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Home Paper of 70 Communities Galesburg Register-Mail Weather Stripe Red Quite Warm Saturday With a Chance of Isolated Thundershoweri A Better Newtpaper VOLUME LXXM— 152 GALESBUR6, ILLINOIS — FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 1963 PRICE SEVEN CENTS PICKS REPUBLICAN — President Kennedy has announced the selection of Henry Cabot Lodge Jr., above, as U.S. ambassador to Vict Nam. Lodge was the Republican candidate for vice president in 1960. UNIFAX Castro Says U.S. Abandons Rebel Forces HAVANA (UPI) - Premier Fidel Castro declared Thursday night that his army is launching a "final sweep" against rebels in Cuba whom he said have been "abandoned" by the United States. "They who believed that imperialism (the United States) would arrive to impose its rule have been abandoned to their fate..." Castro said in an hour-and-46- minute speech broadcast by Radio Havana. "The enemy has been reduced by 50 per cent. . .the imperialist infiltrate counter-revolutionaries and arms and to assassinate teachers, peasants and workers is approaching its last days... "Not a single bandit will remain." He did not mention last week's report of recent landings in Cuba by refugee "commandos" from Central America bringing in arms for anti-Castro guerrillas. Castro dwelt for the most part on Cuba's sugar production problems. He said big sugar harvests are more important than ever now that Cuba's economy is tied to the Communist world. Motor Deaths Set New Mark 1st 5 Months CHICAGO (AP) - The National Safety Council reported today that motor vehicle fatalities numbered 15,190 in the January-May period this year—a record for the first five months of any year. "While the number of deaths increased 6 per cent in the five months," the council reported, "the amount of travel increased only 4 per cent. The resulting death rate for the period was 4.8 fatalities per 100 million miles, up 2 per cent." May's toll of 3,650 soared 13 per cent above the tally in May 1962. Increases have been marked up in 17 of the last 19 months. Deaths averaged 100 per day between Jan. i and May 31. Last yea>\ when motor vehicle fatalities surged to a record 40,900, the heaviest losses of life were ir June, July and August. The cou r cil was asked the reasons for the upward trend. Big numerical factors have been the steady increases in the number of motor vehicles and the miles they roll up on the streets and roads. JFK May Accept TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (UPI)Gov. Farris Bryant indicated Thursday that President Kennedy might address the National Governors' Conference at Miami Beach July 23. Bryant said Kennedy was "well disposed" toward an invitation to speak at the conference. Nixon Visits Pope Paul VI This Morning VATICAN CITY (UPI) - Former Vice President Richard M. Nixon called on Pope Paul VI today, and afterward praised him as "a man who has great spiritual qualities" and who "will carry on the great tradition of Pope Pius and Pope John." The former Republican presidential candidate took his wife Pat and daughters Patricia and Julie to the Vatican for the meeting with the new Pope. Over an Hour They were inside the Vatican one hour and 15 minutes and Nixon said the visit "probably will be the highlight" of tiie trip they are making through Europe and the Middle East. The Nixons saw the Pope just four days before President Kennedy is scheduled to meet with him in a Vatican audience. One newsman asked Nixon what he thought about the fact that President Kennedy would spend Sunday evening in the Milan area rather than coming to the Pope's coronation. With a smile he replied: "Well, while I disagree with President Kennedy on some things because of our different political backgrounds, I think this is entirely justified. "Because of his immense rank, not only as a president but as President of the country that is the leader of the free world, he would outrank the other official delegates to the coronation, and this would create something of a protocol problem." Where to Find It 2 SECTIONS , 26 PAGES Abingdon 26 Amusement 6 Bushnell 13 Churches 9 Classified Ads 24-25 Comics-TV-Radio 22 Editorial 4 Farm 18-19 Galva 5 Hospital Notes 6 Knoxville 26 Markets 20 Monmouth 12 Obituary 23 Sports 16-17 Weather 2 Women in the News . 