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o Univ. of Oregon Library EUGENE, OREGON WEATHER Fair through Sunday; high tJ-U; low tonight 49-55. TEMPERATURES High yesterday, 74 degrees. Lew last night, 35 degrees. Sunset today, 6:12. Sunrise tomorrow, S:7. CENTRAL OREGON'S DAILY NEWSPAPER 57th Year Ten Cents Bend, Deschutes County, Oregon, Saturday, September 17, 1960 Eight Pages No. 241 Rumors fly Lumumba is dead Oregonians fold fo prepare for fight fo save wildlife Three 'spies' jailed, U.S. banks seized Dexter girl's body found in bean field ident of the state society, presided at the ceremonies. Mrs. Herman T. Bohlman and William L. Fin-ley, Jr., unveiled a memorial plaque. Speakers included John Scharff, manager of the Malheur Refuge; Leo F. Simon, Portland, a veteran director of the Oregon Audubon Society, and William G 0 0 d a 1 1, western representative of the TrrL . I "MAIL MUST GO THROUGH" Mail from Portland to Bend came through on schedule in the pre-dawn hours today, but it did it the ha rd way. This Bend-bound U.S. Mail truck left U.S. Highway 97 at the north city limits of Bend and came to rest on top of a high lava blister, beside the road. Joe Garner, driver, w as not injured. D clozes river Indifference' seen as real threat to U.S. Mail truck lands atop lava blister By Phil F. Brogan Bulletin Staff Writer BURNS The national president of the Audubon Society, speaker today at the dedication of a memorial photographic blind at the Malheur National Wildlife Rel-uge near here, warned that Oregonians must be prepared to fight for preservation of wildlife lands. He was Carl W. Buchheister o( j New York City. The photographic blind he dedicated at the refuge was a memorial to William L. Finlcy and Herman T. Bohlman, pioneer conservationists who spearheaded a national move that finally resulted in the Malheur Lake area being set aside as a sanctuary in 1908. Subsequently the Malheur marshes were virtually destroyed through diversion and drainage. It was only after a long and bitter battle by conservationists that the area was restored in the 1930's. Blind Dedicated Here for the dedication of the stone-masonry blind, erected so it will be possible for photographers of wildlife to picture birds of the Malheur area in their native habitat, were National Audubon Society members from many parts of the Pacific Northwest. Norbert Leupold, Portland, pres- 18-degree mark noted at LaPine LaPine, southern Deschutes county town, not only won the dubious honor last night of being the coldest reporting spot in the nation, but it won that honor most decisively. LaPine reported a low for the night of 18 degrees. The second coldest spot reporting was a Montana town, and there the temperature was 31 degrees. Bend's low last night was a mild 35 degrees. LaPine last night was 98 degrees cooler than Presidio, Tex., was on Friday. Presidio, hottest spot in the nation Friday, reported a high of 106. Area forecasts call for mild weather in Central Oregon over the weekend. EUGENE (UPD - The nude body of Alice Louise Lee. a seven-year-old Dexter girl who dis appeared from a bean field near j Trent about 20 miles east of here Aug. 29, was recovered Friday afternoon near a slough at the ' bean field where she disappeared. ' Her body was partially buried. The Lane County Sheriff's of-1 fice reported late Friday night the girl had some of her clothing wrapped around her neck. Probable cause of death will not be known until after a pathologist's report. According to authorities the girl was carried to the spot where she was found. Intensive Search She had been the object of two intensive ground searches by' the Lane County Sheriff's office. A second ground search for the girl was called off last Friday after a futile day-long search. Deputy Sheriff Wayne Dillon, who had been assigned to the case after earlier search efforts failed, found the girl's body about 980 feet from where bloodhounds lost trace earlier. He went to search the area Friday afternoon after R. W. Swan, owner of the bean field, notified him of a strange odor. A Lane County deputy sheriff, who was at the scene Friday after the girl was found, said he saw what looked like a blood-stained stick about 20 feet from the Lee girl's body. Sheriff Ed Elder went to Selma, Calif., to question a possible suspect, who was cleared after questioning. The girl disappeared the morning of the 29th after telling her mother that she was going to put her doll with the family lunch-box. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Lee of Dexter. TRUTH ON TOMBSTONE LONDON (UPD - The London Evening Standard reported Friday that someone, apparently a hypochondriac, had ordered this inscription for a tombstone: "NOW will you believe I'm sick?" Garner made has way out of the LEOPOLDVILLE The Congo (UPI Premier Patrice Lumumba "slipped away" from his I'nited Nations protectors today and rumors swept Leopoldville tlia he had been shot and killed while trying to pass a roadblock about 30 miles from the capital. The Lumumba report came as tiie Soviet Embassy hauled down its flag at 11:50 a.m. in a humiliating end of relations with the Congo Republic. The flag came down 10 minutes before the deadline imposed by Col. Joseph Mobutu who seized power earlier this week. Mobuto had ordered the Soviet, Czechoslovakian and "other socialist" embassies here to close and demanded the staffs and their technicians leave the country immediately. It appeared his orders were being obeyed. Destination Unknown Half an hour later Soviet Ambassador Mikhail D. Yakovlev and the Czech ambassador boarded llyushin planes and took off for an unknown destination, probably Russia and Czechoslovakia. The planes were ones given to Lumumba by the Soviet last month. Congolese troops in front of the Russian Embassy tried to stop Yakovlev and one officer tore open the door and attempted to force the Russian ambassador out. Yakovlev frantically shouted "No, no. Kasavubu! Kasavubu!" and a Ghanaian officer rushed up, swept aside the Congolese officer and permitted the Russian to pass. Doors Close The Czech Embassy had shut Us doors after a night in which diplomats burned secret papers in the garden. Leopoldville has been filled with rumor after rumor since Mobutu deposed Lumumba and it was possible the assassination report had been spread by his enemies. Mutinous Congolese troops had tried to lynch him on two occasions Thursday. Diplomatic sources believed he would try to flee to Stanleyville, the center of his political strength but the rumors today said he had been captured at a road block and shot. The U.N. command was trying to check the rumors but without success. Colonel Mobutu said he had not heard the rumors of Lumumba's death but that he doubted them. Armed Guards Before the Soviet ambassador left the embassy Congolese troops and armed Ghanaian soldiers of the U.N. forces confronted each other for three hours before the embassy when a Congolese officer was refused permission to deliver a message to the ambassador. The Congolese arrived in two trucks at 9 a.m. only to run into the Ghanaians who had been on duty in front of the embassy since 1 a.m. The Soviets, who had criticized U.N. actions in the Congo, had requested U.N. protection. Both sides stood tensely facing each other with their fingers on the triggers while the Congolese commander argued with the stubborn Ghanaian. Newsmen present acted as interpreters. Mobuto Boss The order demanding the Russian Embassy cease its activities was made legal by Mobutu who got President Joseph Kasavubu to issue the order and the Kasavubu-appointed Premier Joseph Ileo to sign it But it was clear Mobutu was in charge. Before Lumumba slipped away from his U.N. guarded residence there was speculation he would try to fly to Stanleyville in north central Congo. A Bend-bound truck laden Willi mail from Portland left U.S. Highway 97 near the north city limits of town at 3:30 a.m. today and came to rest perched on top of a lava blister. Joe Gamer, operator of the mail truck, was not injured. Investigating officers said Garner apparently went to sleep as the truck rounded Uie curve between the slate scales and Uie North Unit diversion canal head-gate at (lie city limits. The mail truck, a semi-trailer. left the highway without turning over, climbed a steep, rocky incline and came to rest adjacent to the highway, on a rocky ledge. The truck did not turn over. Two Americans drop from HAVANA (UPD Cuba today seized three American banks, restricted U.S. Ambassador Philip Bonsai to the embassy area, expelled four U.S. Embassy employes and jailed three others on spy charges in a series of retaliatory moves against the United States. The revolutionary government said the four being expelled and the three jailed for trial on spy charges were sent to Cuba by the United States government to spy on the Chinese Communist New China News Agency. A Cuban note to the embassy said Ambassador Bonsai would be restricted to the Vedado District where the embassy is located while Premier Fidel Castro is in New York for the United Nations General Assembly Session. Cas tro has been