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Joplin Globe (Newspaper) - December 8, 1961, Joplin, Missouri Final Edition 13to Cloudy Cloudy skies with little change la High in the 40s. VOL. NO. 103. FRIDAY DECEMBER 8, 1961.-THIRTY-TWO Baity ae Sunday lit TOUCH OF places 4-year-old Kathleen hand on a Christmas tree as she explains the holiday to This is the first Christmas tree leen ever has Both girls are blind and students at the Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children in 300 Expected For Business Conference Some 300 business and civic leaders from Southwest Missouri converge on Joplin today to start a program to revitalize and increase the program to bring new industry into - The leaders come here from 80 They St. Crawford and Heading the Governor's Advisory commission for industry and chairman of the Industrial Development is Lester E. who has held similar meetings in St. Louis and Kansas With him is the Commerce and Industrial Development Division staff members from Jefferson who will talk on various phases of the program to bring more industry to the The meeting begins with a 9:30 o'clock session at the Connor Hotel roof winds up with a luncheon at which Cox will speak on his proposed Big Fred Hughes of Joplin is chairman of the Southwest Missouri Katanga Troops Holding Positions By JOHN LATZ Katanga - temporarily knocked out a United States airlift Thursday and a U.N. spokesman acknowledged the provincial troops seemed to be holding their positions against U.N. task forces in very confused Bullets fired from the residence of Katanga President Moise Tshombe slightly damaged a U.S. and led American authorities to halt their aerial transport of U.N. men and supplies to this secessionist U.N. spokesman in New York announced the American planes will resume operations Friday under escort of U.N. He said his announcement was based on official information relayed by U.N. authorities in It was not brought out how the fighters could be expected to protect the transports from ground though strafing attacks might help to clear the U.N. forces laid down a heavy mortar barrage late in the day on Katanga positions on the west side of the Elisabethville airport To correspondents in the post office area the of the fighting appeared to be Shooting persisted in an area known as the Funnel centered about a strategic underpass be- tween the city and the Wednesday it was claimed that Swedish troops were in command But during the evening a U.N. spokesman indicated although the Swedes may still control the they do not command the whole Katanga Foreign Minister Kimba told a newsman that he and Interior Minister had toured battle positions and felt very Both claimed the had gained ground in the though they did not say just The U.N. jet air striking its own blow at enemy blasted a Katanga ammunition dump six miles outside Elisabethville and the resulting explosions shook the heart of the American sources said small arms fire from Tshombe's residence as a big was coming in for a landing at Elisabethville airport hit the fuselage but caused no serious damage The was one of six which began an airlift Wednesday of armored antiaircraft guns and their crews to the 3,000-man U.N. force in American sources said further flights were suspended or on Page 4A) Bomb Scoring Squadron To Be Moved To Mississippi Base in February By MARCIA KERSHAW Joplin Globe Staff Writer 2 of the Tenth Radar Bomb Scoring which has been located on Oronogo Circle Hill at Joplin Bomb Plot July of 1959. will be moved in February to Greenville air force Miss. In making the announcement the air force the move is in line with a policy of transferring such units every two Detachment 2 was moved here from Oklahoma City under command of Major Eugene R. Butler with 35 men and officers and has grown to a strength of 72 Personnel and their families have made their homes in Webb Carterville and When the detachment came here it was operated under direction of the First RBS Group with headquarters at Carswell air force in but the First RBS Group since has been designated the First Combat Evaluation Group and is headquartered at Barksdale air force La. Major Butler said whan told of the Air Force an- that he would no information on the move until orders were received through squadron move that is made of these detachments is to provide training and evaluation of Strategic Air Command's combat Major Butler pointed when their training requirements change we have to change right along Their requirements dictate our Since coming Detachment 2 personnel have scored of SAC on training missions from air force bases all over the United In men and officers of 2, together with personnel from other scoring have manned the First a train carrying complete radar bomb scoring equipment for the purpose of scoring SAC bomber at remote locations throughout the First Major Butler was the first commander of the First RBS Express when it was put in operation during February of He pointed out Thursday that eral men of the detachment now are aboard that train and that Second and Third RBS Express trains have been added to the program this Many district were made acquainted with operations of Detachment 2 during two open house events held on Armed Forces Day in 1959 1960. On those several thousand persons visited Joplin Bomb Plot site and viewed the radar bomb scoring which is mounted in air force trailer When Hustler jet bombers begT training missions at supersonic speeds in an air corridor above this district in October of 1960, the first sonic boom occurred to make area residents even more conscious of the canopy of aircraft which has operated above this region since of Joplin Bomb Major Butler said Thursday that will go on as usual here until our move orders are He added that removal of the detachment will mean removal of all from old Oronogo Circle a chat pile that has been a landmark since early mining If pays I C Western Diplomats Open Berlin Talks By JOSEPH E. DYNAN PARIS - Western diplomats Thursday began a series of high-level conferences in search of a joint position on as a prelude to a possible new round of negotiations with the Soviet With President Charles de