10-11 Lifeguard Saves Boy in Normal Swimming Pool NORMAL, 111. (UPI)—Lifeguard Robert Needes, 22, a student at Illinois State Normal University, was credited with saving the life of a boy at the municipal swimming pool here Thursday. Needes watched William Watter son, 12, Normal, floundering in the pool before he went under. The lifeguard applied mouth-to-mouth artificial respiration for eight min utes after pulling the boy out. A mechanical resuscitator was later applied and a doctor said the boy was in good condition. JFK Appears Before Irish Parliament DUBLIN (UPI) — President Kennedy today called on the Red-dominated peoples behind the Iron Curtain to follow Ireland's example and never cease to struggle for freedom. The President's appeal was delivered before an historic joint session of the Irish parliament shortly after Soviet Premier Nikita Premier Khrushchev arrived in East Berlin and accused Kennedy of trying to play politics with the German issue. Kennedy was in good form US Military Mission Hit By Bombings SAIGON, South Viet Nam (UPI) — Eleven Vietnamese were killed and 39 wounded today when three explosives-laden bicycles blew up outside the U. S. military aid mission compound. Three American civilian em­ ployes working in offices inside the compound were injured in the blasts, believed set off by Communist Viet Cong terrorists. One of the Americans was cut seriously about the legs and was evacuated to the U. S. field hospital at Nhatrang. The other two suffered scratches and were less seriously hurt. • The men were working m the offices of the Military Assistance Advisory Group, which directs the U. S. military aid effort for South Viet Nam's war against the Communist guerrillas. Saigon Hospital authorities, where the Vietnamese victims were taken, said casualties may run higher since some of the wounded were in critical condition and may die. One of the bicycles exploded in the street near an American officers' quarters building. The other two were planted alongside the walls of the compound. The explosives were believed to have been of the plastic type, which could be concealed easily about the frame of a bicycle. after his flying visit to Cork, where he was made a freeman of the city and given probably the most tumultuous welcome of his career by cheering, laughing crowds who pushed him backwards into his automobile in their rush to get close to him. "Those who suffer beyond that wall of shame I saw on Wednesday in Berlin must not despair of the future," Kennedy said. Let them instead remember the constancy, the faith, the endurance and the ultimate success of the Irish." Ireland Not Neutral His appeal to the East Europeans to hold high their faith in the eventual advent of freedom came after he had said that Ireland, although taking no sides in the cold war, "is not neutral between liberty and tyranny and I know it never will be." The President called upon the people beyond the Berlin wall to remember the boys of County Wexford, which he visited Thursday, who are fabled in song and story for having "fought with heart and hand, to burst in twain the galling chain and free our native land." Virtually all the nearly 80,000 citizens of Cork turned out to cheer and clap for Kennedy who flew here by helicopter from Dublin for a brief visit. The President returned from Cork to Dublin by helicopter. Pedestrian Pays LONDON (UPI)—Hubert White, who was knocked down and in jured by a motorcycle six years ago, was ordered Thursday in court to pay the driver $9,762. The judge ruled White had stepped off the curb and caused the accident. The motorcyclist, Ronald Ball, also was injured. Mr. K Agrees On Motive of Kennedy Trip BERLIN (AP)-Soviet Premier Khrushchev arrived in East Berlin today and was told that President Kennedy's trip to West Berlin was made for the purpose of creating enmity among Germans. Khrushchev said he agreed. He came for a summit meeting with leaders of Soviet bloc countries. Walter Ulbricht, the spade- bearded East German Communist leader, greeted Khrushchev with a kiss and declared in a welcoming speech: "Kennedy came to West Berlin to stir up the West German people against the people of East Germany in the interests of the American monopolists." In reply Khrushchev said ho agreed completely with Ulbricht's analysis of the Kennedy visit to West Berlin on Wednesday. Khrushchev stepped out of his plane accompanied by his wife, Nina. Contrary to speculation Khrushchev did not bring along Valentina Tereshkova, the Soviet space- woman. Some thought he might do so in an effort to whip up public excitement similar to that which greeted Kennedy in West Berlin. Korth Insists IN e w W arplane Not Inferior Freeway Gets Flavor LOS ANGELES (UPI)-A truck driver swerved to avoid a car Thursday and 48 cases of root beer shattered across the Los Angeles Harbor Freeway. The freeway was flavored only SO minutes but it was bottled up for more than an hour. In Conf lict With Report Of Military WASHINGTON (AP)-Sccretary of the Navy Fred Korth gave Senate investigators a denial today that the Pentagon has settled for on inferior, costlier version of the TFX warplane. His testimony before the Senate Investigations subcommittee was direct conflict with that given previously by witnesses for the uniformed Air Force and Navy. The plane is intended for use by both services. Korth pictured the General Dynamics version as 320 miles an hour faster than Boeing's at high altitude, 150 miles an hour faster at low altitude. The