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Home Paper of 70 P Communities Weather Strip* Med Warmer Tonight and Sunday With High From 78 to 84 Degrees A Better Newspaper ILLINOIS — SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1963 PRICE SEVEN GENTS May or BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (UPI) — Boisterous white students, boycotting desegregated public schools, were told by Mayor Albert Boutwell Friday to return to classes and let him fight "distasteful" integration by legal means. "You are not accomplishing any purpose by staying out of school," Boutwell told about 150 students who stormed into his office and demanded that he help them fight school desegregation. The group was part of more than 600 students who roamed Birmingham streets in a motorcade Friday trying to whip up support for a mass boycott of all public schools in protest against the desegregation of three of them under federal edict. A Federal Order "The whole question of integration is distasteful to me," Boutwell said. "I will continue to fight for segregation as I have in the past, but the (school) desegregation was under federal court order." Except for the noisy motorcades the past two days, the city has been relatively quiet despite racial tension. There was one incident Friday night.. A alongside a Negro char- sprang up tered bus returning the Woodlawn High School band from a football game and stabbed a girl band member in the arm. The girl, Connie Beiker, 14-year-old daughter of a Birmingham police detective, was not seriously hurt. The bus had stopped for a traffic light when the incident happened. Police Inspector W. J. Haley warned students Friday their demonstrations were "bordering on vandalism" and their caravans were causing traffic problems. The motorcade, which ranged from 250 to more than 600 through the day, Friday visited eight schools, some not involved in desegregation, and shouted for other students to cut classes. At Tuskegee 130 miles to the south, virtually all white students continued to boycott the city's only "white" school which was desegregated by 13 Negroes. Mobile school officials announced a new tough policy concerning students who disrupted "orderly operation" of newly integrated Murphy High School. liil'lllliiiwiwiif m " 1 IK «n ! = y it;'. 1,,F : M; ;|" ' •;- •' I • J' i.]'.v!, .V 'v;:^ [. v., :M • | • * ''i!' i . : Says US Has No Right to Shut Aid about reports that the United States might cut off aid to South Vict Nam. "You have no right to drop it," she said looking at American reporters. "You will lose the confidence of the world." She said GOP Governors From Ten States Descend on Denver DENVER (AF)-Two Eastern governors considered Republican presidential possibilities, Nelson A. Rockefeller of New York and William W. Scranton of Pennsylvania, met today with GOP chief executives of 10 other states. Arizona J.I1V tlUVtW* _ appeals to be a front runner for the nomination—although the governors themselves were admonished to stay away from talk of candidates and instead to discuss principles. The Rocky Mountain News published a poll citing Goldwater as the favorite of 40 per cent of Colorado's Republican voters. Rockefeller was listed as the choice of 25 per cent and Scranton of 2 per cent. Gov. George Romney of Michigan, who did not attend the meeting, was listed as first choice of 16 per cent. The only other possibility listed was Harold E. Stassen, who had 3 per cent. The other voters were listed as undecided. No Problem The Republican National Chairman, Rep. William Miller, R-NY., insisted at a news conference that the nation has more to fear from the "radical left" than the "radical right, 1 ' and declared that right wing groups pose no problem for the Republicans. Several governors agreed. Rockefeller remarked on arriv thought and the basic traditions of our country," The occasion for the get-together of governors was the first meeting of the Republican Governors' Association, organized during the last National Conference of Governors at Miami. The chairman, Gov. Robert Smylie of Idaho, indicated he hopes the organization can be perfected into a unit which will help the GOP recapture state capitols and county courthouses in 1964. The Republicans hold 16 of the 50 gov- MILLIONAIRE'S SON—Blond youth scaled at the right and wearing cowboy boots, one of demonstrators Friday at a hearing by the House Un-American Activities Committee, is Leslie Coleman Jr., 2#, son of a millionaire Houston, Tex. retired banker. When the group was barred from the hearing room they sprawled out on the floor in a corridor of the House Office building, but some appeared bashful about being photographed; especially the bearded one who tried to cover his face. UNIFAX Ends 'life; S El! !i 1 I :i li! , ,,i • Mq ft I ! |4 piiliii > ;|lp' ?A" yip ij i i ah ill , ii i fi i 1 ^ ^ i li 1 ill T mw^ ' J i M jif'ii hi'd I'll J lilffiil ill BBBBHUKEE I '-'MI li'iU 'J •, : After Violence m>% m If m 1 WW W' 1 . . WASHINGTON (AP) 1 m 'www? 1 One of the most violent history mittee on Un-American Activities has ended. BELGRADE, Yugoslavia (AP) — Mrs. Ngo Dinh. Nhu turned from smiles to tears at a news conference today while talking Vietnamese Riots Spread To 3 Cities SAIGON, Viet Nam (AP)-Students in three south Vietnamese cities rioted today against president Ngo Dinh Diem's regime, reliable sources said. Word that the schoolboy rebellion had spread from Saigon to the countryside came as Diem announced that martial law throughout South Viet Nam would end at noon Monday, after a 27- day state of siege. The announcement said all administrative functions would revert to civilian agencies. The sources said 6,000 students in the mountain capital of Dalat, 140 miles northeast of Saigon, barricaded themselves in four or five high schools in a shouting, brick-throwing demonstration that was quelled by armed Vietnamese soldiers. Smaller demonstrations were reported in high schools in Bien Hoa, 30 miles north of Saigon, and Vict she believed troubled South Nam, trt>ub 1 ed by a Communist guerrilla war and a Buddhist religious crisis, would welcome a U.N. inquiry into the latter. But she said she doubted the U.N. membership would approve of one. Couldn't Answer The question of a U.N. inquiry was raised at the 6l-man Inter­ parliamentary Union Conference Friday by the delegate from Ceylon. Ho asked if South Viet Nam would permit the investigation. Mrs. Nhu was not permitted to answer from the floor, because of conference rules. But she told the news conference the government of her brother-in-law, President Ngo Dinh • Diem no doubt would accept an investigation. "I think it would be good," she said. ' hide. To the contrary. It is in tha interest of Vict Nam to show.'* Discussing this, Mrs. Nhu was all smiles. But when the topic ot U.S. aid came up she was overcome by emotion. Tears began to well up in her eyes when she said that she had heard reports that the United States might cut off aid to her southeast Asian country. Sees Victory Just now when victory is so near, these voices increase," sho said. Rep. Frank Church, D-Idaho f introduced a resolution in Washington Thursday calling for tho halt of all U.S. aid to South Viet Nam until the government abandons what he called "policies of repression" against the Buddhists who claim they arc discriminated against by Diem, a Roman Catholic. President Kennedy reacted gently to the resolution at his news conference that said U.S. same day. He policy in South Viet Nam is to continue aid in order to defeat the Communist guer- Viet Nam has nothing to rillas, the Viet Cong. sari i mm , it;, • Ifiw wwm A beatnik-tinged tide of students and their follow- vi " h ^ uin l ^ Mekin S De,ta 65 ers has decamped from Congress after two days of hearings on a trip which 59 of their number made to Cuba this summer despite a State Department ban. Time and again, outbursts of ap- tt emorships. that 'radicals ih the right ^ A organization will take no part in the race for the presidential nomination. He said individual governors are free to take any stand they wish. Governors were n oncommi ttal when reporters asked about presidential candidates. Gov. Mark O. Hatfield of Oregon insisted that Scranton, Romney, Goldwater or Rockefeller could defeat President Kennedy in his state. Gov. Tim Babcock of Montana said three Republicans could best Kennedy in Montana but mentioned no SUSPENDED — Rev. Felix McGowan, 38, shown addressing students involved in the illegal (rip (o Cuba at a meeting in Washington, has been suspended by the Roman Catholic Church and cannot function as a priest because he also made an unauthorized trip to Cuba. UNIFAX , ause ana snouts or tyranny caused scores of policemen to swoop down and wrestle them out of the Old House Office building. Each time they landed on the sidewalk they cried out against "police brutality." There was no doubt the cops did not treat them gently. Many wore beards, denim work shirts, blue jeans and sandals. The most serious outbreak came Friday. riot against the committee, as chairman of a subcommittee that held hearings on communism in San Francisco in 1960. That demonstration pletely out of hand got and alien to American names Hof f a Threatens to Span Entiie U.S. With Pickets All Patients Escape Harm During Fire CHICAGO (UPD—A woman was about to undergo brain surgery. The doctor had already made an Then the Admits Membership asked if her scalp. "Fire! li CHICAGO (UPD - Teamsters President James R. Hoffa has announced a drive for a nationwide trucking contract under the threat of spreading "pickets across the country. 