Wilmington News-Journal from Wilmington, Ohio on October 12, 1960 · Page 1
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Wednesday, October 12, 1960
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-^Family Bargain Days)|(^Thursday)4^Friday;^Saturday The Weather Uttle change in temperature. Fair and cool tonight, low 46-52. Thursday mostly fair and mild. W ilmington N ews -J ournal FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE NEWSSERVICE One Hundred Twenty-Second Year, No. 306 Wilmington, Ohio, Wednesday, October 12, 1960 24 Pages — Two Sections irs YOURSII Our Community Chest Isn’t George’s Responsibility Price Seven Cents Anti-U. S. Leader Murdered in Japan J 1 J * » r ■ ■ è I COLUMSUS 'SON' — Spanlah Adm. Christoba] Colon, « direct descendant of Christopher Columbus, stands In front of the discoverer’s statue in Miami, Fla., where he was welcomed during a Columbus Day ceremony. 200 on Trial In Cuban Court Only Foreign Newsmen Allowed ore Rustións SANTA CLARA, Cuba CAP)— The biggest conspiracy trial of the Fidel Castro regime rolled on here today behind doors closed to all foreign newsmen except four Russians. Newsmen counted 170 defendants, about a dozen of them in military uniform, who entered the courtroom at the trial opening Tuesday. Defense attorneys said more than 200 were on trial. The ictitt'sed aré charged with waging Vmcd rebellion in the Escambray Mountains or with collaborating with the insurgents. Among those on trial was an American identified by the semiofficial newspaper Revolución as Richard Pecoraro of Staten Island, N. Y. A New York City fireman by that name was fired from his job earlier this year after overstaying his leave on a trip to Cuba. A second military tribunal at Santiago in eastern Cuba, was to begin hearing evidence today against 21 men the government aays invaded the northeast coast of Cuba last week. They included another American identified as Anthony Zarba. The Armed Forces Ministry announced Tuesday night that only five of the 27-man landing party was still at large. The leader pre. viously had been reported killed. TOKYO (AP)—A fanatic right- wing student today assassinated the Socialist party chairman, Inejiro Asanuma, an avowed friend of Communist China and the militant leader of Japanese opposition to the U. S.-Japan alliance. The assassin, a slender Otaya Yamaguchi, 17, stabbed Asanuma twice with a foot-long sword as Asanuma spoke to a political forum on clean campaign practices. Members of the audience hurled the youth to the floor and carried him off to police headquarters. A leftist throng of 10,000 marched on police headquarters and then on the official residence of Prime Minister Hayato Ikeda, demanding Ikeda’s resignation. They shouted “Down with terrorism.” Police reported that the young killer confessed he had plotted the assassination for the past three days and said he had no accomplice. Police said he told them Asanuma was a traitor who was trying to sell Japan to the Communists. Asanuma was hurried to a hospital where he died of two chest wounds, one of them close to the heart. The assassin was a former member of the ultranationalist Greater Japan Patriotic Society. Members of the extremist Zen- gakuren Student Association and of the big left-wing labor federation Sohyo—Asanuma’s comrades- in-arms in demonstrations against the new U.S. - Japan security treaty last spring—led the march on the station. Debate Shaping Up Over Great Debate NEW YORK (AP)-A great debate appears to be shaping up over the “great debate” between the presidential candidates. Sen. John F. Kennedy has accepted a network offer to make time available for a fifth debate early in November. But Vice President Richard M. Nixon is cool to the idea and has suggested that instead of a fifth debate he and Kennedy expand their fourth joint appearance to two hours. Kennedy has not yet replied. Originally, four one-hour debates were scheduled. Two already have been held and the third is set for Thursday night. The proposal for another debate “around Nov. 2” was made in telegrams Saturday by three Democratic senators. The National Broadcasting Co., the Columbia Broadcasting System and the American Broadcasting Co. agreed to give television and radio time and the Mutual Broad- casting System offered its radio network facilities. Nixon, in San Diego, Calif., suggested through his press secretary that the fourth joint TV appearance now scheduled for Oct. 21 be turned over to the vice- presidential candidates. Pro-Lumumba Crowd Stones White Drivers LEOPOLDVILLE. the Congo (AP)—Scores of Patrice Lumumba’s supporters, barred from visiting the deposed premier at his guarded residence, took out their anger on white motorists in this tense capital today. Europeans driving by Lumumba’s luxurious villa ran into a hail of stones from a crowd of Congolese massed in the area. No damages or serious injuries were reported in these and other sporadic incidents, but hostility today was on he rise. U.S. 