restricted to Man hattan Island where U.N. headquarters are located. He is now expected to fly to New York Sunday. Formal Note Foreign Minister Raul Roa said in a lormai note mat uonsai would be allowed only to move back and forth from the embassy to his residence. The government announced it was intervening, or seizing, me First National City .Bank of New York, the Chase Manhattan Bank of New York and the Bank of Boston. Uniformed militiamen took over the banking promises Friday night. Juan D. Sanches, resident vice president of the First National City Bank, said local managers of the six Havana branches were ordered to open the banks at 10 p.m. Friday night to the militia men with Uie explanation me banks had been seized. Armed guards had been posted around the banks for some time so the actual takeover was no problem. The First National City has II branches in Cuba with a total of $70 million in deposits and is the largest. The others have deposits of several millions. Those Expelled The four embassy employes ex pelled for alleged espionage today were Mrs. Marjorie Lennox, 26, an attractive San Francisco divorcee who has worked as a secretary; Robert Neet, listed by the Cubans as an embassy employe, and Mr. and Mrs. Mario Nordio. Ho is Italian and she is American. The three jailed on spy charges were listed by the Cuban government as Eustace Dan Brunet, Ed- mundo K. Taranske and Daniel L. Carswell. They were accused specifically of operating radio listening devices while spying on the Chinese Communists. Secret service agents seized Mrs. Lennox at her apartment early Tsursday and took her to secret police headquarters. A note by the Cuban foreign ministry said she was connected with a band of North American spies" and that some arrests had been made. Mrs. Lennox Released Mrs. Lennox was released from jail Friday night and was staying at the Bonsai residence until she leaves the country. Whereabouts of the other three being expelled was not known immediately. A government statement today said the North American "spies" used Nordio's apartment No. 1R2 in the Retiro Medico Building next door to the Communist news agency offices for their spy headquarters, with Mrs. Lennox' apart ment on the floor above. Cuba said Mrs. Lennox and Neet were "contacts" between the spies and the embassy. The government said Carswell previously came from the United States to install the listening devices and returned later to install more efficient devices. The new devices could be used for espionage even if they w?rc forced to leave the apartment, the government said. Cuba said imposition of travel restrictions on Bonsai was In re-taliation for the "arbitrary limitations" on the restrictions imposed on Castro. It appeared seizure of the banVs was in retaliation for the seizure of two Cuban airliners in New York. A Miami advertising firm slapped a lien on the Cubana airlines assctj Thursday charging non-payment of a $237,000 debt. NAS. A buffet lunch at the refuge headquarters will follow this evening. Prepare for Fight Bucliheister, who crossed the continent to dedicate the memorial, cautioned Oregonians that they must be prepared to fight for preservation of wildlife lands despite the seeming seciu-ity of such areas under federal and state game agencies. Buchheister declared: "Let us not for a moment be so complacent as to believe we shall not be confronted with new threats to this treasure, the Malheur refuge. "Today we are engaged in a fight to keep another great wild life area from being given away to land speculators or dried for diversion. I refer to the Tule and Klamath basin areas, which lie but a short distance from here. "These schemes are pressed for the commercial benefit of a few, who would belittle the fact that millions, all up and down the western states, use and benelit from the wildlife that could not exist except for the reservations." The dedication was preceded by guided tours of the refuge, south of Burns. On Sunday morning, there will be other guided tours. Panama flag issue settled WASHINGTON (UPD Presi dent Eisenhower today authorized the flying of a Panamanian flag in tli Tanal Zone as "visual evi dence of Panama's titular sover eignty" over that area. The move came after a long nnirnversv between the Republic of Panama and the United States. The flag issue was involved in riots in Panama last year. In announcing the President's action the White House said: "The President hones that his decision will demonstrate the continuing close bonds that exist between the peoples of the United States