The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on May 1, 1959 · Page 1
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HERALD Vol. 63 No. 123 OTTAWA, KANSAS, FRIDAY, MAY 1, 1959 7 CENTS TEN PAGES May Day Observances Against A Backdrop Of World Tension MAY BASKET—The Herald's May Calendar girl, Deanna Neumann, leaves a May basket. Miss Neumann, a sophomore from LaCrosse, Wis., was an Ottawa University cheerleader last year. (Photo by Clausle Smith) Side Swipes This is a message to Johnny and Mary. Johnny and Mary are just any little son and daughter of Ottawa parents. The town has something of a problem, and you, Johnny and Mary, are apparently right in the middle of it. So, you have your parents read this and then explain it to you very* 1 carefully..,-.-..,. . . ,- ..... , As you probably know, the dogs of Ottawa have to be tied up during the months of April, May and June. This is the law. It is that way so the dogs, who don't know any better, won't dig in the gardens, destroy the flowers, and otherwise make a nuisance of themselves during these garden months. Now, when the dogs are tied up they don't like to be teased. Mr. Eugene Flaherty — he's the chief of police of Ottawa — has had a number of complaints from dog owners who .have tied up their dogs to observe the law and be good citizens. Now, Mary find Johnny, the chief of police wants you to cut out teasing the dogs. The dog's chain just might break, and if he gets mad enough he might bite you. The dog owner, who is observing the law doesn't want this to happen. So ya' better cooperate. Will you do this? Chummy! SAN CARLOS, Calif. (AP) — James Sanduval complained to police that two women and five men: 1. Parked their auto and two motorcycles in his driveway. 2. Removed the outdoor furniture from his garage and set it up in his patio. 3. Broke into the house, removed his liquor and sat comfortably around in the patio sipping highballs. Worse, he said, they took the liquor with them when he surprised them upon his return from a movie Wednesday night. He had no idea who they were. Hoc Boy! DENVER (AP) — Youngsters playing baseball at Manual High School watched in admiration as postman Warren A. Adams retrieved a loose ball and threw it in their direction. The ball soared over the diamond and smashed a 4x6 foot window in a drugstore. Fresh stock bedding plants, large assortment. Willis Garden Center 5th & Cherry. Adv. The Weather COUNTY FORECAST _ Partly cloudy this afternoon, tonight and Saturday with scattered showers or thunderstorms late Saturday or Saturday evening; continued warm; high this afternoon 85-90; low tonight 65; higli Saturday 85. Hitit: temperature yesterday—92; low today—5S; liigli yi-ar ago today—7-t; low JIMT ago today—oG; record high Uila date—90 in 1962; record low thi.* date — i.i In 1009. hourly temperatures, 14 tiours ending 8 u. m. toduy: II a. m 78 S -,i. m 6S 10 a. m til 10 p. m 65 11 p. m 61 Midnight .. 1 a. m. ... 2 a. m. ... 3 a. m. ... Track Meet Tonight The finals of the Northeast Kansas League meet are scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Cook Field, Ottawa University. Meet preliminaries began at 3:45. Schools competing are, Ottawa, Lawrence, Leavemvorth, Highland Park and Atchison. Admission is 75 cents for adults and 50 cents for children. Treasurer All Set To Distribute Tax Money Union Dispute Over Docking Of Freighter CHICAGO, 111. (AP)-The flagship Santa Regina, first American vessel to use the rebuilt St. Lawrence Seaway, expected a warm reception in Chicago Thursday, but ran instead into a union dispute over its pilot. The 460-foot Grace Lines ship was forced to lie offshore for four hours while negotiators for a new American pilots' union huddled with representatives of the vessel's owners, The ship finally was allowed to proceed to dock and an official welcomed from Mayor Richard Daley and other city officials only after the union agreed to toss the whole problem into the hands of federal mediators. The union, the Licensed Tug- men's and Pilots' Protective Assn. insisted that one of its pilots be employed to take the 15,000-ton Regina down the Calumet River into Lake Calumet Harbor on the far South Side. Tugboat men backed the ne\v union. The line maintained, however that it already had a pilot — UK one which had guided the s through the Great Lakes. "They were trying to make us the guinea pig," said Ted B. Westfall, executive vice president of the lines, who made the 1,250-mile voyage down the seaway from Montreal. After the union group, headed by President Patrick Cullnan, decided to turn the issue over to mediators, the Regina proceeded the seven miles to the harbor. Daley greeted the ship's skipper, iapt. Hawley MacDermit, and gave him a flag of the city of Chicago. Police and Fire Department