Gaulle steadfastly opposed to any Western initiative at this and opposed to any negotiation limited to Berlin the chances of agreement are The United States and on the other and perhaps JFK Seeks New Trade Plan Backing By NORMAN WALKER BAL Fla. Kennedy warned American workers Thursday they face loss of jobs unless they support his program for more liberal foreign trade The President appealed for organized labor backing on this and other administration proposals in an enthusiastically received address at the opening session of the AFL-CIO George AFL-CIO later assured Kennedy not to about cooperate one thousand per Kennedy had made a similar appeal to businessmen only Wednesday for support for his foreign trade proposals when he spoke to the National Association of Manufacturers in New The President noted a more cordial reception at the labor remarking warmer today than it was Kennedy announced that along with his proposals to Congress in January for broader powers to promote foreign trade expansion he will also submit a program to aid industries and workers that may be hurt by increased import a he and not what we are already doing or proposing to do for depressed for small for investment and for the retraining compensation of our unemployed is required we will make certain that no community suffers unduly from on the America must Wage Restraint Kennedy said workers and employers must exercise restraint in setting wages and prices in order to keep the nation economically sound and competitive with increasingly efficient foreign we cannot obtain new bargaining power to open up overseas he export industries will American labor will lose Kennedy made these other major will propose to Congress in January a standby public works program to give grants to states if the economy takes another downturn and unemployment begins to mount Kennedy said the plan will be somewhat along the lines of a billion-dollar program advanced earlier by Sen. Joseph seasonally adjusted unemployment rate sank from 6.8 to 6.1 per cent in first significant decline in a At the same November employment set a record for the month at 67,349.000. Kennedy noted that Thursday was the 20th anniversary of the attack on Pearl He said in many ways the challenges now are more serious than then because we face challenges all around the In his appeal for wage-price the President said on Page 4A) j s. Will Build Accused by Soviet Union even West Germany as favor some sort of approach to the Russians in an effort to cool down the tense Berlin Before they can take on the Soviet Union at the conference they must first convince France that this is a wise The forthcoming week will see the yearly conclave of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization finance and defense ministers to discuss and approve NATO's so-called annual a recounting of what has been accomplished for Western defense in the past and what's to be done in the coming 12 If the Big Three Western powers and West Germany should reach agreement on their policy in the Berlin this also would be submitted to the NATO ministers for endorsement of the 15-member Deputies got the week's activity off to a start Thursday morning in an examination of questions which will confront their ministers Monday and Foy deputy undersecretary of state for European sat in for the United The ministers themselves assemble in the French Foreign Ministry Monday In the through most of Chancellor Conrad Adenauer of West will meet with De The stated purpose of these talks is Adenauer's report on his recent conferences in Washington with President If Adenauer has been able to influence De Gaulle's this will show in the attitude of French Foreign Minister Maurice Couve de at Monday's Cold Day Predicted Cloudy skies and little change in temperature are forecast for the Joplin district today and The high is expected to be in the low 40s. Empire District Electric Company recorded a low of 31 de- greees at 7 o'clock Thursday morning and a high of 43 Thursday FAA at Joplin airport recorded a low of 26 degrees and a high of 41. A year ago temperatures in the Joplin district ranged between a low of 25 degrees and a high of 39 Hourly temperatures i p. 43 42 43 43 41 40 40 40 37 11 P. 35 2 p. m. 3 p. m. 4 p. m. 5 p. m. 6 p. m. 7 p. m. 8 p. m. 9 p. m. 1 a. 2 a. 3 a. 4 a. 5 a. 4 a. 32 7 a. 8 a. 9 a. 10 a. 10 p. m 11 a. Noon 42 Midnight Friday 1 a. 2 a. t Data FAA weather observations at Joplin Municipal airport at 7:30 o'clock last 34 Wind IS Barometric 29.26, Earl Atlee Shows Slight Improvement LONDON - Doctors reported Thursday night Earl 78, former Laborite prime showed slight improvement following a heart attack but his condition remains Messages of sympathy poured in to Hospital where the elder statesman was admitted two days ago with abdominal Hospital authorities said Attlee suffered the heart attack Thursday morning a complication of his gastric He has twice previously been hospitalized in the past year with a duodenal By MILTON BESSER UNITED - The Soviet Union Thursday charged France and Belgium with openly sabotaging the U.N. effort in Katanga and demanded that such action be The accusation was made shortly after a U.N. spokesman announced that grounded U.S. will resume transport of U.N. troops and supplies into embattled Elisabethville A statement distributed by the Soviet U.N. delegation indicated the Russians might ask for a Security Council meeting to consider the The charges were denied immediately by a British delegation who accused the Soviet Union of spreading malicious Referring to the council resolution of Nov. 21 empowering the United Nations to take new action in secessionist Katanga the Soviet statement United Nations cannot remain passive in the face of open sabotage of the Security Council decision on the part of the colonial powers and their agents in The U.N. spokesman called a news conference to tell of the U.N. He said the planes will be provided with U.N. fighter escort to guard against The big planes were ordered grounded after one was hit by small arms fire while coming in for a landing at Elisabethville It suffered no serious Official Word The spokesman said official word of the flight renewals