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1 Communitlei Weatttfef Stfipe firown Occasional Showers Tonight, Not Much Chang* in Temperature I - I \ il totter Nem paper L L . • y ft ; J 164 GALESBURG, ILLINOIS — SATURDAY, JULY 13, 1963 PRICE SEVEN GENTS • L — •" j Rail Dispute Seems Headed For Congress WASHINGTON (UPI) The T v t .• r ' " ' * ^ •> " r . r j j - r 'r * ' H r n . ^. . f, > x r ' J * P F - f - H " F x j. . • J H Jr y r • " r S r r ' Y -F ' 17 A: - F - * LOOK-A-LIKES-Two Miss Universe contestants are not only roommates in Miami Beach where the pageant Is now in progress, but are quite similar in appearance as the photograph shows. At the left is Kathee Francis from Nevada, and Miss Brazil, Maria Varges. The girls had never met before. UNIFAX government's efforts to settle the railroad work rules dispute were virtually halted today. Some officials predicted that congressional action would be needed to avoid a crippling rail strike after July 29. President Kennedy's six-man fact-finding committee adjourned until Monday its investigation of the four-year-old battle over railroad demands for rule changes to abolish alleged "fieattierbedding," or unnecessary jobs. No negotiations were scheduled by rail union and management representatives, and Labor Secretary W. Willard Wirtz said he had no plans for a renewal of mediation at this time. Three Days The staff of the special committee was called in for work Sat- Reds Meeting Apparently On the Wane March MOSCOW (AP)-Soviet and Red Chinese Communist party experts entered what may be one of their final unity meetings today. The Chinese have already called the conference a flop. A statement from Peking indicated the Chinese negotiators felt they had lost a battle, not the war, and were pushing for fur- thcr tcillts urday on preparation of facts for | . <Differences that cannot be CAMP RIPLEY, Minn (AP) — Illinois' 33rd Infantry Division passed in review today for one of its old buck privates, Gov. Otto Kerner. Kerner, who spent most of his 20 years guard service as an officer in the division, told the troops of his recent dedication of U.S. 54, from Chicago to Louisiana, as the 33rd Division 4 Final Probe Under Way to Find 2 Boy PITTSBURGH (AP) - Officials conducted a final probe into a old abandoned mine today in the search for three boys missing since Thursday. They announced their decision after a six-man rescue team emerged from the mine earlier today and reported they had discovered no clues that would help them determine whether the teenagers are in the suburban Castle Shannon mine. Everett Turner, a U.S. Bureau of Mines inspector, said exploration into the last area should take a ut eight hours. Once this is accomplished, he said, officials will have been satisfied that the mine was searched thoroughly. Use Precaution Then not in there," he added. Turner said a large pressure fan was used to clear deadly black damp gas from the area. The gas forced workers out of the mine for a while Friday night. However, they resumed the search after fans cleared the air. After about two hours, they quit for the night. Only theories exist as to the whereabouts of the boys—Robert Abbott, 15, and Danny O'Kain and Billy Burke, both 13. Their families feel they are in the mine, closed since 1938. Some local officials, though, guess the trio have left Pittsburgh, possibly on a freight train. They say the boys possibly either became frightened when they heard about the search and are afraid to return home, or else they are off on an adventure. Mo., Mem or i a 1 Highway and praised them for peacetime training effort. "In the dual role of citizen- soldier," he said in a prepared talk, "you men represent our first line of defense in times of national disaster and in times of disaster at home." The division has been undergo- summer ing. Kerner also brought a message from Gen. Walter Krueger, World War II 1st Army Commander under whom the 33rd served in the New Guinea and Luzon campaigns, and later in occupation of southern Japan. Krueger recalled the division's ordeals in the South West Pacific Area including the Morotae landing by a part of the group, and the intensity of the 33rd's northern Philippines struggle. "Landing on the Luzayah Gulf coast on Feb. 10, 1945, it faced the difficulty of advancing north into the extremely rugged mountains against violent enemy resistance," he said. "But the able conduct of the division and the valor of its members recorded after bitter fighting to clear much of the northeastern mountain area of the enemy contributed materially to