bands and marching units, chilled after the four-hour wait.' also hailed the Regina, largest 1 ship ever to enter lake Calumet ' Mrs. Pioselyn Whirley has about $49,000 on hand today that she's going to give away. The Franklin County treasurer officially receives a release order on the Missouri Pacific's protested taxes for 1957 and the first half of 1958. Judge Floyd Coffman signed the motion for dismissal of the protests this morning; which was entered by the railroad and County Attorney Don White. The 1957 taxes protested amounts to $32,960.29 and the 1958 first portion is $16,970.63. "We will distribute the money on the books as soon as we receive the release," Mrs. Whirley said. "Taxing units can come in, then, and find out how much they receive." The individual taxing unit getting the largest amount from the lines protested taxes will be Ottawa School District 30, which receives a total of $2,673.16. Rantoul Rural High School District 2 gets almost as much with a total of $2,561.24. The city receiving the largest amount is Ottawa. The 1957 portion is $981.64, and the 1958 first half is $463.67, for a grand total of $1,445.31. She explained that the distribution is made on the basis of the amount of property the railroad has in the taxing unit. Franklin County is among the 60 Kansas counties which the line ordered to release protested taxes. The company gives as its reason "helping Missouri Pacific communities meet current obliga lions." day with • temperatures close t 90 was in prospect for Kansas to day. Cooler weather and thunder storms are' expected "Id move int northwestern Kansas tomorrow. The highest temperature of th year, 91, was reported at Wichit yesterday. Most points had read ings in the upper 80s. High ranged down to 82 at Goodland Last night was one of the warm est nights of the year with low Herter Will Take To Air WASHINGTON (AP)-A radio- television report to the nation on Thunderstorms In Tomorrow TOPEKA UP) Another warm from 46 Wichita. at Goodland Chanute and to 65 a Pittsbur? The Weather Bureau also fore cast increasing humidity today. Announce Change In Guard Unit Changes in Ottawa's Nationa Guard Unit were announced toda in line with reorganization of Kan sas units of the 35th Infantry D vision into the new Pentomic typ Division, effective May 1. The Ottawa unit, formerly Hea- quarters Battery, 127th F "i e 1 Artillery Battalion has been re designated Headquarters a n Headquarters Battery, 1st Rocke Howitzer Battalion (Honest John inch), 127th Artillery. This will b the only Battalion of this type the Division and will have th mission of General Support of th Division to include the deliver of Atomic Fires, according to L Col. Chester T. Medaris, lion Commander. Batt The Ottawa Unit, Commande by Capt. Donald R. Capper, wi form additional sections to a the Western foreign ministers con- sume responsibility for supply an ference in Paris will be given vehicle maintenance for the ei next Thursday by Secretary of tire Battalion. Other units of th State Christian A. Herter, the Battalion are Battery "A", White House announce Thursday:inch Howitzer located at Paola night. Herter will also review thej Battery "B 1 , 762mm "Honest Clare Booihe Luce Will Not Take Brazil Ambassadorship WASHINGTON (AP) — Clare er than that set out in her letter. ;oothe Luce quit today as ambas- ador to Brazil because of her ublic row with Sen. Wayne dorse (D-Ore). President Eisenhower regretful- y announced her decision after an lour's talk with her at the White louse. In a letter to the President, Mrs. Luce said: "It is no longer possible for me o accomplish the mission which ou have entrusted to me." Presidential Press Secretary Fames C. Hagerty told a news conferance that Eisenhower ;ought to persuade Mrs. Luce to reconsider her decision to quit. "But her letter gives the rca ;ons why she felt she could not reconsider her decision," Hagerty said. Mrs. Luce, solemn-faced, stood reside Hagerty as he announced her t decision. She refused to make any comment on her decision oth- Lenin Peace Prize To Beaming Khrushchev Her letter said the "climate of good will was poisoned by thousands of words of extraordinarily ugly charges against my person, and of distrust of the mission 1 was ,to undertake." She did not mention Sen. Morse noted that "the of these charges" is also chairman of a Senate subcommittee which handles Latin American affairs. Morse tried to block Senate approval of her appointment but was defeated by a 79-11 vote in her favor Tuesday. ; A few hours after this, Mrs. Luce caused an angry uproar by saying in New York that her troubles began when Morse was "kicked in the head by a horse" in 1951. Morse called her remark proof she was not fitted for the diplomatic post. He implied she was unstable mentally. By ASSOCIATED