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Yuma Daily Sun, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1962, Yuma, Arizona EDITOR'S NOTEBOOK Khrushchev Exposed to Abstract Art By JONES OSBORN What was it they were saying about abstract art1' 1 seem to recall that abstract art is supposed to be a weapon of Ihe interna- tional commu- nist conspiracy, intended, to top- ple the United Stales of Ameri- ca. N- i k i t a Khrushchev is pictured as slyly undermining the. art world of j America, and ul-j timately gnaw- away at the underpinning of the republic itself. lOc THE THE WEATHER Highest yestrrday 78 Lunrst mis morning 53 TrmpiTaturc at il a.m. today 60. Ri-laiive Humidity af 11 a.m. 13% Av.Tasc this date 72 Average low this date FORECAST to Thursday nlsht: Variable high cloudiness with little change In temperature today through Thursday. Gusty, northerly winds 10-20 m.p.m Low-Si. YUMA SUN-VOL. 287 12 PASES PER COPY lOc YUMA, ARIZONA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1962 PHONE SU ARIZONA VOL. 287 Tom Allt Is New Mayor Yuma 32 Die as Killer Smog Blankets London, England It is .supposed to like Ihis: work some- Khrushchev's artful agents in 'sinuate their way into art circles influencing critics, subverting the galleries and infiltrating the mu- seums. Fi-nm these vantage points, Khrushchev's agents cleverly en- courage the painters and sculptors to go in big for abstract art. Why: Rei-ause abstract art will confuse the people of America, undermine their confidence in the established institutions and hence shake the foundations of democra- Well. Khrushchev has jusl blown the whole scheme sky-high. Someone exposed him (o alv sinct art in a Moscow museum. The Soviet premier and commu- tiisi party chairman exploded. And his explosion was duly re- ported by Tass, the Soviet press agency and picked up by news- papers ail around the world. Abstract paintings. Khrushchev said, are "foreign to our people." He personally scolded the assem- bled artisis for breaking away from approved socialist realism. "You c.-innoi he said, "if! Ihey haie been painted hy men or have been daubed by the lail of a donkey." A good many observers in Amer- ica mighl agree with Khrushchev on that disdainful comparison. Worst Fog Since 1952 YARN ABOUT YARN: Mayor Objects to Stalls City Knitting Purchases LONDON (UPli London hos-! pitals were wanred today to stop j Mayor George Shackleford, the, spare lime. It teaches them to But his contempt is not really Mie poini. The Important point is that So- viet ail is no! free. Khrushchev's judgment on modern frends in painting and sculpture clearly show thai he no intnnfion of allow- ing the artists to express them- selves. Anists.. in ihe Soviet world, are required in serve a propacan- function. They must follow "the line." 5 Engineering Scholarships Are Offered Arizona Society of Professional Engineers is again assisting the National Society of Professional Knginccrs in selecting worthy high school seniors for Ihe Armco-NSPE civil engineering scholarships, ac- cording Io Mrs. Mary Sannders. YHS counselor. Recipients for ihr five S.'i.OOO scholarships will be selected from Ihe grariualins seniors of Ihe class of Interested students have been encouraged Io consult with any member of the school counsel- ing staff or local members of the Profesional Engineers. December is the deadline month for recommendations locally, so students who arc interested must respond quickly. Fallout Prediction Here is today's fallout predic- tion: San Diego as ground xer-i. high level, or falloul winds, predicted for Ihe next 2-1 hours will Ire degrees. WSW, over the Pacific Ocean.. Fallout would travel approximately GO miles in Ihree hours. routine admissions and lire- pare for a rush of victims from the worst fog to hit England since a "killer fog" that claimed lives 10 years ago. At leasi 32 have died so far in the cur- ren! smog. At noon, when the red light emergency signal was flashed to all Ixmdon hospitals, the black, killing mixture of smoke and sul- phur dioxide blanketed this island nation in an opaque shroud. The warning to. the hospitals said: "Stop ordinary routine ad- missions. Reserve your beds as far as possible for emergency cases only." Smoke concentration over Lon- don was 10 limes as heavy as normal, with sulphur dioxide con- centration 1-1 times above normal. Traffic crawled, and one police- man said "even the birds are walking." Metropolitan police said al east .'J2 deaths had been reported since Midnight Monday, most of them due to fog. The normal death rate for ihe 700-square mile area is 6 to S. The British Medical Association