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4 h • : - > - -ft** r r .' V , Ci •i 1 Home Papef d! 70 Communitiei Weather Stripe MA Warm and Fair And Warm on Friday With Showers Likely * ' " • ' - - tlh-i .'VI ^ 0eM #r ftmt>g paper VOLUME LXXII 174 GALESBURG, ILLINOIS — THURSDAY, JULY 25, 1963 ';:s PRICE SEVEN CENTS 52 ?*3 THE EVIDENCE—When Pierre Salinger, President Kennedy's press secretary denied that elaborate quarters had been prepared at Otis Air Force Base for the First Lady in the event she will have her third child there, newsmen checked at the scene. Two of them arc shown relaxing In a plush lounge in furniture only recently purchased for the entire suite. Air Force officials stated the rooms are for Mrs. Kennedy and so did Mrs. Kennedy's personal secretary, but not Salinger. UNIFAX Press Secret r rv Ni Inf< rmed n irds nd fees WASHINGTON (UPI)—That Suite at Otis Air Force Base, Mass., which Pierre Salinger described as a residence for visiting; officers is equipped with incubator, bassinet and baby scale. There's a nUrsery there, too. Reporters became slightly confused upon hearing the President's press secre-j — said "There has been no furni- .ture bought or anything.'' But sources at a Boston department store said they delivered some to the suite about a month ago, after the rooms were redecorated. Built After Inspection An Air Force spokesman said the suite, 100 feet from the hospital's delivery room, was renovated at a cost of almost, $5,000 after Mrs. Kennedy's doctors inspected it with emergency needs in mind'. The remodeling of the hospital suite, including soundproofing for the rooms, was described by the Air Force as part of a $1.2 million renovation program for the entire 500-bed hospital. ] Somehow the suite fell into the renovation schedule after the first lady's physicians, obstetrician John W. Walsh and White House Dr. Janet Travell, dropped by for their look at the rooms. tary deny that a suite had been set. aside at the Otis Hospital for possible use by Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy when she has a baby next month. As it turned out, there is such a suite. The Air Force spruced it up without telling the White House. And if any "transient officers" use the premises they will find: Two* elaborately furnished sitting rooms; a reception-sitting room; six bedrooms; a nursery; a recently modernized kitchen; two workrooms for nurses; two areas for stationing secret service agents—and a simple room with hospital bed, color television set, oxygen outlets,' glucose containers, and the aforementioned incubator, scale and bassinet. Reporters and news cameramen were allowed to see the suite Wednesday. The looked new to them. furniture Salinger Battle-Scarred Governors Pack Bags and Go Home MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP)—Scarred Democrats and Republicans emerged today from the cauldron of the 55th annual Gover- with few political benefits to harvest. Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller of New York, who once was considered the leading candidate for the 1904 GOP presidential nomination, picked up most of the publicity on the civil rights issue that seems to offer him issue his best opportunity to return to the front. But Sen. Barry Goldwaler, R- Ariz., who was represented by supporters, nevertheless didn't lose any ground among GQP state executives who believe he is the man to bgat. GOP Gov. George Ropiney of Michigan, counted as a possible entry in the Republican presidential contest, chalked out a position as a strong civil rights advocate but as an angry critic of more federal'direction of the nation's economic ills. To Republican Gov. John Anderson Jr. of Kansas came the honor of th$ conference chairmanship after only two years in office. He succeeds Democratic Gov. Albert D. Rosellini of Washington. The chairmanship rotates between the parties in alternate years. The Republicans had to be de- t clared the publicity winners. But the Democrats kept their lines intact for a pitch for Southern state support of Kennedy's certain bid for re-election next year. t t V L L Stephen Ward Admits Being Immoral Man LONDON (UPI) Ward, — Dr. Stephen that he is a " testi- admitting "thoroughly immoral man. ficd today at his vice trial that he thoroughly disapproves of any woman who takes money "for sex alone." Wa rd, whose i ntroduclion of playgirl Christine Kceler to War Minister John Profumo opened the door to Britain's sex and security scandal, was called to the witness stand as the defense opened its case in Old Bailey Court. His attorney described him as a'"highly sexed man who has had affairs with a great many women." Ward, osteopath, artist, and 50-ycar-old playboy, agreed that he was "thoroughly immoral." Crowd Jeers He began his testimony shortly