PRESS Will Try To Keep Package Intact PARIS (AP)-The United States, with apparent solid agreement of Britain and France, will make a determined try to keep the strings around a package German settlement when East and West sit down at Geneva May 11. Qualified sources emphasized today that the underlying U.S. objective is to draw the two halves of Germany together lest resurgent German nationalism threaten :he peace of Europe. There is a fair degree of optimism in U.S. circles that the Soviets, will handle the package in a way that will encourage the West to go into later summit talks, informants said. The package plan was stamped with complete approval by the Western Big Four foreign ministers in Paris Thursday. It includes a scheme for threatened Berlin, within a reunified Germany, and guarantees for security in tense central Europe. The package solution is of U.S. origin and reportedly survived the Paris sessions virtually intact. It will be taken to Geneva for the meeting of foreign ministers of the Soviet Union, the United States, Britain and France. Should the Western plan into an impasse at Geneva, Britain would apparently like to pick out Berlin at least and work for a solution. Admits Missiles Are Not Ready WASHINGTON (AP)-Secretary of Defense Neil H. McElroy ha: conceded that no American intermediate-range missiles in Britain are ready to fire. Sen. Stuart Symington (D-Mo) Tuesday in a National Press Club speech said Gen. Nathan Twining chairman of the Joint Chiefs ol Staff, had told Congress in Janu ary American Thor missiles were "sitting there and ready to go' at British bases. Symington said he inspected one of the British bases 10 weeks after Tvvining's report and found "there v/as nothing 'ready to go.' There was nothing which met operational standards."' <-' <••«•>•••• •-^' McElroy, in a statement Thursday, said there was no problem n delivering the agreed number of missiles but there has been a somewhat longer time required to prepare the bases than was originally anticipated. Workers celebrated May Day in many lands today with parades .and festivities against a backdrop of international tension. Communists and non-Communists staged separate ** <*P™* ** the non-Cotamunist world. . The Soviet Union's traditional parade in Red Square saw a beaming Premier Nikita Khrushchev taking the saute shortly after being awarded the Lenin Peace Prize or 1958. Boasts of Soviet military might came from the defense ministeri Marshal Rodion Malinovksy, but ne parade was a disappointment o Westerners looking for newf weapons. Our military forces," Malinpy- sky said, "are ready to give "a destructive rebuff to any who try o obstruct yie productive work o the Socialist Soviet Union." The theme seemed to stress defense. Missing were the'big-rock- ets of last year. Instead an artillery show was called by Moscow radio the "most awesome',' highlight of the parade. It de» scribed "antiaircraft equipment as big as factories and twin-bar* reled self-propelled guns capable of hitting anything on earth or 14 run Riot At School Board Meeting HOUSTON, Tex. (AP)—A riot broke out at a school board meeting at suburban Aldin late Thursday night in a dispute involving a dry treasury. Two board members suffered minor cuts before 60 deputy sheriffs broke up the affair. The board called the emergency meeting after teachers voted a second time in two weeks not to work without pay. The 9,000-pupil system is without funds. Three board members who refused to resign took refuge in a rest room after two of them received minor cuts in a brief fight with citizens. Several persons rushed to Ine high school auditorium stage, pulled two board members from the platform and struck them with chairs. Richard Cas, board president, said the seven-man board should quit. The injured members were Robert L. Whi'marsh and Harry Ammons. The third minority member, Carl H. Tdutenhahn, escaped behind the stage. They refused to resign and the Hateup followed. TOPEKA (AP)—Kansas trfffic; Whilmarsh suffered a cut on the fatalities listed by State Accident 1 brick of the head. Ammons sus- Six More Rebels To Face Firing Squad BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) — The firing squad has been ordered for six more rebels against Premier Abdel Karim Kassem's Iraqi regime. A people's court found the col- nel, who commanded the garrison at Aqra and five other army officers guilty of participating in the abortive revolt in north Iraq last month. Life prison terms were given 10 j others, including the garrison's) Moslem chaplain. A sergeant was acquitted. Traffic Toll forthcoming East - West foreign'John" Rocket located at Pleasan-j today: — 2. ministers conference to be held in |ton. Both of these weapons have Records Section: In iast 24 hours ending at 9 a.m. Geneva