Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on February 17, 1964 · Page 2
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Garden City, Kansas
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Monday, February 17, 1964
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Sneak Storm s East Hard Blow By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS i The wind, clocked at 92 miles A snrnk Northeast s t o r m I per hour at Truro on Cape Cod, whipped by gale force winds deposited up to 18 inches snow and caused at least deaths in New England Sunday. Temperatures dropped into the teens over much of the area afler the storm passed. Many highways, cleared of all but an inch or two of packed snow, became covered by sheets of ice. lashed coastal communities, of j built up huge drifts and created 13! blizzard-like conditions. In Maine, four women drowned when their car slid off U.S. 1 and landed upside down in a Passamaqtioddy Bay cove at Robbinston. At, least nine other persons — six in Massachusetts an three in Connecticut—died of heart attacks while shoveling snow or from storm-caused exhaustion. Eighteen Inche* of snow fell in the Plymouth, N.H., area. Lebanon, N.H., had 14; Worcester and Bedford, Mass., 12; Brunswick, Maine, 11; Boston, 10; Hartford, Conn., 8 and Montpelior, VI., 6. The storm closed airports, all .33 .31 .20 .11 .M .11 markets LOCAL PRODUCi Eggi Extra Large A'l Egg* A'» Large Egg* A'» Medium Eggs A** Smell Eggt C't lit Grade Cream Heavy Hen* LI0h» Hens LOCAL WAGON PRICES Wheat $1,9« unchg Milo Jl.«o unetif. Rye $1.05 unchg Barley .15 bu. unchf GARDEN CITY LIVESTOCK Total receipts 2,690 cattle; 491 of'u^Ute'^w"' Yo^^r^ging nogs* Market here Friday was steady but immobilized highway travel and caused power failures in dozens of communities. During the full fury of the storm, visibility was almost zero on most highways ire Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. The storm moved out to sea south of Nova Scotia Sunday snow also covered all to strong on all calves and light weight yearling cattle with the plain feeder steer and heifers 25c to 50c lower. Light weight steer calves 300 Ibs to 400 Ibs - $25.50 to $27.10. Heavier weights $23 to $25. Hol- stiens $18 to $19 with bull calves $20 to $24,50. Hoifer calves $22.50 to $24.50, on weights 300 Ibs to 400 Jbs. Brockles and medium quality $18 to $19,50 on all weights. Yearling heifers 550 Ibs to 650 Ibji from $20 to $21.30. Brockles and medium kind from $19 to $20 on most all weights. Bull market was steady $16 to Butcher cows were strong to 25c higher. Canner and cutters $9 to $12.50, Utility and commercials $12.50 to $14 with younger type cows and heiferettes $16 to $19. Baby calves $15 to $55 per head. Hog market steady to 256 lower. Top $14.55. Most good butcher hogs sold from $14 to $14,55. Lights from $13.50 to $14.10. Sows from $10.50 to $13.20. Boars from $7.40 to $9. Baby Pigs from $5.25 to $13 per head, depending on size and quality. KANSAS CITY LIVESTOCK KANSAS CITY (AP)-Cattle 8,500; calves 400; stcrs slow, fully steady; heifers fully steady to 25 higher; feeders steady; good to choice steers 19.00-22.25; good to choice heifers 18.00-21.50; utility and commercial co'ws 13.50-14.50; good to choice feeders 20.00-26.00. Hogs 4,000; barrows and gilts Under 250 Ib strong to mostly 25 higher, sows steady to 25 higher; barrows and gilts 1-3 190-260 Ib 14.75-15.50; 250-350 Ib sows 13.00-50. Sheep 800; lambs strong to 50 higher; ewes steady; good to prime lambs 18.50-20.30; cull to good ewes 7.00-8.25. Rails, Steel Pace Market NEW YORK (AP)-The stock market showed a slightly higher edge in moderately active trading early this afternoon. Gains by rails and selected blue chips in other groups tilted Ihe balance to the upside. The steels were up on balance amind reports of continued strength in demand for steel. The trend was a little higher among building materials, cigar and cigarette stocks, rubbers ando mail order-retails. The market seemed to be feeling its way, brokers said, amid conflicting opinions as to the probable trend. Business news remained good, however. The Associated Press average of lio stocks at noon was unchanged at 294.7 with industrials up .1, rails up .2 and utilities off .1. The Dow Jones industrial average at