'There'll be no more local, state or area level contracts," Hoffa told the ninth meeting of the Teamsters' general executive board. Hoffa ordered notices sent to 16,000 trucking companies and asked for new contract talks covering 450,000 member of the union's central and southern conferences. Contracts with these firms expire Feb. 1. Fight for tife American labor faces "the fight of its life" against a government *' which controls you from birth to death/ 1 Hoffa said. The Teamsters head called for more political action within the union than ever before and renewed his plea for the defeat of anti-labor congressmen. Hoffa singled out Sen. Pat Mc- N&mara, D-Mich., as "a man who cares less about labor han any other senator there. 3 ' Hoffa unleashed a podium pounding attack on Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy. The two have been feuding ever since Kennedy launched an intensive investigation — much of it here in Chicago — when he was chief counsel of the Senate Rackets Committee in the late 1950s. Hoffa said the United States was being run by "a police force directed by Bobby Kennedy and if you disagree with him you are in trouble." Beauty Blows Whistle VIENNA (UPI) During the week, young men in Prague, Czechoslovakia, whistle at Sylvia Gregrova, but on weekends she turns the tables on them. The 17-year-old beauty is a soccer referee and, according to the official Czechoslovakian news agency Ceteka, the only female referee in Europe. incision in alarm rang. A section of historic Mercy Hospital suddenly blazed, ignited by a workman's blowtorch. At once, the 94-year-old wing of the hospital was alive with doctors, nurses and nuns wheeling, leading, carrying patients from the threatened area. The flames spread rapidly and portions of the old roof tumbled into rooms which had been occupied only a few minutes earlier. The physician who had begun the brain surgery—Dr. David C. Voris—calmly and carefully began to re-sew his incision. When firemen arrived, the thick smoke was billowing up from the roof, visible in Chicago's Loop, four miles away. In all, 109 patients—including 26 children- were moved to other sections of Kathy Prensky was she was a member of a Progressive Labor Student Club, which the committee called a Communist splinter group. Her voice trembling with emotion, she said: "Yes, because I believe socialism is the way to end racism and under socialism we can have congressmen who are trujy representative and who are not elected because Negroes are not allowed to vote. t t the hospital. Voris and his evacuated the Voris said, patient finally blazing section, fc knowing what kind of danger we were in, we decided we had I>est go back. So and ban' 1 A sharp outburst of applause greeted this sally. Police began grabbing the loudest clappers and hustling them toward the door. "Leave 'them alone," cried others. "Tyranny!" someone shouted over and over. "Down with HUAC! Down with HUAC!" cried a youth as he was marched to the door—'HUAC referring to House Un-American Activities Committee. Girls Scream Several girls squirmed out of the grasp of the police and slumped to the floor; they started screaming outside as they were propelled down the stairs. At least 13 persons were rushed out of the building and tossed down the front steps of the building, which is across Independence Avenue from the capitol. Through it all the chairman, Rep. Edwin Willis, D-La., banged his gavel and called on police to corn- police used firehoses to wash protesters down the steps of San Francisco's city hall. The committee backed a movie version of that riot, called "Operation Abolition," that portrayed the outbreak as being linked with Communists. After Friday's uproar, Willis again said Communists inspire the trouble, using others as their fronts. The avowed purpose of the hearings was to determine if new laws are needed to prevent Americans from traveling to Cuba. But much of the questioning of the committee counsel, Alfred Nittle, was aimed at linking the trip with the Progressive Labor Organization, which he said was founded by two Communists expelled from the party for deviationism. Question Order The witnesses all tried to mak these points; that there was no law against their going to Cuba, only a State Department regulation; that the right to travel is guaranteed to them under the Constitution: and that the corn- miles south of Saigon. Hundreds of students were carted away to detention camps in all three cities, informants said. Saigon, which has been the scene of dozens of smiliar demonstrations in the past week, was reported quiet today as students attended classes under Quintuplets Join Family of Five Other Children ABERDEEN, S.D. (UPI) — The wife of a $76-a-week grocery