May 11. Atomic capabilities. To date in 1959—140. Comparable period 1958—142. tained a cut on the forehead. Fresh stock bedding plants, large assortment. Willis Garden Center 5th & Cherry. Adv. British-American Earth Satellite jl a. m. Noon 1 p. m. " P m. 3 p m. 4 p m. i p. in. f p m. 7 p m b i'. m. 8S 91 90 61 5U 54 a. m 81 5 a. m 6'J « a. m H2 7 .1 m ff< 6 a. m oo LONDON (AP) - Britain is planning to send a British-American earth satellite into space, London newspapers reported today. The decision to precede with the space program was taken Friday at a meeting of Prime Minister Macmillan and his top ministers, the reports said. The Daily Tele graph said the program would cost between 28 and 56 million dollars. The newspaper said indications 'were that the satellite would be propelled by Britain's 2,500-mile range Blue Streak missile and that .the satellite itself would be American and its instruments inside British. Honor Students Get Trip KC Lamb Insured Payment Plan, adi Books and brains may not win! the Ottawa High students letters, but they're going to be recognized —anyhow. j OHS honor students will get an I encouraging pal come May 15— I a Friday. This congratulatory [gesture comes from the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce. "We fee! something should be done for the students who have good grades," Mrs. John Going, chairman of the committee, said. And plans for this year's Scholastic Appreciation Event are all drawn up. The 14 Junior High students and 21 Senior High students will take a trip to Kansas City and a daylong tour of special institutions. They will climax the day by going to Cinerama's "Scuthseas Adventure," in the evening. This is the second annual ap-nanced by the Chamber, but it preciation event sponsored by the will accept donations from busi- Chamber. Last year's tour took nesses and individuals. Cost of the honor students to the Kansas the trip is $5 per pupil. City Star, Nelson's Art Gallery and a K.C. Athletic game. This year, the group, accompa- "Persons can sponsor students by calling the Chamber, if they care to," she said. nied by the committee and wives, will leave at 11:15 a.m. May 15 in; Serving on the committee, be- a 41-passenger chartered bus from'sides Mrs. Going, are Lee Shel- the high school. First stop will den, Charles C^ueen and Walter jbe the Hallmark Cards iactory in Butler. They along with two Kansas City, where the group will Junior High and two Senior High They will leave the factory at students set up the tour itinerary. Junior High students going are: about 3 p.m.. and begin touring Lurray Moffeti 227 s . Locust; the .Midwest Research Institute atjj oan Scott. 1419 S. Mulberry: Di- 3:30 p.m. The Ottawans will eat| ana Knighti 425 S . Hickory; Mari- dinner at the Municipal Airport i yn Bland , RFD 4; Gayle Smithi in Kansas City. 507 E. 7th; Walter Smith, RFD The trip to the Cinerama in the 4; Billy Story, 748 S. Sycamore; evening will cap the day's activi-|Mary Ann Hewitt, 1113 College; 'Judy Jones, 308'2 S. Main: Rox- Panama Invaders On Move PANAMA (AP)—The main body of the Cuban invaders left the town of Nombre de Dios today and struck out toward Panama City, a government spokesman reported. , National Guardsmen were senl to intercept the rebel column. It was not immediately clear whether the invaders were leaving to surrender or to try to escape capture. The leader of the Cuban invasion band said earlier he and his men were ready to surrender un conditionally and submit to Panamanian courts. The spokesman said the government's information was that about 60 men left the Caribbean coastal town of Nombre de Dios and the remainder of the 89-man group stayed behind. Cesar Vega, the former Havana night-club owner who led the expeditionary force ashore six day; ago, had said a quick opinion poll showed the discouraged adventurers want a quick settlement. A government official said an agreement concluded with the help of neutral diplomats from the Or ganization of American States gave Vega until noon to signal a final surrender. After that the National Guard planned to move in and try cap luring any holdouts, he said. The invaders headed out o Nombre de Dios well before noon for a jungle road connecting with the main highway, the govern ment reported. The road emerges onto the main highway about 30 miles from Pan ama City. The government spokes man said no contact is expected for several hours. "We a,re optimistic about reach ing a settlement within a fey days," said a spokesman for the inter-American team of diplomat trying to end the threat to Pan amanian President Ernesto de la Guardia's government. Vega said he was responding tc direct surrender appeals frnn Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Cas tro, his brother Raul, commande of the Cuban armed forces, and the Organization of American States. Vega and three others of his party were flown to the U.S.