Post-Herald (Newspaper) - December 16, 1963, Beckley, West Virginia INSIDE TODAY VOUNG SINATRA'S 1 page I. Volume 301 ADVOCATE of the and its PEOPLE BECKLEY W. Monday December FAIR to too di- vine to Hart Price Seven Cents 4 Yanks Wait Freedom Release Bolivia moved ahead Sunday LA. Plans night for the release of 4 ican and 15 other hostages held by striking tin miners high in the Andes for nine Indications it would be late in the night or Monday morning before the men are freed and sent on to La The hostages are being held in the mining region of some 180 miles southeast of La President Victor Paz sent his military Gen. Alfredo to mile north of to pick up the Leftist Vice President Jauan arch foe of the dent and head of the tin Johnson Seeks Unity Mann To Chart Latin American Affairs Of U. S. WASHINGTON President Johnson said Sunday night he is determined to achieve American community of nations moving forward together in progress and The President sketched in May Move To Ease Tension PARIS highly placed source said Monday the Western powers are studying a brand new way of reducing East-West broad terms his views on policy toward Latin America in a letter to Thomas C. son selected Mann Saturday to be the new assistant secretary of state for inter-American and apparently is ing this now ambassador to will replace Edwin M. ers flew to Oruro later in the Lechin was by U.S. Ambassador Douglas Henderson and the Archbishop of La Msgr. Abel who has been acting as Paz Estenssoro said Gen. Ovando also was under to withdraw government troops from the Oruro The were seized Dec. 6 in retaliation for the arrest of two Red union A dispatch sent by the miners to Lechin asking him to come o Catavi indicated agreement with the government o release the hostages had not been well received everywhere in the mining Lechin said he had received a radio message from eight union officials in Catavi that the terms for the release of the hostages had been ed by the Lechine and formerly lies but now political worked out a settlement of the crisis Saturday Lechin agreed to order the re- lease of the hostages if the would release on bond union leaders Irineo Pimental Low Life Loss Flood Hits 259 Flats LOS ANGELES officials counted 259 homes and apartment buildings destroyed day by the bursting of a dam and said it was a miracle no more than three lives were Cause of the break which spewed mud and water over a square area of homes with residents re- mained a mystery but early in- 4 Die Daring Weekend pointed to two ly across roared down the tumbling houses and cars like toys caught up in a child's Only the fact that police had more than a hour to try to A recent series of minor earth quakes and the possible collapse of subterranean oil pools pumped dry by wells near the j Americans Held Two of the four Americans kidnaped by dissident tin ers in Bolivia are Thomas M. Martin Jr. and Mi- chael A. both of the U. S. Information Martin is from New Kristula from Mich. Throughout thousands of the day evacuees the area below the voir kept the death toll from ris ing much Even 15 persons who did I not get out in time were Sunday I Those who came back queued up in lines at police control points to return to a scene of almost incredible A terraced hillside below a reservoir high in the Baldwin Kills was swept clean of homes costing up to as if by a giant A wall of water 30 feet high and 100 feet Martin who the White House 1 moves by said is to be given a major each side without any binding assignment in Latin commitments by either or the This idea has been put the source because United States is under no sions about the immediate of formal agreement on anything substantial with the viet he the West does not consider this a good time for a summit the Western allies are examining the chances of a ries of perhaps almost Under this one side might make a move and after due the other might make a similar The source said the United States would not make any such The President conferred with Mann Officials said Johnson told Mann he wants him to take the best parts of the neighbor policy laid down by the late President Franklin D. sevelt and the Alliance For Progress launched by the late President John F. and use them as a guideline for plans to eliminate il- literacy and disease from the Western Officials said Saturday that Mann will be in charge of all economic and military aspects of U.S. policy on Latin and Escobar pending trial hi rather than in La The government also to withdraw troops it had sent to the miner areas after the hostages were All of the Americans seized by the miners are in Bolivia in an official They Bernard 52, a native of a labor ad- visor for the U.S. Agency for International ert 26, of a Peace Corps and Michael A. 41, who has relatives in 111., and and Thomas M. 27, of the both information officers at the U.S. embassy in La 3 Others Missing faced to poke in the debris de- scribed the long night hours of waiting for rescue as a scene out of made more hellish by the red lights and beams of helicopters looking for Dozens spent hours in the dark perched on too glow of the criss crossing Highway Deaths Near 1962 Mark By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Traffic accidents were blamed for four weekend highway deaths in West raising the state's road toll for the year to On the same date a year 103 fatal accidents had been A collision Saturday In his letter Johnson omitted any reference to the and there was no ex- moves without prior tions with its European according this is a case inL I have asked m addition Any firm as assistant treaty would require ihe Discounts Raided WHEELING Police raided two Wheeling discount houses arresting 19 Viet Cong Rebels Kill U. S. Officer South Viet Nam ican forces since they came