after Miss Keeler, 21, redhaired call girl, testified for a second time and then ran the of a gauntlet jeering, hooting crowd of more than 1,000 persons as she Jeft the court. Two thrctwn at eggs were Christine, but they missed, and she was unharmed as held back the crowd and police hustled her taxi. Extend Order for Another 30 Days WASHINGTON (UPI) — A nationwide rail strike, threatened for Tuesday, was averted today when the railroads agreed to a congressional request and postponed imposition of their new work rules for at least 30 days. IT • i ^l** -f Daniel P. Loomis, presi- UlUOtl VllllCI I dent of the Association of American Railroads, announced to a crowded hearing room of the House Commerce Committee that the carriers had agreed to the post- Fears Defeat In Rules War ST. LOUIS (AP)—A top rail union official acknowledges that the brotherhoods might lose their battle with the railroads in a work- rules dispute if Congress acts on President Kennedy's plan, but he refused to concede defeat. H. E. Gilbert, head of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, called the President's plan for referring the dispute to the merce Interstate Commission for Com- ponement "in order to cooperate with Congr The chairmen of the House and Senate commerce committes had asked for the delay to give Con- u gross time to act on President Kennedy's plan to turn over to the Interstate Commerce Commis- ion (ICC) the long-smouldering work rules dispute. Post Notices The deadline for new work rules been v i 4 putting into effect the had away in a Beginning his story of the scandal that threatened to topple, the British government, «Ward said he was introduced to Profumo by Viscount Astor, owner of the famed Cliveden estate where Ward maintained a cottage. The subsequent affair between Christine and the war minister after they met at Cliveden resulted in Profumo's resignation and posed" to an uproar against the Conserva- plan. binding settlement over a two-year period, another form of compulsory arbitration. "We will not disobey the law" should Congress enact the plan into law, Gilbert said Wednesday. "But you can't shackle hands where and then my can't raise them me I'm free to de- I tell fend myself." "What has been recommended and what will be enacted are two different things," he said. Gilbert said the five unions affected by the proposed work rules changes are "unalterably op- President Kennedy's 12:01 a.m. Tuesday. Several railroads already had posted notices informing their employes of the scheduled changes. Rail unions said the imposition of the rules, abolishing thousands of jobs, would signal the start of a nationwide strike. Loomis said: "In response to the requests of the chairmen of the House and Senate committees POSTPONED—At the time two brakemen, J. A. Ewing, left, and K. V. Scott were reading a bulletin this morning in the Burlington Railroad's yard office here that new work rule changes would be introduced Monday night, neither knew that carriers at practically that moment had a noiinccd a 30 -day postponement in the order. The action averts a threatened strike on Tuesday. (Galcsburg Register-Mail photo by Phil Turney.) and in order to cooperate with the Congress of the United States, the American railroads have agreed to a 30-day extension to A tive government of Prime Minisr ter Harold Macmillan. As the scandal spread, Ward was brought to trial on charges of living on the immoral earnings of Christine and of seducing young girls into a life of vice. 'Dean' Has Answers MADISON, Wis. (UPI) — The "dean" of the University of Wisconsin's food service, Beulah Dahle, had a few tips today upon announcing her retirement. The way to keep students happy, she said, was to serve cold dishes cold, hot dishes hot and give them what they'want, if possible. Where to Find It 2 SECTIONS 24 PAGES Abingdon 18 Amusement 6 Bushnell 6 Classified Ads -...22-23 Comics-TV-Radio 20 Editorial 4 Galva 6 Hospital Notes 6 Knoxville 18 Markets 24 Monmouth 7 Obituary 21 Sports 14-15 Weather 2 Women in the News 8-9 He said the proposal, if enacted into law, would establish the Interstate Commerce Commission as a labor court whose members are selected from fields unfriendly to unions. Mayor to Travel LONDON (UPD-London's 635th lord mayor, 58-year-old Sir Ralph Perring, said today he will arrive in Canada Aug. 12 on the first state visit to the Dominion by a lord mayor of London since 1936. 