the success of the Luzon cam- the report scheduled for submission to the President on July 19. That would give Kennedy three days to study the document before transmitting it to Congress along with his recommendations for disposing of the controversy. Chiefs of four unions involved in the dispute have left Washington for the weekend, although their deputies remained on call. J. E. Wolfe, chief negotiator for the railroads, planned to stay in the city to follow any developments. Hopes Are Slim There was little hope in government circles that any agreement would be reached before the July 29 deadline when another strike could occur if railroads go ahead with plans to place j6b- reducing rules into effect. "This one will go to Congress," said one government source who has been close to the negotiations. The reasoning is that the railroads are not willing to settle the bulk of the issues / unless the unions agree to a sharp reduction in the number of firemen—37,000 —aboard freight and yard locomotives. Union leaders are not willing to make this concession and neither side will move toward a compromise, the source said. settled immediately may be laid aside," the Peking statement said. "If we cannot finish our discussions in one session, several can be held, and our parties can hold further bilateral talks." With the negotiations apparently winding up, the way seemed clear for the Russians to open their meetings Monday with U.S. and British officials on a nuclear test ban. Florist Pluck r Big Crop of Green Stuff r CHICAGO (AP)—Two men who rented a shop adjoining a currency exchange on the pretext of starting a florist shop turned out to be more interested in green stuff then, greenery. The two men, masked and armed, broke through the wall and robbed the exchange of an estimated $40,000 Friday. Names Ambassador WASHINGTON (UPI) President Kennedy has named Howard R. Cottam as U.S. ambassador to Kuwait to replace Parker T. Hart, who would retain his other post as ambassador to Saudi Arabia. Cottam, 53, a career diplomat since 1947, is deputy assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern and South Asian affairs. Where to Find It 2 Sections 18 Pages Abingdon 9 Amusement 6 ^ Bushnell 9 Churches 8-9 Classified Ads 15-16-17 Comics-TV-Radio 14 Editorial 4 Food Section 7 Galva - 9 Hospitals 9 Knoxville - * 15 Markets 18 Monmouth t 5 Obituary 15 Sports 12-13 Weather Z Women In the News... 3 Soviet Agents Stalk Spy Who Defected to the West LONDON Soviet agents paign. Kerner praised the guard's businesslike compliance with the Defense Department's reorganization directives. "That the transition was accomplished smoothly," the governor said, "is a tribute to the spirit of the officers and men of the Illinois National* Guard." are searching Britain with orders Illinois to ^ or Wdnap master spy Anotoli Dolnytsin, who defected to the West 18 months ago, British newspapers said today. Dolyntsin is in hiding, under guard, being groomed for a new identity. It is considered vital that he should be unrecognizable to the Soviet agents who for months to come are sure to press an intensive manhunt. Severe Blow Dolnytsin's defection is believed to have dealt a severe blow to man, chased down a hit-and-run Soviet intelligence services. The viets will want him eliminated •for revenge and as a warning to others, informants noted. Evidence Rides Away KANSAS CITY, Mo. (UPI) Ralph Anthony, a police patrol- driver Friday and returned to the scene of the collision with the culprit. He found that the other mo-, torist had fled. For about a year Dolnytsin was quizzed by the Central Intelligence Agency in the United States, After he requested asylum in Britain, he was flown here and interrogated. Dolnytsin is credited with providing information that led to the exposure of William John Vassal, the homosexual spy in the British Admiralty. He is reported to have given counter-intelligence agents information that pointed to Harold Philby as the man who tipped off turncoat British diplomats Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean that they were about to be arrested. Burgess and Maclean fled to Soviet Russia. In January, Philby disappeared. He is believed to be behind the Iron Curtain. Greenback Bankers Find Holdups Are Commonplace GREENBACK, Tenn. (AP) The man stuck a gun in Mrs. Nola Elam's face, and' demanded the money. "I hesitated," Mrs. Elam said. •'And I thought to myself-'l just don't believe I'll give it to him. this is getting too common- i ii place. . • But hand over the money she did Friday, and for the third time in the last eight months the little and town's Merchants farm Farmers Bank operated solely !