top speed has been described in testimony as about two and a half times the speed of sound. More Durable He said the General Dynamics plane could stay aloft longer than Boeing's—50 per cent longer over an assault area at extreme long range. ,Hc said Boeing's design had unacceptable maneuvering restrictions, and that at extreme altitudes and speeds the General Dynamics version would be twice as mnneuvcrable. Boeing, he said, had a not- highly-significant advantage of lighter weight, but the General Dynamics version had an advantage of being smaller. The subcommittee is seeking to establish whether favoritism figured in award of the potentially huge contract to the General Dynamics Corp. of Fort Worth. Tex., over the Boeing Co. of Seattle. Korth insisted that General Dynamics won the contract on merit. TFX (Tactical Fighter, experimental) still is in the design and development stage, years away from its first test flight. First Witness Korth is the first of the Pentagon secretaries tho subcommittee plans to question in the windup phase of its long and often bitter investigation, which started last Feb. 26. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, who is to testify last, contends the costly project will give the United States the best and most versatile manned warcraft the world has known. He has said he plans to invest $6.5 billion or more in developing and producing 1,700 of the all -weather, all-purpose planes. vSul >commit(ce members said privately Korth among others would bo quizzed sharply about Uie reasons behind the Kennedy administration's decision not to reappoint Adm. George W. Anderson as Chief of Naval Operations after Anderson had testified that he regarded Boeing's as the better design. Young Republicans Hear GoldwaterRip Democrats FBI Reports Capture of Escapees From US Prison SPRINGFIELD (UPI) - The FBI announced the capture today of Loyd Ray Brazeal, 24, and Larkin Howell, 25, escapees of the federal penitentiary camp at Marion, while they attempted to cash a forged check at Mangum, Okla. The FBI said the pair had a stolen car, taken at McKanda, 111., in their possession when they were arrested late Thursday by Mangum police. They will be taken to Oklahoma City by the U.S. marshal and held for prosecution by Oklahoma au­ thorities or returned to Illinois to face charges of car theft and escape, the FBI agent said. Brazeal and Larkin, who had fewer than six months to serve on a three-year penitentiary sentence for crossing a state boundary with a stolen vehicle, walked away from the penitentiary camp sometime before midnight Sunday. Warden John Willingham said the pair was brought to the work camp to help in construction projects. Navy Photo Locates Slipper of Crewman ABOARD THE USS FORT SNELLING AT SEA (UPD-The Navy disclosed today that underwater pictures taken in the Thresher search area included one of a plastic slipper worn by nuclear submarine crewman. The sub sank last April with a loss of 139 lives. The photograph taken by the bathyscaph Trieste on the bottom of the Atlantic clearly showed the letters "SSN" on the yellow slipper worn by crewmen to protect their feet in an atomic-powered submarine's nuclear reactor compartment. The letters are the call letters of nuclear type submarines. After a crewman leaves the compartment, he removes the slippers and deposits them in a bag to be cleaned in a decontamination room. Experts Check Experts examined the slipper picture as well as photographs of paper scraps. The pictures were made Thursday by the Navy bathyscaph Trieste in 8,400 feet of water while U.S. Navy surface ships played a potentially dangerous game of cat and mouse with Soviet ships harassing the search for the past five days. The papers were discovered by the Trieste in a 60-by-30-foot area near the point where th $45 million sub made its last dive 220 miles from the coast last April 10. The two-man crew aboard the Trieste also reported making sonar contact with an unidentified 60-foot object in the area. Two Russian ships renewed intrusions into the 25-mile search area, which was posted as off- limits to non-search vessels in a "notice to mariners" on April 22. The Navy requested ships of all nations to stand clear, Beds on Prowl Thursday afternoon, the fishing trawler support ship Kuprin, flying the hammer and sickle of the Soviet Union, headed on a course which would have carried it within 1,500 yards of the Trieste's diving position. Officials said the bathyscaph and its crew would have sunk if it had surfaced and collided with the Soviet ship. The Trieste was not scheduled to dive again today. Officials said the bathyscaph probably would go down Saturday and again on Sunday. The officer in charge of search operations, Capt. Frank A. Andrews, indicated the Sunday dive may be the last in the series if no positive results are obtained then. 1 SAN FRANCISCO (AP)-Democratic party leaders are linked