had been received in Leopoldville and relayed to U.N. Renewal of the flights was seen as reflecting U.S. determination to cooperate fully with the j U.N. military action aimed at storing order in It came as reliable sources reported that Acting Secretary-General U Thant was receiving strong support for his plan to float a bond issue to keep the United Nations solvent while it with the Congo U Thant was said to be firmly resolved to press the U.N. military action to a successful conclusion before entering into any negotiations to bring President Moise Tshombe's breakaway Katanga Province back into the central Thant summoned key delegates to his U.N. headquarters in a series of private conferences aimed primarily at discussing his plan to issue million in bonds for 25 years at 2 per cent They would be sold to governments or central This would enable the United Nations to meet anticipated deficits up to September 1962. They are caused by failure of many nations to pay for either the U.N. Congo operation or the peacekeeping U.N. force in the Middle East. Tree Thefts Brazil are looking for thieves who stole a large number of recently planted along one of the new avenues of this 2-Man Space Craft U.S. Senator Stuart be done on the space project by at a meeting of the Joplin of Neosho and of Commerce board of di- j Donnell Aircraft of St rectors and its congressional Symington made the announced ment after during the day for the first time the space a message from the plans to develop a Aeronautics and Space Adman space craft capable of ministration in The ing a rendezvous with another y senator is a member of the Senate vehicle while both are in orbit i Space around the | Cost of the program will be Symington said that the an- about including about is of importance to a dozen of the space particularly to this gether with other rockets and and St. because of work j The National Aeronautics and n 1 Space Administration said that a rendezvous in orbit is one way carrying out manned landings on the another way would - be a direct flight using the huge Nova booster rockets now under j j NASA said both methods will be Robert director of In Today's Globe Conservative at Work Teachers Amusements District Editorials Family Hospital Notas Haricots Want New Plan By ROBERT BERRELLEZ SANTO Dominican Republic government of President Joaquin rejected Thursday night the latest opposition plan to settle the Dominican political It was the second such rejection by a holdover from the Trujillo within a and came on the 10th day of a paralyzing general strike aimed at forcing him to resign ect said NASA will negotiate with the McDonnell Aircraft prime contractor for the Mercury space on a He said the two-man craft will be of the same shape as the Mercury but will be slightly larger and will weigh two to three times as much as the present NASA announced Wednesday that the first attempt to send a man in orbit around the earth in a Mercury will be made next Plans to develop the new two- Earlier in the huge crowds craft were announced in jammed into the main streets remarks prepared by Gilruth for Santo Domingo following reports that the opposition had won its victory in the crisis with an agree a Chamber of Commerce audience in Gilruth said the craft will be ment under which Balaguer would i boosted into orbit by Titan step But after a 2's-hour meeting between Balaguer and top congressmen and military the government rejected the opposition formula as The nation's military hierarchy went to the national palace led by air force Gen. Pedro Rodriguez Balaguer last month made the general secretary of state for armed putting him in direct succession behind the It was the second time since Nov. 30 that with the backing of the powerful spurned opposition demands that he clear out and make way for a small junta to lead the nation to democracy after 31 years of feudal Trujillo Silent on Plan On that day the military called for an all-powerful junta headed by Balaguer that would have given the military virtual This time the military made no announcement of its But the opposition plan was reported to have demanded that Rodriguez Echavarria be replaced by another man to take over when Balaguer Balaguer said the government had now offered another plan and declared that negotiations would A National Civic Union delegate who attended the meeting at the national palace declined | Informants had reported earlier 1 that the rejected plan provided for resignation before Dec. 31 and a provisional council of The council was to have chosen its own presiding officer and a constituent with general elections next Dec. 1 and a new government by Jan. 26, 1963. by the Martin-Marietta Corp. An attempt will be made to have it rendezvous with an Agena produced by Lockheed Aircraft Corp. and similar to vehicles used in the Ranger and Discoverer Senator Symington said Thursday that the Agena vehicle is to be built by and that its booster will include engines made by at NASA also announced that it plans to make the initial two-man flights in 1963. Said award to our state insures that Missouri will have one of the most prominent positions of any state in the civilian space as well as the military space field it already has through the joint work now being done at the North American plant in Neosho and the McDonnell plant in St. said the millions of dollars of subcontract work will go to Missouri and therefore be of additional benefit to the state in Hamilton Home May Be Moved NEW YORK - Hamilton once the home of Alexander is now a crumbling structure between an apartment house and a church in uptown Sen. Jacob K. Javits and Rep. John V. who visited the house want it moved a few blocks to a sylvan corner of the City College of New York The Republican legislators have a pending to provide some for this and for needed EAST GERMANS DESTROY ESCAPE ROUTE German police use picks and shovels to tear up railroad tracks used by engineer Harry Deterling Tuesday night to throttle a hijacked train to West Berlin with 24 friends and relatives Tracks are part tern used regularly by trains running from Hamburg to West Wirephoto via radio from
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