>y wwwn—had been robbed. TNAs tine, teough quick action which has become habit with the women, police arrested two men at a roadblock less than 35 minutes later and recovered $7,200. Less Than Hour Last December it was $54,000, recovered in an hour. In March it was $44,470, which hasn't been fouad. Six men are serving prison terms for those holdups; four convicted of robbery, two of conspiracy. Mrs. JJlam, executive vice president and cashier,. has a bookkeeper aud two tellers, all women she cooiidm calmer thaa men. The bank has no alarm system; there is no police force to alert. Greenback, which got its name not from cash but a political party, has a population of 400. Consequently, strangers are noticed. "They looked suspicious to me when they walked in," Mrs. Elam said. Then began the somewhat familiar routine: the gun, the sack, the warning. Mrs. Elam and Mrs. Cleo Mills, bookkeeper, followed orders of the nervous bandits and filled the bag with cash. ** As the pair fled la a car, a teller noted the color of the license plates, and a hometown girl got the number. A few miles down the highway, officers arrested Merrill Mack Moser, former and Jack Fee, 39, who have 42, Tennesseans served terms in a In the car was $7,200, a California prison. pistol, shotgun and sunglasses like those the gunmen wore. The two were identified by Mrs. Elam and taken to Knoxville where they were arraigned on bank robbery charges and jailed in lieu of $25,000 ^ond each. Negroes Planning Their Next Move Md 4 A fragile peace enforced by National Guardsmen with fixed bayonets settled on this racially scarred community today as Negro leaders planned the next move in their integration campaign. Militia law — and 400 guardsmen backing it up were re-imposed after six persons were wounded night, peace-keepers prevailed. Thursday night and early About 250 Negroes and some Friday in the second major white sympathizers outbreak of shootings here march on the in a month. sides began a courthouse. Be- their months-long protest Millard Tawes. turning 1 aeainst segregated schools and accommodations, they had special session of the legislature a new grievance—the refusal of to cope with racial problems, but the state court of appeals a few acknowledging the local police to keep inability of hours earlier to release two 15- the Cam- year-old demonstrators sentenced bridge powderkeg from exploding, to reformatories ordered the guard back into town linquents. after a four-day absence. It had been withdrawn last Mon HALT DEMONSTRATION—A Negro woman, Mrs. Gloria Richardson, head of the Non-Violent Action committee, is shown as she halted demonstrators in Cambridge, Md., simply by as she faced the group. In the background Such marches had become a daily routine before the June violence and had been resumed last from a series of shootings and 1 Monday, Tension had mounted 1 l 4 store burnings. Not Legal crowds ing to watch the demonstrators arms as Gelston UNIFAX There was no violence Friday | or heckle them had grown larger daily. About 1,000 were there be* series of restrictions just short of fore Thursday night's outbreak. martial law, which is forbidi by the state constitution. Businesses closed at 7 p.m. By 10 p.m. guard-imposed were deserted. Are Halted Friday night, before the marchers had covered one of the seven an hour after the blocks along the parade route streets from their church meeting place in the Neero section to the court- Liquor, beer and wine halted f and ally by Brig. Gen. George M. Gel- surrounding Dorchester County, jston, commander of the guard town unite. Main were sealed off. Only persons with Unarmed urgent business were allowed to men t of his men behind, ha enter. slowly walked up the middle of the street toward the marchers •5- - ' l 4 i search for firearms at check- a block and a half away. As ho Www mm- mim- QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The ruling military junta that ousted President Carlos Julio Arosemena as a drunk and Communist sympathizer outlawed Ecuador's Communist party Friday and rounded up about 150 leftists. Meanwhile persons who attended a presidential ban- quiet Wednesday night said Arosemena disgraced himself not only by getting drunk and vomiting. in front of the guests but also by slurring the U.S. government in the presence of U.S. Ambassador Maurice M. Bernbaum. Guests reported a hush of embarrassment fell over ^he banquet hall when Arosemena stood up and said: "The people of Ecuador and those of the United States enjoy cordial relations but it exists only between the two people. The government of the United States exploits Latin America and exploits Ecuador." Witnesses related Arosemena swayed, turned to the American ambassador, and said 4 'don't get angry at what I have said because it is only my personal opinion. I hope you will understand and that you will agree." Bernbaum replied: "No, Mr, President, I cannot agree with you. The government of the United States is a reflec- II dnts. Included Everyone The ban on demonstrations applied to whites as well as Negroes. In a test of the ban Friday • r \ F F •y^y< .k -yy v.' • f y 'W''.A'.