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Independent Record (Newspaper) - October 17, 1963, Helena, Montana Satellites Roam Space VW r 22 Morocco Says Peace Terms Reached Algeria Denies Algiers Radio Algiers denied that agreement had been reached at Marrakech peace talks to end the undeclared war between Algeria and Morocco The broadcast seemed to con- an earlier announcement by Moroccan information minister Abdelhadi that a fire agreement had been reached in principle and only details remained to be worked out The Algiers Radio said the chief Algerian negotiator in Marrakech Valid was one his way back to Algiers to report to President Ahmed Ben Bella Before leaving Marrakech zid declared I have not yet found any lution with my Moroccan the broadcast said had made his an- after a meeting of Algerian and Moroccan officials trying to settle border fighting which has been going on since Monday in the northwest Sahara He We should achieve results day There may be a joint ment Everyone is in agreement for an end to hostilities but there are still questions of detail to settle Meanwhile Algerian officials at Algeria about 300 miles from the disputed tier area said fighting was going on this morning Some sources said Algerian troops had taken the offensive The sources said Algerian forces still held and the desert outposts 900 miles southwest of Algiers around which the fighting has raged since Tuesday The outposts apparently had changed hands several times since Tuesday when the fighting in the ill-defined border region broke out An Algerian government spokesman said the Moroccan forces launched heavy attacks Wednesday supported by tanks artillery and jet planes The Moroccan army said an Algerian plane strafed and bombed Moroccan positions in the desert and attacked a caravan west of the gerian supply base about 250 miles northeast of the combat area There were no official casualty reports Algerian and Moroccan tiators gave no indication of progress after a six-hour session in Marrakech that ended shortly before midnight Spanish Generalissimo cisco Franco appealed to co's King Hassan II and Algerian President Ahmed Ben Bella to settle their conflict peacefully Spain's chief of state said his appeal was prompted by the ternal sentiments of friendship of the Spanish people for the Arabian peoples Seek to Perfect Policing Method For Bomb Ban Cape Canaveral sentry satellites raced through space today on a mission aimed at perfecting a foolproof means of policing the limited Judge Fall Decides City Is Victorious In Plum bing Case District Judge Victor H Fall has found in favor of the City of Helena defendant in a suit brought by Patrick Carpenter who questioned qualifications of the city plumbing inspector In finding of fact and con- of law filed late day Judge Fall found that dence presented in two court in September fails to sustain the material allegations of the application for a writ of mandamus and on the contrary Truck Accident Near Harlem Ups Road Toll By The Associated Fresi The setting sun may have led to Montana's latest highway fic death Paul John Schmaltz 38 Minot N D fatally injured at set Wednesday about seven miles east of Harlem on U.S Highway 2 The truck veered off the road and say he may have been blinded by the sun In Helena the Highway Patrol announced a late report of a highway fatality eight miles west of Culbertson The two deaths raised tana's 1963 traffic toll to 180 compared to 201 for the same period last year Killed near Poplar Oct 2 was Coleen Hawk The Patrol said she was a senger in a car driven by Francis Feather Earring 16 The car col- with a horse Feather ring was injured Investigating officers say a truck driven by Schmaltz was headed west about p.m It veered off to the right of the highway Tracks indicated Schmaltz tried to bring the hicle back onto the road but it hit an abutment of a side road Schmaltz was thrown from the truck Officers believe he might have been blinded by the setting sun He died about an hour after the accident in a Fort Belknap Reservation hospital the evidence clearly establishes that the present plumbing in spector is qualified in accordance with provisions prescribed by No 1461 of the City of Helena Judge Fall further found that selection of a plumbing tor is vested in the discretion of the mayor and city council and that there is no showing of any abuse of the discretion Carpenter president of Local No 266 of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Industry of the United States and Canada brought the suit late in August Carpenter alleged in his com- plaint that Chester Olson pointed by the city commission as plumbing inspector in tion to his duties as building in- spector was not qualified Is Qualified However Judge Fall ruled that Olson is qualified He was hired Jan 2 1963 codes vide that the appointee be a competent practical plumber with not less than five years ence or a graduate sanitary neer In his findings Judge Fall noted that the city has not re- fused and does not refuse to point a duly qualified person s a plumbing inspector His judgment was entered for the defendant city and denied the relief asked by the plaintiff in the form of a writ of Court Hearing At the inception of the case Judge Fall issued a writ of damus and arguments for and against it were presented during court hearings Sept 6 and con- Sept 13 That writ dated Aug 26 was dissolved by his action Tuesday Floyd 0 Small