Herald and Review from Decatur, Illinois on January 10, 1962 · Page 5
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Decatur, Illinois, Wednesday, January 10, 1962. DECATUR HERALD War Decision By Sukarno Due in 10 Days Jakarta, Indonesia, Jan. 9 (AP) The question of war or peace with the Netherlands over Dutch New Guinea will be decided by President Sukarno "within a week or 10 days," Indonesia's foreign minister said today. But in the meantime, government sources said, Indonesia would not object if U. N. Acting Secretary - General U Thant moved to get negotiations started and sat in on the talks or designated Thailand and the Philippines to participate. Sukarno's delay in reaching a decision on war or peace was made known as U. S. Ambassador Howard P. Jones called on him in an apparent effort to calm down the belligerent tone sounded by the Indonesian president on a four-day speechmaking tour of the Celebes. Jones accompanied Sukarno on the tour, during which a grenade was tossed at the presidential motorcade Sunday. Sukarno said "Dutch henehmen" were behind this fourth attempt on his life in four years. He escaped injury, but four persons were reported killed and 27 injured. Foreign Minister Subandrio told reporters after a meeting of the national defense council that "within one week or 10 days we will have arrived at a conclusion, and will have the certainty whether steps in the diplomatic field with the Dutch can be of help in solving the West Irian (New Guinea) issue." Since independence in 1949, the Indonesians have been contending that Dutch New Guinea should be turned over to them. The Netherlands contends the territory is not properly part of Indonesia and that the native Papuans are not Indonesians. , Stravinsky to Be Kennedy Guest At White House (c) 1962 New York Times News Service Washington, Jan. 9 President and Mrs. Kennedy will have a small private dinner on Jan. 18 for Igor Stravinsky, the composer. :- Stravinsky will be in town to conduct three performances of his opera, Oedipus Rex. The Opera Society of Washing ton will produce Oedipus Rex at Lisner Auditorium here Jan. 19, 21 and 22. Pamela Turnure, Mrs. Ken nedy's press secretary, said the White House dinner would honor Stravinsky's 80th birthday. It will be the second time .a world-renowned musician has ap peared at the White House since the Kennedys moved in. Pablo Casals, the cellist, was a guest and played at a state dinner in honor of Gov. Luis Munoz-Marin Puerto Rico. of REP. PAUL SIMON TO RUN FOR STATE SENATE POST Troy, 111., Jan. 9 (AP) State Rep. Paul Simon, D-Troy, announced today he will be a candidate for state senator from Madison. Jersey and Greene counties. Simon withdrew Saturday as a candidate for U. S. senator when Democratic leaders threw their support to Sidney Yates of Chicago. Simon seeks the seat of Sen. James Monroe, D-Collirisville, who has announced that he will retire. Probate Judge Patrick O'Neil of Alton, a Democrat, has also announced his candidacy for the Senate seat. No Republican has yet announced. Job Picture Dismays Many Washington, Jan. 9 (AP) The govenment reported today that the tight job situation, while improving, has discouraged a lot of people from even looking for work. Secretary of Labor Arthur J. Goldberg, said at a news conference that employment declined by 882,000 in December to 66,467.000 and unemplonient increased by 100.000 to 4.091,000. The changes were in line with seasonal expectations. Goldberg went on to predict substantial job gains in the months ahead, saying the American economy again is showing its capacity for growth. The civilian labor force registered a decline of 780,000 from November to December. Compared with a year ago the civilian labor force is practically unchanged at 70.5 million. Normally the labor force is expected to increase by about 1 million a year due to the expanding population. The labor secretary said expansion of the armed forces during 1961 has taken about 300.000 additional young men out of the civilian labor force and into uniform. Ex-Bond State's Attorney Indicted For Embezzling Greenville, Jan. 9 (Special) A former Bond County state's attorney is charged with embezzling $19,080 in county funds and nearly SIO.OOO in private transactions in six indictments returned today by the grand jury. Carl H. Stowe, who was state's attorney from 1956-60, has been released on $5,000 bond after waiv ing preliminary hearing on the charges in Bond County Court last Dec. 15, when he was bound over to the grand jury. The previous charge alleged that Stowe had embezzled $10,000 in county fees and fines. James F. Buchmiller. the current state's at torney, said the amount charged in today's indictment is a more accurate figure. Buchmiller said Stowe, 40, has repaid most of the funds allegedly taken. A Circuit Court judge has ordered Stowe to repay the county $577, the amount auditors said was missing. 