noon was up 1.77 at 79(5.33. A generally higher tone prevailed among the cigarette stocks amind published reports oi investment buving on the theory they have been "oversold." Prices on the American Stock Exchange were rp'xed in moderately active trading. Coruornte bonds declined slightly. U.S. government bonds were unchanged. up to 15 Inches hi the eastern Catskill Mountains. Drifting was reported in some areas, chiefly along Lake Erie. Centrally fair and dry weather prevailed in the major part of the nation. More rain fell along coastal sections of the North Pacific and there was light snow In the northern Rockies and the Dakotas. Temperatures were near zero in northern lower Michigan and mostly in the teens in sections of the central Rockies, the eastern Great Lakes, the upper Ohio Valley as well as in Uie snow-covered Northeast. Readings were hi the 20s and 30s hi most of the nation, with the 50s in Southern alifornia, the lower Rio Grande Valley and central Florida and in the 60s in extreme southern Florida. Rubem Painting Stolen from Museum BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) — A sketch by the 17th Century Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens has been stolen from the Brussels Museum of Ancient Art. Police said the thief entered the museum through the roof and left the same way. He abandoned the frame of the sketch, a Negro's head, on the roof. Museum officials declined to give an estimate of the value of the sketch. Ricksha Driver Is Suspect In Fatal Theater Bombing SAIGON, South Viet Nam | One of the dead was a mili- (AP)—South Vietnamese police tary policeman who was shot held a wounded ricksha driverj while standing guard outside today as a prime suspect in the bombing of a U.S. movie theater. Three Americans were killed and 51 Americans — including women and children — were wounded Sunday in the latest anti-American violence in Saigon. Nine Vietnamese also were injured. the theater. Another was a Marine Corps Captain who was crushed under falling debris as he ran inside to warn the theater's 500 patrons. The body of the third American was so badly mangled identification was delayed. The U.S. command in South Viet Nam ordered security Murders Solved By Metro Force KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP)The new Metro police squad of robbed before, so he didn't car "The old mail said he'd been ftHtrfen fit? M*nd«y, February 17, 1M4 measures tightened to protecf American personnel In the capital from terrorism by the Communist Viet Cong. On Feb. 9, two bombs exploded under the bleachers of a Softball field near Saigon Airport, killing two U.S. enlisted men and injuring 23 other Americans. Although police declined to discuss the ricksha boy's susr pected role in the bombing, the shooting and blast apparently were the work of a highly skilled terrorist team. Witnesses saw at least two terrorists. They said one shot the military policeman at close Greater Kansas City says it has i ry any money with him," Herd I range. Another hurried into the cleared up two murders and 401 related. "We had planned to theater with a canvas satcheL. burglaries with the arrests of eight young men, all of Kansas City, Kan. knock him on the head to give us time to get away." Cnarles Powers, in his state- County Atty. Robert J. Foster' ment, said he knocked Kirchner Always Something to Do Telegram Photo When there's no snow to shovel there are trees to trim. That was the case this morning on US50 east of Garden City when Kansas Highway Department employes were giving trees a pre-spring clipping. Manning the saw from a ladder perch is Clarence Fine. Helping are Norbert Gerber and Ralph Bell. KSU Band To Play Here The 56-piece Kansas Stale University concert band, directed by assistant professor Paul Shull, will play a concert. Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Clifford Hope Auditorium. The stop In Garden City will be one of eight concerts in three days scheduled by the band during its annual tour, which this year includes appearances in central and western Kansas. C. L. Hett, son of Mrs. Naomi Hett, 209 East Hazel, plays trombone in the band. Numbers in the 1961 repertoire of the band include concert works, marches and lighter works, and solos and ensembles with the band. A c mecrt February 16 in Manhattan ticked off the tour. Other cities where the band will perform are McMierson, Kulchinson. Dodge C' O v Dighton, Lamed and Great Bend. Cypriot Dispute To U.N. Council UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. (AP)—The Cyprus dispute goes before the U.N. Security Council today as Britain and the United States seek to head off military intervention by Turkey and Greece. The council debate, requested by Britain and Cyprus, was expected to launch'negotiations for an international force linked to the U.N. Its purpose would be to prevent another general outbreak of fighting between the G r ee k and Turkish Cypriot communities. The United States and Britain fear that another serious outbreak would prompt Turkey and Greece to send in troops to back up their Cypriot kin. The result could be a war between Turkey and Greece. Eastern anchors of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Archbishop Makarios, Greek Cypriot president of Cyprus, broadcast an appeal to Turkish and Greek Cypriots for re- straint. But Makarios warned the Greek Cypriots — would "not give in tu threats, pressure or blackmail." "We shall fight courageously and resoluiely against the designs or attacks on our island," he said. Since the communal fighting during Christmas, there has been virtually no governmental cooperation between the Grook Cypriot majority and the Turkish Cypriot minority. U.S. Undersecretary of State George W. Ball returned to Washington Sunday night after failing to persuade Makarios to accept a U.S.-British proposal for a 10,000-man peace-keeping force supplied by NATO na- C. today. . Hospitals ADMISSIONS Saturday At St. Catherine Edward F. Renick, 614 G. Ave. Royal A. Beymer, Lakin Thomas Lee Curnette, Burnside Dr. Pete Mai, 503 Chesterfield Dr. Mrs. Jack Pepper, Ulysses Miles Partin, 507 N. 3rd Shirley M. Smith, 610 G. C. Ave. Johnette Jean Dodge, Lakin Mrs. Harry P. Brehm, S. Star Rt. Mars. W. L. Sturtevant, Dardanelle, Ark. At St. Catherine Sunday Mrs. George Bruce, 602Vi N. 10th Daniel Lee Orozco, 608 W. Chestnut Mrs. James Coale, 1601 Blanche Mrs. Joseph Roth, Ingalls Thomas A. Graves, 1216 Pinecrest Mrs. Ada Egan, 901 N. 5th Robert Katz, Holcomb Ben Payne, 309 E. Chestnut Mrs. Albia Hebrew, Rt. 1 DISMISSALS At St. Catherine Saturday Mrs. Nick Rome, 608 N. llth Mrs. Mike Franco, Eminence Rt. Joe 0. Swearengen, 626 llth Robert N. Lelker, 707 St. John Mrs. Larry Winters, Dighton Gary L. Walker, Shallow Wator Peldon Toland, 412 W. Maple At St. Catherine Sunday Mrs. Winnie V. Wallace, Sublette Debra Chappel, 2011 N. 6th Mrs. Merle Adkinson, Ulysses Mrs. Charles Vaughn, 306 E. Olive Mrs. Charles R. Peebles, 303 Center Raymond Wishon Jr., Holcomb Debra Spor, 211 Conkling Mrs. Garnet C. Reid, 1002 5th Mrs. Fred Smith, Rt. 1 Cleo William, 901 Jenny At Leopold Sunday Mrs. Bennie C. Davis, Holly, Colo. BIRTHS At St. Catherine A son to Mr. and Mrs. Leroy e> Cento* City said he woud charge four men | today in correction with the ! slayings of William E. Kirchner, , 83, a liquor store clerk, and Joseph Hollingsworth, 53, a night watchman. Kirchner was shot last Thursday night. Hollingsworth was beaten with an ax and stabbed hst Nov.' 15. The four, arrested during the weekend after 48 hours of continuous work by the Metro squad, are Charles F. Powers, 21; his brother, Patrick D. Powers, 23; Erwin Lee Herd, 21, and Tom Harvey Fleming, » Capt. Frank Steach of the Metro squad said Herd and Charles Powers described, in signed statements, the slaying of Kirchner, who was accosted r.fter closing the liquor store Thursday night. down with the gun. "Will you tell us killed him?" how A third man — or woman .