and Robert T Cummins were hired as special attorneys to present the city's case Conrad Fredricks a member of the legal firm of Loble Picotte and Fredricks was counsel for the plaintiff clear test ban treaty Their mine the feasibility of using instruments to detect nuclear explosions as far as 200 million miles from earth The treaty forbids such blasts in outer space Intricate devices in the twin satellites were designed to draw a chart of space radiation so they and later sentinels can ately spot any sudden surge of energy from a far-out explosion Because of a complex flight pattern intended to place the two satellites into orbits of- will not know until whether the early phase of the mission is completely Hitchhiker A third satellite reportedly rode as a hitchhiker on the rocket and was injected into a swinging orbit to measure tion in the Van Allen belts The tiny three-pound package by Space Technology is similar to several which have been kicked off of military satellites launched from California bases No official announcement is expected on the operation known by the code name Vela Hotel No reason was given for the news blackout but it was reported the ed States did not want to be em- by indicating to the Soviets that it did not trust them to adhere to the test ban treaty Newsmen Alerted Despite the secrecy newsmen were alerted by sources and watched from nearby beaches when the booster rocket blasted off at on Page 9 GRAND of State Frank Murray left is shown cutting the big ribbon of the entrance to the J M McDonald Company on Last Chance Gulch today The ribbon cutting took place during formal grand opening ceremonies for the big store Several dignitaries took part in the program Shown at the bon cutting I to r Murray Mrs Murray J M McDonald Jr of Hastings Neb chairman of the board for the firm and Marius Olsen manager of the Helena store Staff photo by Mayo Ashley Gunman Gets In Holdup At Livingston Livingston ff A man armed with a revolver held up an attendant at the Farmers op station in Livingston this morning and escaped with estimated in company funds Police said they set up road blocks in the Livingston region The attendant James Burris said the gunman came into the station about 7 with a sack over his head and two holes cut in it for vision Police said paper bills 5s 10s and 20s were taken from the cash register by the He wore black cowboy with red tips levi jacket and pants and carried soft brown leather gloves Scheduled Friday Demo Women to Honor Mrs Mansfield at Tea An invitation to all Helena w Gabse and Mrs J B the hospitality committee women to attend the tea and re- ception for Mrs Mike Mansfield Friday afternoon in the Montana Club was extended today by eral chairmen Mrs Wine and Mrs B F Winans The social event honoring the wife of Montana's Senator Mike Mansfield will be held during the hours of to p.m in the club's sixth floor dining room Receiving Line With Mrs Mansfield in the receiving line will be Mrs John W Mrs David Manning Mrs Erickson Mrs Forrest H Anderson Mrs Frank Murray Mrs Thomas Kearney Mrs Paul Smith Mrs Louis G Boedecker Peggy DeMichele Mrs Gordon Bennett and Mrs L P Maddio Arrangements for the tea were made by committee members from the Lewis and Clark cratic Women's Club Listed Members of the dining room committee are chairmen Mrs Wesley W Werti Mrs Peter Meloy and Mrs Al Gaskill and members Amy Erb Gloria Smith Mrs Charles V Mrs Mrs Clarence DeWalt and Mrs arc Mrs Thomas J han Mrs Dan Newman Mrs Joe Kelly Mrs Harry L Billings Mrs Hubert J Massman Mrs Louis 0 Forsell Mrs Robert J Cummins Mrs John W Mahan Jr Mrs Jo Thiele Mrs John B i Hitch Mrs George F Sturn Mrs Walter Marshall Mrs Bernard Mrs William hart and Mrs Blanche Judge Mrs Nora Fleming and Linda Sisson will register the guests Viet Nam Troops Hit Guerrillas State Moves to Suspend Construction Firm Work By Lyle Downing Atty Gen Forrest H son moved today to halt tions of Oil Fields Service Co a North Dakota construction firm which he says has violated Montana wage laws on a flood control project at Plentywood Assist Atty Gen Alfred Coate left Helena by chartered plane shortly before noon today to seek an injunction against the con- struction firm in Sheridan ty District Court at Plentywood Anderson took the action after State Labor Commissioner rice Jones said the North Dakota firm which has a con- tract on Box Elder Creek near Plentywood underpaid employes by To Present Petition The attorney general said Coate will present a petition to District Judge Jack Loucks asking that the firm be ordered to pay its employes past and future wages at the rate prevailing in the Plentywood area Anderson said Coate will file he petition in behalf of State Labor Commissioner J Maurice Jones who claims the firm is guilty of multiple state wage law violations According to Anderson Judge Loucks will be asked to restrain the firm from ther operations until employes receive full payment of wages under the prevailing scale Anderson said the petition charges the firm ignored a vision of the Montana code which State National Weather Forecast Helena and Fair through Friday Frost again early Friday morning Low night 32 High Friday 68 requires all contractors on heavy highway and municipal tion to pay prevailing wages set by collective bargaining in an area covered by heavy tion and highway labor ments Oil Fields Service is building the flood control dam under con- tract with the city of Plentywood