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January 14, 1962

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THE RACINE JOURNAL-TIMES VOL. 32, No. 2 RACINE, WIS., SUNDAY, JANUARY 14, 1962 62 PAGES—5 SECTIONS—20 CENTS —AP Wlrephoto HERE'S IMAGINATION!—Ingenuity-and a brisk wind sent Jimmy Bumgarner, 8, of Columbia, Mo. and his saucer sled across a frozen lake. Warn Algeria Crucial Period Is Approaching ALGIERS — (JP) The governors of all 13 adminis- with savage mob scenes and lynchings of Moslems after trative areas in Algeria havelMosIem dagger and pistol at warned headquarters a crucial and perhaps disastrous period is approaching, government sources said Saturday. The warnings came to Delegate-General Jean Morin as housewives rushed food stores to stock supplies against the possibility of prolonged turmoil or a cutoff from France. Some local governors requested more troops be rushed to cities where Europeans and Moslems were reported ready for a showdown fight, the informants said. About 25,000 troops have already been massed in Algiers and 10,000 in Oran, the two most explosive areas, with large concentrations of organized European settlers. Empty Shelves In both cities, housewives emptied shelves of food stores following orders of the European secret army organization to lay up a two-month supply. Army officers said they are tolerating the buying in case the population has to live through an armed uprising and a countrywide economic paralysis. In Oran, about 2,000 schoolteachers went on strike to back a request for more protection around the schools, especially near Moslem neighborhoods. Shopkeepers followed suit shortly afterward. Tension has been building up in Oran — Algeria's second city — for three weeks, boiling over occasionally tacks on Europeans. Victims of the Moslem attacks have ranged from a pregnant woman to a 76-year-old man. Step Up Campaign In both cities the rightist secret army — which opposes Pres. Charles de Gaulle's Algerian policies — has stepped up its campaign of tracts against a "sellout" to Moslem rebels. In Oran, the secret army appealed to security forces outside army control to refrain from fighting a civil war. In Algiers, tracts called for a boycott of newspapers from France, and advised Paris newsmen to leave. Two French newsmen in Algiers have not left their hotel rooms for two days, fearing bullets of rightwing terrorists. Few strangers dared enter (Turn to Page 2, Col. I) Girl, 16, Solos In Copter, Plane GOSHEN, Ind. — iff) Gloria Jean Miller, a pretty high school sophomore, celebrated her 16th birthday Saturday with solo flights in both a conventional plane and a helicopter. Gloria Jean called it the "best birthday present anybody could have given me." She spent about 30 minutes in the sky. Her father, Russell, and mother, Katherine, are both pilots and did the teaching. Congolese with mish Forces Soldiers Dine to Music * * * * * !(1 Burlington's 32d Division Enjoys If FT. LEWIS contingent Burlington's of 32d Division soldiers are one, if not the only unit at Ft. Lewis that has organ music in its mess hall. It's supplied by a member of the Burlington outfit —Battery A of the 2d Howitzer Battalion, 126th Artillery. He's Specialist 4/c John Deegan, a clerk in the unit. The organ music was Deegan 's idea. Needs Practice "I need to play whenever I get a chance so I don't become rusty," ex- plairied the quiet, East Troy, Wis., soldier when asked what prompted him to rent an electric organ. Deegan, who worked in a china-ceramics manufactur- In This Section World, U.S. and State News Pages 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, gf, 9 Editorial Page 14 LocalfNews 4, 10 ing plant before the 32d Division was activated last October, played organ music nights and weekends at a suppper club. At Ft. Lewis he found it difficult to obtain access to the few organs on the post at the unpredictable times he had free to practice. Salesman Surprised So. during the Christmas holiday he rented a small spinet-type organ in Tacoma. The request took the salesman by surprise, Deegan said. They told me they never had installed an organ in a barracks or a mess hall. He plans to rent the organ indefinitely, probably during the entire training period. He furnishes music during weekend and said if he finds time he would like to play during the week day supper hour. How do the men like it? "It's great," said one. "After all, how many soldiers can write home that they have dinner music with their chow?'