, as reported in the Capital Times." FitzGerald s a i d his statement "was confirmed by a high-rank ing official of the parent cor poration. Interstate Department Stores, New York City.", The official, FitzGerald said. stated. "The company is inter ested in continuing its operation in its present location in Madison and is in the process of arranging a new lease agreement with the owner of the property." The owner of the property is Benjamin Volen, who resides in Florida. f&el Flying Saucer Lands in Vilas, Man Claims EAGLE RIVER OB-Joe Simonton, 55, a plumber, reported to Vilas county authorities Saturday that a flying saucer carrying three men landed on a clearing of obtained a jug of water, gave him without speaking a word. Simonton told his story to Dist. Judge Frank Carter Sr., and Dan Satran, co-editor of the Vilas County News. He turned over one of the cakes to Judge Carter who was reported to have sent it somewhere for analysis. I Satran said this is the story related by Simonton: The saucer landed on his prop-rty shortly before noon Tuesday. It was a gleaming silver "brighter than chrome" and appeared to hover over the ground instead of landing. It was alwut 12 feet from lop to bottom and about 30 feet in diameter, A hatch opened and one man got out. He was dressed in a black two-piece suit, held up a jug, and indicated that he wanted it filled with water. Two other men were inside the ship and Simonton You at the Vilas Zoo are waiting to zoo today in aloud to the &bQ' Eisenhower strongly recom-l mended to Mr. Kennedy before his inauguration that the United States allow plans for the Cuban invasion to proceed. Reply to Russ In another of the series of rapid-fire developments, the State Department, speaking on behalf of Mr. Kennedy, retorted to an angry message from Soviet Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev on Cuba. , , ; : On Nice Day, 'Days Lure Out-Towners Both the weather and Madison area shoppers cooperated with Madison merchants Saturday. Saturday was the second day of a three-day sales promotion called "Downtown M a d i s 0 n Days," and retailers reported that many out-of-towners came to Madison to do their spring shop ping. Fields Too Wet The weather was well-nigh per feet, as the temperature got up to 68 degrees under sunshiny skies. Richard Johnston, retail man ager of the Madison Chamber of Commerce, said Saturday that Friday night's rain no doubt helped the merchants by making the fields too wet for farm work. Saturday, however, was just right for shopping. Look to Monday Even though Saturday seemed to be a good day for the retail ers. some mercnants saia inai 1 . 1 .1 L Friday had started off . slowly. Several merchants termed the Friday turnout of shoppers "dis appointing." Even so. Saturday s turnout had the retailers talking optimist ically of "having a big day" Mon day." his rural property last Tuesday, three small cakes, and took off Atty. Calvin A. Burton, 7 TM You I'm! Out of This World could see an instrument panel All the men were about S feet (Continued on Page 2, Column 1) County pages of The Wisconsin State Journal. Reporter Marcia Crowley and Photographer Richard W. Vesey will take you on a wonderful trip. Turn to Page 16 of Sec. 1 for this delfih&ul word-picture story. It is wonderful for reading family. Stal Jourml Photo Jalk The department announced that Mr. Kennedy has decided "not to be drawn into an extended public debate" with the Soviet ruler on details of the Cuban controversy. But on Mr. Kennedy's behalf, the department pledged an "endless struggle" for attainment of "fundamental rights" and the "popular will" in Cuba and elsewhere. - j Mr. Kennedy met with Mr. Ei senhower in this mountain retreat in an effort to line up bipartisan support for action in the Cuban crisis. Ike Rallies Support After the 85-minute meeting, Mr. Eisenhower called for all Americans to support President Kennedy in the tense international situation. Authoritative sources mean while said that before Mr. Kennedy's inauguration, Mr. Eisenhower strongly recommended to the incoming President that the United States allow plans for the Cuban invasion to proceed. Officials also said that former Vice-President Richard M. Nixon backed the plan, as did the Joint Chiefs of Staff under Mr. Eisenhower. They also said that at one point the assault was scheduled to take place last fall, but that the (Continued on Page 2, Column 4) LATEST Rusk Expects Laos Cease-Fire WASHINGTON Iff) - Secretary of State Dean Rusk said late Saturday that he expects a cease-fire to be announced for Laos within 48 hours. He pledged the United States will try to establish a netural, independent Laos through negotiation. The Inside Story News Headlines: Khrushchev Warns U.S. Courts War, Sec. 1, Page 3 t Caribbean Buildup Reported, Sec. 1, Page 4 Singer James Melton Dies at 57, Sec. 1, Page t Final-UN Assembly Vote a Defeat for U.S., Sec. 1, Page 12 Special features: GERMAN ARMY GROWS HUSKY The new West German Army, five years old this year, is the most important European force in NATO. It numbers 300,000 men and has created some awkward problems. A close-up of