Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on September 18, 1963 · Page 1
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Wednesday, September 18, 1963
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Home Paper of 70 Communitiei Galesburg Register-Mail Weather Stripe Red Continued Warm With Chance oi Light Showers on Thursday A Better Newspaper VOLUME LXXII — 220 GALESBURG, ILLINOIS — WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1963 PRICE SEVEN CENTS Indonesians Sack Embassy Of British JAKARTA, Indonesia (UPI) A howling mob of 10,000 rioters protesting the formation of the new nation of Malaysia, sacked and burned the British embassy today. The embassy staff fled to safety under police protection. Some embassy employes were injured in the rioting. The rioters staged their attack in retaliation for a demonstration against the Indonesian embassy in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Dumpur Tuesday. No Asssistance Indonesian authorities made no attempt to put out the fire in the embassy. In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Prime Minister Tengku Abdul Rahman announced today that his government has decided to put the new nation into a "state of preparedness" because of the increasing tension. In London, the British government bitterly protested against the "uncivilized behavior" in Jakarta. Foreign Secretary Lord Home told Indonesian Ambassador B. M. Diah in a heated five- minute session that "proper means should be taken by the Indonesian government to protect the British ambassador and British lives and property." Blames British The British were singled out for attack because they have strongly backed the new nation, which is a federation of Singapore, Malaya, and two British territories on the island, of Borneo, part of which is shared by Indonesia. The new federation is opposed by Indonesia and the Philippines, with both of whom Malaysia severed diplomatic relations Tuesday. The fires started by today's mob burned out the inside of most of the embassy building and destroyed eight embassy cars. The blazes burned into the late afternoon. British Ambassador Andrew Gilchrist and his staff, who had faced another riot only two days ago were reported to have reached safety with police help. DINNERTIME—Mary Magdalene Fischer is shown eating in private in her isolater in Aberdeen's St. Luke's Hospital while her brother and three sisters await the unidentified nurse. To preserve the strength of the quintuplets they are not taken out of their mechanical cribs for feeding. The nurse has to extend her hand through an opening to feed them. UNIFAX Fischer Quints A Healthy Brood ABERDEEN, S.D. (UPI) — The Fischer quintuplets kept getting healthier today and their mother was so heartened she began yearning for her other five children at home. Mrs. Mary Ann Fischer, 30, her short, curly red hair and her lips glistening lightly brushed with lipstick, expressed her joy Tuesday as she shyly met with newsmen for the first time since she gave birth to four girls and a boy Saturday. Two of the quints had gained so much strength today that their doctor increased their food intake. Dr. James N. Berbos, the general practitioner who delivered the five, said he had increased the amount of formula that Mary Catherine and James Andrew were getting by 1 cc. He said all five tots were doing fine. Meets With Newsmen Mrs. Fischer was pushed into the basement cafeteria of St. Luke's Hospital in a wheelchair for the improvised news conference. She wore green slippers and a pale blue housecoat. She said she would have gone into the delivery room again to avoid having the news conference. But it was evident that her concern for her children — all 10 of them — overshadowed all other considerations. She confessed that she was "very happy" over her five tiny tots and she told,how a mother of quads from another Aberdeen — this one in Scotland — had called her on the phone. Then someone asked: "Are you lonesome for your children at home? "I sure am," she said. Cindy Floods Wide Area on Texas Coast BEAUMONT, Tex. (AP)-Dying hurricane Cindy, stalled over this southeast Texas industrial area, set off cloudbursts that measured almost two feet today, Widespread flooding sent hundreds of persons fleeing their homes to higher ground, many of them escued by trucks and boats. Cindy struck the Texas coast coast with winds up to 80 miles an hour Tuesday but almost immediately lost its force. It was centered north of Houston today, retaining no damaging winds but dumping massive rainfall. D e w e y v i 11 e, Tex., north of Orange, reported 22.76 inches of rain by late morning, with 18 inches and Beaumont with 15. Torrents also poured down on the southwest corner of Louisiana tapering into steady, soaking rains. "Cindy is decaying slowly due to a large portion of the circulation still over the Gulf of Mexico," said a Weather Bureau advisory. The bureau predicted the hurricane — now reduced to the status of a tropical storm—would ease northward at 5 m.p.h. or less. All Beaumont schools opened to house flood refugees. Water lapped into many Beaumont stores and homes, and each passing rescue truck set up waves which caused more water damage. Big trucks rolled through water up to their radiator caps to move 325 persons to higher ground from Beaumont's West Side during the night. Spacecraft Rockets Thousand Miles But Falls Into Atlantic Apparently Lands Near Target Area CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first American space payload with wings rocketed down the Atlantic missile range today, but after several hours recovery vessels failed to find it and officials feared it may have sunk in the sea. The shot was the first in Project Asset, which is testing techniques for de- r Nikita Irate Over Another Poor Harvest MOSCOW (AP) — Angry over another poor harvest, Soviet Premier Khrushchev has berated farmers for inefficiency and assailed bureaucrats for exporting fertilizer when it is needed for Soviet fields. 