and the Republic of Pana ma and their governments. The announcement recalled that the President told a news conference last Dec. 2 that he believed there should be visible evidence of Panama's titular sovereignty over the canal zone. Panama had asked the united Slates tn flv its emblem alone with the U.S. flag over the zone. The treaty under which uie United States built the Panama Canal bestowed working sover eignty in this country. Agency admits perversion has become problem WASHINGTON (UPI -A House investigator says the top-secret National Security Agency (NSA) admits sexual perversion among its employes is a "very serious problem" and Is considering set ting up a psychiatric clinic to to deal with the matter. Chairman Francis E. Walicr, D-Pa., made the statement Friday after his House Committee on Un-American Activities concluded the first day of its closed- door investigation into the defec tion to Russia of NSA code clerks Bernon F. Mitchell and William H. Martin. The panel put off further hear- Ings for at least two weeks. A House armed services subcommittee which also is investigating the defection called Central Intelligence Agency officials to a hear ing Monday on -general U.S. in- tellm-nce activities. Walter said that at the request of NSA officials, a psychiatric, had jfinferred with "medical people" about the "possibility of erecting a clinic in the department, because perversion was quite a problem in the NSA and they didn't know what to do about It." ( tl '''' ' "The real danger to Uie Unites. States today doesn't come from Uie Uireat of bombs or invasion. but from the indifference of the American people to tile activities of then Government. The speaker was Charles Ogle, assistant to the president of As sociated Oregon Industries, who was here Friday for a Bend Chamber of Commerce program. Ogle told Chamber of Com- -merce members Uiat the lack of interest in government is an even greater danger than Uie Communist menace. Responsibility Noted "People complain about different state agencies, Uieir rules and regulations. If they'd just stop to realize that they are part of government and have responsibilities to see that government is properly operated, they wouldn't complain so much," Ogle said. Ivan Congloton, legislative specialist for AOI, outlined legislaUve plans for the Bend group, which met at the Pilot Butte Inn. Congleton urged businessmen to lake part in government "You should, because government agencies have businessmen In a straightjacket right now," Congleton said. Referring to taxes, Congleton said "the government can't give you anything that it doesn't first take away from you." Congleton urged businessmen to know their legislators, know as much as possible about govern ment and to make contact witn legislators. About 50 businessmen attended the monthly forum luncheon. Kennedy stumps in tobacco belt GREENVILLE, N.C. (UPI) John F. Kennedy stumped the southern tobacco belt today assailing administration farm policies and deriding Vice President Rich ard M. Nixon for trying to re pudiate Agriculture Secretary Ezra T. Benson. After a night's rest at his Washington home following a long day of campaigning in Pennsylvania and Maryland, the DemocraUc presidential nominee planned a full Saturday in North Carolina. His day of aerial barnstorming began In this tobacco center with the rest of the swing devoted to slops In Greensboro, AsheviUe, Charlotte and Raleigh. In a major foreign policy speech In Baltimore Friday night, marked by repeated power failures that marred a regional telecast, Kennedy told 1,800 Democratic diners Uiat America, even in a spirited political campaign, would stand together firmly against divisive tactics of Soviet Premier Niklta Khrushchev at tha U.N. General Assembly In New York next week. Kennedy's appeal In North Carolina was aimed straight at the farmers of a key southern stat which has Uie largest farm population of Uie nation. GOP candi date Nixon visited Uie state at Uie outset of his campaign and was well received. , cab, made a survey of damage, then arranged for the transportation of the mail into Bend on another truck. Mail arrived at the Bend post ottice shortly after normal schedule, and was distributed on sched ule Ulis morning. Considerable wrecking equipment was required this morning to ease the truck from its high lava perch, back onto the highway. The accident occured within sight of the traffic safety sign on U.S. Highway 97 just north of Uie city limits. This sign notes that 43 deaths have occurred on Uie highway between Bend and