Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on September 30, 1963 · Page 1
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Home Paper of 70 Communities Weather Stripe Red Warmer Tonight and Tuesday With High Tuesday in the 80s A Better Newspaper VOLUME LXXII 230 GALESBURG, ILLINOIS — MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1963 PRICE SEVEN CENTS • HIDE—Two men reported to be R. E, Cham- Negro church in which four giris were killed. They were picked up by Alabama state police bliss and Charles Cagle are shown hiding their faces as they were driven to the city jail in Birmingham, Ala. this morning after their arrest in connection with the recent bombing of a according to an announcement by Gov. George Wallace. UNIFAX u. SAIGON, South Viet Nam (UPI) Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara and Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor postponed their departure for 24 hours today and continued their investigation of South Viet Nam's military and political situation. McNamara and Taylor, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, conferred Sunday with President Ngo Dinh Diem, but no details of the talks were made public. Arthur Sylvester, Defense Department spokesman, said the two military leaders spent more than five hours with Diem. They conferred with him privately for three hours, then attended a two- hour black-tie dinner with the Censorship Charged In Viet Nam WASHINGTON (AP) A congressional subcommittee today accused the State Department of "hiding the facts from the American public" by restricting newsmen in South Viet Nam. The criticism came from the House subcommittee on information, headed by Rep. John E. Moss, D-Calif. "In recent weeks," a report by the subcommittee said, "the American public has been surprised by developments in Viet Nam—developments which have been many months in the making. The report said "the restrictive U.S. press policy in Viet Nam . . . unquestionably contributed to the lack of information about conditions in Viet Nam which created an international crisis. "Instead of hiding the facts from the American public," the subcommittee concluded, "The State Department should have done everything possible to expose the true situation to full view." president. Informed sources said Diem told McNamara and Taylor the war against the Communist Viet Cong is going well, and that political dissension was not hampering the war effort. These sources also said Diem insisted anything less than continued all-out American support for the war would be a mistake. Sylvester refused to disclose the subject matter of the meeting. He said McNamara and Taylor would not see Diem's brother Ngo Dinh Nhu, during their visit. Nhu Diem's -chief advisor, and the husband of the sharp-tongued Mme. Nhu. Maj. Gen. Tran Van Don, who briefed Taylor at Ben Cat, said in a statement that was also distributed to the press; "I feel we shall achieve victory in South Viet Nam in 1964." PICKED UP R. E. Chambliss, who tried to avoid being photographed in the picture above, was not successful when another photographer got him within camera range moments later. UNIFAX Revised Program Is Being Studied VATICAN CITY (AP) — A proposed redefinition of the Roman Catholic church won general endorsement today from the first prelates to speak at the second phase of the Vatican Ecumenical Council. Two cardinals and six bishops took the floor in St. Peter's Basilica as the 2,500 council fathers resumed working sessions. Pope Paul Tr 1 O I^ reopened the council Kennedy say Gold Rate to Be Continued WASHINGTON (UPI) President Kennedy today informed the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund that the United States was determined to protect the dollar as convertible currency at its present rate fixed to gold at $35 an ounce. The Chief Executive said U. S. efforts to protect stability of its own currency, plus a series of steps to correct Sunday after a nine-month recess with a strong appeal for church reform. The council press office, summarizing today's three-hour meeting, told newsmen the schema (topic) before the assembly—"Dc Ecclcsia," concerning the church —was accepted by speakers as "a good foundation on which to build." It was revised during the recess, and undoubtedly will be revised further. It will be the main topic before the council's session ending Dec. 4. Was Critici/cd The schema, considered the key to all the council's work, proposed the imbalance a new way for the Roman Cath- of international payments, were olic church to look at its struc . aimed not only at strengthening turc- It came up orally at the the American economic position, but as a benefit to all nations council's first session last year and was criticized by many fa- using the dollar as their stand- thers as being too juridical and academic and not sufficiently pastoral. There was criticism that ard. The President ?poke to the annual meeting of the fund and the International Bank at the Sher- the original draft would not help the cause of Christian unity. aton Park Hotel shortly after returning to