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Record-Eagle (Newspaper) - October 31, 1962, Traverse City, Michigan DAILY AVERAGE PAID CIRCULATION ABC Audited 12 Months Ending March TRAVERSE CITY NORTHERN MICHIGAN'S GREATEST DAILY THE WEATHER Cloudy and Warmer Detailed Information on Page 2 Tis a Privilege to Live in Michigan UPI FULL LEASED WIRE SERVICE EIGHTEEN PAGES TRAVERSE CITY MICHIGAN WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 31 1962 SIXTY-SIXTH PRICE TEN CENTS Indicate Reds Dismantling Missile Bases Krishna Menon Out as India's Defense Chief Nehru Takes Over Post Fighting Simmers Down NEW DELHI Oct 31 Prime Minister Jawaharlal ousted V K Krishna Menon defense minister today and took the post himself Krishna Menon was named ister ot defense production in the shakeup which becomes effective tomorrow The change which had anticipated came as fighting mered down to two exchanges ot j artillery and small arms fire in the last 24 hours for the quietest day since the border shooting in- 11 ago Krishna Menon who will remain a member of the cabinet in his new job has been blamed for much of the ineffectiveness oC the Indian army in resisting the advances of the Communist invaders from north Critics charged that Krishna Menon had not made adequate plans for defense and had not equipped the Indian army with automatic arms since he became defense minister years afro As one observer said the Indian army was a fine walking force equipped to fight World War I But initially it was no match for the Red Chinese who were equipped with small heavy mortars and range artillery Nehru and Krishna Menon have been old friends since the days before Indian independence and the prime minister in the past ways had angrily and heatedly defended him against all critics But the initial setbacks in the BRIDGE LINKS A pair ot beauty queens Sandra Yukich of Sault St Marie Ont left Mary Beth Robinson of Sault Ste Marie Mich met at the international boundary Tuesday on the International Bridge which will be officially opened today Their meeting symbolized the connecting of King's Highway 17 the 5 trans-Canada route with which runs from the Soo to Tampa Fla UPI Telephoto New International Bridge Opened Today Red Chinese invasion along India's northeast and northwestern tiers showed a grave lack aration by the armed forces The storm of protest against Krishna Menon's handling ot the army mounted so strongly this time that not even Nehru stood up against it Winking Star U.S Satellite Orbiting Earth Pear-Shaped World Must Be Mapped Over Again i CAPE CANAVERAL Oct 31 UPI The United States today rocketed a winking star satellite into orbit to help missilemen and i map makers cope with the lems of a pear-shaped world The satellite named was blasted into space by a two-stage rocket launched at today After normal separation of the booster the second stage ignited on time and sent the moonlet ing into orbit The second stage was as scheduled minutes later in an effort to make the orbit as nearly circular as possible about 700 miles above earth The first serious experiments with the Anna satellite are ed to come in days after scientists have had a chance to j firmly establish just what sort of orbit it is in Anna is a ball-shaped assortment of radio transmitters and light beacons brighter than the beams from most lighthouses It is a strange sort of satellite in a strange sort of program The shot was planned as part of a million geodetic program whose goal is to find out literally what shape earth is in From it may come all sorts of practical benefits including aid to missilemen in drawing a better bead on their targets and ers in the charting of the most j accurate maps ever devised But j between the launching pad snd the j final results is a somewhat wild j mathematical road Civil Defense Test Set for Area Schools Evacuation Drill for Students Scheduled November 7 JFK Advisers to Huddle on Developments WASHINGTON Oct 31 UPI President Kennedy arranged for a late afternoon meeting with his key Cuban advisers today to re- view developments in the dis- THANT LEAVES FOR CUBA Acting UN Secretary-General U Thant is bid goodbye by Cuban permanent delegate to the UN Mario right before departing for Havana Tuesday from New York In center is Cuban UN Ambassador Dr Raul A chartered jetliner carried the UN party of HO to Cuba UPI Telephoto Thant Seeks to Reach Agreement with Castro A second school evacuation test will conducted by Traverse City area schools on Wednesday No- Oil 7 at p.m it was i U o go V announced today by William No- of Russian missile bases as promised by Soviet Premier Khrushchev Strong indications reaching the from a variety of i sources suggested the Soviets were vak superintendent of the to carry out Khrushchev's City schools Pledge that eased the east-west tension this week I he schools carried out a Civil Defense test last However there were reports but another test this fall trom that Cuban Premier is considered necessary by school h was 0 salvas authorities to prepare children for a semblance of face-saving my the of later in the school year Next Wednesday's test will be conducted with the cooperation of the Grand Traverse Civil Defense office headed by Wilbur Watson I The alarm will be given through the regular Civil Defense the state police city police HAVANA Oct 31 r Secretary General Thant met with Cuban Premier Fidel Castro for the second time today in an attempt to reach agreement on supervision of the dismantling of Soviet rocket sites It reported Thant will leave on his return trip to New York at 3 p.m today SAULT STE MARIE ONT Out Cl new knot was tied in the long friendship cord today when Gov John B Swainson and Ontario Treasurer James N Allan opened International bridge between Sault Ste Marie Mich and Sault Ste Marie two miles from plaza to plaza Cost million million in bonds were sold the million International bridge by the International Bridge linking the two Sault Ste Maries Another nearly million The opening made it possible for used to build the Interstate 75 Although Krishna Menon is re- unimpeded rate over the