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Two Hurt at , 7 -.-C .- w,-yT,..,,j. .y. .... ..T.y.w-YiHwi!.. . V- . ',-,,',.' .1 ... r 'sA CLOUDY, THUNDERSHQWERS Low, 65; High, 80 79TH YEAR 205 SEVEN CENTS OTTAWA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 1964 Saaria Mt EDT THIRTY-TWO PAGES B.IO U( The Trapp j. Girls CARLETON PLACE (Special) Three young girls missed death by a whisker Monday evening when caught on a narrow railway bridge by a passenger train. Two sitters were forced to Jump from the 25-foot-high trestle .and 'were- injured,- one seriously, when they landed In the shallow waters of the rock-bottomed Mississippi River. RUNS TO SAFETY J Another companion had time to dash about 50 feet to safety t the end of the bridge Just before thev approach of the CPR'a Ottawa-bound ' "Canadian" train.. . I Most seriously, hurt .was Deborah Dixon, 10, daughter of John Dixon, Bridge Street She received a broken leg and arm when she landed in one-foot- deep water end is in Carleton Place Memorial Hospital, tier sister Karen, seven, fell into- somewhat . deeper water nd.was released from Carleton Place Hospital after treatment for minor tajurlesv ; Ma art n' Robertson, 11. daughter of Mr. end Mrs. Lome Robertson, tisgar Street,., was unhurt :. ' '. Passengers end crew of the train, which was quickly Naked when the girls' plight was no ticed, ran to the rivers edge nd plucked the injured girls out of the water. ; SHOttVCUT . ; ; The girls were taking a short cut across the river which runs through the centre of town sdten a whistle blast signalled trW approaching train. The Robertson girl epperentry had otaity of time to make her escape, but the Dixon chjjdren panicked end jumped. The river, perhaps luckily, was running at row summer leveL i In the Spring, it la a twirling torrent as water pours over a dam a scant 100 yards downstreenu ... The bridge involved la in tended for trains only, with no ra Hints or walkways for the safety of pedestrians. - local police have continually warned residents to stay on. The transcontinental train was delayed about 19 minutes. Municipal Police sgt. nay un caster investigated. y: Australian Gov't Hikes Taxes on Cars, Wages CANBERRA (Reuters) The Australian government tonight lounced that it will increase Raxes on Incomes, agamies, Icara. television licences and slepbones. . - The tax increases were among faieasurus Treasurer Harold Holt Lmnounced In outlining the fed-tral budget for 19C44S. He said hey were needed to help pre serve the country s economic Itablllty,, ' '. j WaM11MMa frhree Held ro's laying JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP- irea white men were Jailed on hurder charges today while po lo sought a fourth n the fatal hootlnt of a Near woman dur ing race riots last March. . The arrests late Monday came n the heels of clues uncovered y Detective Sgts. Donald Cole- lian and Lee Coty while inves- lating an unrelated crime. Held without bond were J. W ntlch. It. Wayne M. Chessman, 1. and Elmer KatSrTI. ff or scksonville. They are charged 'lth the March death of IS-tar-old Mrs. Joheals Mae happelt. She was faulty shot the stomach while searching - a lost wallet along U.S. I. kveral blocks away, police were hen trying to quell rioters Coleman and Coty said Rlcbi tned a statement saying he red the fatal shot from a pass- g car. The officers seld Chess-an signed a statement saying was m the car . at the time. 4L JJ-calftre revofverbe-rved to be the death weapon. s been found, police said. Carleton Place ed on Jump Into River V fca-V , tf . .The first hah of the Bronson Avenue reconstruction la on schedule and Will be' completed by September 10 between Gladstone Avenue and Somerset Street West Reconstruction of the second half between Arlington Avenue and Gladstone Avenue la to start as soon as the Queensway Is opened to O'Connor Street during the last week of September. Rebuilding and paving of Bronson U to be finished this Pall.: ! workmen art seen her completing installation of underground services before the 1 concrete base is laid for