Independent Press Telegram, November 19, 1961

Independent Press Telegram

November 19, 1961

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Independent Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - November 19, 1961, Long Beach, California Southland's OWN SUNDAY Newspaper ram The Considerable cloudiness today with 70 per cent probability of rain tonight and Monday mom- ing. High today 68. Complete weather A-2, HE 5-1161 Classified No. HE 2-5959 PRICE 20 CENTS LONG BEACH 12, CALIFORNIA, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1961 VOL. 13 176 PAGES TO RUSS-CONQUERED SITE U.S. Plans Antarctic Trek SOUTH POLE STATION, Antarc- tica explorers unveiled plans .Saturday for a trek across the Antarctic that will blaze a new trail to the Russian conquered Point of geographical cen- .ter of this ice-capped continent. Jack Long, traverse engineer of the of Wisconsin, said the route across the Point of Inaccessibil- 'ity is one of two under consideration. He said the alternate would allow the first check on some 'mountain peak reported in 1911 by Roald Amundsen, the first man to reach the pole. In either case, he said, the trek would cover miles and for the first time would use the South Pole as the jumping off point for a-surf ace traverse. Although the expedition is not scheduled to start -before next October, preparations already are under way. The Point of Inaccessibility, about 625 miles from the South Pole is the most remote point .inland from all coasts on the continent. It was reached by the Russians several years ago after a journey' over trackless territory from their base at Mirny on the Indian Ocean. i The however, are con- sidering trying to approach it.from a different direction, also over un- explored territory, then making a left, turn into additional trackless territory and finally returning. to the South Pole. The alternate traverse would first lead to the Horlick Mountains'in the quadrant of the continent facing the Pacific Ocean. Then it would make a right turn towards the Filchner Ice Shelf in the quadrant facing South America, and eventually turn back the pole. Long, a veteran of five traverses, said the location of certain peaks on the route to the pole as originally reported by Amundsen still is open to question. Kennedy Appeals or Brown Victory Can Drop Huge K-Bomb Anywhere, Russians Say MOSCOW mili- tary leaders Saturday claimed that the Soviet Union has rocket warheads equivalent to 100 million tons of TNT and the missiles to deliver the superbombs to any point on the globe. They asserted that the Soviet Union is superior to the United States in capa- bilities for both rocket attack and rocket defense and that the backbone of the Soviet fleet is' missile-firing atomic submarines. But it was ad- mitted for the first time pub- licly that there was a period when the Soviet Union was virtually defenseless against air attack. The Soviet Union fired a nuclear device of greater than 50 strength Oct. Dominican Coup Feared at Hand WASHINGTON resignation of Gen. Rafael L Trujillo Jr. as leader of the Dominican armed forces raisec fears here Saturday night of a possible coup by two other members of the Trujillo family to set up a new dictatorship in the Caribbean republic. Official announcement by the government in Ciudad Trujillo that young Trujillo had resigned and left the country followed by a few hours a United States' warn- ing that trouble was impend- ing in the Dominican Repub- lic. Secretary of State Dean Rusk in an extraordinary pub- lic statement warned that two" members of the Trujillo fam- ily may be plotting to seize power and create a new dic- tatorship. "IN VIEW of the possibil- ity of political disintegration and the dangerous situation which could Rusk's statement said, "the govern- ment of the United States is considering the further meas- ures that unpredictable events might warrant." Reports from Ciudad Tru- jillo said departure of young Trujillo from the politica scene there was expected to create a political vacuum as dangerous as. the one when his dictator father was assassinated last May 30. The son had been regardee force that helped keep the Dominican military from splitting into groups am scrambling for power aftei his father's death. The reported existence Flexible Line to Be Urged on Adenauer WASHINGTON dent Kennedy plans to urg German Chancellor Konra Adenauer this week to ap prove a flexible Western policy for negotiations wit Russia on a Berlin settlement U.S. officials who reporte this U.S. policy line Saturda were vague on details. Ev dently it aims at readiness t make limited concessions the Soviets if they scale dow their demands. Adenauer will fly her today, from Bonn, Germany Kennedy and his