Redmond, and asks: "Are You Next?" of Russia college, entered the Soviet Union on tourist visas at Helsinki, Finland, last July 26. Kaminsky, described by one of his professors as a severe critic of the Soviet Union, previously had visited Moscow when he worked at the General Motors display at the American exhibition Uicre during Uie summer of 11)58. The two men entered Russia as tourists in a trip arranged by Amerpol Enterprises in Detroit. Mrs. Bennett said she told the U.S. State Department last week that her husband and Kaminsky were overdue. A spokesman said that Amerpol had been unable to locate them. Mother in California Bennett, who had planned fo look for a job upon his return, is a graduate of the University of California with a Russian studies major. He is a native of St. Joseph, Mich., but his mother now lives at Tracy, Calif. Kamlnsky's parents were listed as Mr. and Mrs. Ignnce Kaminsky who were last reported living in Edwardsburg, Mich. A University of Michigan spokesman said it was understood Kaminsky had been named an assistant professor in Russian studies at Princeton, effective this fall. The State Department in Washington said it had not had a report from the American Embassy in Moscow about Bennett and Kaminsky. INDECISION CONTINUES NEW YORK (UPD Indecision continued the byword in the stock market this week as prices drifU ed lower for the third consecutive week. The market again tested the March, May, July triple bottom of around 599 in the Dow Jones Industrial average, and thanks to a sjiarp rally late Thursday, man aged to hold the line. It was not a successful test by any means since prices Friday favored Uie downside slightly. Next week's trading will tell Uie story, and brokers say that if the 599 level should Hold, there couia be a good rally. sight on tour BATH, Maine (UPI) Two young Air Force veterans, Doth students of Russian affairs, ap parently have dropped from sight while on a tour of the Soviet Union. Mrs. Rena Bennett, 2G, who Is staying with her three children at her father's home in Bath, disclosed Friday Uiat her husband, Harvey C, 26, and his friend, Mark Kaminsky, 27, of Ann Arbor, Mich., were due back in New York Sept. 1 from their trip. But, Mrs. Bennett said, she had not heard from them since she received a letter from her husband, dated Aug. 19, and postmarked from Uie village of Vinnitsa in Uie Ukraine. "I don't know what's happened to them and I'm very much concerned," she said. In the letter Bennett wrote of having "a good time," but was "looking forward to coming home," his wife said. The two men, both of whom majored in Russian studies in Smith denies he attended 'charm school' PENDLETON (UPD Republican Senatorial candidate Elmo Smith here today offered $5,000 to J. W. Forrester, publisher of the Pendleton East Oregonian, "if he can give any proof that I ever attended a charm school." Smith's offer stemmed from a Sept. 2 editorial in the East Oregonian which said the newspaper had learned from a reliable sdurce that Smith had attended a charm school In Hollywood "and learned a new personality for politics." Smith's talk' was made during an air caravan of more than a dozen private planes. Smith said that If Forrester could not back up the editorial, he would appreciate a contribution of S5.000 from the newspaper publisher. He also hit back at criticism from Forrester of his conservation record in Eastern Oregon. Mickey Cohen free on bond LOS ANGELES (UPD -Pudgy ex-convict Mickey Cohen today was free on $25109 bond pending arraignment next week on a 13-count indictment involving $378,-,458 in tax irregularities. "This is the most ridiculous indictment I've ever read and I've been in court 25 years," said Cohen when he was released from custody Friday night. The dapper onetime clothing store owner was arrested Friday afternoon at his West Los Angeles apartment where he was entertaining former model Sandy Hagcn, 19. her sister, Claudine, and Claudine's boyfriend. Arresting officers gave Cohen 10 seconds to open his door. Armed with fire axes they en tered and took Cohen out in his shirtsleeves, put him in a waiting car and hustled him up the HARDY SEND OFF Karen Brownell, Bend High rally squad member, joined the school band and throng of cheering, singing students in an enthusiastic send off for the Lava Bear football team. The Bears left the school parking lot by bus to face the Albany Bulldogs under the lights at Albany last night. freight elevator of the federal bpjlding where he was booked. 1

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