Fairbanks Daily News Miner, June 21, 1954

Fairbanks Daily News Miner

June 21, 1954

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Fairbanks Daily News Miner (Newspaper) - June 21, 1954, Fairbanks, Alaska Gu Remember the fastest, easiest, most econom- ical way to get gratifying ___is Daily 'News-Miner Class- ified way. Please 2281 to yetnr Garrison Town Daily N e ws m i ne farthest North BaaZy Memier Associated ALASKA, jUNl 21, I9S4 Rebels Seek to Overthrow Communist-Tinged Regime TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, June 21, leaders announced today the bombing of Coban, a garrison. town in central Guatemala, and threatened to bomb Guate- mala City, the seat of President Jacobo Arbenz Communist-supported-government. Ml residents the capital were urged in a clandestine ______ _ radio broadcast of the Guatemal- an anti-Communist "liberation UN Calls for Guatemalan Cease-Fire UNiTKD NATION'S, N. Y., June 2i. United Nations Se- curity council called unanimous- ly night for a cease-fire in Guatemala and for all UN raem- to withhold aid from the lip h ting forces there. The action came after the Sov- iet Union cast Its sixtieth veto in council history on behalf of Leftist government. Tin- veto defeated a motion to rrkT the Guatemalan complaint tit auKrt'sslon to the Western her.i- ispiu-iVs regional Organization of American Si.itcs U. S. Henry Cabot T.iidgc. Jr.. council president for .luni-. said the Soviet veto showed obviously the Russians have "de- on the Americas. He varned angrily; "I .iay to the Soviet delegate: out- of the Western hemis- phere. Don't try to start your plans and conspiracies here." Despite the Russian vote, Guatemala has already asked the five-member Inter-A m e r i c a n Peace committee of the OAS to liolp stop the invBsion against President Jacobo Arbwiz Guz- mnn's government. The corntnit- Irp scheduled n meeting in Wash- incton this afternoon to take up Ihr request. f'hargfK Issued The cease-fire cull was voted after Guatemalan Delegate Kclu- ;utlo Castillo-Arriola c li B r e d in-lchhorinR Honduras and Nicar- agua, backed by the United States and the United Fruit company, had vnnnived in an aggression Guatem.'iln's territory by mercenary expeditionary forces. I.oclKr hotly defended his gov- einmetit and denied the charges. He said information avnilahlo to the United States "strongly sug- th.al the situation does not involve nRKression. hut n. revolt of Guatemalans against Guatema- lans." an anti-Communist army" to take cover an obvious bid to smash the grip "has sought to clamp on the country through imposition ot martial law. Headquarters of the resistance movement in Tegucigalpa told of the bombing of Coban Sunday in the land.- sea and air campaign to overthrow the Arbenz regime. Co- ban is a town of about popu- lation in the highlands 60 miles north of Guatemala City. The planes were reported to have taken off from Esquipuias, a Southern Guatemalan town of known chiefly for a .Roman Catholic church dating from 1737 and a figure of Christ carved In dark colored wood that" is known as the "Black Christ of Esqui- pulas Denied In New York, Guatemala's 500 Vietminh War Prisoners Escape SAIGON. Tnclochina. Juno 21, military sources re- portrd Monday 500 Vletminh war prisoners, held by French Union forces near Saigon smashed out of their camp Snturdny with the aid of savage attncks from Sjiuround- jntr gucrrilUs. Authoritative sovircfis said about !00 of the war prisoners killed, wounded or recap- turod hut about 400 succeeded In KdtiiiK frc-e. camp is at My Tho, about 30 miles southwest of Sntgon. B-47s Take Off on Distance Flight KtVERStDE, Calif.. June 21. 17! B-47 jet botnbcvs took off from March air force base Mcmdny for YokotA AFB. 35 miles tjorth of Tokyo, in the longest nonstop flight ever attempted by jets The 6.700-mite trip is expected to tnki- 15 to 18 hours. There will be three refuelings en route KC-97 tanker planes. by Ken Reynolds gate to the Uiaited Nations. Edu- nrdo CastiHo-Arrioia, denied a se- ries of rumors: J. That fighting has broken out in Guatemala City. 2. That the chief of Guatema- la's army, Col. Carlos Diaz, has taken refuge in a foreign embas- sy. A. That a new invasion had be- gun from El Salvador. 