the rising German might is in People and Opinion, Sec. 5, Page 5. THE SPOTLIGHT In this section you'll find profiles of several entertainment figures, including a stirring tribute to Gary Cooper who approaches his 60th birthday, critically ill, and without a known enemy in the world. And don't forget the weekly Farm News on Page 6 of the section. A LOOK AT JAPANESE WOMEN There's a world of difference between them and their American counterparts. An insight of their characteristics and "What American Women Can Learn from Japanese Women" is found in today's Parade Magazine. AND THESE OTHER REGULAR SUNDAY FEATURES: Paao ,.. I 1-i 1 I 4-1 t f I , MS la SfCTION Jalif ion In Poem SECTION State Nawi, Ptaturai II Outdoor, Travol Through the WlndthieM uiidina .., Calomler Obituaries Records " Want Arte Social Security Legislators Hit U.W. Pay Cut County Members to Seek Compromise By SAMUEL REYNOLDS (Sloti Journal Staff Writtr) A 11 CAVAn if flnna wimtif'a 1 Art islators Saturday went on record t f i , . , in support oi uov. uayiora a. iei- soii s recummenuauon mat um-vprsifv rtf Wicrnncin f a 11 1 t v salaries be' raised 10 per cent eacn year ior tne next two years The Legislature's Joint commit tee Wednesday chopped Nelson's recommendation to 5 per cent each year of the 1961-63 biennium Some of them said they would settle for a compromise between the committee recommendations and the governor. But all sup ported the governor, none the committee. Compromise Seen There were predictions of bipartisan battle on the floor of the Legislature to raise salaries above the 5 and t per cent formula. in recommending 5 and 5 per cent raise-, the committee rejected a recommendation of its own sub-committee on higher ed (Nolson Asks LttUlitur to Htstoro ludMt Cuts, Soc. J, Pan 1) ucation budgets for an 8 per cent pay increase the first year, 6 per cent the second. ' The university has said 8 and 6 per cent raises are the minimum needed to retain a high-quality faculty. 4 Members Listed The six Democrats and one Re publican from Dane county are Sens. Horace W. Wilkie, Sadism and Carl W. Thompson, Stough- ton, both Democrats; Assembly Republican Robert 0. Uehling, Madison; and Democrats Norman C. Anderson, Madison; Jerome L. Blaska, Sun Prairie; David D, O'Malley, Waunakee; and Fred A. Risser, Madison. Wi'kie, a member of the Joint Finance committee who led the fight Wednesday in support of the governor's recommendation, said further questioning of him on the subject was a bit "ridiculous." "I do support the 10 and 10 (per cent)," Wilkie said, but "that's not to say I would not vote for a reasonable compromise He said 5 and 5 or 6 and 6 per cent would not get his support. "We're fighting for our life at 10 and 10. We're even fighting for our life at 5 and 5," he said. "If we can salvage 8 and 6, we'll be doing pretty well." He, like others, said the univer sity plays an important part in (Continued on Page 2, Column 6) IICTION III The Iporti Peach secTioN iv Pamtly-Wemeit SECTION V The Soetllfht Radio-TV Puliout Paaa Ptoolo and Oetaiofi Farm Newt JtCTION VI Prrtt Matarina SECTION VII llaht patai of Colored Camlet A ' , - W V.... 1 I K1 n j J ( a S SPELLS TO VICTORY Margaret Edwards shows the poise and confidence, which along with a good knowledge of spelling, brought her victory in Saturday's Madison finals of the Eadger Spelling Bee program. -Stalt Journal Photo by Richard Sroda Margaret Edwards, 11, Wins City Spelling Bee Margaret Edwards, a pert, blonde sixth grader from Hoyt school, won the 1961 Madison spelling championship Saturday morn ing and will represent the city at Margaret, 11, daughter of Mrs. Joan Edwards, 202 Alden dr., competed for two hours with 36 other school spell ing champions be- fore winning the bee by correctly spelling the words "repartee" and "aileron." Second place winner, and alter nate for the state . ; bee, is Linda G r a v e s, ' 13, an ' eighth grader from West Junior High. Linda, who missed the word MISS GRAVES "repartee," is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Graves, 2114 Chamberlain ave.. 3rd Through 10th The winner, in addition to be ing a top student, is a pianist and violinist and considers music her main hobby. Her teacher at Hoyt schools is Dorothy Robinson, 124 Kensington dr., who will ac company her to the Luncheon of Champions held before the Badger finals. Here are the spellers who placed third through 10th in the I bee: i Diane Malas, Central Junior' Castro to Appear on Television Today MIAMI, Fla. (A - Cuban radio said Saturday Prime Minister Fidel Castro will appear on tele vision this noon to tell the nation about last week's defeat of insurgent forces. The program will appear on nationwide hookups, and also on radio. Castro has not made a public appearance, as far as known here, since invaders struck Monday. Today's Chuckle On Apr. 15, even some of the dullest minds make some clever deductions. ii"" y . 