in a "cynical alliance" with "corrupt big city machines," Sen. Barry Goldwater has told warring Young Republicans at their national convention. Goldwater, obviously the favorite of the majority at the convention for the 1964 GOP presidential nomination, got a rousing ovation —complete with trim young girls clad in Goldwater sweat shirts. Goldwater again insisted that he isn't running for anything except the U.S. Senate. Most of his talk was devoted to castigating modern liberals, whom he called "soft- shelled creatures." No New Ideas These, he said, "are the reactionaries. They haven't had a new idea in 30 years." Republicans, he said to applause, must bring the liberals "kicking and screaming into the 1960's." Praising the liberals of 50 years ago, Goldwater contended "The politicians who have inherited the traditions of liberalism . . . are not liberals at all, but merely ambitious men who have become the captives of the big city machines." He cited Chicago, Philadelphia and New York. He said the narrowness of "the modern liberal view has been that all problems are . , . essentially economic in character. This is the Marxist view and it has had a deep effect on the modern liberals in this country." President Kennedy's European trip also came under fire. Referring to the Ireland stop, Goldwater said, "I don't know what troubles they have ... but we have a hell of a lot here and he ought to be here taking care of them." Goldwater called Cuba ". . . in all probability a greater and more dangerous defeat than any we have suffered in any war. How many more defeats can we take? How much longer dare we keep a weak and indecisive national leadership?" he asked. Campaigning The day on the convention floor had been spent in a parliamentary uproar between backers of the two official candidates for the next two-year term as chairman of the Young Republican National Federation. Charles McDevitt, an Idaho legislator and lawyer, and Donald Lukens, a clerk for the House of Representatives' rules 1 committee. A third candidate was POPULAR—Sen. Barry Goldwater is shown alter his arrival at San Francisco where he seems to be the unofficial choice for president at a convention of Young Republicans. In an address the senator berated Kennedy's "self-styled liberals" and "corrupt big city political machines." UNIFAX Fire Sweeps Skyscraper, Six Are Dead RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) —Fire swept through the top floors of a 20-story commercial building today. At least six persons fell to their deaths trying to escape and others were feared dead in the building. Two helicopters plucked survivors from the roof as all the fire fighting eqiupment of this city was summoned to the scene. A shortage of water hampered efforts to check the flames, which raged through the top 10 floors of the building in the Rio Cinelandia area. Thousands of spectators saw two women and three men fall to their death. The victims had tried to escape from the 14th floor and were making their way down when a rope broke. Another woman leaped to her death from the 18th floor when a fireman's ladder was only five feet away. A man emerging hysterically from tiie building said at least three were dead in his office. Youths Shun Warnings on Trip to Cuba WASHINGTON (UPD - Two groups of American students may ignore a State Department warning not to go to Cuba by flying to Havana on a Czechoslovakian airline. The State Department said Thursday its officers had stopped one group of about 25 students at the Amsterdam Airport in Holland and another group of about 30 at tho London Airport and read them a formal warning which informed them they faced fines or jail for unauthorized travel to Cuba. However, a department spokesman said both groups proceeded to Paris and were expected to go to Prague to board a Czech-Cuban airline to Havana on a junket paid by the Cuban government. California chairman Robert Gaston, who declared himself in the running. Another fight was shaping up over how strong a civil rights resolution should be adopted. The resolutions committee presented a general statement that was regarded as too weak and vague by New York, which proposed a specific set of suggestions similar to Kennedy's civil rights bill. Missile Streaks 4,000 Miles to Strike Target CAPE CANAVERAL (UPP-A sleek, switt Minuteman, the "instant ICBM" that forms the backbone of the nation's continent- based missile striking loree, streaked more than 4,000 miles to a target in rhe Atlantic Ocean Thursday night. Minutes after the rocket blasted from its underground launching site, the Air Force said the firing was a "complete success." i More than 100 nuclear-tipped I Minuteman rockets already are in firing position at underground i launching silos throughout the J United Statss. Eventually, the n*. I tion will have 900 of them on sta- i tion.

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