advisers ar highly uncertain about Ade nauer's mood toward th talks, which open Monday an may run through Wednesday f a plot .developed from re- urn to the Dominican Re- ublic on-Wednesday of Hec- and. Arismendo Trujillo rothers of the late dictator [ector was once Dominican resident and Arismendo olds the rank of general )fficials said Arismendo is till .believed to have a virtua rivate army loyal to him in ne country. The two men had been in Bermuda for about two weeks nd the U.S. State Depart ment thought they probably iad left the Dominican'Re mblic more or less perma lently. Young Trujillo had been ooperating with Dominican 'resident Joaquin Balaguer in ntrodueing political and eco lomic reforms. The two Trujillo brother are known in the Dominican Republic and elsewhere a opponents of the re storation of democracy i (Continued Page A-4, Col. 1 0. Soviet Premier Khrush- hev has said the Russians ave developed a 100-mega- on equivalent of 00 million tons of TNT. But thisjwas the first time he Soviet Union claimed to .ave packaged the super- ipmb in a rocket warhead apable of being fired- thou- ands. of miles. The claim was made by Col. Gen. V. F. Tolubko in the of-! icial military newspaper Red Star on the eve of Soviet Ar- illery" Day. Tolubko added: "We can assure those across the ocean who like to go in.for military adventures hat our ballistic rockets have roved themselves so wonder- iilly that nobody has any doubts in their ability to'lift and deliver any warhead to any point on the globe." In another Red Star article, N. Kuleshov, a colonel gen- eral of artillery, wrote that 'Moscow and the majority of the big objectives in the Sov- et Union possess ppwerful rocket and radar defenses and a chain of airdromes for fight- er planes We have suc- cessfully solved the problems of destroying various rockets n flight." KILLER WHALE, dubbed Wanda, plows way grace- fully across Newport Harbor (above) after three times evading nylon net of capturing crew. Near sundown, however, tiring monster was netted right) -and was on way to Marineland of the Photos by Bob Geivet) FIRST LIVE CAPTIVE Carrier FDR Placed on Alert JACKSONVILLE, Fla. The aircraft carrier Franklin D. Roosevelt was alerted Sat- urday, a few hours after re- turning from operations at a. Personnel were summoned back to the carrier early in the afternoon. High Navy sources in Wash- ington termed the action "normal training operations." However, the same sources indicated the alert was called by the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Killer Whale Netted in Newport Harbor By BOB GEIVET A killer whale, believed the first ever takeh alive, was' netted in placid Newport Harbor late Saturday after a 24-hour period in which she kept small craft sportsmen at bay. Captured by crewmen from the Marineland of the Pacific, the monster was loaded aboard a specially rigged truck. Saturday night for an overland trip to Marineland. Her weight: pounds. The Wanda docile as she sloshed about in a few feet of water on the truck's low-bed trailer. Three times she had broken out of her captors' nylon nets in the battle that began early Saturday morning. The Marineland crew, working from the 45-foot boat Geronimo, found they had help from numerous boats which a bit to keep her in the north Lido channel. NOT EVERYBODY ASHORE however, was pulling for the crewmen as they drew the net tighter around the errant Wanda. When she broke out, cheers rose from thousands lining the banks. Every time a lookout on the bowsprit missed her snout with his lasso, or broke his line, she got cheers. And when he fell in, there was pandemonium. The seaman, elated over his catch after dozens of misses, let himself down from the catwalk into a row- boat where two other Marineland men had been closing the net. All three crowded the stern to cinch the trap around the man went overboard. For the short distance back to the boat, he probably broke all swim- ming records. Generalrj, however, Wanda was docile. She-broke water all over the north channel as she dodged the craft closing in on her. Her fate was sealed, however, as she the net drew tighter. Finally, she tangled and was drawn alongside the hunter craft. FIRST-ROW MOURNERS AT RAY BURN'S SERVICE Attending funeral service for Sam Rayburn in.First Baptist Church, Bonham, Tex., are President Ken- nedy (from Vice President Lyndon Johnson; former president Dwight D. Eisenhower and former president Harry S. Truman. Stories on Page Photo) 60 Bands to Parade Saturday The 21st annual All-West- n Band Review, featuring ore than 60 of the west's inest high school bands, will >e held here, starting at noon aturday. Host unit will be the Milli- on High School Ram band, under direction of