the paving. ' . i t' v ; . , . : ; " ' DOUBLE-SLAYING ifaxYouth On Capital Charge HALIFAX CP) Edward Thomas Boutilier, 18, 'of Halifax, wu charged in city police court today With the capital murder of two' young boys who died in separate shootings a mile apart here Saturday night Magistrate E. D. Murray ordered .Boutilier sent to the Nova Scotia Mental Institution for 30 days to determine whether he is fit to stand trial. BRINGS RELIEF Police Chief Verdun Mitchell said the arrest came as a result of Information received by RCMP officers from employees at the airport He added that police had recovered a firearm which has been sent - to the RCMP ballistics laboratory at Sackville, N.B., for examlna- ,tion.w ' ' ."" n . The arrest brought relief after Divers Find"' No Damage , ' r To Cuban Ship ' MONTREAL P) Preliminary Inspection carried out by skin divers.Monday . to the hull of the Cuban cargo ship Maria . Theresa, victim of , a bomb attack Sunday, revealed no damage to the ship or the pier where she Is berthed. . i The RCMP is continuing It investigation of the blast which tore i window out of a Shed ( office.' ."-.'-;;, Officials at the harbor mas ter's office said the ship would continue to take on cargo today but a sailing data has not yet been set A Cuban nationalist associa tion based .in New . York his said it wu responsible for the bombing. Rail Bridge 4 -iii -I l..-,.r'V r ., .,7' - I'i .-v. BRONSON REBUILDING ON SCHEDULE . . ' s tense aoura wnen armed police hunted a bicycle-riding gunman and parents kept their chil dren ofl the street. POINT BLANK : ..J. (joraon Ha ruing, ll, was standing in front of a drug store Miuraay evening when a gun man on a bicycle rode up and shot . him, James Squires, R was snot point-blank by a per son wno walked up behind him aa he was picking berries with his mother. Both, boys were shot in the head. . -,.....,..,.. Michael Smith. 11 was walk ing home ' when the gunman rode by him, turned and fired aa be went paat. The Smith boy is recovering m hospital from a wound la his face.. .1- Farmer" Killed By Tractor SMITHS FALLS (Staff) A 71-year-old Lombardy 'district farmer, R H.. Avey..wa ln-stsntly killed , on, hi farm, 12 mQes southwest of here Moo-day afternoon when he waa run over by his own tractor.., j Police believe 'MA, Avey had unhooked his tractor from i set of discs on a slight hill when the tractor rolled ahead and ran over him as he attempt ed to grab the hand brake. He feH beneath the rear wheels, His body waa found by his son, Leonard, about 8 30 p.m. Dr. N. W. Kerr of. Elgin was called to the scene. There will be no inquest OPP Constable Gordon Nontell of Westnort Detachment investigated. JouwmI Fhote kr DonUnlan Wtdai Italian : President ves ROME (Reutera) Doctors today found a "marked ' im provement'' in President An ton to Segni'a general condition. a hospital bulletin said. The 73-year-old Segnl, president of Italy since May, 1962, suffered a stroke four days ago which affected his ability . to move and apeak.,,. . . - ;. LBJ Given Congress, iort - " 'if WASHINGTON (AP) Pres- xnnt Johnsoa) Monday signed the resolution passed by Congress supporting his actions In Southeast Asia and? said he hopes R will beireaemtand the world because H states plainly "where America stands." ; : "To any armed attack upon our force we shaH reply", the president said. J 4 . To any Ui Southeast Asia who -ask our help l. defend lag thajr ; freedom, wer shall give n.. v ...u 1 Noting the resolution's quick and almost unanimous pesasge. m both houses, of Con tress. Johnsoa - remarked - during the signing ceremonies at the White House "the unamfmtty of the Congress reflects the unanimity 01 tna country. . ' . 