'Spy-in-Sky' Fails to Orbit POINT ARGUELLO.Calif. (AP) —The United States’ first spy-in- the-sky rocket failed to orbit—for reasons being sought today by Air Force scientists with only meager clues. Project officials announced that the first in the series of Samos satellites radioed back a few messages of its performance Tuesday, then disappeared. It was to be the forerunner of satellites equipped with scanning gear so sensitive they are expected to take pictures or TV shots better than photos made from the U2 reconnaissance plane. Nixon Returns To California Plant 31-Day Swing Through Horn# State LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vice President Richard M. Nixon is back in his home territory today, confident he now has an issue that will help push him into the White House. Nixon will spend 3‘/2 days in his native California, and it’s almost certain that in each speech he will insist he is right — and Sen. John F. Kennedy, his Democratic foe, is wrong — about policy for Quemoy and Matsu. Thursday comes the third round of the big television debate between Nixon and Kennedy. Nixon has gone halfway around the world to latch onto his issue, two tiny islands, off the coast of China. He is sure to hammer away at this two-point theme: 1 . That Quemoy and Matsu should be defended. 2 . That Kennedy is wrong—and engaging in “naive and woolly” thinking that could lead to war— when he says the defense line should be pulled back to the sea between Formosa and the China mainland. First' British A-Sub LONDON (AP; — Queen Elizabeth II will launch Britain’s first nuclear submarine next w^eek. Built with U.S. help and with a U.S.-trained crew, the submarine Dreadnought will have an American reactor to power it. Pressura on Frondizi To Resign Reported BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP)—Some top military chiefs were reported ready to ask President Arturo Frondizi to resign as Argentina’s government crisis grew worse. War Secretary Gen. Rodolfo Larcher resignefi Tuesday night and unconfirmed reports said the rest of the Cabinet had offered to quit. Kennedy Sticks By Stand on Quemoy, Matsu NEW YORK (AP)-Scn. John F. Kennedy today defended his policy on Quemoy and Matsu in a sidewalk interview on his way to have breakfast with Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt. The Democratic presidential candidate was accompanied along the way by William Vanden Heuvel, Democratic candidate for Congress from Manhattan’s 17th District. Vanden Heuvel disclosed to reporters that he had sent a telegram to Secretary of State Christian Herter asking for confirmation of a report that the State Department is negotiating with the Chinese Naionalist government on Formosa for withdrawal of troops and civilians from Quemoy and Matsu, tiny islands off the Chinese Communist coast. Vanden Heuvel said that Rep. John V. Lindsay, R-N.Y., had said in a debate with him Monday night that he and other members of Congress had been informed the department’s policy was to urge a Nationalist withdrawal from the offshore islands. Kennedy reiterated his stand that the offshore islands had been declared strategically indefensible by top military leaders and that the United States should not risk a world war by committing "itself to their defense. Yanks Take Early Lead Rout Friend in Third Sailor Defies Soviet Officials Who Urge He Return to Russia WON’T TELL — Nobel Prize winning chemist Dr. Linus Pauling refuses to tell the Senate internal security subcommittee in Washington who helped him obtain the signatures of scientists in 50 nations on a petition demanding a ban on tests of nuclear weapons. Pauling discussed freely other aspects of the project. NEW YORK (AT)—The young Estonian sailor who fled Soviet Premier Khrushchev’s own ship has defied Soviet diplomats who urged him to return. Victor Jaanlmets, 29, described Four Cincy Youths Held GREENSBURG, Ind. (AP) — Four Cincinnati teenagers, who said they were headed for Iowa to get married, were held without charge today in an investigation of a reported kidnaping. One of the youths identified as Pete Starkey. 15, was wounded slightly as he tried to escape from poU«« Tuesday# The others were identified by police as Benton Barrett. 