glistening in the cabinet it is believed green and white structure and automotive traffic to move in an American approach to the bridge by observers that the end of the ed the ferry service that linked political line had been readied by the cities for years the baiting diplomat Cuba Removes Chief of its UN Delegation UNITED NATIONS N Y Oct 31 UPI Mario Cuban ambassador to the j United Nations who delivered a i fiery speech to the security council I TOT a week ago was out of a job Informed sources said was recalled to Havana yesterday because he had ed that Cuba would never accept U N observation of the Highway experts from both sides of the border predicted the bridge would vastly increase the tourist business done in the northeastern portion of the upper peninsula and southern central Ontario came from Michigan and U S highway funds Construction began Sept 1C Substructure 62 piers ing a total structural of feet Width foot roadway between curbs Tolls one way for passenger round trip No pedestrians are allowed on It all started when earlier satellites discovered the earth was not round at all but rather a bit pear-shaped This opened a mathematical Pan- dora's box Mapmakers were dis- mayed to find that their charts calculated meticulously on a ple round earth didn't quite cover a pear-shaped one It was like a square rug on a bumpy things just didn't match up They estimated 700.000 j the bridge but an intercity bus i each for a one-way crossing line will cross on a regular or for a round ule with fares set at 35 cents for move over the bridge during its first year of operation and that by j 1970 more than a million cars will make annual use of it SAULT STE MARIE MICH Oct 31 about the adults and 20 cents for children The bridge is owned by the In- Bridge Authority of Michigan In the year 2000 when the bonds are retired it will be turned over to the state of Headache No 1 was the dis- covery that many places on earth were not exactly where they were thought to be This in turn dis- tressed missilemen who have to know such things to plot exact trajectories for mis- siles forming the nation's defenses Added to these woes is the ly acquired knowledge that earth not only resembles a pear but a rather poorly shaped pear at that It now seems there are little bulges and valleys on big bulges and leys This really put things in a twaddle The solution scientists say is j to measure things all over again But there has to be a starting session Cuba clearly outlined its position and its points of view without reaching any agreement sources in New York said a press officer telephoned a brief communique from Thant last night saying the discussions were very useful but giving no tion of their success I lion's verification of pull-out Kennedy and the special tive committee of the National curity Council planned to review whatever events happened during the day when they meet at ii p.m This would be the second con- ference of the day between office and the schools v and the group which has Schools taking part in the test j been meeting daily during the include ali city elementary schools I Cuban crisis the Traverse City senior and junior Thant and his top aides arrived The United States has suspended at the national palace shortly after j its naval blockade and interrupted 10 the foreign relations its aerial surveillance of Cuba for two days during Thant's visit Neither the Cuban government ministry limousine assigned to them by the Cuban government Thant met with Castro for more than two hours yesterday in the presidential palace but the session produced no word of agreement on rhe United Nations peace mission The Soviet Union has agreed to dismantle its missile sites and ship the missiles home but Cuban permission was sought for observers to verify the removal i Castro had previously stated in- I observers would have to fight their way into Cuba and had demanded the United States return the naval base to Cuba before peace talks start A Cuban government que last night said that in the first nor the United Nations indicated high schools St Francis tary and senior high school Im- maculate Conception Trinity theran Norris Cherry Knoll and Old Mission Peninsula The latter not be in session that day but its buses transporting high school students to Traverse City will in the test Any other schools interested in taking part should contact Robert Bursian Central grade school cipal Traverse City All Traverse City children will walk home after the p.m Press Secretary Pierre Salinger said the president has not been in communication with acting Secretary Genera Thant since the latter went to Havana to negotiate with Castro on observation ot the dismantling Salinger refused to comment on any questions relating to the U S arms blockade against Cuba the Soviet missile bases or U S plans These questions in- cluded whether the blockade auto- would go back Into fect upon the conclusion of Thant's visit to Cuba or at the expiration alarm The all clear will be given I of two-day period of Its at p.m Rural children will be transported with pickups be made at the regular places unless otherwise directed going ahead with their own re- moval plans Soviet forces in Cuba would be following Khrushchev's Castro brought up the-question be transported to junior high the base in the talks school for transfers St Francis Construction work on Cuban mis- sile launching sites was believed the details of yesterday's Trinity Lutheran and sion It was not known whether i late Conception rural children will pension Castro possibly could delay inspection arrangements but by K i Tin be expected to to to junior high school for a mes p I fl of Ontario point and it will he up to Anna from its lofty perch in space to find exact center of ing of Soviet missile bases on the i island Announcement of his removal was made while acting U N General U Thant was in for talks with Cuban Pre- mier Fidel Castro to arrange Goblins and Witches Will Be Out Tonight earth Today's Chuckle Give a man some facts and he will draw his own sions the Spooks Halloween ghosts and goblins j had better dress warmly