4 THOMSON W SOVIET (. MOSCOW (Reuters) -. Pub- Usher Lord Thomson has ;a rived here, on a three-Week fact-finding visit during which he hopes to talk with Premier Khrushchev. Turks, Troop B ' w. . ..' (From AP-Reuters) . . . NICOSIA (CP) r4. A deadlock' between Turkey , and Cyynisz about Greek Cypriot troop dispositions on the northwest coast to- p day menaced the peace united Nations auspices. . -w j . ' 1 7 Turkish Air force jets maintained reconnaissance nights. . r-: Premier Ismet Inonu's Ankara adminis--tration was reported continuing military preparations, to back up its demand that Greek-Cypriot forces give up three Turkish-Cyprlot villages they have occupied since last Wednesday and withdraw from their en circlement of the port (hmnisT"S,oreifirn 1 anou declared the Greek-Cypriot forces will never withdraw in the Kokkina area. , "Greek Cypriots are ready to die to the last man or win," Kyprianou told reporters Than! Tells UN ! Cease-fire Op Door to Peace UNITED NATIONS (AP) Secretary . General U Thant saHr atenday wight' Turkey- and Cyprus 1iava accepted the United Nations appeal for a cease tire without conditions. He pledged that the UN would exert every effort .to keep the peace on Cyprus. Thant' s statements made in a report to UN Secur ity Council members, circulated shortly after the governments of Turkey and Cyprus announced they would enforce a cease-fire. The Turks declared, however. that they would continue recon naissance flights over Cyprus until Greek-Cypriot forces withdraw to positions they occupied Aug. I. - ' ' RELAX TENSION ' ! In his statement Thant said: "It la gratifying and aging that both have responded positively and without conditions. These ded- of the two governments afford an opportunity for SEEKS TO AID CHARITY Will Defy UK Law To Battle Bull - ' By EDDY GILMORE LONDON (AP)-Pub Alfred Marvin said Monday he would defy a ltt-yeer-oid British law and publicly fight a bull aest Sunday. "I'll defy the Royal Society for Cruelty to Animals the bull,' said the publlcea. ' The bull is e full grown Jersey from- Hampshire County. 'Marvin, H, plans to fight It on the lawn, on hit pub to raise money tor his pet . charity, cancer research, i Ha'a hired a matador's outfit com-, plete with sword. - . '. EXCITED CROWD 111; I "I've been told the bull's a friendly animal.'' said Mar-"vItVj "However , nobody 'can " predict how a bull will be have ia front of a noisy, ea-Cited crowd. I He said be expected a pay-. "big ( auditoce of several bun- , red.- i , , ... Asked 9 he planned to kill the bull, he replied: . . ' Vi t "I will only be nasty with ' aim "if he's nasty with me." ( BuH fighting hat been metal tn Britain tinea IDS. J MOCK r ASSES' - ) . j Said a spokesman for the R4.P.CA.:, . - "If Mr. Martin msistt on disregarding ear warnings' and Stand .restored shakily under of Kokkina. Minister - Snvraa Kvnri- and relaxing tension to Cyprus. y The UN force ea Cyprus num bers almost Tjot efficera and asea including I,iae Canadians, but K couldnt prevent Greek Cypriots froaa attacking Turkish . Cypriot village ia the northwest coast last wei Turkey says these attacks prompted it ah raids. CONFINED TO PATROLS The UN role has bee confined largely to patrols between the hostile Turkish and Greek communities. - - . Although Thant said aa would exert every effort toward "coa-structlve peace keeping ar rangements.' he gave aa Indi cation whether any new msai ee were planned by the UN. He said he ha asked the spe cial UN rtpresenutive ea Cyprus, former Ecuadorian) prasi-deat Gate Plata Lasso, to fly back to Cyprea at once. Galo Plata has beaa at ate home Ecuador. ...... .. . against fighting the buH, we'll take the strongest possible action." - . The puWlcaa replied: I'm dead against all forms of cruelty and I can't tee how any't arvolved la thia case. I ttand a good chance of being Marvte who's never fought r.: -'-V,0.Vt, l 'Miyix TTl h m dence a kun before bat beetrtCny last June 8. A tnokesman wart-dag by. ataxia mock passee at hia pet ram, named Bimbtv A ' Firm' ort-flying to Athens for consultation with the Greek Government about the latest crisis. UN Secretary General U Thant has said Turkey accepted unconditionally the appeal for a cease-fire, but Western diplomats in Ankara said it is insisting strongly that the coastal area be cleared of Greek-Cypriot troops -beforetheTtruce" canTbe fully accepted. These sources said the only compromise Turkey might be persuaded to