^ Santo Domingo Says Attempted Coup Smashed SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — i/P) — The armed forces Saturday claimed to have smashed a plot by Navy officers to overthrow the ruling State Council and install a pro-Trujillo regime. A brief communique gave no details of the reported plot against the provisional council, which took office New Year's Day. It was created to clear the way for general elections and a new government for this nation after 30 years of Trujillo dictatorship. The Navy chief of staff. Rear Adm. Enrique Valdez Vidaurre, told reporters, authorities had arrested four officers and five enlisted men. He declined to identify them. Denounce Plot Political opposition sources immediately denounced the reported plot as a sham. They charged it was a maneuver by the armed forces chief, Gen. Pedro Rodriguez Echa varria, to keep himself and Pres. JoaqUin Balaguer in power. Balaguer himself saifl the plot was of no real importance. He told reporters it "can be considered as an isolated episode in the campaign against the armed forces.": He said the campaign was led by Communist i n f i 11 r ators hoping to eliminate the military establishment. The armed forces communi­ que said a group of Navy officers planned to overthrow the government and install a regime "favorable to the Trujillos now living abroad." The National Civic Union, the country's largest political opposition function, quickly Adoula Regime Orders Troops to Quell Leftist —AP Wlrephoto DOUBLE FREEWAY CRASH—Wrecked automobiles were strewn across the Santa Ana freeway in Los Angeles Saturday as the result of two separate accidents in which four men were injured. The two cars in the background slammed against the center divider when one hit the other from behind. While officers aided two injured men, four other cars traveling the opposite direction became involved in rear end collisions that injured two others. (Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 WASHINGTON — (JP) — Preliminary figures indicate that the U.S. balance of payments deficit, the key to the gold-dollar problem, soared to an annual rate of about $5 billion late in 1961. This figure, for the October - December quarter, approached the peak rate of $5.7 billion recorded a year earlier, at the height of the 1960 rush by foreigners to buy American gold. It compared with a rate of $3.1 billion in the July-September quarter. The sharp and unexpected worsening of the payments situation was disclosed Saturday by informed sources who said the precise cause had not been determined. Offer Reasons Other knowledgeable sources offered several possible explanations. In the main, they suggested the deterioration may have been a temporary development rather than an alarming portent of future difficulties. Among the possible explanations cited were a rebuilding of sterling balances by American firms in Britain, Allege Bribes Offered to U.S. Employes WASHINGTON -- (/P) — The Justice Department has disclosed it has information indicating bribes haVe been the transfer of corporate bal-^tween the amount of money offered to government em- ances to New York branchesiwhich Americans spend, lend, pjoyes and that the evidence of Canadian banks, and ef-|invest and give away abroadjwill be presented soon to a forts by some foreign banks and the lesser amount re-jGrand Jury. Balance of Payments Deficit Soars to "dress up' accounts. The U.S. balance of payments is watched with keen interest because it has a direct impact on the strength and stability of the dollar, the principle Western currency. In essence, the deficit represents the difference be- This is rt'vcalod in io((crs Kennedy Relaxes at Country Estate MIDDLEBURG, Va. — (JP) —President Kennedy flew here Saturday for an abbreviated weekend of rest and relaxation in the seclusion of his leased horse country estate. Mrs. Kennedy and the two Kennedy children, Caroline, 4, and John Jr., 1, were on hand to greet the president. They came to Glen Ora by helicopter Friday. Kennedy is expected to return to the White House late today or early Monday. Commor) Market Council OK's Joint Agrarian Policy —AP Wlrephoto ELECTED — Bishop lakovos, 68, Saturday was elected Archbishop of Athens and Primate of all Greece. He succeeds Archbishop Theoclitos, who died Monday, as head of the Greek Orthodox Church. Oust U.S. from Azores, Portuguese Demand BRUSSELS, Belgium —(JP) — The European Common Market Council of Ministers has agreed on all aspects of a joint agricultural policy after a marathon 16-day session, a spokesman for the council announced early today. "The ministers now only have to decide on the passage of the community into the second stage," he said, iadding that this is expected quickly. The European Economic! Community (EEC) agreement calls for a full economic and customs union of its members in three stages of four years each. Each stage is to bring LISBON, Portugal — iJP) — A crowd of 2,000 called for,,. . ^ r the ouster of U.S. forces froml^^^"] ^ ^l'/'} the way to- the Azores Saturday nightDT^'"*^ tanff-free trade among during a demonstration pro- ^^^^.^J^ ^"^ ^ common 'set of tariff rates agamst the testing the loss of Portuguese Goa to India. The U.S. Air Force has had rest of the world, Today is the deadline for a huge base on the island ofipassing into the second stage Terceira in Azores since World War II under an agreement with Portugal that comes up for renewal Jiext spring. ^ of the integration process. The ministers moved close to ''agreement Saturday, adjourning a session late Saturday night with word that the few remaining obstacles could best be solved by "corridor negotiations." Shortly afterward the coun- c i 1 spokesman announced that an agreement was reached and the ministers went back into plenary session, presumably to consider formal passage into the second stage of integration. 