'We export mineral fertilizers because our economists haven't lean^^y^tjg^calculate realistic he told a •ad—-for "Fall Picture This season's most exciting fashions are shown in tonight's special pictorial section. "If "they lllculated, then they would see that it would be better to put a ton of these fertilizers in the earth. It would be more economical to export the grain received than mineral fertilizers. And only after we have fully satisfied our domestic needs for mineral fertilizers can we then export them." Khrushchev spoke Monday, the day Canada signed a $500-million deal to sell 218 million bushels of wheat to the Soviet Union. The Soviet press and radio have not told the Russian people about the wheat deal, made necessary by the failures of Soviet agriculture. Train Crashes Into Bus Killing 28 SALINAS, Calif. (AP)-A speeding freight train shattered a makeshift bus jammed with Mexican field workers Tuesday, killing 28 and injuring 34 in the worst vehicle accident in California history. Bodies were strewn for half a mile along both sides of the track after the crash at a farm road crossing near the town of Chualar, eight miles south of Salinas. Scatters Bodies "Bodies just flew all over the place," said Tony Vasquez, 29. He was working in a nearby lettuce field and saw the converted truck ripped into pieces. Vasquez called the California Highway Patrol and then went back to do what he could. "Two of those men died in my arms," he said. "One body was hooked under the engine," said Coroner Christopher Hill Jr. "Shoes, hats, and cutting knives were all around. Everywhere you could hear the injured moaning." Twenty-two died by the tracks. U.S. Gives Assurance WASHINGTON <UPD - The United States has assured both Pakistan and India that it will protect either one of them from an attack by the other. Phillips Talbot, assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern and South Asian affairs, said Tuesday both nations had been Others died as 15 ambulances rushed them to three Salinas hospitals. Leaving Work The workers were returning from a celery field to the Earl Meyers, Co. labor camp near Salinas, 100 miles south of San Francisco. They rode on four board benches running lengthwise on the flat bed truck. Francisco Gonzales Espinosa, 34, of Salinas, the driver, said he stopped at the crossing and looked to his right. Highway Patrol Capt, Francis Simmons said Espinosa declared he did not hear or see the train until the front wheels were on the track. Engineer Robert E. Cripe of San Luis Obispo said he blasted the Southern Pacific locomotive's whistle when he saw the bus stopped at the crossing. Arrest Driver Astonished and shocked, Cripe saw the bus move onto the tracks. Before he could slow his train of 70 sugar beet gondola cars, rolling at 50 miles an hour, the engine hurtled into the midst of the jammed workers. A highway patrol spokesman said Espinosa was held on an open charge of felony manslaughter. "The entire front of the northbound locomotive was covered with sheet metal. The metal formerly was the side of the bus," related Bob McVay, Salinas and King City radio station owner. He reached the scene just as the first veloping manned spacecraft with wings. The sleek, stub-wing craft rode a Thor rocket more than 35 miles high and then streaked back through the atmosphere to a splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean about 1,000 miles southeast of Cape Canaveral. Tracking devices followed the vehicle throughout the 20-minute, 9,000-mile-an-hour flight. The Air Force reported the Asset craft hit in the planned landing zone and ships and planes began to search the area. Several hours after the launching, the payload had not been sighted. Recovery was important so that officials could determine how well the vehicle survived the jarring journey. An early indication of possible trouble came when search vessels failed to receive signals from a radio beacon on the payload. The beacon was to have activated on landing to aid recovery forces. There was no report whether a parachute landing system worked. The launching was the first of six scheduled in the Air Force's project Asset, which stands for aerothermodynamic-clastic structural systems environmental tests. Purpose of the Asset flights is to verify structural soundness of the spacecraft and to determine how well various materials withstand atmospheric re-entry heat up to 4,000 degrees fahrenheit. The $34 million program will provide data for developing manned spacecraft which could return through the atmosphere from orbit, maneuver over thousands of square miles to select an appropriate landing spot, then touch down on a jet field like an airplane. .ft i (V. ft* Kennedy Pledges Reduction In Spending to Save Bill assured that in the "highly un likely event that either country! ambulance arrived, should attack the other, there Seventeen of the 35 injured were would be an American response." reported in critical condition. DEALS DEATH—Part of the combination truck- bus that was struck at a grade crossing near Chaular, Calif., killing at least 28 farm workers, is shown dinging to tie locomotive of th$ South­ ern Pacific Railroad after it came to a halt almost a full mile away from the crash site. Another 34 workers were injured, many seriously UNIFAX WASHINGTON (UPI)— President Kennedy, seeking to head off Republican opposition to his proposed $11 billion tax cut, pledged himself today to forego extra anti-recession spending by the government. Kennedy made his commitment in a letter to Chairman Wilbur D. Mills, D-Ark., of the House Ways and Means Committee, which has recommended the cut. Kennedy praised Mills' call for rejection of the spending route and said flatly, "I subscribe to it." Mills read the letter to the House Rules Committee and asked, "What further assurance do we need?" that the tax cut will be accompanied by strict avoidance of government programs useful only for the dollars they pour into the national economy. Mills, seeking Rules Committee clearance for House debate on the bill starting next Tuesday, said his best judgment is that the best way to get government income up, and to shoot for a balanced federal budget, is to remove the "straitjacket" which he said present high wartime taxes impose on business. Mills recalled that in his state- Move to Oust South Africa Before U. N. UNITED NATIONS. N.Y. (AP) —A special United Nations committee asked the General As* scmbly and the Security Council today to consider expelling South Africa at once from the world organization for its policy of rigid racial segregation. It also called on U.N. members to carry out penalties against South Africa suggested by the assembly last year. These include an arms embargo, a petroleum embargo and an end to foreign investment in South Africa. The 11-nation special committee of Asian, African and Latin- American nations was established last year to review South Africa's racial policies. Its report was submitted to the assembly shortly before the U.N.'s Steering Committee met to draw up an agenda for the 18th General Assembly session. African racial quarrels took top billing, along with the Buddhist conflict in South Viet Nam and the question of Red Chinese admission to U.N. membership. List 80 Items The powerful 21-nation Steering Committee had an agenda of more than 80 items. It was expected to approve all controversial questions for debate during the session. Albania, black sheep of the Soviet flock, seized the initiative and issued a surprise call for assembly debate on giving Red China the U.N. scat held by Nationalist China. The Soviet Union had been expected to make the proposal despite its ideological dispute with Peking. The Russians made clear, however, they will support the demand for seating Red China, even though it came from Albania. Peking's ally in the party dispute. Outcome of the China debate is expected to follow last year's pattern when the assembly rejected a Soviet proposed to oust Formosa and seat Peking. The vote was 56 to 42 with 12 abstentions. The opening meeting, usually a routine ceremony devoted to the election of an assembly president and other officers, was jolted when 11 young demonstrators burst into the hall, shouting, running down the aisles and scattering anti-Castro pamphlets. Some ment Monday he had said the, to the front of the speaker's choice now is whether to .spur the ' platform before they were col- economy hy cutting taxes or fur- ! ; lared and ushered out of the thcr boosting government spend-; chamber. Trie interruption came as the Ill-nation assembly was electing officers for the Trusteeship Committee. 9 f i m ill UPSY-DAISY — A Thor rocket is shown lifting from its pad at Cape Canaveral early this morning as it launched n 1,100- pound "flying laboratory" on an up-and-down space flight. The vehicle can be seen atop the rocket. UNIFAX ing. Kennedy was expected to amplify this assurance in a nationally televised and broadcast address at fi p.m. CDT today. He also was expected to argue, as Mills did in his Rules Committee testimony today, that the best way to bring the budget into balance is to spur economic growth by cutting burdensome taxes. I w Brings Grief Former Trooper Becomes Ottawa Chief of Police OTTAWA, 111. (AP'-Lt. Frank Maggio, 58, of the Peoria police department lias been appointed chief of police at Ottawa. Maggio, a former state policeman, was appointed Tuesday night by Mayor Dan H. Riordan after approval by the City Council. Maggio will take his new post Oct. 1. He succeeds Leo Scudder, retired. RAVENNA, Italy (UPI) - Sveq Granbraden, 43, a Norwegian, said from his hospital bed today that he was beaten up in a bar by a sailor who didn't like his. tie. Where to kind It 4 SECTIONS 44 PAGES Abingdon 40 Amusement 5 Bushnell 41 Classified Ads ... 41-42-43 Coraics-TV-Rauio 33 Editorial 4 Food Section 2$ to H Galva , 5 Hospital Notes 5 Koo* villa 40 Markets 44 Monmouth 39 Obituary 41 Sports 3S-3S-37 Weather 8 Womeu in the Now* ---- !•* •v

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