clerk today gave birth to quintuplets—four girls and a boy—in a small hospital in this South Dakota prairie city. If they live, they will be the first set of quints to the United survive in States. The quints were born prematurely to Mrs. Andrew Fischer, 30, mother of five other children, and her husband, 38, who works for a wholesale grocery firm and runs a small farm two miles outside of town. The proud but dumbfounded father saw his five new children again armed guard. Nearly 3,000 school pupils and university students have been ar- and then hurried home to milk rested in Saigon. More than 1,000 the cows, were reported still in detention two cows. They've got to be milked in the morning and the evening." Fischer said his wife "couldn't believe it ... she's really happy about it, though/' "I've never seen her so surprised when she found out about it," he said. camps. Reliable sources said a strike by doctors and interns in four hospitals run by the Saigon University faculty of medicine ended this morning with the release of a professor and his wife and daughter who had been arrested earlier in the week. Mrs. Marguerite Dorman, head nurse at St. Luke's Hospital, the only hospital in Aberdeen, said the quints were "holding their own" a few hours after the predawn birth. Inherent Dangers She warned "there are dangers inherent in such births." The to eight Dorman mittee into is illegally prying their private affairs and associations. They called the committee's first witness on Thursday a "rat,' creep" and a "liar." He was Barry Hoffman, 26, a Bostonian who notified the FBI and the Cen tral Intelligence Agency he was going on the trip. Hoffman said it was no ordinary American student group, tha American students would dinary not cheer a film of Mao Tse the rein on his treated wi! politeness. Tung or of an American helicopter being shot down in Viet Nam, as he said this group had done in Cuba. Water Truck Burns AVESNES, France (UPI) A quints were weeks premature. Mrs. indicated the dangers attending their birth were similar to those of the son of President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy, who died last month after a premature birth. The family doctor, Dr. James had believed for Berbos, that five babies days illis also tank truck caught fire here yesterday and was quickly destroyed by flames despite the fact that it was transporting 600 gallons of rst water. FATE UNKNOWN—Teodoro Picado Jr., of Costa Rica and a graduate of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, is one of five people believed to have made a forced landing in Cuba last Wednesday. The Castro government is maintaining a& official silence on the fate of the five who were en route from British Honduras to Miami. UNIFAX were coming. Mrs. Fischer had been in the hospital since Wednesday. The first baby, a girl, was born at i:58 a.m. CST (3:58 a.m. EDT). A second girl came at 2:03 and a third at 2:14. The boy arrived at 2:39. The last girl was born at 3:01, making her one hour and three minutes younger than the oldest quint. Their weights ranged from 3 l A pounds on down. Dud Is Shocked Fischer, red-eyed from sleeplessness, said "Well, I've never been so shocked in my life," "I just don't know what to think," he said. "You never expect something like this to happen so close Suspect Sleeps On Lawn Chair During Arrest SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A burglary suspect, sprawled on a display lawn chair inside a drug store and surrounded by liquor bottles, slept through his arrest Friday. Police said Karl Harris. 40, ot South Bend, snoozed peacefully as they handcuffed him to the chair and checked the store for missing items. They awakened him thea and took him to jail, Harris, clad in a bathrobe, had an assortment of liquor bottles and cigarettes beside him. Two of the bottles were opened. Leave Bottles Behind England More than 1,000 empty bottles were found apartment here after BOURNEMOUTH, (UPI) a family moved out without leaving a for* warding address. A dairy firm official said some of the bottles had bee there for six years. to don't you. . .you just expect something like that to happen around here. "And when it does—well—you just can't think. 1 ' "I had been down to the hospital earlier last night," he said. '*I came home and was just ready to go to bed when the phone rang. It was the hospital and they told me I'd better get down there right away." Afterward he said, "I came i home because I've got to milk my Where to Find 2 SECTIONS 20 PAGES Abingdon 9 Amusement $ Bushoetl 7 Churches 6- 7 Classified Ads 17-18-19 Comics-TV-Radio 16 Editorial 4 Food Section ...4041 Galva „ 5 Hospital Notes 9 KaoxviUe 9 15 Obituary Spwts mi Wetther , | Womea i» the News 1

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