12:01 a.m. Aug. 29, 1963." Praises Decision Rep. Oren Harris, D-Ark., chairman of the House Commerce Committee, praised. the railroads' decision and said it was one which was made "in the entire public interest of the United States. "On behalf of the committee anv. the Congress, I want to express our sincere thanks for the consideration given by you and your industry," he told Loomis. Harris said the 30-day postponement "should give plenty of time to Congress to take whatever action is needed." He said it was "a better way to legislate." MOSCOW (UPI) — The United States, Britain and the Soviet Union today initialled a partial nuclear test ban treaty. The action dramatically set the stage for a possible breakthrough on a wide range of cold war problems. Initialling of the treaty was the first formal, substantial agreement between East and West since the Ghana Loses Support of Its Neighbors UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. OJPI) Ghana's demand for Portugal's suspension from the United Nations unless it frees its African territories by mid-September met dwindling support in a divided African group today. h Judge Halts Work Stoppage With Temporary In j unction CHICAGO (UPI) A U.S. district judge granted a temporary injunction Wednesday to forestall a strike against the Illinois Central Railroad which .had been scheduled to begin today. Four-on - train brotherhoods called the strike over what they called a change in work rules, But Judge Joseph Sam Perry, on< request of the railroad, issued a restraining order against the brotherhoods and set Aug. 1 for a hearing on a permanent injunction. He also gave the brotherhoods I 10 days in which to show cause why the injunction should not be granted. The brotherhoods claimed the company issued a directive which switched the place for workers to report on and off duty at East St. Louis. This, they contended, was a change in work rules. Involved in the dispute are the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, the Brotherhood of Firemen and Enginemen, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and the Order of Railway Conductors and Brakemen. Austrian pact was signed eight years ago. The nuclear treaty was initialed at Spiridonovka Palace by W. Averell Harriman for the United States, Lord Hailsham for Britain, and Froeign Minister Andrei Gromyko for the Soviet Union. It places a ban on tests in the atmosphere, in outer space and under water, but it does not ban underground nuclear experiments. Needs Senate Approval The treaty, which still must be approved by the U.S. Senate and the British Parliament, was agreed upon after five frustrating years of sometimes bitter nuclear negotiations. Coming, as it does while the Soviet quarrel with Communist China has reached its most bitter point, the partial treaty already has given both Western and Communist observers here a surge of optimism about the future course of East-West relations. There is talk of a possible SUHI 1 mit meeting shortly in Geneva where Berlin and Germany would be discussed. The question of Berlin stands as one of the focal points of East-West friction. The present treaty does not include a provision for banning underground nuclear tests because of the Soviet refusal to ac- what the adequate inspection to prevent cheating. The West demands at least sev6n annual on-site inspections, while the Russians earlier this year said they would not go beyond two or three. Initialed in Private Initialing of the treaty took place in private. Before the treaty can come into | force it must be signed and then ratified by the Big Three governments. Harriman told correspondents of State Dean tries for discipline of that Secretary Rusk' would to Moscow shortly for come the signing of the treaty. The partial nuclear test ban The Security Council, debating the demand of 32 African coun- Portugal, called off today f s meetings while a nine-nation drafting committee worked on a resolution on the situation. The council was scheduled to meet Friday morning. Ghanaian Ambassador Alex Quaison-Sackey created confusion when he demanded Wednesday that Portugal be suspended unless it. complies with U.N. resolutions calling for self-determination in Angola and by the time the the General Assembly convenes on Sept. 17. The recent Addis Ababa summit conference of African leaders designated Tunisia, Liberia. Sierra Leone and Madagascar to present charges against Portugal's overseas policy in the Mozambique next session of treaty was understood to include ar "escape clause" whereby the Big Three could resume testing if experiments by non - signatory ; overseas policy in the Security nations — presumably France and i Council. Although Quaison-Sackey Communist China — endangered is a recognized loader of the Af- their security. rican group, prevailing diplomatic opinion was that he spoke only for his own country in presenting his stringent demands. At any rate, Quaison - Sackey did not put his outspoken call for action into resolution form for vote by the council. Neither Soviet Ambassador Nikolai Wis. 1 f Nixon Finds cept West considers Postman Knew BLACK RIVER FALLS, (UPI) — An unidentified