> fe;\ m \ • i-i' w III mm American Arosemena in Pub^ met the column of demonstn he held up both hands. "The National Guard brought here to protect all the people/ 1 he said. °If you violate the prohibition against demonstrations, you are demonstrating against the orders of the governor of the state." Dropping to sitting positions in the middle of the street, the in- tegrationists turned to song "Black and Whites Together" and "We are Soldiers in the Army.** Led by the Rev. Charles Bourne, they also prayed. Removes Cap r:*lc :nn rpmnved his shinv-vis* I L l ored the Minister Miguel m into agreeing with his statement, The minister sat silent. Arosemena then staggered out of the room. Military officers among the approximately 70 guests immediately went into a night-long session to plan the president's removal, informants said. "It was the straw that broke the camel's back," one diplomat said. Along with banning Communists the junta shipped Vice President Reynaldo Varea Donoso into exile, canceled elections, proclaimed martial law, and imposed a night curfew and censorship. At least a dozen persons were arrested for violating the curfew. mmm CASUAL—The removal of President Arosemena as president of Ecuador appeared to be a casual occurrence in Quito Thursday night when unarmed officers in the military walked into the National Palace and arrested the man who a $hort time later was Jiown to Panama. The group was Jed by Navy Capt. Ramon Castro Lijon and Col, Luis Cabrera Seville, shown in the foreground. UNIFAX prayer. He then requested that tha marchers return to the church. They turned and headed back up the street. A few hours earlier, while most of his men were still on the city's outskirts, Gelston intercepted about 40 demonstrators headed for a segregated drug store. Gelston told the demonstrator^ to disperse. When they challenged his authority, he sent an aide to armory headquarters for a copy of his orders from the governor They were brought after a brief wait, during which the demon* strators sat on the sidewalk and sang "We Shall Overcome." Hungary Cuts r l ratio BUDAPEST, Hungary (UPI) — First Deputy Foreign Trade Min« ister Gyula Karadi announced FrI* day that Communist Hungary has severed all trade relations with South Africa. He said the action was to pro* test the colonial racial policies of the South African government. Hopes for Racial Peace Brighten, Savannah Electrician Is Clean MANCHESTER, England (UPI) •John Gilroy, ?3, an electrician, was fired when a house wife complained that he washed his socks in the bathroom wash basin of her house, where he was doing maintenance work. SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Units in the wake of mass marches by of Georgia's National G l ord were Negroes. He also sent in 50 more on standby today possible use in this seaport while racial peace hopes brightened with a secretly negotiated truce. Gov. Carl E. Sanders said Friday night he had ordered guard alerted "to meet units any emergency which local authorities determined as being beyond their enforcement capabilitis. 11 The governor's action followed state troopers, bring the total on duty to 100. Sanders appealed to all citizens of Savannah and Chatham County to maintain the peace. On the heels of his statement came a disclosure that biracial talks had produced an agreement aimed a preventing further disorder. And 26 clergymen, led by two successive nights of violence | their Kg shops, appealed for re­ straint and negotiation of racial problems. Negro leaders pledged to "keep things peaceful," said Msgr. John P< Stomey, pastor St, James Ro- Q£n Catholic Church and a par* "Cip^t in #>noe of the talk?. eGfpay mid the pledge from t mcemrtty Ntffni Leaders did meflK tiw« wwM be no auam straSwu, tifefiwr, a Negro mim mseim uter indicated mm would bo Bixspefl&d tor at lwl § lew day«. $ -'-^ -r- — * k-.-

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