Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on February 1, 1964 · Page 1
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Garden City Telegram Vol. 35—No. 77 GARDEN CITY, KANSAS, 67846, SATURDAY, FEB. I, 1964 20 Pages Viet Junta Seeks Help From West SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) — Maj. Gen. Nguyen Khunh, South Viat Nam's new military strong man, appealed Unlay for Western support of his country's war against the Communists. Ignoring'French President Charles de Gaulle's proposal to neutralize Southeast Asia in a pact with Communist China, Khanh told the Saigon diplomatic corps he ia confident the "Vietnamese people and the rest of the free world would continue material and moral support of the struggle against communism here." Mighty Tasty Telegram Photo foggy Pitts, Eager Beavers 4-H Club, demonstrates how to make chiclren salad as well as take a cample taste. Her junior demonstration was part of 4-H Club Day activities at the junior high school today. All of Finney County's 12 4-H clubs were represented in some phase of talent. Peggy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willis Pitts, 1313 Hattie. Winners from today's event will go on to regional competition in Dodge City Feb. IS. Ranger Moon Hit Expected Sunday PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Scientist* were jubilant today that the camera-packed Ranger • spacecraft was heading directly to an area on the moon under consideration (or future astronaut landings. If all goes well, Ranger • should hit the moon at 4:24 a.m. EST Sunday. The spacecraft was launched from Cape Kennedy, Fla., Wednesday. Its course was corrected in midnight early Thursday to aim it within a 150-mile- diameter circle on the flat plain known as Mare Tranquilitatis or the Sea of Tranquility. In Hie last 10 minutes of flight, MO miles before impact, sis cameras aboard the spacecraft are supposed to start taking the first of more than 3,000 pictures. The first photos, radioed in a steady stream to earth, should show surface areas of 151,000 and 16,800 sauare miles, taken by two wide-angle cameras. Areas of 9,480 and 1,950 square miles are the targets of four narrow-angle cameras. Closeup pictures, just before impact, should show about half cameras are to take 117 pictures each, the narrow-angle cameras 714 each • Ranger *'§ target area was chosen so cameras would catch sharp shadow from slanting sun rays. The shadows will help scientists determine how rough or smooth the surface may be, vital information for spaceman landings. The Weather Fair and mild tonight. Lews tonight in middle er upper 20s. Fair te partly cloudy end little ceeler Sunday/ Night Sunday in 50s. Sunriae 7:47 Sunset 6:07 Ifex. HIM. Prc« Dodge City „ 64 24 ICmporia C4 30 Trace GARDEN CITY DO 19 Hill City 56 19 Kusuell 67 18 Balina 55 22 WiohlU „ G4 SO Gordon Soss Gus Garden wonders why prob lems can't hit us when we're 17 t — and know everything. n Scott City Switch Engine, Truck Crash; Two Are Hurt SCOTT CITY —A Missouri- Pacific switch engine and a irailcr-truck collided about 1:30 l>.m. here Friday al the Main Street crossing sending two truck drivers to Scott County Hospital. August Wayne Wcrncmont, 34, Dubuque. Iowa, was driving the truck. His companion, Earl A. Rooseler, 27, Long Beach, Calif, was in the sleeping compartment of the cab when the accident happened. Scott County Sheriff Bob Brit tan said the switch engine was traveling at 12 mph and was blowing its warning whistle. The red warning lights werq_ also blinking but neither trucker no liccd the lights or the whistle, they told the sheriff. Wernemont received facial injuries and Roeseler suffered a broken arm and skull injuries. The northbound truck was tipped over by the impact. It was carrying oranges and tomatoes to Colorado. The trailer rammed against the cab, trapping Roeseler in the sleeping compartment. Sheriff Brittan said it took workmen 30 minutes to release him from the sleeper. Traffic was blockec about an hour. Brittan said no charges have been filed yet. Death Brings Deloy In Board Meeting Regular Board of Education meeting scheduled for Monday night has been postponed due to the death of the mother of Dr. Leroy Hood, superintendent of schools. Next board meeting will be Fsb. 10. Dr. Hood's mother, Mrs, Roy Hood, died early today at Atchison. Funeral will be there Mon- 1 day. Dread to Think of Future four Million Baby Crop WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid declining birth rates, the United States still has a baby crop of over 4 million a year, say the population experts. And the future is so potentially fertile they dread to think about it. The U.S. Public Health Service reported this week that November yielded only 327,000 babies to Americans, the lowest November since 1S53. The .Population :Raf«Mance<Bu~ io,(fajre mile. The wide-angle reai» lays. typ, birth rate has de- clined some 14 per cent since 1957. But these figures hardly tell the story. The postwar baby boom is about to bring its multitude of offspring into the marrying years. A girl born in 1947 is 17 years old this year. The prospect of what this could mean to the U.S. population in terms of growth is impressive. Even with fewer babies,-per-mother, there will be many. . WOtfi , .mothers, many more babies. For instance, there were 11 million women in their 20s, the prime reproductive age, in 1960. by 1970, there will be 15 million women in this age group says the Population Reference Bureau. By 1980, 20 million. If U.S. women have the 3.1 children they currently seem to plan on, it could push the U.S. population to 249 million by 1980, to 344 million by the year 2000, and to over a billion by year 2065, Although repetition of the rcnch proposal at DC Gaulle's news conference in Paris Friday drew no official comment, relations between France and South Viet Nam remained seriously strained. Some sources predicted a break. After the champagne recep.- lon, Khanh, 36, told newsmen a decision on his country's relations with Paris would be "cx- romely difficult." In a cryptic style reminiscent of DC Gaulle himself, the strong man added: "We shall handle our enemies and the friends of our enemies in our own way." Khanh was far more blunt Friday. About the time DC Gaulle made his statement in Paris, Khanh accused the French leader of attempting to impose a brutalizing policy on South Viet Nam and of blatantly interfering in its affairs. At the reception Khanh exchanged pleasantries with French Charge d'Affaires George Pcrrtichc and told him: "You are welcome with us today, but I hope all the world is aware of the North Vietnamese aggression." South Viet Nam's deposed premier, Nguyen Ngoc Tho, made a surprise appearance at the reception. Khanh said he would keep Tho in office until a new government is formed. Tho, who has been in government continuously for 30 years, said he expects to return to private life in a week to 10 days. Khanh said he will retain temporarily all ministers in a caretaker government except the generals arrested during the coup Wednesday for allegedly conspiring with the French to neutralize the country. Khanh said the new regime will be "a government of national union, but we do not yet know what form it will take. It will be necessary to move slowly but surely in creating a new govern* ment." He made it plain to the diplomats he was in charge. He said he would leave Saigon Monday for a tour of military units ia the countryside as the first step in taking personal command of the war effort against the Viet Cong guerrillas. Philippine Revolution Leader Suffers Attack MANILA (AP) — Gen. Emilia Aguinaldo, 94, Philippine revolutionary leader, was reported resting well today after suffering the latest in a series of heart attacks. Agiiinaldo was stricken Wednesday at Veterans Memorial Hospital, where ha has been confined much of the time during the lust four years. Fidel toys Claim to New Sugar Cane Cutter MOSCOW (AP) — Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro says he and Soviet Premier Khrushchev invented a new sugar cane harvester now being tested in Cuba, Pravdu reported today.

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