-^ may have been involved. •• • tions. Tht- archbishop said he would only accept a force approved by the U.N. and m?de up of British Commonwealth i Robinson, Imperial Rt. Feb. 15, r ' 8 i lons - at 3:16 a.m., 7 pounds, 13 ounces. Ball, who won acceptance of the NATO force from Greece and Tuncey, described Cyprus s.s a "very critical problem." A son to Mr. and Mrs. James E. Coale, 1601 Blanche, Feb. 16, at 3:26 a.m., 7 pounds, 6 l .u ounces. Contradictory Testimony About Missile Reliability Courts POLICE Bonds Petted Donald Gene Baxter, Burnside Drive, improper mufflers, $5. Lester Deane Rlley, 2016 N. 3rd, improper parking, $5. Frank M. Peterson, 508 St. John, double parking, $5. Elizabeth Salter, 1222 Parkwood improper parking, $5. Ester C. Jacobs, 505 Taylor, Improper starting of parked vehicle, $5. Isidore L. Salz, Holcomb, running yellow light, $10. Traffic Accidents — At 917 Jenny, 7:55 p.m. Friday, car driven by Ray C. Stinmetz Sr., 917 917 Jenny, minor), and parked car owned by Joe Dee McMillen, 711 Ida, (moderate). At Main and Pine, 8 p.m. Friday, cars driven by Douglas Dew, 1604 Jones, (minor), and Robert E. Fatr, Rt. 1, (minor). Accidents—At 9:50 a.m. Saturday, Jones Ave. and llth, cars driven by Robert L. Meyer, 1601 Vinzant (minor), and Ross Earl Pile, 1104 Bancroft (major). At 2 p.m. Saturday, Jones and 8th, cars driven by Lyle W. Sturtevant Dardanella, Ark. (major), and Ivan Max Crist, 520 N. 10th, (major). At 1:20 p.m. Saturday, Jenny and llth, cars driven by Andrew L. Buerkle, Holcomb, (minor), and Eldon E. Newberry, 1402 N. 12th, (major). Sunday, 400 block N. 7th, cars driven bv Robert Beasley, Eminence Rt. (moderate), and Esth er Jacobs, 505 Taylor, (moderate). Sunday, Main and Fulton, 4:30 p.m., cars driven by Gary Baier, 1101 Summit, (minor), and Arta- lee Ann Schoenhals, 80s N. Main (minor). I See... by Hit Tetoarem Sharon Nusser, daughter of Mrs. Walter J. Nusser, 1403 A, is among the 52 University of Kansas students who recently passed the language proficiency examination. She is a senior, and passed the requirements in Spanish. ASCSOffice Manager Quits Ernest Proudfit, county office manager of the Finnisy Agriculture- Stabilization ani Conservation Service, today announced his resignation. Proudfit, who has been office manager here for more than 10 years, is now taking annual Ic/fcve. His resignation is effective Friday, Feb. 21 He started with the ASCS here OP. Oct. 19, 1953, when the office was located in the basement of the courthouse. It was moved to "Well, after I hit him he went down. I thought that he was going to get up. He was holding his head. I was standing with the gun. Something stirred inside me and I pulled the trigger." Detective Earl Homer of the M.etro squad said Patrick Powers told how Hollingsworth was killed during a burglary at a mercantile company where the man was serving as night watchman. Patrick Powers related that Charles Powers hit Rollings worth on the head with an ax from behind, then stabbed him with a knife taken from a display shelf, Horner said. Metro squad officers said Charles Powers would not give • statement about the Hollingsworth case but insisted that Patrick Powers used the ax. The 40 burglaries occurred in the last two or three months, mostly in commercial buildings in Johnson and Wyandotte Counties, officers said. The four men held in connection with the burglaries are Ronald Keith Marks, 22; Clyde E. Lindsay, 19; Robert S. Butler 18, and Richard G. Crum, 21. The Metro squad is composed of city and county officers of Johnson and Wyandotte counies A U.S. military spokesman said the lone Vietnamese civil policeman on duty outside tH*. you I theater was seen pedaling away on a bicycle shortly before the in Kansas, counties in Jackson and Missouri. Clay Saturn Satellite Sighting Slated WASHINGTON (AP) _ The its current location at Hudson | National Aeronautics and Space and Fulton six years ago. Proudfit came here in May of 1946 with the J. C. Penney store, being transferred from the Penney store at Emporia. He later was a salesman for a shirt firm prior to joining the ASCS staff. His future p'aiis aren't definite, but he hopes t.j stay in federal or state government work. Administration announced today these sighting times for the Saturn satellite: Wichita, Kan.