'Stowe has appealed the order. The $10,000 allegedly embezzled in private transactions was taken from heirs to estates. Marion Jury Indicts Ten Salem, Jan. 9 (Special) Ten persons were named in in dictments returned today by the Marion County grand jury. One of the indictments charging two persons with operating a confi dence game was suppressed until the two are taken into custody One no true bill was returned. Charged were: ' Howard Easton, 20, Salem, and David Powless, 17, Sandoval, burg lary and larceny of Mook's Mar ket in Sandoval last Dec. 13 when merchandise valued at $201 was taken Stanley Bryant, 17, Salem, re ceiving stolen property from Eas ton and Powless Ronnie Thomas, James Flagg and Jack Flagg, all of Centralia, aggravated assault of Dr. Kenneth M. Ricks, Centralia, last Nov. 10 Gerald Easley, 19, Centralia grand larceny of an auto last Nov. 24 Kenneth Eugene Thompson, 01 ney, burglary and larceny of the Patoka High School last March 12 when equipment valued at $300 was taken. The grand jury also recommended that a new county jail be constructed. Mattoon Driver Fined Mattoon, Jan. 9 (Special) Orval Bence. 37, Route 2, Mat toon, was fined $100 and costs in police magistrate court today after pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated. He was arrested Monday by city police. British Fly Drug In Bid to Save Soviet Scientist (c) 1962 New York Times ' News Service London, Jan. 9 A drug used in brain injuries was Town from London to Moscow today in an effort to save the life of Professor Lev Davidovich Landau, Soviet physicist. Sir John Cockcroft, British atom ic scientist, helped to arrange transportation of the drug, urea- phil, in response to a request from Petr Leonidovich Kapitza, head of the Russian Institute of Medicine. Professor Landau, described by Sir John as "probably the world's greatest theoretical physicist," was reported to have been injured in an automobile accident in Moscow. A physician at the Loncon Clinic said ureaphil was used to reduce pressure in the brain and could be given intravenously. LOGAN SAFETY COUNCIL TO HOLD ESSAY CONTEST Lincoln, Jan. 9 (Special) The Logan County Safety Coun cil has approved the presentation of $150 in U. S. savings bonds to winners in essay contests to be held in high schools and among seventh and eighth grade pupils. The essays will be collected Feb. 15 and the winners announced by March 15. M0NTICELL0 MAN SEEKS JUDGE POST IN PIATT Monticello, Jan. 9 (Special) Burl A. Edie of Monticello has announced his candidacy for Piatt County judge on the Republican ticket. 1 Edie, a Monticello attorney and master in chancery of Piatt Coun ty Circuit Court, served as Piatt County judge from 1934 to 1942. He was PiatL County state's attorney for one term. A native of Piatt County, he graduated from the University of Illinois in 1920 and began his law practice in Tuscola. DeGaulle Seeks Algeria Peace by Mid-February c) 1962 New York Times News Service Paris. Jan. 9 President De Gaulle was reported by political associates today to be determined to reach a peace accord with the Algerian rebels by mid-February. Thereafter, according to qualified sources, if no settlement had been reached, the president would face the decision as to whether to re-group the Europeans of Algeria a move implying either short or long-term partition or to try to construct an all-Algerian government without sanctions 'or participation by the rebel provisional government. It was not known whether or not the president's views on timing had been communicated to the Rebel Provisional Government now meeting in Mohammedia near Casablanca, Morocco, to consider es with France. There was no suggestion here that De Gaulle intended to present the rebels with an ultimatum. He was said to have set the mid-February objective informally in consultations with French officials, but made no public statement to that effect. 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S. officials said that the guerrilla war appears to be growing in intensity there, killing and wounding 400 non-Communists a week. 5 Die as Tank, Truck Collide Fort Hood, Tex., Jan. 9 (AP) A big Army tank and five-ton truck collided at this Texas mili tary base today, killing five sol diers. Flaming gasoline from the wreckage burned 22 other men. The accident occurred on one of the main streets of this cen tral Texas military post as the tank headed in one direction for one training area and the truck loaded with soldiers, started in the opposite direction for another training area. The collision ignit ed gasoline from the 70- gallon tank on the truck. An explo sion threw flames in all directions. Dewitt Seal Proceeds Up Clinton, Jan. 9 (Special) A total of $3,199 or $66 over a year ago, has been received in proceeds of the Dewitt County Christmas seal campaign, accord ing to Mrs. Clyde Hoyt, drive chairman. I ... 2 ... 3 .. . AND AWAY! 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