-controlled Canal Zone Thursday to talk with the peace mission sent from Washington by the 21-nation GAS. An OAS spokesman refused to divulge details of the all-night con ference held at the U.S. Albrook Air Force Base. De la Guardia had demanded unconditional surrender of the invaders, who he charged were hired by Panamanian opponents opponents of his regime. He did promise to spare their lives. Col. Bolivar Vallarino, chief of Panama's National Guard, had countermanded orders to attack the invading expedition holed up in the small town of Nombre de Dios, 20 miles from the northern end of the canal. "I think everything is going to be settled," he told newsmen. the skies." The tensest demonstrations were in divided Berlin. More than 300,000 West Berliners turned out for a rally before the Reichstag—the old Parliament building burned down by the Nazis in 1933. It is just 300 yards from Communist East Berlin. U.S. union leader Walter Reuther told the cheering crowd "the American people—the people ol the free ' your side in friendship and'soli- darity." A mile away from the Western rally, more than a quarter/of a million East Berliners marched before German Communist leaders, Red China Defense Minister Peng Teh-hual, and Soviet, officers. Communist China's celebration brought more than half a million persons streaming into Peiping's Gate of Heavenly Peace Square, Pelping Mayor Peng Chen, the leading orator of the day, pledged "liberation" of Formosa and the off-shore islands of Quemoy and the Matsus. On Formosa, the Chinese Nationalists observed the day quietly. Communists dominated the celebrations in Tokyo for the most part but the demonstrations went off peacefully. Sharp denunciation of Japan's security pact with the United States was the theme of the orators. Rightest factions held a separate rally denouncing May Day celebrations but drew only a small crowd. A holiday atmosphere—minus the political overtones—was en. joyed in some countries. In South Viet Nam movie houses gave free shows for workers and their fam« ilies. In Peru, President Manuel Prado freed all bank clerks jailed in connection with a strike. In Rome, Pope John XXIII in 9 huge Christian observance of May Day invoked the protection of St. Joseph — humble carpenter of Nazareth — for all workers of the world. The pontiff called on his listeners to try to bring the followers of Marx to Christianity, More than 35,000 workmen of Italian Catholic Action stood in St. Peter's, the world's biggesf church, as the pontiff spoke. Another 10,000 overflowed into St, Peter's Square where loud speakers brought them the pontiff's words. Kinley, 711 S. Main; Betty Parker, 1324 S. Oak: Ruth Roifse, 1031 N. Main; and Sylvia Smith, RFD 3. Senior High students eligible to So are Shirley Ball, Princeton; Cynthia Blakeman, RFD 4; Gary Burke, 1316 S. Poplar; Tony Corcoran, 802 E. Logan; Bonnie England, RFD 4; Mary Ann Fuller, 610 Elm; Ralph Gage, 533 S. Locust; John Going, 1354 S. Oak;|between his legs during a sandlot Joan Higoon, 711 S. Main; Sandra I game. The ball rolled into a curb Howard, <to7 N. Cedar; Judy Jamison, 121S College; W.'nMon Play Ball! PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP)-John Peterson, 16, let a grounder scoot sewer. Undismayed, John went in head- Johnson, 211 W. 7th; Robert first. He got the ball but couldn't Keelin, 431 S. Locust; Linda Kerr, get his head out. • 704 S. Cedar; Pat Lister, 1118 S. Main; Wayne Morris, 925 Olive; Charlotte Murphy, 811 W. 6th; Ro- Neighbors tried applying oil and cooking grease to his head. He remained stuck. Then police and Before he addressed the big throng, the 77-year-old supreme ruler of I he Roman Catholic Church celebrated Mass. It was the first time that a pontiff celebrated such a May Day Mass, and continued the church's efforts in recent years to break Communist and Socialist monopoly of the holiday. Woman Dies When Struck By Car HIAWATHA, Kan. (AP) — Mrs. Sarah Irene Vaughn, 57, was killed yesterday when she stepped in front of a car while carrying her 19-month-old " granddaughter across U. S. 36. The little girl was held under observation at Hiawatha Hospital but apparently was not hurt. ties. Mrs. Going said the cost is fi-i anne Martin, Princeton; Sue Me-Wright, 714 N. Mam. ( . Public Sale—Sat., May 2, start- ger Schmanke, 417 E. 12th; Caro- firemen teamed with a Pittsburgh j ing 2 p.m.—furniture, tables, j/icjksi Iyn Thompson, 820 Willow; Lau-Railways Co. road crew to jack -hinges, olher articles too numeroqfc ren Ward. 440 E. llth; and Larry up the sewer from the curb andjto mention. PauL Laubach, Quetjev jlree Jhe. boy. jmo, Kas.

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