urged outdoor workers to wear masks, bronchitis sufferers to stay indoors, and the burning of smokeless fuel to keep down smog. Visibility over and Scotland escaped the fog- was cut to nil. in many places. All planes were grounded. Hun- dreds of mmjr auto accidents were reported. Ten persons were hurl in Bir- mingham when a bus driver hit waiting passengers he could noi see. The Bureau predicted the smog, mixed with treacherous frost, would la. I another -IS hours. Druggists issued "smog masks" and doctors urged old people, children and perons with weak chests to stay indoors. The fog wi1- not the wispy, creeping kind that calls up sinis- ter images o1 I.imehousc, Jack the PJpper and Mack the Knife, bin a grim carrier of potential death. It hugged the smoke from a million chimneys and the exhaust from a million nulos to Ihe ground in a suffocating pall that recalled Ihe four-day killer fog thai -Marled Dec. 5, Four thousand Rriions died of other councilmcn Recreation i make useful products." and Parks Director James Gian-' Giannangelo wound up the con- nangelo got wound up in a dis- j versation by noting that the yarn eussion about yarn and knitting j the children used in Ihe knitting j needles yesterday. Mayor Shackleford started j program was actually re-used it; many times, wiih a finished prod-' by aiming a kick at the Recre-! uct being unravelled and the yarn ation and Parks director concern- i re-wound to be used again until il ing purchase of S-J4 worth of yarn becomes unusable or eventually and knitting needles. was lakcn home as a finished Shackleford took a look a', a pur- chase order and remarked "This is ridiculous. Where is a41 this yarn going product. Others present at Ihe meeting were Councilmen John Peach. Odell Fletcher and Richard Schu- "I imagine the children take the man, City Recorder Linwood Perk-; finished products home w i t h j ins and City Attorney John B. Giannangelo answered. He j Wisely Jr. went on to explain that the pro- BOB KENNERLY Wins Council Seat ODELL FLETCHER Is Reelected to Council TOM ALLT Thy New Mayor ;ram was in effect before he took over as director, but defended it as good recreation project. Doesn't Think j "I don't think it's the job of the city to furnish all the materials for the various recreafion Shackleford said. "Maybe the instructors should be fur- i nisheri. bin those participating in! NASHVILLE. Tenn. lUPi the projects should furnish their i-voun" man who said he "had own materials." vision" about killing James Hoffn ffoffa Knocks Down Man Who 51 Shot at Him City Vote Went Like This o MAYOR o Z a _Tom_Ant Joe Armor 178 145 258 209 i 187 147 275 166 j 168 332 61 152 2398 COUNCIL J26 '160 144 .175 135 190 171 172 219 i 273 i 53 fl970 Giannangelo 'explained that if the recreation 'program was to work, it was necessary to furnish the materials, since children par- ticularly were forget to bring supplies. With supplies on hand when the partiticpams in a program arrived they could still work. Shackleford remarked thai fur- nishing the supplies for the pro- ;ram with Ihe children i a k i n g home the finished product was like Ihe city being in the manufactur- ing business. rushed today into federal court gob Kennedy where the Teamsters Union chief---------------------- was on trial and tired pellets at Odell Fletcher I 182 r 1091 223J 207: 218 168 j 291 i 242 I 245 I 315 I 430 i 47 12674 him from an air gun. Walter Duncan Jofn Peach ant down, was hit severl times in the arm and back by the small lead pellets but was not injured. U.S. marshals helped Hoffa beat the man Io the floor again. The man was taken from the court- room handcuffed and bleeding. The man was identified as War-: ren Swanson of Washing-Ion. U.S. Marshal Klmer Dispayne I4A i 144! 220; 199 i 204 i 161 i 256 i 173 MSI I 287 I 31 I i 5012332 1' 175 161 I 213 i 3001 i6T209S 181 128 i 160 i 162 i 87 123 j 180 I 100 187 I 134 I 89T65T 122 I 631 113 II5I2ITTM9 Kennerly, Fletcher Win Council Seats Tom Allt swept nine of the 11 city precincts yesterday in the city general election to become the i city's newly elected mayor. j The candidate scored a sound j victory over Joe Almar in their contest to replace Mayor George Shackleforri. Final unofficial vote was for Allt to for At- mar. Atmar ran close in several pre- cincis (see charti but could only take precincts nine and 10. Pre- dictions had been for a much clos- er contest. i Two Favorites In the battle for the two open City Council seats the two favor- ites came through. Bob Kennerly garnered voles to lead the race. He was followed by incum- bent Odell Fletcher with Their opposition was Walter Dun- can with votes