the nation's During the recess, a council capital spokesman said today, 372 pro from a 10,000-mile swing to the posed corrections and amend- B'ar West. Two-Fold Purpose Though his audience was large- ments to the first half of the schema were mailed to the Vatican by prelates around the world. . A feeling was evident among ly international, Kennedy's pre- the church fathers thafc fa e Sees Enthusiasm Valachi Suggests pared speech was two-fold in pur- sion would move with greater pose: To explain U. S. steps to speed and efficiency than the correct its balance of payments first » which ran from 0ct - 11 to , T , , ^ c LU J Dec. 8 last year. This session will problem, and to plug for the ad- i-i ^ , continue until Dec. 4. ministration tax bill pending in the Senate. He said tax reduction would help improve the long- A young American bishop run position of the United States summed up this spirit. "I think in world business and monetary f 11 a ™ c01 ™ n g back to the session with a lot more a " airs ' enthusiasm. They know now what is intended and what it is they are trying to do." GIVING BLESSING — While being carried on his gestatorial Chair, Pope Paul VI, blessed a throng as he arrived at St. Peter's Basilica to open the second Ecumenical Council, He has proposed revisions in Catholic policy which he hopes will tend to unite all Christians. UNIFAX Crime Bosses Be Arrested to Crush Syndicate House Collanses NETHER STOWEY, England (UPI) — Miss Lucy Baker returned from church Sunday night and found her house had fallen down. WASHINGTON (UPD-Under- world turncoat Joseph Valachi was reported today to have told Senate investigators that the way to break up the Cosa Nostra crime syndicate is to jail its bosses. Sen. Karl E. Mundt, R-S.D., quoted Valachi as saying that respected bosses in the Cosa Nostra hierarchy commanded a loyalty from the rank and file "soldiers" of crime which was not paid to lower echelon lieutenants. Mundt said in an interview that Valachi told the Senate investigations subcommittee at a closed session that "locking up bosses" would destroy the crime organization. Valachi, the vengeance - bent Cosa Nostra alumnus, is expected to expand on the point when he resumes his testimony at a pub-1 himself out. the In opening the council, Pope Paul said its aims were redefini- lic hearing Tuesday. He testified tion and reform of the Catholic Friday that the Cosa Nostra Church, restoring Christian unity bosses had been "very bad to the and closer contact with today's soldiers," and that this was one world, reason he was determined to tell his story to authorities. In his public testimony Valachi bly a council "of invitation, of ex- also said he hoped Congress pectation, of confidence." His would pass a law making it a c]ear voice rolled t h roug h the crime to belong to an organiza- n„„;i. , . , tion such as C^sa Nostra. Chair- hushe , d fBaS1,iCa and out t0 a man John L. McClellan, D-Ark., crowd of ™> m P ersons in p * who has made a similar proposal, ter's Square as he delivered the stressed that the suggestions were 10,000-word address in Latin, made independently. Bosch Claims Coup Planned Months Ago SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP)—Ex- He called the Episcopal assem- President Juan Bosch sailed into exile aboard a Dominican navy frigate today after charging the military coup thatr overthrew him was organized before his inauguration last February. A high official source said Bosch would be landed on the French island of Guadeloupe, probably later to With Bosch aboard the frigate Mella were his wife Gen, Antonio Imbert arrera, a leader of the day. and Caution Backfires LONDON (UP ) - Druggist tant, Anglican and Orthodox ob- Hubert Alderson said today he servers seated near him, he said; made his house burglar-proof after a theft — police yesterday when he locked Eisenhower Plays No Favorites for GOP Nomination Like Pope John. Pope Paul military junta which re- held the door open for a reunit- moved the president from ing of Christians. To the Protes- office Wednesday on charges he was soft on communism and his administration was chaotic. Bosch was elected president by an overwhelming vote in the Republic's first free "We lay no snares...we do not then had to call I wish to make of our faith an oc- for polemics." Rusk Stages 'Home' Work At Breakfast Details Are Kept Secret At This Time B I R M I N C; H A M, Ala. (AP) Two white jail men were placed' in city early today for further investigation into the series of bombings that have rocked this racially-troubled city for several years. Col. AI Lingc. hend of the Stat© Highway Patrol, said others picked up in the intensified investigation have been released. Ho declined to say how many others had been questioned. Li, A. Ni^ht Warden identified the two being R. E. Chambliss, 59, and Cagle, 22, both of the ham area. Holcomb hold as Charles lirming- Involved Before Chambliss was found innocent in 1949 on a charge of flogging while masked. lie has been active in anti-integration efforts. Officers had to restrain Chambliss recently when he engaged in a near