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Home Paper of 70 Communitiei (Jalesburg Register-Mail Weather Stripe Red Warmer With Chance Of Showers Wednesday Before Nightfall VOLUME LXXII — 219 A Better Newspaper GALESBURG, ILLINOIS —• TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1963 PRICE SEVEN CENTS Debate Pits 2 Democrats As Opponents WASHINGTON (AP) — The limited nuclear test- ban treaty drew strong support today from Sen. Stuart Symington and strong opposition from Sen. Strom Thurmond. "Unless there can be some understanding among I the growing number of na Negroes Plan To March on Montgomery BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (A(-Birmingham Negroes incensed over the bombing deaths of four of their children plan to march on Montgomery to lay directly before Gov. George C. Wallace their feeling that he is to blame for the slayings. At their first gathering since the Sunday morning dynamite blast, an estimated 1,200 Negroes took a unanimous standing vote Monday night to endorse a march on the state house. The vote came after three integration leaders called for nonviolence and accused Wallace of causing the racial tension that led to the dynamiting of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. No date for the march was set. An afternoon funeral service for Carol Robertson, 14, one of the four girls kilkd by the blast, was scheduled at St. John's African Methodist Episcopal church. The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth told the rally that mass services for the other three victims will be held Wednesday afternoon at the Sixth Avenue South Baptist Church—where the rally was held. The three were Denise McNair, 11, and Addie Mae Collins and Cynthia Wesley, both 14. Want Protection Negro leaders here and around the nation called for use of more federal power in Birmingham, but a government source in Washington said there was no legal basis to put additional troops in the city now. There are 300 federalized National Guardsmen on alert here. Sheriff Melvin Bailey said two white teen-agers were arrested on an open charge in the slaying of one of two Negro boys shot to death a few hours after the dynamite blast. City police said the other youth was killed when they fired buckshot- at fleeing Negroes after a rock-throwing incident. Cow Is Missing . SWINDON, England (UPD-The Royal Air Force sent a helicopter Monday to help Arthur Stevens, a farmer, search for Emma, his missing $5,600 prize cow. tions that will have the weapon, a nuclear holocaust is only a question of time," declared Symington, a Missouri Democrat. Symington, a former secretary of the Air Force, said 'n a prepared Senate speech the treaty banning all but underground testing "will not affect to any appreciable extent our capability to destroy the Soviet Union if a retaliatory strike is required." On the other side of the debate —which shows indications of continuing into next week—Thurmond, a South Carolina Democrat, charged the treaty constitutes "major risks and jeopardies to the capability of the United States to deter a nuclear war in the future." In Agreement The Senate granted unanimous consent Monday to move from debate on the treaty itself to consideration of the resolution of ratification, to which a series of reservations, understandings and interpretations have been offered. But so many senators remain to speak on the issue that the goal of a final vote by Friday still appeared doubtful. So far, 77 senators are committed to or inclined to vote for ratification. Thirteen are opposed. Ten are doubtful or undecided. Ratification requires a two-thirds majority of those voting—67 f.wor- able votes if all 100 senators should vote. Both Symington and Thurmond are members of the Senate Preparedness subcommittee which heard much military and scientific testimony critical of the treaty. Symington lined up with the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who held that there are military risks and disadvantages to the treaty, but that with safeguards for U.S. security the treaty was acceptable, explains Reason But Thurmond said in his prepared address that the military chiefs merely "went along with the White House," and that this was different from supporting the treaty. "The chiefs of staff may not have been threatened outright, and most probably were not," Thurmond said, "but the chiefs live in an environment which daily demonstrates the rule of rigid compliance with decisions from above." Vinson Wants McNamara to Mind Own Job WASHINGTON (AP)-Rep Carl Vinson, powerful chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, accused Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara today of seeking to make servicemen into political agents in the fight against racial discrimination. Vinson, a Georgia Democrat, announced he has introduced legislation that would make it a court-martial offense for military men to use the powers McNamara gave them July 26 in a move to combat any discrimination against servicemen. "My bill does not deal with segregation or integration," Vinson said. "My bill keeps the military where it belongs—in the business of defending the nation." In advance of his statement, it was learned today that the Air Force had barred participation by its men and equipment in any public event where racial discrimination is practiced. Hurricane Loses Force On Striking Texas Coast UN Assembly Has 81 Items To Act Upon UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. (UPI) — The United Nations General Assembly opens its 18th session today with an agenda crowded with 81 items, but its debates were expected to be overshadowed by Big Three foreign ministers talks on the sidelines. Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko will resume his talks with Secretary of • State Dean Rusk and British Foreign Secretary Lord Home on ways to ease the cold war. The ministers last met in Moscow after the signing of the partial nuclear test ban. Interest in the assembly centered on President Kennedy's speech Friday and the address of Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, a former assembly president, Thursday. Today's schedule, beginning at 3 p.m., EDT, was confined to the formal opening by bearded As s e m b 1 y President Muhammad Zafrulla Khan of Pakistan and the election of Carlos Sosa Rodriquez of Venezuela, who has no announced opposition, as his successor. SHOOTS INLAND — Hurricane Cindy slammed over land between Port Arthur and Galveston, Tex., this morning at 8 o'clock after hurling high winds and heavy rains over a wide area during the night. The map shows the point of contact and the territory on each side where the storm fringe struck. It came off the Gulf of Mexico after having veered in direction as it approached land. UN1FAX Mailman Fined TUNBRIDGE WELLS, England (UPI) — Postman Anthony Mark, 22, found it impossible to deliver every letter he carried during the past four years because he just "never had time." Magistrate Rupert Gunnis fined Mark $56 Monday for failing to deliver 170 letters and packets and for missing "whole streets." Suburban City Council Meets in San Francisco MILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) Many of the people who live in hilly Mill Valley fled big city San Francisco for suburbia. Now it turns out, their City Council is holding meetings in San Francis­ co, 15 miles south across the Golden Gate. Mill Valley Mayor Joseph Sheeks confirmed Monday that for the past two years the council regularly has been meeting in San Francisco's Franklin Hospital "over lunch." Why Franklin Hospital? Council member George D. Monardo is hospital administrator and the other four council members work in San Francisco, the mayor declared. Kennedy Urges Businessmen to Promote ort Market to Stem Flow of Dollars Exp WASHINGTON (UPI) - President Kennedy today urged American businessmen to promote" export markets for their products to help stem the flow of dollars abroad and improve domestic economic conditions at the same time. The Chief Executive spoke at the start of a special conference called by the White House and the Commerce Department to explore methods of export expansion. Members of the Cabinet, including Treasury Secretary Douglas Dillon, Labor Secretary W. Willard Wirtz, and Commerce Secretary Luther H. Hodges, together with Kennedy's chief trade negotiator, Christian A. Herter, *lso spoke. "I know that all of you — and many other American businessmen—recognize the need for a more aggressive export policy and are resolved to meet it," Kennedy said. "You recognize thaf for almost any American business, life can begin anew at the ocean's edge." Advantage Disappears The President in his prepared remarks reminded his audience repeatedly that the competitive advantage held by the United States in export trade following World War II had disappeared under the growing economic strength of trading partners and the development of regional associations such as the Common Market. "While the productivity of our farms, the efficiency of our factories, the skill of our workers and the enterprise of our merchants stand at the highest level in our history, we have failed to maintain our volume of exports at a sufficiently high level," the President said. He pointed out that the United States once dominated world markets because her businessmen were known for aggressive pricing policies under which lower prices led to higher volume and larger profits. "The New World was a land of competitive pricing," he said. "The Old World was the home of cartels and rigid price maintenance." IN GOOD HUMOR—Residents of Cameron, La., who moved inland to Lake Charles to escape Hurricane Cindy, appeared good natured over the inconveniences they are experiencing. The mother at the lower right is shown playing with her little boy at the foot of the bed. Cameron was hit hard by hurricanes in 1957 and 1961 with excessive damage and a heavy death toll. UNIFAX Fischer Quintuplets Gain Strength With Every Breath sion on names for the four girls Monday night. They will be called Mary Ann, ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — The Fischer quintuplets went into their fourth day today, breathing easily and with reported good color on all of them Dr. James Berbos, who brought the four girls and a boy into the world between 1 and 3 a.m. Saturday had termed the first 72 hours crucial. He left St. Luke's Hospital, shortly before midnight, apparently satisfied his charges were doing well. But he warned that the premature quints born to Mrs. Mary Ann Fischer, 30, still could have hurdles, saying, "There's no magic number for any danger period. It just depends on their day-today condition." Eating Well The quints took their first formula Monday—about a teaspoon of artificial milk every two hours and were reported to be assimilating it well. At the same time, the babies got their full names and an array of gifts informally assessed at more than $35,000. Their mother had her first meeting with newsmen since the births, and told three photographers Monday night, "I feel fine." The photographers, permitted in her room only 10 minutes to shoot still pictures, television tape and movie film on a pool basis, reported Mrs. Fischer very cheer-; ful. Mrs. Fischer and her husband, Andrew, 38, made the final deci-{ FIVE MORE—Mrs. Mary Ana Fischer, mother of quintuplets bom last Saturday, smiled for cameramen in her Aberdeen, S. D. hospital room, apparently unconcerned over the prospects of rearing a family that now totals 10 children. UNIFAX Mary Catherine, Mary Margaret and Mary Magdalene. The lone boy had been named James Andrew earlier. Select Names Mary Ann is named after her mother; Mary Catherine is named for Sister Mary Stephen, the St. Luke's Hospital administrator vho was Catherine Davis before she became a nun; Mary Margaret named for Margaret Dorman, chief nurse in pediatrics at St. Luke's; and Mary Magdalene is named for her paternal grandmother. The quints were deluged with gifts, ranging from diaper service to college scholarships. The offers included a