—7:38 p.m. Feb. 20, south of city, 6 degrees above horizon, moving northeast; 7:17 p.m. Feb. 21, south 6 degrees, moving NE; 6:55 p.m. , Feb. 22, south 6 1 ing NE. degrees, mov- attack. Th.e MP was killed by a single bullet through the neck. At, least three shots were heard, however, indicating the soldier may have got off some shots. The audience, which included U.S. servicemen, civilian officials and Amercan dependents,, was watching "The List of Adrian Messenger." Army Maj, Wif- Ham Koch, a patron, said most of the audience ducked under seats or rushed to the front when the Marine captain and an;' usher shouted warnings. Seven Americans remained hospitalized — six servicemen and a female military employe** Weather Hurts •; ACT Attendance Bad weather in Southwest Kan^,. sas Saturday cut attendance at • the American College Tests at.". Garden City Junior College. Sixty-seven of 100 persons took the tests. It Is possible, juco officials said, that students who didn't take the tests can apply for reassignment for the April tests. Those students who missed and want to take the tests in , April must write: ACT Central, Registration Unit, 519 W. Sheridan R., McHenry, 111. Seniors must folow instruct- ., ions on Page 130 of the instructional bulletin. They must write a letter, stating why they missed the test and remit the ticket of admission for the tests. There are two exceptions to.'. ,, the instructions, officials said. Students seeking to be reassigned, don't need to send $2 re-registration fee and they don't need lo send in a new application form. WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress reportedly has received contradictory testimony on the reliability of missiles from Secretary of Defense Robert S. MeNamara and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Curtis LeAUy. Informed sources on Capitol Hill report that the two, in secret testimony before the House in the Air Force Reserve, has challenged the reliability of missiles and called for more funds for manned bombers. This evidently was the position taken by LeMay and rejected by for they added $92 million to the defense authorization bill for development of a new manned interceptor plane. McNamara did not ask for »«»nv«t wj uviuajr dllU ICJCllCU U> n ; r» *. «• . . ... McNamara before the H o u s e i M . U V But - acc( >«»ng to the offi- committee. . Clal ire P° rt of committee, . More light on the controversy LeMa >' did - t may be shed Tuesday when the i A minority of the committee, Armed Services Committee, dif- 1 committee releases a transcript j however, did agree with McNa- fered uot only iu their general of the hearings that were held '"ara. One of them, Rep. Sam- As many as 100 billion comets whirl about in an enormous, belt- like cloud some 50,000 to 100,000 astronomical units from the sun. One unit is the average distance earth and su£. estimates of reliability hut in • for two weeks beginning Jan. ! uel s - Stratton, D-N.Y., has re- the specific figures they cited ; 27. The transcript, however, will between Me Na-!be censored by the Department of Defense. It is conceivable that figures oil the reliability of as evidence. Differences mara and LeMay could have po lent political repercussions. Sen. Barry Goldwater of Arizona has raised the question of j would be deleted, missile reliability during his Most members of campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. ceived permission to file a mi James Keim, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert A. Keim, 607 Howerton Place, is one of seven Bethel College volunteers selected for assignment in <. North American missions project next summer. The projects include Bible school work in the Virgin Islands, service among Indians in Canada, or among students on the University of Mexico Campus. Keim is hopeful for a missionary career folowing graduation from Bethel located at St. Paul, Minn. Mary Archibald and Gary ! Jones, Garden City, and Marsha i Cronin, Pierceville, will sing ' nority report with the House by ! with the more than 200 students midnight tonight. " '' This indicates that there will be a fight when the bill reaches ! Goldwater, » major general missiles—if deemed classified— i the floor of the House. The bill, i which would authorize $16.9 bil- the com- lion for military procurement, research and development, is scheduled for House action Thursday. niittee evidently were more impressed by LeMay's figures than by those of McNamara, for the third annual "Poise 'n' Ivy" show at Fort Hays State College Thursday and Friday nights. The event will he in the Coliseum. A January thaw in New England is mentioned in literature as early as 1798. ooOCESSINC *J££?i- • • : *. 4%fcJ •;•*••* !?':».», FUtURE FARMERS OF AMERICA NATIONAL FFA WEEK FEB. 15-22 TH« OARDBN CITY COOPERATIVE EQUITY EXCHANGE PHQMf OARP6N CITY

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