17, Margie Barrett, 16. and Marge Brown, 15. Paul Johnson, 21, Cincinnati, told state police the four forced him at knifepoint to drive them here from Cincinnati early Tuesday. He said he escaped from the car unharmed when it ran out of gasoline, and the boys and girls fled on foot in opposite directions. Police said the youngsters broke into a house near Greensburg and took two .22 caliber pistols. Two unarmed off-duty policemen saw them on a golf course and were forced to get down on the ground, but the four started to run when a third officer drove by. Starkey was wounded at that time. Police said the two Barretts are cousins. Three Picket's Fined For Violaf'ing Order HAMILTON. Ohio (AP)—Three pickets face fines of $100 each on charges of violating a court peace order in the United Auto Workers union strike at Philip Carey Co. in Middletown. Judge P. P. Boli set the penalty Tuesday in Common Pleas Court and ordered a limit of three pickets at the plant main gate and two pickets each at other entrances. Khrush Furious After Stinging Rebuif in U. N. Assembly Refuses To Heed Threof Of Rocket Worfore UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. (AP) — Premier Khrushchev, set back by a steamroller vote in the United Nations on disarmament, risked another defeat today on his cherished charge of “American aggressive actions.” The Soviet chief appeared to be gripped by an almost apoplectic fury when the disarmament vote went heavily against him. He openly talked of rockets and war., Time is running out for him — j unless he changes his mind about | flying back to Moscow Thursday night. I He has been beaten down re -1 peatedly in the General Assembly, ! the latest setback coming Tues- i day night in spite of a raging,! threatening speech demanding I that disarmament be debated at I once by the Assembly without preliminary commitec consideration. The 99-nation assembly voted, 54-13 with 31 abstentions against i Khrushchev’s demand. Then it j voted 61-12 with 24 abstentions to' debate the issue in the Political: Committee, Voting with the Soviet ^ bloc on the firsi question were Afghanistan, Mali and fellow-traveling Guinea and Cuba. Afghanistan abstained on the second vote. I Today the Assembly discussed; Soviet demands to bypass com-1 mittee consideration of two more ■ Soviet resolutions. The U.X. Steer- j ing Committee has recommended | that both be debated by the Political Committee before they! come to the assembly. One resolution charges the United States with aggressive actions against the Soviet Union, menacing world peace. It is based on the American U2 plane shot down over .Soviet territory and the RB47 shot down off the north coast of the Soviet Union. the dramatic confrontation at immigration headquarters Tuesday. “At first I refused to see them, but inasmuch as they requested once more to sec me 1 said I w'ould talk to them,” he said. “Both of them asked me whether I was forced to make my de- Bombers' In 6-Run Bats Boom Attack i m VICTOR JAANIMETS The New York Yankees, struggling to get back into 1960 series competition, lowered the boom on the Pittsburgh Pirates and pitcher Bob Friend in the third inning of game No. 6 today to take an early 6-0 lead. Ford, 31, working with three days’ rest, made his 14th series start, a record, and was showing fine control in the early innings. Pittsburgh called on Tom Chaney in relief of Friend. The 29-year-old Friend was the loser In the second game when the Yanks routed the Bucs 16-3. FIRST INNING YANKS—Friend threw out Boyer. Kubek rolled out, Mazeroskl to Stuart. Maris flied to Virdon. No runs, no hits, no errors, none left. PIRATES—Virdon lined a single to center. Right-hander Bob Turley started to warm up for the Yankees. Groat rapped into a double play, Richardson to Kubek to Skowron. Clemente brought a roar from the crowd with a long foul into the right field stands that narrowly missed being a home run. Clemente singled sharply between first and second Into right field. Stuart struck out. No runs, two hits, no errors, one left. Cimoli bounced out, Boyer to Skowron. Smith singled to left. Boyer leaped up for Hoak’s high bouncer and threw to Richardson to nip Smith at second, Hoak reaching first o nthe force. Maz« eroski lined to Mantle. No runs, one hit, no errors, one left. THIRD INNING YANKS —Kubek was hit on the right foot by a pitch. Maris dou« bled, sending Kubek to third« Mantle singled, scoring Kubek and Maris to increase the Yank lead to 3-0. Berra singled. Mantle racing to third. Manager Danny Murtaugh signaled for Cheney to replace Friend. Mantle limped slightly coming int othird. Skowron hit a sacrifice fly to Clemente, Mantle scoring and Berra holding first. Blanchard singled to center field, Berra stopping al