Page 1 article text (OCR)
Home Paper of 70 Communities VOLUME LXXII — 224 (Jalesburg Register-Mail A Better Newspaper GALESBURG, ILLINOIS —. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1963 Weather Stripe Hed A Little Warmer Tonight and Tuesday With High in Upper 70s PRICE SEVEN CENTS Senate Turns Down Rider On Ban Bill WASHINGTON (UPI) — The Senate today rejected Sen. Barry Goldwater's proposal to make the nuclear test ban treaty with Russia contingent on the removal of all Russian forces from Cuba. The roll call vote was 17 to 77 against Goldwater's r~;—~— ~ 1 proposal. Although the Division to Be Airlifted to W. Germany WASHINGTON (UPI)-An entire division of 16,000 U. S. armored troops will be airlifted to Germany next month in the largest such movement ever undertaken, Defense Secretary Robert S. Mc Namara announced today. The operation, designated "Exercise Biglift" will involve 116 combat and 240 transport planes, and the entire personnel of the 2nd Armored Division at Fort Hood, Tex, The troops will maneuver in Germany for a week under NATO command, and then return to the United States. The exercise is expected to cost about $10 million. Although it will constitute an im pressive show of military muscle, the exercise is regarded as a possible prelude to the withdrawal of some U.S. troops now regularly stationed in Europe. Sen. Richard B. Russell, D-Ga., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, recently said that if troops could be airlifted to Europe with great speed, it might be possible to withdraw some of the six divisions now in Germany. McNamara arranged to release this announcement just before taking off for South Viet Nam to make a special study ordered by President Kennedy over the weekend of the military situation there. "The 'biglift* will provide a dramatic illustration of U.S. capabilities for rapid reenforcement of NATO forces," the Pentagon chief said. Boone Improves SANTA MONICA, Calif. (UPI) —Actor Richard Boone, hurt in an auto crash Friday, was expected to be released from St. John's Hospital today. Boone was injured when his sports car smashed into a parked car a block from his home. X-rays showed the 46-year-old actor suffered a cracked rib in addition to severe face and head lacerations and nose and chest injuries. MR. FARMER! DON'T MISS THE Farm Supply and Implement Dealers'" SPECIAL SECTION Which Will Appear on our CLASSIFIED PAGE STARTING TONIGHT proposa treaty itself needs a two thirds majority, only a ma jority was needed to defea the restriction. Defeat of Goldwater's reserva tions virtually assured rejection of other controversial restrictions still pending. The pact is sure o ratification Tuesday morning. Goldwater, front-runner for the GOP presidential nomination in public opinion polls, had chal lenged the Senate to "test the ene my" by postponing the effective ness of the treaty until all Soviet military forces were removed from Cuba. The top leaders of both parties opposed the restriction The reservation offered by Goldwater, a possible 1964 Republican presidential nominee, was regarded as the biggest hurdle for the treaty banning nuclear testing except underground. The pact itself, now signed by 100 nations, is scheduled for £ Senate vote at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday Overwhelming approval appears to be assured. Goldwater told his colleagues that if they must vote for the treaty, then, "in your nation's name and in the name of the trust your nation has placed upon you, demand at least this single honorable, appropriate and meaningful price." Goldwater's reservation to the resolution of ratification was the first called up for action as the Senate neared the end of two weeks of debate on the treaty to ban all but underground nuclear testing. The Senate came to the ques tion of reservations quickly when Sen. Thomas J. Dodd, D-Conn., dropped his own fight for five "understandings." Dodd urged ratification of the pact, saying he believes "the good in it outweighs the bad.' He said he would offer later a separate resolution calling upon the Senate Preparedness subcom mittee to make periodic reports to the Senate on the status of the U. S. underground nuclear testing program, the status of nuclear laboratories, "the observance of the treaty," and its impact on national security. Jail Escapee Dies in Battle With Policemen ST. LOUIS (AP>— A two-time jail escapee, who was shot in a