2 Boys Burn Church to 'Benefit Community' OZARK. Ark. — (JP)—lwo 14-year-old boys were charged Saturday after officers said they admitted burning down a church because they thought it "would be a benefit to the community." The White Oak Presbyterian Church burned Friday night. Sheriff Bob Pritchard said he and other officers followed tracks in the snow to the home of one of the boys early Saturday. Both at- teni^d the church. ' LEOPOLDVILLE, The Congo — (JP) — Fighting erupted in Stanleyville Saturday between the Congo Army and the forces of leftist Antoine iGizenRa. A U.N. spokesman said 17 soldiers were killed in the outbreak — eight on Gizen- ga's side, six on the side of Gen. Victor Lundula, the gov- lernment commander in the ^Oriental Province capital, _and three more Gizcnga men, 'apparently when they attempted to desert to Lun­ dula. The figliting brought orders from the Congo govern- iment that apparently set the 'stage for a military showdown with defiant Deputy Premier Gizenga. Premier Cyrillo Adoula's cabinet in Leopoldvilie ordered Lundula to "take all necessary steps to restore order" after Gizenga was said to have attempted to leave Stanleyville earlier in the day. Prevent Leaving Lundula's troops prevented his leaving, the reports said, .., . ,and Gizenga's men then af­ filed in District Court author-|ten,pied arrest Lundula izing two of the dopartmenfslbut were prevented by the foreign governments and cen-;atlorneys to appear before theij,rger Lundula force. Lundu- tral banks more dollars which;Grand Jury and present the reported to have arrested four of Gizenga's aides. A U.N. spokesman expressed the world body's full support to Lundula in efforts to quell Gizenga's forces. (A spokesman at U.N. headquarters in New York said acting Sec.-Gen. U Thant issued instructions to U.N. forces in The Congo to "exert all possible efforts to re- (Turn to Page 2, Col. 2) Discoverer Fails to Achieve Orbit VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE. Calif. — (JP)~ The Air Force launched a Discoverer .37 satellite Saturday, but the second stage of the Thor-Agena combination rocket failed to achieve orbit. The second-stage missile landed somewhere in the South Pacific, the Air Force said. The Discoverer capsule was carrying "sky spy" films and tapes of the type to be used in projected Samos and Midas satellites. their year-end;ceived from foreign sources. Inspire Concern An increased deficit gives, they can use to buy U.S. gold. Heavy gold sales, as in 1960, inevitably inspire concern that the dollar might be devalued in order to protect the remaining U.S. gold reserve, which still totals $16.8 billion. For nearly 30 years, the United States has maintained the price of gold at $35 an ounce. Were the dollar devalued — and President Kennedy this week restated his rejection of the idea — it would take more dollars to buy an ounce of gold. case. The letters did not say where the alleged bribe at tempts took place, but it said there was also evidence that laws governing false statements and conflict-of-interest had been violated. They said the information shows there has been a "conspiracy" to deprive the United State of the "honest and faithful services" of its employes. Named to present the evidence were Robert J, Timlin and Max H. Goldschein, both of the criminal division. There was no inform.ation The $5-billion annual defi-lon when a Grand Jury might cit rate for the fourth quarter be convened but such letters !of 1961 does not take into of authorization normally account more than $150 mil- precedent such action. Justice lion of American contribu-JDepartment officials declined tions to international organi-j to answer questions about the zations. linquiry. GETS PARTY BILL—Charles —AP Wlrephoto Meeks of Columbus, Ohio, who crashed the j!lOO-a-plate birthday dinner for Gov. Michael V. DiSalle two weeks ago, received a special notice from the Democratic Executive Committee of Ohio—a bill, to be paid im- mediateW' or in four equal payments quart^ly. Racine Area WEATHER In This Section Cloudy with rain or snow today. Snow tonight. Snow changing to snow flurries Monday. Warmer today, colder Monday. High today mid 30s. Low tonight mid 20s. Southerly winds 16-28, shifting to northerly. ELSEWHERE IN STATE Cloudy with snow likely northwest portion and rain or snow southeast today. Snow, possibly heavy, northwest, rain or snow changing to snow southeast tonight. Warmer southeast today, turning colder most sections tonight. Monday, snow changing to snow flurries and colder. High today in 20s northwest, 28 to 36 southeast. Low tonight 5 to 15 ncjrth- west, 15 to 25 southea^

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