The project is being financed by the State Fish and Game sion U.S Soil and Conservation Service and the city of wood Regrets Delay After he dispatched Coate to Plentywood to institute tive action against the contractor Anderson I regret the delay in bringing this matter to the attention of my office As I understand it work on the contract is nearly com- plete Maximum penalty for this violation is Helena Chest Fund Passes Halfway Mark The Community Chest fund total has passed the mark George I Redhair general chairman said today Redhair said a total of had been turned in as of Wednesday night and added that as a whole levels of giving were ahead of last year However he cautioned that the ial is 10 per cent larger than last year or We need everyone to give serious consideration to what the The official Helena ot J2 health and lure at 1 p.m was welfare organizations mean to our community today and in Ihc A subcommittee of the tana Legislative Council has made a tentative date for an day meeting in December with the Montana Liquor Control Board Members of the subcommittee headed by Rep Ray Wayrynen Bow called on the board at its regular session day to arrange the date At first the legislators gested a November date but it developed that the November sion of the board will be ab- because its members have other activities planned which would conflict Saigon Vietnamese troops lifted by U.S killed five Cong today and captured 12 others in a surprise raid on a Communist encampment 15 miles west of Saigon Officials said there were no government or American ties although two helicopters were hit by Red gunfire H L 74 45 Vietnamese I II 70 31 70 40 76 78 45 87 59 65 72 30 70 SB 77 77 44 Orleans 58 82 67 Palls 77 44 New York Havre 40 Phoenix 3.1 Ore 70 84 30 St Louts 84 59 40 Salt Uko 73 42 Livingston 78 38 Ban Fran 70 City 77 47 Brattle 07 32 74 42 W 23 Wash 82 46 National Si Paul trace Phoenix fian cisco M Redhair continued He urged every worker lo keep at the job and to make as many visits lo each prospective contributor as is necessary to set the job done correctly He asked that campaign workers attend the final report meeting at p.m tonight in the Rathskeller of the New Placer Hotel We can reach the goal by re- porting the cards that arc still Redhair concluded I I the attorney general continued that most of the men working on this project are from North Dakota The con- struction firm ignoring our statute apparently figured its bor costs on the prevailing wage in North Dakota They underbid Continued on Page 9 Prison Escapees Now Thought Near Elliston Deer break-in at a cabin south of Telegraph Creek near Elliston was inves by sheriff's officers today The careful manner in whict a window was pried open lee some officers to suspect that the break-in was made by two es capees of the State Prison farm Only food was taken officers said Prison Warden Ed Ellsworth Jr doubted that the escapees were that far north They headed west and I doubt they were the Ells worth said Missing since last Friday are Lloyd Stanton and Richard Hicks both 34 Charles E Pew Charles E Pew Attorney Dies Charles E Pew 87 prominent Helena attorney veteran of two World Wars and honorary life member of the Montana ment of the Disabled American Veterans died Wednesday at St Peter's Hospital where tie had been a patient for one day Mr Pew had been in failing health since suffering a hip ture in a fall on Dec 26 1961 A month previously on Nov 22 he was grieved by the death of his wife Cora Reed Pew He had been intermittently hospitalized since that time at rest homes in Alhambra and Helena Aided Veterans Pew dedicated his life's work to the rights of veterans and in 1962 was honored for 42 years of meritorious service to them when the Montana Department of Disabled American Veterans the annual state con- vention to him The citations for service was issued by the state department and the life ship citation by Lewis and Clark Chapter No 3 of DAV He was the first man in Montana to re- such recognition The 1962 DAV state tion cited Pew for his work as Department Legislative chairman and a of the Montana Adjusted Compensation Bonus Continued on Page 9 Legislative Unit Seeks Meet With Liquor Board Chairman Ed board suggested Rafn of that the the two bodies meet either on Dec 18 which is the day before the ular December meeting or on Dec 21 which is the day lowing Distillery representatives are not expected at the December meeting he said and the board usually takes time then to confer with its inspectors and auditors Wayrynen said that it may take as much as two full day sions to complete the agenda which has been suggested by the council The last legislative session by resolution asked the council to make an investigation of tions and policies of the Liquor Control Board Heretofore several sessions Of the board have been attended by council members or staff as ob- servers and a lengthy naire has been prepared by the and answered by the board This morning the council bers listened while the board dis- cussed problems connected with transfer of a Great Falls liquor license to a proposed new ing alley COUNCIL SEES subcommittee of the Legislative Council the Montana Liquor Board session today to arrange a date for an all-day meeting Left Rep Ray J Wayrynen Bow Gene Tidball ex- secretary Sen William H Grieve R Cusler Rep J A Turnage and Rep Lenonard Bashor Staff
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