4. That tile .Roman Catholic archbishop had fled. The martial law decree was an- nounced late last nlfiht, following a government apeal for aE private cars to be turned in for use in moving" troops. Reports 'from GuatemaJa said the decisive phase of the battle for that neighboring Central American nation may come within 48 hours. No Action Yet Associated Press correspondent Jack Rutledue, In Guatemala City, quoted Guatemalan army officers os. saying no field action had yet been fought. They added, how- ever, that a baltle could not be de- layed much longer. The U.S. embassy in Guatemala City anounccd it is making plans to evacuate wives and children oJ U.S. citizens In the country. With a wave of nntl-XJ.S, feeling sweep- ing the city, the embassy report- edly feared violence might break out a jz a I n s t North Americans There arc about U.S. cttl tens in Guatemala. Port of the rebel force was re ported striking toward the Pan American highway, near the Sal vndorejin border. This is a two- headed drive from Neuva Ocote peque. Honduras, toward the town of Jutinpa, Another invading column re- portedly was moving in from Ms cueilzo. Honduras, about 20 mile west of Puerto Barrios, Guate- mala's chief Caribbean port. The third was reported towart Zncapa, midway on the vital rail T had to hontle Httle I finally traded for that used car vwe saw In the News- Miner Want A FRIEND Indeed, is Classi- fied Section of your Daily News-Miner. For buying or sell- ing, it's the Marketplace tbe Interior. Try it Today Piione 2261. BATTLE OF Minister Glllermo Tor elllo of Guatemala says the "Battle of Guatemala" is in full swing: alter unidentified aircraft bombed oil storage tanks in the country and heavily armed troops launched an Invasion. The were reported to be advancing through Guatemala virtually -without resistance although loyal govern- ment troops may contact the at any time. The oil storage tanks were bombed at San Jose Troops launched their Invasion on the border of Honduras at point marked by arrow. Another beavily armed contingent of troops sailed, from Hog island (underlined) off coast of Honduras and Invaded Puerto line between Puerto BarxiA and Guatemala City. New York Building Rises Fast XEW New Yorkers stared open- mouthed todnj- as the sleek walls of a new 22-siory office bnlld- ing went up nt the dizeying pace of a whole siory about every 3S minutes. The walls were thin, prefabricatied sheets of itiinuw, each section two stories high. By noon, the shpath ot n-.cUl had climbed about half way to top. The 89 workers were expected to complete the job by nljrbtftll. Ordinarily, It would take eight to ten weeks. Woman Clinging to Life in 'Miracle' PASADENA, doctor H a "medical miracle" thai after six a half years of unconsciousness >trs, Ads WrtRley, widow of Wttllam Wrirley of baseball and chewing rum fsunr, Is still Mrs. Wrtjtlcy, who keeps her age a secret hut Is believed to be 83 or 84. suffered stroke at her mansion here on 23, 1347. She has been In coma since and if, almost completely paralysed. Billy Graham Leaves Stockholm STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Kraugelist Billr Graham left Stockholm Monday after a two-day crusade In, the SwedisJi capital. Some Swedes beard Graham 5n Sereral millions more heard him over the Swtdlth state radie. He left here for visits In Amsterdam. BnsseWorf, Berlin and Parts. He will return to the United States July Duke of Kent Injured in Crash of Kent, Injured in a highway crash, reported making "steady and progress" today. The roang duke, first cousin ftf Queen II and seventh Hue succession to the EnifMsh throne, was hurled from the to the whcA station wagon and gUtion wagon Geological Survey Mapping Parties Active in Alaska By KAY J. KENNEDY Field parties of the U.S. Geological survey topographic division are active in Alaska this summer. This work is un- der the supervision of Pete Isto, resident engineer stationed in Fairbanks, One party has finished mapping all the quadrangles on and adjacent to the Alaska portion of the Haines cut-off rou'ii tecetvmif the mo-.t for f tr anii If On inr THjt i- r i area. More Jobs 2 Are Sentenced In City Court Tvri itten forfeited torn! ard' UKO more V-TI In mu- 2000 a (EDTX but the dying j n- has already given a blaz- j g f fne preview of t AM week. Hoods forced hundreds to their .homcsft'n Iowa, and and tornadoes ripped the s on the last Hawaii Statehood Expressed V t ,r> 'iOIJf. i'V -i o Tow a following s of rasns bf to rumcd of r, worth of crops A Of Si" -jrcnn was ordered at D fit 'n (v.-rre ff i !o fTti Fan- in ftat o' H la ?nd the was for more ici Wl aKo tr a-ass t ftt 'Nebraska were Tif at at Homer part of tfe" mo VJ f rt o d p Cf- e ir Tweadar wt tUht rain. 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