accept would be for the captured villages to be turned over to UN troops instead of reoccupied by Turkish - Cypriot . forces. ;. Unarmed Turks and refugees massed around Kokkina could then return to their homes under UN pro- tection. : . -. UN headquarters said Turkish planes flew , over an area south of the 'village of Alefga, near the scene of the recent fighting, for 25 minutes this morning but did not open fire. Cyprus was jittery. " ens The Cypriot government has asked for another S e c a r 1 1 y Council meeting, but there waa no immediate indication when thia might take place. . Thant eatd he had no plans at present for submitting a re port to the security Council about the military situation oa Cyprus. Ha said he did not believe any useful purpose would be served.. Say Viet Cong Will Attack Only U.S.-Baclced Units . i . SAIGON W) Communist Viet Cong guerrillas have been ordered to lira only on South Vietnamese units accompanied by Americans, said Red leaflets handed out in hamlets Just northwest of Saigon today, Government officials scoffed at the handbills and said they appeared designed to create dissension between South Vietnamese soldiers and their U.S. advisers. Saigon returned to a measure of normal today after the re cent increase' in ' tension because of Incidents ia the Gulf of Tonkin. Pope Sets Helicopter Precedent CASTEL GANDOLFO (AP)- Pope Paul acta a papal prece dent today when be flies by helicopter from his summer reel- to a religious commem- oratioa at the Umbriaa hi'.l of Orvteuv - The TS-mlle trip northward so the ancient cathedral town will be the first flight a pontiff ha ever made by helicopter. It also will be the longest trip Pope Paul baa take since ha went to the Holy Land by Jet plane last February. - The papal schedule in Orvieto including maas m a r k I a g the 7atb anniversary of the start of the annual Corpus Christ! feast day and a speech ay the Pope before he returns tonight to Castel Gandolio. DIPLOMAT IMPROVES STOKE MANDEVtLLE, Eng land (AP) Panamanian diplo mat Roberto Arias tat up In chair Monday for the fir time tinea ha wu shot down by BOJitlcal 1 anemia la Panama I at Stoke Mandeville Hospital I where ha iaa patient Mid Arias' condition it Improving. - Only a few isolated gunshots were beard during the night at both Greek- and Turkish-Cyp-riots observed the truce, the UN aaid. . At'the order of Secretary-Gen- era! U Thant the UN police force mobilised Its limited man power to prevent another out break of fighting along Cyprus' northwest coast WANT WITHDRAWAL Turkey said k would send lu Jets en scouting missions until the UN troops can enforce the truce and Greek-Cypriot witiu draw from positions they captured at the last six days. A statement Issued by the Cyprus . government said that during operations carried out in the Mansoura Kokkina area since Thursday Cypriot security force casualties totalled 21 dead . and St wounded. FALSE REPORTS ' Cypriot security forces had fully complied with ,the Secur ity Council's cease-fire resolution, the statement added. Tarn at Page I TROOP What's A further lk mt GmHwmlrr raeme. aea. ..... Pal f 4 cmrtrr dipUmmt mhJ tX'Pritontr mf aswr belirvti In mcttmn rather than ward. -Paga 7, The JeurmaTs Richard Jack tan viewt ' the "Safe" tantlilatncy. Pat . Re, art bare p-hany bid i far raad fab. Billy Graham 11 Bridge II Classified Ada. 22-2 Comics la, 11 Crossword Editorials Financial . Horoscope II II Kilgsllen McGiU'i HARP ........ Sports 11-11 Tett Ma Why ... Theatres .............. SI Women's Newt la-SI Your Health .......... II Hoffa Seeks New Trial , . CHICAGO Motions- for-acquittal or, a new trial were filed Monday by lawyers for Teamster President Jamas R. Hoffa and six othart convicted on mill fraud snd conspiracy charges. . The motions were filed before Judge Richard B. Austin ' of U.S. District Court, who pre tided over the three-month trial which ended last month. - Listed ia the appeal war 5S alleged reasons for acquittal. . 1 111 I I I ' 1 -1 i .... . 1 I ; I ; I It - V -1

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