pre-dawn gun battle today, died in St. Louis County Hospital. The dead man, Vernon G. Sommer, 25, of St. Louis was shot once in the head. Sommer escaped from officers Thursday while en route to the Missouri State Penitentiary to begin serving 12 years or more on a robbery conviction. He was recaptured Friday in a north St. Louis YMCA. Sommer escaped Sunday from the St. Louis City Jail. Warson Woods Police Chief Charles Wilson said Lt. Fred Kuhlman and Patrolman Leo Wyklin- ski exchanged fire with Sommer on a wooded section of Litzinger Road in St. Louis County, Thousands in Nation March As Mourners By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thousands marched, rallied and prayed across the land Sunday in memorial services for six Negro children slain in Birmingham Ala., racial disorders. Some expressed bitterness some charity. There were calls for a "non violent uprising" and a "massive nationwide campaign of civil dis obedience" to protest what one speaker called "the last crime against the spirit of brotherhood —the senseless slaughter of the children." The largest demonstrations were held in New York City and Washington. End Attempt In Shreveport, La., police riot squads and mounted sheriff's deputies broke up an attempt by 1,000 Negroes to hold a memoria parade. That was followed by a brief clash between Negroes and police outside a church. A group of prominent Ameri cans, headed by Gov. Edmund G Brown of California and Charles Taft of Cincinnati, announced for mation of "America's Conscience Fund" to rebuild the bombed 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham. Four of the Negro children died in that bombing a week ago Sua day. Two Negro boys were shot to death in separate incidents that day. Funeral services for the boys were held Sunday. "There should be no malice in anyone's heart toward anyone else," said a Negro minister, the Rev. J. R. Hicks, at one funeral "The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away." Boy Stranded On Ledge Is Rescued AUGUSTA, Mont. (AP)—A 10- year-old boy stranded on a narrow ledge of a 1,000-foot cliff in the Sun River Canyon was car ried to safety early today on a 150-foot wooden ladder built during the night. The boy, Bruce Krummcl of Great Falls, was reported in good shape. Mrs. Glenn Roberts of the Sun Canyon Lodge, about a half mile from the base of the cliff on which Bruce was stranded Sunday morning, said the boy was carried down by A. R. Bender, an Augusta carpenter who directed building of the ladder. She said persons at the base of the cliff reported Bruce was 'chattering like a magpie." He apparently did not suffer from the cold nor rain which fell earlier during the night. Where to Find It 2 SECTIONS 26 PAGES Abingdon 24 Amusement 6 Building 23 Bushnell f> Classified Ads 18-19-20-21 Comics-TV-Radio 22 Editorial 4 Galva fi Hospital 6 Knoxville 24 Markets 25 Monmouth 10 Obituary 18 Sports 16-17 Weather 2 Women in the News — 8-9 Indonesians Concede to Demands of Ambassador "PRETTY HUNGRY"—Sharon Huston was the best watermelon cater in the whole city of Knoxville Saturday when this young daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Huston used an efficient method of watermelon eating. Her sister Pam was also on the scene, hut unfortunately got squeezed out of the photo. The girls were attending, along with 2,500 others, a community function in Knox- villc's recreational park. U. S. Position On Buddhists Angers Diem UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) —A spokesman for ['resident Ngo Dinh Dicm's regime said today the United States cut off its nose lo spite its face when it supported U.N. General Assembly debate on his government's treatment of Buddhists. Prof. Buu Hoi, head of a special Vietnamese mission to the Ill-nation assembly, said the discussion would enable Communist delegations to demand that the United States withdraw troops from South Vict. Nam. North Vict Nam already has renewed that demand. "We were sure right from the start," Buu Hoi said in an interview, "that during the debate several countries from the Soviet bloc would raise the problem which has nothing to do with the Buddhist affair—which is the influence of the United States ir. that part of tlie world. "That's why we deplored that the U.S. government voted in favor of the inclusion of that item in the agenda." Buu Hoi said he thought it did so to put pressure on Diem. He remarked that