four-year scholarsliip for James Andrew to St. Joseph's College in Philadelphia, scholarships to all five at Northern State College here, and scholarships for all four girls to two girls' schools, Presentation Junior College here and Mount Mary College at Yankton, S.D. The latter two are operated by orders of Catholic nuns. The Fischers also faced a decision on whether to move to a different home when things settle down. Their landlords, Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Harrington, offered to give the family the house now occupied, or land for a new home. Malaysians Burn Offices Of Indonesia Winds Die Down At Last Moment PORT ARTHUR, Tex. (UPI) — Howling Hurricane Cindy hit the Texas coast between Galveston and Port Arthur today, and showed signs of weakening. The eye of the storm moved through the tiny evacuated town of High Island between 8:10 and 8:40 a.m. (CDT.) Sixty- to -seventy-, mile winds died as the eye passed and rose again as the back side of Cindy struck. No casualties were reported. This was a far cry from devastating Hurricane Carla which struck the Texas coast two years and one week ago today, killing at least 17 persons and leaving damage in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Go Inland Thousands of coastal residents had fled inland before the swift- developing power of Cindy. Many men stuck to their jobs at sea. Between 5 and 10 shrimp boats rode out the storm off Galveston. Twenty-six men were battened down on an oil rig off the Louisiana coast. Another 40 were on a bargo off Cameron, La. Eight men were on a tug having engine trouble off Galveston. One shrimp boat was unreported off Galveston. Tides rose almost five feet above normal. Cindy's highest winds were 80 mile gusts. Galveston recorded 74 mile-an-hour winds during the night. These dropped to 35 miles an hour. Three shrimp boats off Galves ton had radioed the Coast Guard for aid, but none was in immediate danger. Take Shelter In storm - wise Galveston, 600 residents crowded into Stephen F. Austin High School and another 270 went to George Washington Carver High. Most boarded their homes. At Port Bolivar, 300 persons took shelter, 475 others went to shelters in Texas City. Hitchcock and La mar que—towns hit hard by Hurricane Carla. Cindy had burst up in the Gulf in the space of hours and headed directly for Cameron, La., to the east, where Hurricane Audrey in June, 1957, drowned more than 500 persons. Refugees crowded the roads out of Cameron Monday "like ants," fleeing to higher ground. Tov/ard dawn, Cindy swung west. Torrents of rain thundered down on the coast. Five and 10 inches were forecast for extreme east | Texas and west portions of Louisiana. Where to Find It 2 SECTIONS 21 PAGES Abingdon 11 Amusement *> Bushnell 6 Classified Ads 17-18-19 Comlcs-TV-Kadlo 16 Editorial 4 Galva 6 Hospital Notes B Knoxville 11 Markets 20 Monmouth 10 Obituary 17 Sports 13-14 Weather 2 Women In the News 8-9 KUALA LUMPUR. Malaysia (UPD— Rioting Malaysian youths today burned and stoned Indonesian diplomatic offices in retaliation for attacks on the Malayan and British embassies in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday. At the same time, the new Federation of Malaysia broke off diplomatic relations with Indonesia and the Philippines, its neighbors who refused to extend it recognition when it came into being Monday. The Malay, Chinese, and Indian youths burned a picture of President Sukarno of Indonesia and then stamped on the charred remains in front of the Indonesian Embassy. The howling mob shouted anti- Sukarno slogans and threw rocks and fire crackers at the embassy building. They burned one consular office in a nearby building and damaged three other offices. Follows Jakarta Incident Thousands of Indonesian youths stormed the British and Malayan embassies in Jakarta Monday. They centered their attack on the British, whom Indonesia charges are trying to perpetuate colonial rule through Malaysia. Their building was stoned, its fence was pushed down, and Ambassador Andrew Gilchrist's limousine was burned. Today, Malaysian youth struck back. One group of demonstrators climbed up the outside of the two- story embassy office building and ripped off the Indonesian emblem, a bird with outstretched wings. The diplomatic break was made, Malaysian Premier Tengku Abdul Rahman said, because "we have no choice but to do likewise" after the other two nations refused to recognize Malaysia. Indonesia, which owns two- thirds of Borneo, and the Philippines, which has claims to the island, contend that the inhabitants of North Borneo and Sarawak did not freely express their will to join Malaysia. A UN. survey of the two territories was agreed to in a meeting of Sukarno, Rahman, anci Philippine President Diosdado Macapagal. It found that the majority of Sarawak and North Bor« neo citizens favored Malaysia. But Indonesia and the Philippines did not accept the survey's findings. No News Conference WASHINGTON (UPI) - President Kennedy will not hold a news conference this week, ths> White House announced Monday, Cuba Invites More Students to Visit bland as Guest of Fidel NEW YORK (AP)-As a federal grand jury in Brooklyn resumes its probe today of a trip by 59 American students to Cuba, the committee that sponsored the journey disclosed that Cuba has come up with a second, similar invitation. The Student Committee for Travel to Cuba announced it will try to send 200 Americans to the Caribbean island next January. Philip A. Luce, committee spokesman, said the invitation for American students to see Fidel Castro's regime in operation came from the Cuban Federation of University Students. Luce said "we assume" the u> vitation provided for the Cuban Federation to pay all expenses, 1 as it did for the 59 Americans who defied a State Department ban and went to Cuba for an, eight-week stay this summer. One of the 59 drowned in Cuba, When the majority of them re. turned to this country, their pass* ports were invalidated, "if IF

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