1 , i the Badger finals next Saturday. High, third: Susan Nelson, Van Hise, fourth; Jeanne Won, Wash ington, fifth; Deborah Holmes, Edgewood, sixth; Linda Romano, (Anothar Picture, Paia 2) Schenk, seventh; Lynn Stoflet, Madison Lutheran, eighth; Duane Byrge, Samuel Gompers, ninth; and Linda Vahldieck, St James, 10th. To Join 70 Others Judges at the spelldown, at tended by about 600 parents, teachers, and interested spectators, were Armand Ketterer, principal of Franklin school, and Sister Marie Sarah of Edgewood school. The pronouncer was John Talbot, from The Wisconsin State Journal, which sponsors the Badg er Spelling Bee program. Margaret will join about 70 oth er city and county spelling cham pions Saturday for the state finals, which will select Wisconsin's top speller and representative to the National Spelling Bee in Washington, D. C. At the end of the bee, the first and second place winners were presented book awards donated by the University Co-op book store in Madison. Friend Says Cooper Phoned by Kennedy HOLLYWOOD W) A close friend of Gary Cooper said Saturday that President Kennedy had phoned the gravely ill actor and talked to him for 6 minutes. The-, friend who asked that his name not be used said Mr. Kennedy, an old friend of Cooper, kidded with him and wished him a peedy recovery. It was reported by the actor's associates last week that Cooper is critically ill with cancer. Driving Hint of the Day Accidents don't care So drivers beware. Algiers, in Control of Rightist Croup PARIS (UPI) French army generals, revolting; against President Charles de Gaulle in Algeria, Satur-t day night took over the port city of Oran in a spreading insurrection triggered by paratroop seizure of Algiers at dawn. , Led by four generals and several thousand Foreign Legion paratroopers, thei rightists who oppose De Gaulle's policy of Algerian i n d e pendence demanded surrender of Constantine, Algeria's third largest city, where officers have re mained loyal to the government. Leaders Listed The leaders included re tired Gens. Raoul Salan, Maurice Challe, Edmond Jauhaud, and Andre-Marie S. Zel-ler. Authorities in Paris confirmed the claim that Oran, second largest city in Algeria, had been taken by the rebels. They saidl the loyal commander fled to a command post at Tlemcen, 75 miles away, after previously re jecting a surrender ultimatum. De Gaulle declared a state of national emergency and began Ntw Rebellion Liktly to Fill, So Story, Stc. 1, Paao U mobilizing armed forces with a vow to smash the challenge to his fifth republic and bring the ringleaders to trial Sources re ported 100 anli-Gaullists arrested in police raids in metropolitan France. A broadcast from the insurgent Radio Algiers declared 14 hours after Foreign Legion paratroop ers had ringed Algiers, the capi tal, that the second largest city of Oran had been taken over. There were no reports of violence or bloodshed in either place. Eu ropeans in the cities who oppose De Gaulle's plans for indepen dence in Algeria, erupted with joy and shouts of "Algeria is French." , Civlians Armed A colonel identified only as Ar goult was said to have "assumed military and civil power" in Oran, where earlier two De Gaulle emis saries had conferred on an emergency mission from Paris. Public buildings in Oran as well as Algiers were occupied by anti- Gaullist troops, the broadcast said. Reports reaching Oran from the blacked-out Algerian capital said the right-wing army units were passing out arms to civilian recruits and armed civilians were manning barricades in the Map Locates Algiers Rebels Seized Control MOROCCO JP 0'f,', trfM? SAHARAH - JiloVo ' ' dmW'' . MPAkJMiNlS. tl ; " $oit AM ; - " VTcwwdmtiV', rt v ': ,A . r MAURITANIA Nfev .''Jr 1 W0l MALI '-Mka" rv fatHAVOH nrvtuc , ) . . 1 . Or an '. i j- De GAULLE SALAN streets in defiance of De Gaulle. The Gau3ist delegate general and Algerian supreme military com-? mander were seized and placed in house arrest : ! France was shocked. The coup; came just as hopes soared for peace in Algeria. f Greatest Threat , J The U. S. embassy in Paris lost contact with the consulate in Algeria, but a spokesman said it ' was believed all Americans in ? the Algerian capital were safe.' In Toulouse, France, police broke up a demonstration by 300" a n t i-Gaullist Frenchmen who L chanted "Algeria is French" No-arrests were made. ?' Initial reports said the Moslem i population of Algiers was rela- '1 tively quiet, although Moslem I youths stoned some cars during, the . morning. Paratroopers in green berets guarded every pub-f lie building. .'J? This was the greatest threat yet to the power of De Gaulle ' and his fifth republic over the J issue of his program to end the i Algerian Moslem rebellion and ;; give Algeria independence. ; Cabinet Meets . At least two bombs exploded in Paris. One injured 10 persons. . De Gaulle summoned his cabi net to emergency session and ' sent Algerian Affairs Ministers Louis Joxe and' Gen. Jean Olie , to Algeria. Premier Michel Debre appealed ( for "absolute obedience" during ' the state of emergency proclaimed , by De Gaulle. All army, navy, and air force leaves were cancelled in the first step of a mobilization in metro-'' (Continued on Page 2, Column 3) ; and Oran Where. in Algeria Saturday.' -AP Wirtphota Map

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