there was "more to it than just the Buddhist affair" but would not explain his remark. Other Countries Back Britisher JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The British-Indonesian dispute flared again today over the guarding of Britain's ruined embassy, burned by mobs in a wave of violence that almost caused a diplomatic break. A diplomatic crisis was averted when Gov. Sumarno Sosroatmocljo of Jakarta agreed through a police representative to a joint British sue serious enough to ask support from other embassies. U.S. Ambassador Howard P. Jones and the Australian, Canadian and British Ambassador A. G. Gil-j F| . cnch ambaS sadors rushed to Indonesian guard to protect, documents in the embassy's vault. christ had just told a news conference that a senior police official harl refused to let him into the embassy Sunday night. He suddenly broke off the conference and hurried to the embassy. Brushes Vasl Guards Embassy informants said Gilchrist had just been informed that Indonesians were trying to break into the vault. This time Gilchrist brushed past protesting Indonesian police and remained in the embassy for an hour and a half until the guard agreement was reached. The British considered the is- the embassy. The mobs that burned the embassy Wednesday were protesting the creation of the British-protected Federation of Malaysia, embracing Malaya, Singapore, Sarawak and Sabah (North Borneo), all former British territories. To avoid a diplomatic break, Indonesia promised that British lives and properties would be protected, but a number of British enterprises have been taken over by the government, at least temporarily. Indonesian officials say they acted to keep workers from seizing them. Communist Guerrillas Are Active in South Viet Nam Military Planes Search Atlantic For Lost Airship DOVER, Del. (AP) — Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard planes searched the Atlantic Ocean today for an Azores-bound Air Force cargo plane presumed down with 10 crewmen aboard. The four-engine plane was last heard from at 2:53 Sunday, 18 minutes a.m. after it left Dover Air Force Base. A Dover spokesman said the plane was 20 miles north of Cape May, N.J., when the commander, Capt. Dudley J. Connolly Jr., 33, of Jackson Heights, N.Y., radioed that he was at 13,000 feet and limbing to 14,000 feet. He gave no indication of any trouble. The plane was on a 2,260-mile flight to Lajcs Air Station on the Portuguese island of Terceira, carrying supplies for U.S. forces | in Europe Wheat Sale Is Defended By Pearson NEW YORK (UPD-Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, defending his country's $500 million wheat sale to the Soviet Union said Sunday the deal did not violate any Western agreements. Pearson also said the shipment of $33 million worth of wheat to Cuba was not inconsistent with the policy of the Western Allies. The list of goods prohibited for shipment to Cuban Premier Fidel Castro's regime, he noted, docs not; cover Kidnapers - - - SAIGON, South Viet Nam (UPI) — U.S. Airmen in helicopters and light planes rescued two English school teachers who were kid naped by Communist Guerrillas on a beach near the mouth of the Mekong River, the British Embassy said today. The two Britons—James Kinnaird and Alan Darby—had gone for a swim Sunday in an area of the South China Sea declared off- limits to military personnel because it is infested with Vict Cong infiltrators. The embassy said the teachers were picked up and airlifted to safety when the U.S. aircraft flew low over the beach and sent the Vict Cong scurrying for cover. Kinnnird was shot in the leg before the Communists fled. He was in a U.S. Army hospital today and doctors said he would re- include food and medicines. "I can assure you that we are They were returning to a beach resort when they were stopped by not shipping anything to Cuba ; an armed Viet Cong. He ordered which is on the Allied prohibited ! them to walk toward the jungle,,. ... . .... . Pearson said in a television and Kinnaird tried to escape. He I lme Lwlth thc , ma J or ™btary effort being made by the Communists in the Delta. Add Power - - - SAIGON, South Viet Nam (UPI) — South Viet Nam is sending a third infantry division to thc Mekong Delta in a move reflecting growing concern over Communist guerrilla strength there, military sources said today. Thc 9th Infantry Division, which lias been holding two provinces in the central