brawl with a newsman at a segregation meeting. Cagle has been affiliated with anti-integration activities, mostly in the area .south of Birmingham. Last summer he was arrested while going to a Ku KIux Klan rally in Tuscaloosa a short time before the University of Alabama was desegregateti. State officials identified him as a nsman and said that he was carrying a weapon. Both men had been under surveillance by city, county and federal agents. The local Jaw enforcement agencies said that the arrests by the state came as a surprise. Lingo said that the state was conducting its investigation apart from any other police agency. No Information Lingo wouid give no information on the men, nor on results of the questioning. He also declined to definitely link them with the blast at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Sept. 15 in which four young Negro girls were killed. The two men arrived at the city jail—the same one where some 2,400 Negro demonstrators were held last spring trol car with -in a highway pa- two car with two troopers. Dressed in sport shirts and they covered their faces as thefy were led into the jail. Although the investigation into the bombings—there have been at least 40 — had been intensified since the church explosion, these were the first arrests. A tip-off that they were coming came Sunday night in Montgomery from the office of Gov. George C. Wallace. The governor's office said in a statement that "arrests were im* minent" in the church bombing I in which the killed. Negro girls were Later, a governor's statement from the office said only that two persons were taken into cus» tody in connection with the Bir« mingham bombings. It did not specify the church blast. Lingo said the men were being questioned and would be trans* ferred to Jefferson (Birmingham) County Jail. He would not defi* nitely link them with the church explosion, and said no formal charges had been filed. NEW YORK (UPI) Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower said Sunday he had no favorites for the GOP presidential nomination and stressed that the party had a "wealth of men" from which to choose a candidate. At the same time Eisenhower, in a copyrighted dispatch in the New York Herald Tribune, denied reports that he opposed Sen. Barry M. Goldwater, R-Ariz., for the nomination. was "unclear on precisely" what Goldwater's present views an*. He said that only when candidates mentioned for the nomination record with their Not Clear However, Eisenhower said he "are on current views will the party be in a position to make the most intelligent choice. "I think all Republicans would want to learn more about how he (Goldwater) and each of the other possible candidates would now approach the issues of 1964," he added. "At this point I am neither I man from Minnesota, against nor specifically for any candidate but do wish them all well. I shall not participate in a move to 'stop' any one candidate." Others he mentioned as possibilities for the nomination were New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller, Michigan Gov. George Romney, Pennsylvania Gov. William Scranton, former Treasury Secretary Robert Anderson and Walter Judd, former congress- "In Oregon's Gov. (Mark) Hatfield we have one of the vigorous and typically western voices that should be heard. I could name, and have done so in the past, a dozen other highly qualified possibilities from government, business and the professions, who would not only make valuable contributions to the discussion, but would, if the convention saw fit, make excellent candidates," he said. Where to Find 2 SUCTIONS 22 PAGES Abingdon 30 Amusement 6 Building 16-17 Bushneli ;.. 6 Classified Ads 20-21 Cflraics-TV-Radio 15 Editorial 4 Galva 6 Hospital Notes t> Kaoxville 19 Markets 2? Monmouth 7 Obituary 18 Sports 12-13-14 WeatJier 2 Women in the News .... 8*9 Domini elections since dictator Rafael L. Trujillo took power more than 30 years ago. Shortly before he sailed on tlie Saturday haired Miami uirre UNITED NATIONS, NY. (AP) —Secretary of State Dean Rusk breakfasted with Britain's Foreign Secretary lx>rd Home today and conferred on U.N. matters. Aides said the two paid special attention to the colonialism issue, which this In it he said; "The coup was established technically after my return from Mexico (in mid-Sep- i • i tember *. The coup was or- j of the General Assembly. They did not discuss East-West affairs or the plan for an allied seaborne nuclear force, it was These items a r talks. The t 'reign Minister So- ganized before my inauguration j ng g i ve n by U.N. Secretary dinner be* Last Thant farmer's Body Wedged Between Tractor, Wheels SHERIDAN, 111. (AP) - Au* thorities report the body of a 90- year-old faimer has been found wedged between the wheel of an overturned tractor and its frame. The victim was Theodore Walter. James Thompson, La Salle County coroner, said Walter was using the tractor Sunday to haul logs and apparently lost control of the vehicle on an incline. Tha tractor struck a tree and overturned. i 4

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