to Communist guerrillas killed a U.S. officer in a jungle battle Sunday and three other Americans were missing after their helicopter crashed into the sea Saturday night while on a rescue mission in a The copilot swam South Viet Nam two years ago to help the South Vietnamese government fight the nist Viet Cong A U.S. helicopter and a small plane crashed killing eight The latest fatality brought to 85 the number of Americans weary to descend after the flood waters An official count Homes Homes with major 82. Homes with minor 35. Apartment buildings with jor Apartment buildings with mi- nor Total damage estimate Police identified the dead as night five miles south of mont on U.S. 19 killed Arlie 28, of and Donald about 26, of I Marion County ties said Spry was driving left of Another Robert 28, thc dead man's was Driver of the other Raymond 40, of was not Otto 69, of was killed day when the car he was driving rammed a utility pole in South A passenger Adam 79, of was struck and killed by a car Saturday night as he walked Garrett A Virginia Native Dr. Thomas F. 73, of at his home at 3 p.m. Sunday of an apparent heart lie was born in Nov. 14, 1890. He had been a physician for the New River Co. since 1917. Dr. Garrett was a member of Mrs. Hattie 73. along W. Va. 12 at rice Clifton 60, and 'The driver of the car was not Beckley Presbyterian Beckley Masonic Lodge 99. AF and AM. Beni Temple of Beckley Elks Lodge 1452, the Raleigh County Medical West Virginia Medical Association and the American Medical ashore and was rescued by killed in action against the Viet Arch 58. All were dents of a 650-unit A Cleveland Survivors include four sisters development on low ground 38, died Friday night of w. F. Mrs. C. low the ruptured received in an accident I Harris and Mrs. Ruth Johnson's car w e n t an 0[ and Mrs. IT. Young's wife was one of Thursday She was washed out of sons West on charges of violating Virginia's COLD troops Sunday morning Cong. Sixty other Americans i a second story window at the after spending the night have died of causes J height of the in The copilot said the helicopter He said he saw the other three was one of three crafts sent to Americans scrambling out evacuate 10 wounded of negotiation with every every carefully But the Soviet Union now seems about to reduce its tary budget for 1964. This could lead to a parallel step on the Western but not the craft and swimming toward Troops secured beaches hi Quang Ngai Province in Viet Nam after villagers re- seeing several Europeans out of control and ran into z side on U.S. 60 east of soldiers 35 miles south of Quang Ngai The two helicopters landed The copilot said his craft was coming in for a landing in Nehru Hints Of War On China nation and direction of all cies and programs of the ed States and relating to Latin There can be cold with snow flurries no illusion that the work will and High today 18. low tonight about 5. Johnson injected a note Not 3uite so coM in ihe suddenly I found None of the Americans was water around my identified The American officer was The two incidents capped one killed when Red guerrillas of the bloodiest weeks for up with gunfire at a ion of Vietnamese infantrymen operating in the jungles of ern Quang Ti NEW India Prime Minister ing on the eve of military aid talks with America's Gen. D. warned his nation Sunday prepare to recover territory illegally occupied by the Addressing a mass meeting in where he had gone to lay the cornerstone of a Nehru said king would not herself voluntarily vacate our soil and she must be made to do by strength can a tion defend herself and nol by Nehra Dudley of two Mrs. George McMew of Charleston and Marie Garrett of and three ing it clear that he expects although the United States er American nations to share has already announced a out of 17 domestic and seven of the American eign military he market there would not be resources and devote any tacit agreement in the them selves to finding ways that a decision would be the strength of those cably to the task at on Page Stevenson Raps Confronts New Mine Union Mother Doesn't Believe It GI Defects To Red Korea WEST UNITED cloudiness and cold today Ambassador Adlai E. scattered snow flurries Stevenson assailed the House in the highs 14-20'Appropriations Committee on north and east and 16-24 Sunday for slashing from Fair and continued cold j million to million U.S. funds earmarked for voluntary con- to special U.N. grams that help gees and struggling young The chief U.S. delegate to the j United Nations declared in 250-word statement that 13) Much Of Nation Has Snow The NATION'S WEATHER LOGAN struggling new union will get a chance lo buck thc powerful Mine Workers of Rep. Celler Sees Rights Drive WASHINGTON A eral effort to force the civil i Association rights to the House floor I Coal Millionaire CHARLESTON C. a millionaire coal producer who made his entire fortune in West died Sunday at the ago of 87. He had been ill about one Dickinson lived in near and remained active in business and civic affairs until his recent He was chairman of the board iof Valley Bank in and was one of the founders of the National Coal a vote will succeed if the Rules i processing business entered the Committee docs not clear the m m then took an interest in measure next month Rep coal lie Dickinson Fuel Co. J America in an election soon Itwo mines in southern Tf the committee doesn't The m Ky. Disbelief and grief has been the reaction of ihe family of 4C Jerry who was ported Sunday as a defector Communist North don't believe said his Mrs. Richard Craddock who has remarried and lives in Smith Mills near Then her defiant composure broke and she uttered through feel just like any other i 19, was reported have left his patrol while on duty in Korea and written a note