second. Richardson tripled off the left field wall, scoring Berra and Blanchard. Richardson’s two RBI gave him a total of 11 for the series, breaking the record of 10 set by Yogi Berra in 1956 and tied by Ted Kluszewski in 1959, Ford waa called out on strikes. Boyer flied to Virdon. Five runs, five hits, no errors, one left. SECOND INMNG YANKS — Mantle bunted and was thrown out by Friend. Berra walked. Skowron smashed a ground single, sending Berra to third. Howard was hit on the right „ . .u i fi^nd with a pitched ball, filling ■aid fvery Soviet citizen has the ^ases. After a preliminary examination by Yankee trainer Bus cisión. I told them, ‘No. Nobody forced me. I made my decision a long time ago.’ “They said, ‘So in other words this is your will, your wish.’ They right to decide where he will live. And I told them, ‘Your remark doesn’t reflect the truth. It is a lie.’ ” The Soviet officials were Victor Ozipov, second secretary of the Soviet Embassy in Washington, and Valeri Kravchenko, an embassy attache. The slim, light haired seaman slipped away from a five-man shore party during a shopping and sightseeing expedition in Manhattan .Monday afternoon. After calling Estonia refugee groups, he was taken to the immigration office. An Immigration Service official said Jaanimets would remain in custody while “a few matters are being checked.” Pane Found, Pilot Missing After Crash Mauch, Howard went into the clubhouse. Eli Grba went in to run for Howard, Virdon caught Richardson’s fly. His quick throw to the plate held Berra at (bird. Ford was credited with an infield single when Friend knocked down his his throw to smith at the plate was too late to get Berra. Boyer | struck out. i One run, two hits, three left. — A no errors, PIRATES — John Blanchard went in to catch for the Yankees. 'Dtcanf Burior Askad For Abondonad Auto . NEW CANAAN. Conn. (AP)-A 1949 model cir with California license plates was found abandoned Monday night on the Merritt Parkway with a note that said: “Please give it a decent burial.” State troopers towed it to a garage. Distance Record Bid Ends in Crash HONOLULU (AP)—Two North Dakota Air National Guardsmen, attempting a nonstop distance record in single-engine planes, were approaching W’ake Island Tuesday night when one of the pilots radioed that he was unable to climb. A few minutes later Lt. Duane Stirling, 27 , of Fargo, went into the ocean about three miles north of Wake. His buddy, Capt. Charles Finnegan, 30, also of Fargo, landed at Wake. The Coast Guard found Stirling bobbing in the Pacific. A Navy crash boat picked him up but there were no immediate reporta on his condition. The pilots were trying to fly nonstop from Oakland, Calif., to Manila. Study Finds 'Scare Campaigns' Do Not Cut Traffic Accidents Chest Hits 35 Per Cent new Fast-Drow Policeman SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP)— Patrolman H, E, Plexico was giving a motorist directions when he heard a noise—like a leaking tire. Looking down at the motorist’s tires, PlexiCo saw a copperhead snake near his feet, whipped out his revolver, shot the snake an<!i then finished giving directions. CLEVELAND (AP)-The gnsly photograph, the statistics that compute your chances of being killed in traffic by sundown of a holiday—these and other tools in traffic safety “scare campaigns,” don’t reduce accidents, an expert reported today. | Dr. James L. Malfetti, execu- j live officer of the safety research j and education project at Columbia i University, reported some of his ' findings in an address to the 58th o. More 2. Subject to more conflicts or maladjustments in their family life. 3. More irresponsible and rebellious and less conforming to the demands of society. 4. More shy, secretive, hypersensitive and easily embarrassed and had more trouble making friends and meeting problems squarely. 5. Less economically independ- With the addition of four Red Feathers, the Wilmington- Union Township Community Chest campaign today rep<wts collections of $ 11,063 which Is 35 per cent of the $ 31,119 goal. Latest firms and organizations contributing $100 or more to the drive are: Krogers BPO Elks Dayton Power A Light Co. W’ilmington Kiwanis SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Fargo, N. D., flier forced down at sea off Wake Island in a single-engine plane is missing gnd a search is under way, the Coast Guard was advised today. Another Fargo flier safely land- smash back to the box but ed his single-engine plane at Wake. The two were attempting a nonstop flight from Oakland, Calif., to Manila. The Coast Guard, relaying reports received in San Francisco from a search rescue coordinator on Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands said a Coast Guard crasli boat, after earlier being rebuffed by reefs, took in tow tho plane in which Lt. Duane Stirling, 27, went down Tuesday night about three miles north of Wake, Stirling was not in the plane. A pinpoint of light during the night in the same area might have been from a flashlight carried by Stirling. A search of the area was negative. Stirling’s companion. Capt. Charles Finnegan, 30, landed on Wake. The two had been in the air more than 30 hoiirs and were past the halfway mark of their effort. annual convention of the American Automobile Association. “We have found so far no in- j stance in which scare campaigns I in traffic safety have reduced accidents,” Dr. Malfetti said, “and we have some evidence that they may do more harm than good.” The Columbia project, financed with a $ 100,000 grant from the AAA, conducted a study of Cleveland teen age traffic violators and non-violators to determine psychological differences between the two groups. Among things found. Dr. Malfetti said, were that the violators, compared with the non­ violators, were: 1 . More inclined to impulsive behavior and action .inconsiderate of others. easily depressed and more pessimistic and lacking in self-confidence. 7. More indifferent to safety in driving a car and safety in general. 8 . Children of parents less active in political and other civic affairs of the community. I In a panel discussion Tuesday, participants agreed the idea cen- . tral business districts are doomed to strangulation by growing traffic ' congestion is “one of the great myths of our time * It was brought out that in some cities about 50 per cent of all traf- I fic in the central business district i was made up of through traffic and a provision of belt or by-pass routes would go a long way toward solving congestion problems. Balloons To Float in City With Gifts bal- the Find No Evidence Starlings Caused Crash of Electro BOSTON (AP)—The turboprop Electra which plunged into Boston harbor 14 seconds after takeoff last week had lost power in one and possibly two port engines—but no structural defects were involved, the chairman of the House Aviathw* subcommittee says. Rep. John Bell W’illiams, D- Miss., said his subcommittee found no reason to order other Electras grounded. The Boston crash, w’hich killed 62 person.s, was the fifth involving the I«ock- heed Electra since the planes went into service two years ago. He said the subcommittee, which held an 8 ‘ 2 -hour closed- door hearing in Boston, found no conclusive evidence that birds sucked into the air intake caused the engines to fail. That is the view of Gen. E. R. Quesada, head of the Federal Aviation Agency, who testified at the hearing. Dead starlings were found scattered over the airport runway used by the ill-fated Eastern Air Lines plane. Stryker Man Killed On Indiana Toll Road About 10 a. m. Thursday loons will float down from skies all through^WOmington. And each balloon will contain a merchandise certificate for $1 for the person who catches the balloon. It’.s all a gift from the merchants LAGRANGE, Ind. (AP)—Ralph of the Retail Merchants Division; A. Ruppeii, 30, Stryker, Ohio, was of the Chamber of Commerce to! killed early today in a collision of celebrate Bargain Days in city | two semi-trailer trucks on the stores Thursday, Friday and Sat-j Indiana t#ll road, urday. j State police said Ruppert W’as Tom Browning, owner of the | crushed by a load of glass on his East End Shell station, will fly | own truck, as the truck struck the the plane and release the balloons i rear of another driven by Henry so they will descend throughout N. Schultz, 55, Springfield, Mo. New Atlas Fails But Cause Known CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) —The first rocket in a more powerful Atlas series has failed, but the Air Force says it believes it has pppipnpointed the trouble. The maiden flight of the new Atlas “E” model fizzled less than three minutes after launch Tuesday when one of three large engines shut down prematurely. The three motors generated a total of 390,000 pounds of thrust on liftoff, making this the most powerful set of U.S. rocket engines ever flown. The present operational “D” series Atlas builds up 360,000 pounds. The “E” is designed for quicker retaliation, longer range and heavier nuclear warhead capability than the “D” missile. the city. Schultz was not injured. Quaka Hitt Ifoly COSENZA. Italy (AP) — A strong earthquake shook this Southern Italiap town for several seconds this morning. People ran into the streets in panlt but no damage was reported.

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