Michael 'appone, announced Don G. Sill, executive director, who said some participants l march westerly along Ocean Boulevard from Falcon Avenue to Cedar Avenue in a three-hour musical extrava- ;anza. Long Beach schools host the city-sponsored events on a ro tating basis. They do not com 3ete for honors. IN THE HOST division wil 5e the Long Beach Motorcycl Drill Squad, Mayor Edwin Wade, Miss Welcome to Lon? Beach (Donna Kelley) and th official parade color guari from the U.S. Marine Bar racks, U.S. Naval Station here An evening program in Mu nicipal Auditorium will elude a concert by the Munic ipal Band, directed by Charle Payne, and exhibitions baton twirling by Miller, three time All-Western majorette champion and a na tional titleholder, and her 1; year-old brother, Dairy junior champion of Califomi for the past five years. Th Debonaires, state champio corps twirlers, also will per form. Music for a dance fo lowing the show will _ provided through the Perform ance Trust Fund, America Federation of Musicians, LOG 353. Bands marching in th (Continued Page A-14, Col. 4 HO PROTEST N CLOUDS REETS JFK LOS ANGELES an hour after President Kennedy flew in from Texas a skywriting plane spelled ut over International Air- port: "No Aid to Tito." Opponents of aid to Yugoslavia's Communist leader, Tito, have staged several demonstrations in louthern California this a previous sky-written message. The demonstrations began be- fore a shipment of U. S. planes recently left Cali- fornia for Yugoslavia. Speech Hits at Extremist 'Crusaders' in L.A. Hear President Lash Vigilante Elements By BOB HOUSER Political Editor LOS Kennedy crisply attacked fa- natical "crusades of suspi- cion" here Saturday night and depicted the crusaders as a fringe element of society seeking to escape responsi- bility through slogans and scapegoats. Kennedy strongly endorsed Gov. Edmond G. Brown for reelection. "He's going to ba said the President, "because this state, above all others, must continue to move forward, and Pat Brown's ad- ministration is committed to progress." The President told more than at a dinner in the Hollywood Pa- ladium that although the fa- natics may achieve temporary success, "the basic good sensa and stability of the great American consensus has al- ways prevailed." IN OBVIOUS slaps at tha John Birch Society, the so- called California Minutemeii, the defenders of Gen. Edwin Walker and the current rash of Southern California vigi- lance meetings, Kennedy said such groups could best ba answered with the "different view of our peril" which most Americans take "that it comes from without, not from with- "There have always been those on the fringes of our so- ciety who have sought to escape their own responsi- bilities by finding a simpla solution or a convenient the President said. Russians Plan o Send Man Around Moon MOSCOW UP) Reports irculated Saturday that the Russians plan to send a man around the moon next Janu- ary. It is not planned for him o land. According to these reports, :he "lunanaut" has completed his training and is at the So- viet space base at Baikunur n Kazakhstan waiting for the >Iast-off signal. "FINANCIAL crisis could be explained by the presence of too many immigrants or too few greenbacks. War could be attributed to mu- nition-makers or international jankers. Peace conferences 'ailed because we were duped 3y the British or tricked by :he French or deceived by tha Russians. 'It was not the presenca of Soviet troops in Eastern Europe that drove it to com- munism, it was the sellout at Yalta. It was not a civil war that removed China from the Free World, it was treason in high places. "At times these fanatics have achieved a temporary success among those who lack the will or the wisdom to face the unpleasant facts or un- (Continued Page A-4, Col. 3) Expect Rain Today LOS ANGELES U.S. Weather Bureau reported the Los Angeles area should receive about one-quarter of an inch of rain today. Heavy snow was predicted for tha high mountains. WHERE TO FIND IT BEVERLY AADLAND, whose love for Actor Errol Flynn made many a headline, is now "developing into my own personality." Read Staff Writer George Flowers' inter- view with Miss Aadland on Page A-3. SWEDEN'S NATIONAL policy is to mind its own busi- they do it with impressive efficiency. Read how they handle the problem of Civil Defense. Story on Page A-10. Regular I, P-T features follow: Amusements .......B-10 Music and Arts.....W-8 Beach Combing B-l Radio-TV........TV 1-16 Bridge............. W-7 Classified......... Death Notices.......B-3 Editorials ...........B-2 Medicine and You B-15 Real Estate........R 1-8 School Menus.......W-5 Ship Arrivals.......A-10 Sports.............Sl-6 Star Gazer Women's News W1-131 ;