and John Peach, incumbent, with That means that the new City Council, which takes over Jan. 2st, will look like this: Mayor Tom Allt, and Councilmen Charles Cochran, Ferdy Sant, Bob Kenner- ly and Odell Fletcher. The first two councilmen were elected in the primary election. Fletcher is the only survivor of the present Council. Two 'did not seek re-elec- At Ihis poinl Councilman Charles j Swanson lokl him that he Stevenson Fights Back !Zone change Against Magazine Yarn j Gilpin enlercd the conversalion. "Had a vision" about a month j .NKW YORK lUPi1 Adlai K. dent." he said. "1 hope the time Not the Samp a'M come here and kill Hofa. Stevenson, under fire as a result has no! come in ihe Unted Slates "It's not quite Ihe same. Mayor. sau' lllc sun as he ran up I of a marr.-ixine ariicli-j when it is c insidered hr-ilor io there's a loi of difference. This janri .lumped up and knocked the concerning his role in the Cuban [advocate war to seille disputes particular program teaches the s il bronchitis BBrilish disease" thai fi-g. Many more are believed to have died months or years later of lung damage caused then. children Io make good use of their Marine Pilot Ejects From Jet Aircraft down." Hoffa said. "He's just some jerk." Hofa said Ihere is "no ques- tion but that this guy is a psycho. He needs medical attention." As the man was taken, hand- cuffed and bleeding, from the courtroom. Federal Judge William i crisis, said he did not knmv I whether President Kennedy would make a public statement support- ing him. "I have had no discussion with ravher than use peaceful means." Stevenson deplored the breach of NSC security evidenced in the article and Kennedy had taken tlie position that consulta- the Stevenson said on lions with his lop advisers must a television show (XRC's "To-; always remain private. MCAS Fighter Squadron 33-1 based al Ihe Marine Corps Air Station. El Toro, successfully ejected from his FSl'-L' Crusader jei aircraft approximate- ly fi-l miles north of MCAS Yuma a i p.m. Tuesday. The pilol, Li. Oil. W. Panchison. .-uMainod no serious injuries. Cause of Hie accident is undeter- mined. An investigation is pcnd-'lhc trial nf Hie lo.imsicr chief ac- ing. The colonel is commanding! euscd of violaiing federal law by officer of Marine Fighter Squad-1 accepting payments from a truck "Because t agree with Die pilol of Marine' Miller called a recess and said I "I don't Know what he is going j President's position, I am some- he wanted a full repon on Ihe; Io do, if anything what inhibited in telling you more incident. .Vtel if he though he mighi be about the talks." he said attorney William Ruf.nii- j requested to resign a< U.S. am- "i, dooMi'l make much differ- I ,TO no. said Hoffa would not prefer 1 bas.-ador Io in- United Nation, as ,-noc about me and the truth I l th.c home'. charges. j Ihe resull of an arlide in the Sal- am used to 1 remember mwtmg. He The inrirten, ,is .nvern- urday Kvenin; Post. McCarthy." Ihe change was nece.-nry (o aiioinoys cnniinned cross-1 snapped: "On liic conirary." nation of nne nl four de- i'le snid ihe hy Sicwar! I hy i fense witnesses roller! Turstiav in ron 33-t. leasinj; firm. Bulletin: predicted itlet announce It Is halting all its nuclear testa starting Jan. 1 in ept ing an i controlled, pain- on underground .blasts. Ajabasaador; jilk'.H.' Dean awde Charles Barlleit, nn ex.implc of Alsop and "as cl.i-sic responsible journalism as I have ever witnessed" "It is untrue to what I pro- nosed. Il is unlrue as to what I York Daily News ;he attack on Stevenson co- incided with Ihe riealh of Mrs Klcanor P.oo-i-veh. hjs tion, Councilmen Richard Schu- man and Charles Gilpin. Good Vote The vote yesterday was a sur- prising 59 per cent. A total of 413 votes were cast of a registra- tion of City Recorder Linwood Perkins reported a smooth election with no untoward incidents. Asked for a statement this morning, Allt told The Sun, "I am i extremely grateful for the confi- A zoning change which will al- deuce expressed hy the voters. I read inlo the results the hope for new leadership and will certainly do my utmost to fulfill Ihe pro- gram I presented during the cam- paign." Very Pleased Kennerly said, "I am very pleased that the voters saw fit to vote as they did. I only hope that in the four years ahead I can do some tilings to make them happy that they voted the way they did. i I will do everything possible to be the councilman they want." Fletcher told The Sun. "1 am real proud to be re-elected and feel that being the only remain- inni_ ing member of Ihe old Council is year to final" FH A! sornelninK lo De proud of. I will 'ow construction of n convalescent home across from Parkview Bap- tist Hospital was approved by Yuma City Council yesterday. The area is presently under in- terim zoning and is to be changed to service. The new zoning was recommended by Ihe Planning and Zoning commission and present ed to the City Council some time John Hiiri. attorney for i allow application for FHA financ- Hl? s.lid h is tahe a tout approval o( ihe project. friend and political suppjrter, Sic-1 "a-v nmv E' Cenlro where I'L took about a year to obtain fi- work with the new Council to see that our town goes forward. I real- similar project isjly appreciate the people having oa.