mother I love Mrs. Craddock said the first she heard the news was over the radio Sunday She said the only official word she had from the Army was a tele- gram saying her son had gone absent without leave Dec. 6. mother would all shook Mrs. Craddock has three er including 16-year-old all just U.S. eight blanketed Michigan's a Celler he expects to be of a historic West to bring the measure to the ginia helped form the House floor by Jan. 23 under a regional plan Board has ordered employes evolved into Appalachian The National Lahor Relations Coal Co. at and Logan and U.S. prestige would suffer if this shocking action is not The picture was similar at the n ou Parrish's would below zero who lives in per while the choose between the u west saw no relief Mine from the bitter cold no union at as its collective the A record-breaking 30 P p Gay I And with the help of President to quite v a rights will a voluntary for market ing Celler said on of Military ress International's at and also with the committee's field with his wife and their The father expressed surprise at the report was a graduate of Virginia j Chairman of the House at Va. 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It wasi Reform Mine Workers which Dickinson is survived by one a new low temperature is the first serious out tnc 5s I son anri one Funeral services will be at who quit high school the Nasser Talk Salesman About u Body Dropped Into Well The U.N. voluntary funds it was 25 below to arise and face the UMW of thc petition m T. that his of a aid N.D. and 18 below coal labor to pry thc from m Mni joined i appropriations The Storm R A majority of the I J cut the total in the 17 en set the d a t e of its 435 members Toil needed to brine the 5 coal directly lo the So I tipple only about isn Ul I wa recorded S.D. for the election CAIRO China's Premier Chou Re believe he billion has t less than President John F. operates a originally asked and a coal i Johnson quickly SAN FRANCISCO a statement that the independent truckers Rules Committee of Ihe hardest working reductions put in town toiled over- foreign policy in a 7TWp s t i m the his committee lime Sunday in loot inn thr gu a rd hold hearings on the San Francisco Labor Temple of anH Celler The thieves apparently administration side to get V at j d 111 1. IT a o t House of to re- Homestead and West his gu a r d i i i i supervisors and professional em- month The cold contrasted at both 'S are not SH sented a second effort from the with Saturday's 53 at South Mi- T I ft 9 I sought four carnival workers i well met behind closed in the slaying of a Bralton paid high tribute to a uhe money ihe committee pia Sunday night lo discuss their whose body was found in a Spencer Twenty snow was victim's into the well and rescued hill tVn nf a in Ashtabula C behind hcr She was Saturday Early PS into the well and about 12 hours after the U.N. General eight inches of new man said nothing would be Friday night atop her Inen and killed her closed about the j She was in critical Culpepper was shot Motorist Aims His Auto At Killing Youth NEW YORK girls led to the while z union meeting was bring and waited was Then condition Leonard 55. a three twice to the head once in ihe Howe it was known Nasser considers China's der attack on India a Tom of peaceful coexistence drink was shot to issued charging Egypt has excellent Sheriff W. A. Bratton i armed Blast Rocks Plant i iii i io. One to four fa S Schaffer's team won its fourth a basketball star met game Saturday Broke into M out thf Jocks on throe open a Failed to era ok three other fell in Lake and northern ga Freezing weather at midday Sunday extended as far south as N.J. An ex- central Arkansas and northern with Yugoslav President robbed of Mikc of whom Chou has called Peking's Don 18; night worst J J Nasser also has desire to make friends with Chou in any way which might hurt his good relations with Moscow and 1 Million Register Cuba total of men has registered for military service under November The law re- quires all men between 17 45 to register by Dec. 22. i CHRISTMAS SEALS other RESPIRATORY DISEASES ever ence 20; A spokesman at the plant 17, and Gerald 27. the area of the explosion Eaton was identified as from could not be immediately but home towns It was not known if of the others were not there were any Bratton said the four Kenya Linked sought in the slaying were fired TOKYO parts of the plains and from a carnival Dec. 4 in Beau- China and newly the Great Lakes eastward into with Tex. He said they have agreed to northern Police said Weissman Got a dose of tear gas when a Schaffer bomb in one safe went off his car into several the AH t I as a he Mailers and Yeast 20 the Metal Police said that after Plater and ame Schaffer and seven and the Garment I all of who was struck by temperatures car and dragged a He S above in the shortly afterwards in a c. gymnasium on the col- Workers Manhattan had walked five blocks when iris told police Tne rose the driver of the car was sitting in his to 41 degrees early Sunday hours later Eddie i which was double He Light snow drifted of Manhattan was arrested made some remarks to one of at his He was charged in tne The boys took Weissman got out his car and there was a brief i l charged with kidnaping a diplomatic relations and Light snow also fell across the did not know Schaffer and scuffle in the i j pie in and change the mountains of the Northwest and he denied trying to hit anyone Weissman then jumped back i ing their The couple was not New China News Agency moderate rains dampened ed j northern Pacific the with his They said a into his gunned the motor ihe apparently made to one of and raced at the Toy Fund Today The Goal Weekend Previously reported Total to Still needed For additional see Top 0' The 4.