coastal plains north of Saigon, now is on the move southward to thc delta, Viet Nam's major rice-producing area, where thc Communists have been increasingly active in recent months. A government press agency announcement of the move Sunday said it "is clear proof that the anti-Communist struggle has been making progress" to the north of Saigon. The sources agreed with this, but added that both Vietnamese officers and their U. S. advisers have been concerned for some lis interview. "We have exercised and was shot, and apparently left for j continue to exercise controls on that kind of trade." The Canadian-Soviet deal probably was a "one-shot" arrange- dead. Darby was led into the jungle. The U.S. pilots were alerted to Since the beginning of the year, there have been reports of both Today's search encompassed ment sought by the Russians to 2,(i50 miles from Cape May east | make up for a poor crop in Rus- to the Azores in a corridor 601 sia this year, the prime minister miles wide. I said. Roman Catholic Prelates Discuss Papal Plan to Reform Powerful Roman Curia VATICAN CITY fUPD — Ro- 1 reform of the Roman Curia wasj Pope Paul, who himself spent man Catholic prelates from all | regarded here as a major step many years in the Vatican secretariat of state, announced his intention of making reforms in an address to Curia members Noting that the work of the over the world today discussed | forward in the "aggiornmento" or among themselves the plans of ! modernization of the church. Pope Paul VI to reform the The predominantly Italian Cu- powerful Roman Curia. \ ria is the central administrative The church fathers will recon- j body ot the church. In the first | Curia had drawn criticism as well vene next Sunday in St. Peter's; session of the Ecumenical Coun-' as praise, the pontiff said "va- Basilica for the second session of cil it was often criticized for rious reforms will be needed. .. the Ecumenical Council. More conservatism. Some bishops said to drop what is passing or super- than 2,700 cardinals, patriarchs, the Curia was too "Vatican-cen-: fluous ir. the forms and norms archbishops and bishops are ex- tered" and not sufficiently aware 1 that govern the Roman Curia and pected to be on hand. of th^ Vsm, fv^s *iie church to bring about what is vital and Pope Paul's announcement of a i in different parts of the world, i providential." I i M»*«* Ptt>* u»H«*»«t i u«• A" ft|4fi*#9- LOST—A Military Air Transport Service plane with 10 persons aboard has been reported missing by the U. S. Coast Guard. The aircraft was en route from Dover, Del. (1) to the Azores (2). If the plane was forced down it probably would have been along the route shown on the map. It was last heard from Sunday about 30 miles southeast oi Cape May, N. J. L.VLFAX President's two chief military advisers, arranged to fly by helicopter from the White House to Andrews Air Force Base, then board an Air Force jet with a small party of aides for a 20-hour flight to Saigon. the kidnap attempt by a Vietnam-! increasing aggressiveness and ese fisherman who saw the inci- 1 growing military strength of dent. i these Viet Cong units. Advisers Meet With JFK Preparatory to Asian Trip WASHINGTON (AP) — President Kennedy reviewed today with Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara and Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor the troubled situation in South Viet Nam. McNamara and Taylor, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will leave later today for a week's survey trip to South Viet Nam. Also sitting in on the White House meeting today were Undersecretary of State George W. Ball and McGeorge Bundy, presidential assistant for national security affairs. The presence of Ball indicated that the two military leaders will examine the political as well as the military situation in South Viet Nam. McNamara, Taylor, Ball and Bundy were waiting at the White Hou-^e when the President returned from a weekend at Newport, R.I. McNamara and Taylor, the Rockefellers Fly to Europe To Get Data NEW YORK 'AP) - Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller and his wife leave by plane today for a 12-day tour of European capitals. They will visit Rome, London, Berlin, Bonn, Brussels and Paris. The trip will give Rockefeller an opportunity to pick up additional material for discussion of foreign policy during his expected campaign for the 1964 Republican presidential nominatioo.