-on said: "This must exceed Ihe (Post) i ariicle for absurdity Stevenson said he had never a "clique." to force him Sievonson s.ii.l Ilia; in ihe Ex- ecutive Commiitee of the Securily Council he emphatically on; of office. He said he did noi supported an armed blockade of, ol- Uari-c-ti although Cuba and -Viy.ially emphatically lie m.iy have met one of''them. the Council approved the zon- ing change subject io a review by the new City Council in 120 dnys. Pn-sc-ni were Mayor George Shaclclcford. and Council members Charlei Gili'in. Richard Schuman. opposed an invasion of Cuba al hc ihe r..-k oi we.i war unnl p.-.u-e- his slirlcci Reorder keeping mnchuii-ry nf ihe united been This was Perkins ihe policy approved by the Presi-1 I'.iusc of ihe v. rilers "dose ntyi'Oy Attorney John B Wisi with ihe President. I i-. Jr. that much confidence in me.'1 Cotton and peanut acreage al- j lotments for Yuma County farm- j ers in has decreased from last year's figures the Yuma Coun- ty Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service retried to- J day. 1 Upland cotton allotments totaled 33.li93.7 acres in and 408 I acres were planted in exira long Nehru Visits Communist Threatened Northeast DELHI (UPI) Prime. "There is no news of any Chi- Minister Jawaharlal Nehru andinese withdrawal." Defense Minister Y.B. Chavan ar- rived at the northeastern army headquarters city of Tczpur today for a fii-st visit to the Communist Chinese-threatened Assam he told the press this evening. Before he left .New Delhi, the 's Good For Best ef Yuma Lettuce Demand for Yuma's best Icituce slock is good while others are fail- ami the market is firm. Ihe Agri- i cultural Marketing News Service reported today. Total rail shipments yesterday were 54 and BO truck shipments left Yuma. Tolal rail shipments w date are 331 rail and 454 truck .shipments. This compares with 204 rail and 200 truck shipments a year ago today. Prices averaged SI to 51.25 with most lettuce going for Sl.25 and there were occasional sales of Sl.50 and 90 cents for. cartons of 24 heads. F.eci are for upland cntton and Oct. 20. acres for rMra Ion; staple. Nehru nn.i his party are expccl- Peanut acreage toialrri Strj.j m helicopter 0[ Communist Chinese reported thcj were pulling back troops from an-1 other silc on the e-asiem fnmi. Indian officials could give no' immediate confirmation of this re- as compared I for I East Frontier REAL Yuma High School male "faculty members frolic in the middle of the gym during a season-opening pep rally this morning. From left are Harry Need- ham Bob McClendon and Buster Turley. As part of the "Traditions Week" celebration teachers took over leadership of the rally. Many male faculty members tried out their cheerleadmg skills, and selected faculty members tried their version of the "twist The basketball season begins tonight when YHS vies with Brawley. .IV game begins at an dthe varsity game follows immediately. (Sun Staff Photo) Brush Fire Put Out i At Marsh Field A brush fire at Marsh Air Field brought out the Yuma City Fire Department at 1 a.m. today. How- ever, the fii-e was under control e North; ilcamvhilc. Hie U.S. Kmbassy in Agency (NKFAi reported thai an Amer- ican airlift carried almost 5.000 Nphi-ii. Chavan and Nehru's daughter. Mrs. Indira Gandhi, left New Delhi unannounced early in the day. their movements shroud- ed by the secrecy of the govern- ment's strict emergency regula- tions. and was on an area being burned Nehru was expected to remain off. Chief Bcnnie Rarhol. in charge of ihe .-run. said. No assistance in the frontier area for a .10-hour visit during which lie will (our the from the department was needed, i front lines and meet local people. troops and more than a million tons of equipment for the Indian army in the first 11 days of its operation here. The embassy figures covered the period of operations between N'ov. 2 and Dec. 2 by a squadron of 12 Air Force C130 Hercules transports sent here on loan to help the Indians in their fight against the Chinese- i