postal worker knew exactly where to send a letter addressed to "Frostbite Falls, Wis. A letter postmarked Johnstown, Pa., was quickly dispatched to Black River Falls, where the temperature dropped to 50 below zero last winter and gained nationwide notoriety for the town. mmunism Failure in East B erlin BERLIN (AP) Former Vice President Richard M. Nixon made an unheralded return visit (0 East Berlin Wednesday night and found that "communism is a complete failure in East Berlin." He said he found the East Ber- linej's even more anti-communist than the Poles and the Hungarians. Heckled lies in you Americans," then disappeared in shadows. Youths Cheer Youths in a night club cheered when Nixon told them, 'Tve been in Budapest and I only hope you people can some day get at least the small amount of freedom that the Hungarians have." Nixon, visibly moved by the East Berliners 1 reaction, told The Associated Press in an exclusive account of his impressions: "It was an unforgettable experience because after my first visit I wondered if the East German people might lack the will to resist that the Polish people ajid the Hungarian people have whispered "I'm no Communist, j demonstrated on my visits to War- Mr. Nixon" and "our only hope i saw and Budapest. trailed by Communists and by a horde of security his scheduled visit But I found first-hand that the I to agents on earlier in the day, Nixon decided to see "what life is really like in East Berlin." Walking dimly lit streets, Nixon encountered East Berliners who German people are, if anything, even more outspoken in their allegiance to the West and in their complete contempt for and opposition to the Communist regime than the Poles and Hungarians." Wife Goes Along Nixon spent two hours on his second trip behind the Red wall, accompanied by his wife, Pat; an official from the U.S. diplomatic mission in West Berlin; Jack Drown, a traveling companion of the Nixons from California, and ar AP correspondent. On a street it :ner a woman in her. 70s kissed Nixon's hand, said pray for us" and vanished into the night. Just then a green car screeched a stop nearby. In it were two East German security agents. "They've finally gotten the, word we've hit town," Nixon said, staring toward the car. "I think the least we can do is tell them good night." An American escort advised against it, and the Nixon party returned to West Berlin by taxi. In the night club, Nixon played | the Missouri Waltz on the piano and told the customers, "This is to a former political opponent." The crowd hand and ask for his autograph. "Don't you ever forget that we're not all Red here," sairl one. "We worry at times that we've been forgotten," said another. "Don't worry, we'll never forget you," Nixon told him. Reflecting, he said, "I know it's not me, but just the mere fact that an American takes an interest in their lives." During the with mostly lookers while trip he shook hands silent German volting when he understanding laughed, the apparently reference to These people are Nixon commented after scheduled with 1 > us, his un- on- Communisl security agents and newsmen tried to embroil him in arguments about racial strife in the United States. He told them at one point: "Come on, boys. Let's get this thing on a higher level. I've argued with some of the best of them and you're just not making it." a did T. Fedorenko, denounced by Portugal Wednesday for "flights of fancy and a long list of falsehoods" in the case, urged earlier that the council order the Portuguese out of Africa by the end of 1963. However, both echoed the declaration by President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana that "nothing short of immediate independence of African territories under Portuguese domination will satisfy us. Cuban Action Sought WASHINGTON (UPD- Homan the Some people responded to Nixon visit. "There former President Harry S. Tru- speech is and less less freedom of man. opportunity speak out in East Berlin than Seek Autograph any city in the world," he said One alter another, the patrons! after his 3'--hour scheduled visit went to Nixon's table to shake his. earlier in the day. to j in 1 and one middle-aged man shouted in English: "God bless us all." Others scurried away when Nixon tried to talk to them. "They are Nixon said. L. Hruska, R-Neb., wants Kennedy administration to encourage and aid anti-Cornxnun* 1st guerrillas in Cuba. Ill'uska said Wednesday aid .should include ' U.S. 1' * "air drops and covert landings of supplies and equipment." Ue also said the ad* ministration should sponsor # Co» ban provisional government which evidently afraid, 11 1 would be established at the U.S. Naval Bai>e "They are even i afraid to say, It's a warm day.' "Bay. at Uuautan &jno \

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