tonight Despite the bright sunshine Ibis morning the weather man persisted in forecasting ed showers or snow flurries day it will be cloudy tonight and rather chilly but will warm up tomorrow Friday's outlook is for cloudy and colder with snow flurries November may he stiff in he bit transportation home To assist parents are asked to be at home or make other ments on the day of the test to note tiie time the child arrives home to refrain from telephoning the school to keep the child in the house until p.m and not to provide private transportation dent Kennedy announced that he had ordered out of Cuba Soviet arms which this country regarded as weapons of offense Later reports have reached Council in Brief Recess VATICAN CITY Oct 31 UPI Council fathers took advantage today of a work week cut short by religious days and the fourth anniversary ot Pope John coronation to make a quick trip to their home dioceses The council in its general session met for more than three hours to continue debate on the liturgy the form of public worship including the mass Twenty-five speakers were heard on the second chapter of the draft on liturgy Normally the council is in j da today accused irresponsible sion five days a week with elements in the United States of general conferred with Castro Soviet Press Steps Up its Propaganda MOSCOW Oct 31 Communist party newspaper Washington to the effect that pre- completed launching pads for medium range 1.200 miles ballistics missiles are being dis- mantled j The next big step would be ment of the missiles and bombers back to Russia U.S officials have heard indirectly that the Russians are talking of being able to start actual shipments out of Cuba thin week American experts regarded such estimates as being on the optimistic side and that more ly the shipments would not start until sometime next week The U S naval blockade and aerial surveillance of Cuba were suspended while the secretary days and Sundays free But j row and Friday are All Saints and All Souls Day Sunday is the fourth anniversary of the pope's tion as pontiff The next session of the council is Monday By UPI Nippy weather greeted ot the Halloween benefits with poverty stricken and diseased children of the world U N observers tu oversee missile Pint-sized trick or representatives of bul enthusiasm for the is being re- magic of Halloween wasn't chilled placed by Carlos Lechuga a Castro intimate who had been Cuban to Mexico Lechuga was in Havana yesterday to greet sponsor of the UNICEF collection Thant on his arrival He was a thousands of youngsters turned ire residents to a few pennies available as well as the Accompanying Trick or Treat the cries of usual goodies for the children will be Police Chief Charles Woodrow rued those intent on VJ I has wa leading political writer before the fetched little hands demanding 1960 Castro revolution and has I will bc lhal had U N experience police force will be out tonight with walking skeletons ogres Those destroying or dam fairy princesses and cabbages and i kings On a more serious tone police urged homecoming motorists to i slow down and be on the watch for j the youngsters At a time like this I j children are likely to forget all the safety rules they have GO CHESTY Chest Today's Total aging property will be taken to court The post office department has also warned that it is a federal to willfully or maliciously injure tear down or destroy any receptacle used for the receipt of delivery of mail In the past rural mail boxes have been quent targets of pranksters Pranksters attacking rural mail boxes should consider that they taught in school Many of Michigan's youngsters will be collecting funds for UNICEF and the liable to a fine or three children around the world imprisonment mail from any receptacle is also a In Traverse City ninny of the federal offense and could net a seeking new pretexts to Cuba The Soviet press and radio ed for a permanent end to the Court Gives 22 Right to Vote WEST BRANCH MICH Oct 31 U.S arms blockade around Cuba and renewed the propaganda against American military residents j bases in Turkey township will have the They hummed with the theme to vute in the Nov G election Hint Premier S Khrushchev following a ruling by a circuit averted a catastrophe in Cuba and that Russia protected Hie island's sovereignty against U.S segment of the state's government invasion threats In a relatively mild assault Pravda said that aggressive forces in the United States continue to clamor for an illusion of Cuba stage fresh provocations seeking to prevent the relaxation ot ten sions they have created They are launching a alleging that Cuba is organizing terroristic been the center a dispute lions in Latin American countries townshiP clerk Alfred The newspaper apparently and Mrs Celia Detzler referring to charge of the manaSer of the that saboteurs instigated by oC office vana blew up three power stations last Saturday Pravda complained that U S i military circles were continuing The ruling yesterday was the re- sult of a suit filed by one of the 2 persons involved in the dispute Circuit Judge Dennis O'Keefe ordered the Ogemaw township clerk to place the voters names on the township's registration rolls The registration of the voters West Where You'll tricksters will be carrying cartons j for UNICEF in an effort to share fine or five years ment or both PREPARE UNICEF UNICEF bands on milk cartons for use by tonight are from the left Denny Lyons Sherry Donick Ron and Norma Bailey They are members of the Oak Park Congregational Church Youth Group which is assisting with the UNICEF collection this Halloween Smethells Photo a buildup of invasion forces and sending planes over Cuban air space It warned such actions but lead to dangerous con- Russians believe the United States will refrain from taking short-sighted steps and will be able to curb irresponsible Pravda asserted It did not uaine the alleged instigators I 1 Weather Radio Program Page 4 TV Log Page 4 6 Ann Landers Page 8 Society page 12 Theatre 12 Calendar of Events Page 12 Sports Pages
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