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Garden City Telegram (Newspaper) - April 13, 1962, Garden City, Kansas Pentagon Punches Back Wont Buy High Priced Steel garden Garden City Telegram 33 6AR06N APRIL 1962 10 139 ing That offer of George Purnelis of a free dress worth S13 or less to any woman whose birthday was today was proving expen When he opened up this mom three women were Then there were about five others that he knew of who planned to be in Of course his biggest surprise was the appearance of Andy who WES dressed as a wom an see picture this page and demanding a He had a legitimate claim as far as his birthday was It was But sexwise he lacked the We know of at least one other man in town whose birthday fell The Paul pas1 tor of the First Methodist told his members at a breakfast session this morning he became 29 For and Al Woods today was truly a Woods gave birth to a baby girl this and Al was expected to be at Purnelis later today asking for a free baby We are certain two events for next Tuesday night were planned without knowledge of the but alumni groups of both Kan sas State and Kansas University will be gathering The KStaters will be at the Warren while the alums will be at the First Pres byterian Church See stories and pictures Page One will have to Pine and Main to see if the Every Man a Wild cat is any louder than Rod Ohaimfber of Commerce mem bers were receiving order forms today for the annual Chamber banquet on April Reservations will be limited to so members act They have a priority on all reservations until April when the sale is opened to al if there are any seats Speaker will be Edwin New man of NBC who will bring with him a firsthand report on world affairs in a talk Where We Man Killed In Explosion ex plosions a raging fire at a chemical plant lulled one man to day and led to the death of an A third worker was injured in the blast and flames which de stroyed the Treesdale Laborator ies and Pittsburgh Metals Purify ing plant about a mile south of this western Pennsylvan ia Unofficial estimates placed the loss at about Coroner Clinton Atwell of Butler County identified one of the dead as William Cooper of Clyde of Sarver died in a hospital at Jo soph of Pittsburgh was listed in fair Tlio plant manufactured a chemical product which removes impurities from Chanure Mayors Terms Are 50 Years Apart AP Fifty years ago John Lapham started his first term as Chanutes may Tuesday he started his second During the intervening halfcen Lapham was postmaster for a but in 1925 he a utilities firm in He retired in I960 and returned to Last year he was elected to the city and now hes mayor Fires Another Underground Blast WASHINGTON AP The Atomic Energy Commission has touched off another lowyield un derground blast at its Nevada test The teit fired was the 27th announced in the current series and hud the blast equiva lent cf not more than tons of TNT Garden Sass Andy Ott cant kid ie knows it was all a stunt to pub licize the upcoming Rotary Re WASHINGTON AP The Pentagon today ordered defense contractors and their suppliers to shift steel pur chases to those companies which have not raised The action was announced by Secretary of Defense Robert In a statement and brief news McNamara also said that If thg steel price increase fans out across the coun trys national defense costs could rise a billion dollars or more a The impact of increased costs could affect the dollar balance abroad and we cannot expect to maintain our forces overseas if our trade balance does not At the direction of President the Pentagon is exam inining possible substitutes for McNamara said that iron and steel prices have increased 90 per cent since while nonferrous metals prices have increased only 40 per McNamaras news conference was a 10minute affair which he called immediately after returning to the Pentagon from a meeting with President He cut the session with reporters saying he had another meeting In response to a Mc Namara said he was unable to say what percentage of steel buy ing is for defense he the amount of steel bought directly by the mili tary is relatively that most of it is procured by companies which have contacts for weapons and other defense To another McNamara said that he considered the steel price increase an unjustified de velopment and I state that on the basis of both my experience here and in McNamara was president of the Ford Motor when he was ap pointed defense In his McNamara said It is not the effect of this price increase on our military budget that concerns howev A m tter of even greater con cern is its effect on oar forces and bases National security demands that our military forces and the forces of our allies be deployed around the wher ever freedpm is Tlie military operations cost us some billion a year in foreign We have to earn billion each year in the export We cannot expect to maintain our forces overseas if our trade bal ance does not It will not improve if a new round of price increases is set off by the action of These price increas es will make it harder to sell our exports abroad and will stimulate imports from Top Steel Man Declines To Back Down NEW YORK AP Roger Slough board chairman of refusing to back down on his companys new price rise de spite its denunciation by Presii dent defended the boost as noninflationary and essential to a healthy national j In a nationally televised press i conference Blough said j there was nothing irresponsible about the action the company had Blough said Steels action was adding that proper pricing was part of the picture involved in keeping production facilities up to date and competi When costs keep up ward and prices remain substan tially unchanged for four Blough the need for some improvement in the costprice re lationship should be Blough added that Steels own profits in 1961 were per cent of sales were the lowest since During questioning by Blough indirectly indicated that the steel price rise of a ton possibly might have to be can celd if two Midwestern producers held out against Neither Armco Steel 6th ranking Inland St the 8 has indicated whether it would fblow Asked whether the price mark up would stick if Armco and In land decided against a similar in crease Blough replied It would definitely affect and I dont know how long we can maintain our Photo by Howard Brock Richard Brooks in 3Gallon Club Richard Brooks donated a 24th pint of blood at the March visit of the Red Cross Bloodmo thus qualifying for the ex elusive ThreeGallon Harold Rowe and Robert Minter became new members of the TwoGallon and the Gallon Givers added four mem Wow About a Free George George does a little head scratching this woman shopper who entered Purnelis Fashions and Fabrics this morning demanding a free She said it was her and George had advertised free dresses today for women whose birthdays were on April Behind the dark glasses and underthe dress is Andy whose birthday actually is and who showed up to give Purndl a hard Rooster Is Saved Mild Weather Is Promised TOPEKA AP spring like weather was promised for Gallon liivers aaaea tour mem1 R t ft nignt that bers Harold fall to freezing or below in all but a few southern Highs today were predicted for the 60S with lows tonight in the 30s and Skies are due to re main clear until Saturday when new clouds and scattered showers Avila Lester De and Norman The Bloodmobile will be in Garden City again in Kansas Traffic Log TOPEKA traffic death log 24 hours to 9 x For For Comparable 1961 report of fatality from last are likely in western Highs Thursday ranged from 49 degrees at a number of cities in the northeast to 60 at Garden City and Medicine The early morning lows were from 24 degrees at Goodland to 35 at Gar den Cornish roosters life was the chopping block and meat cleaver went and a Chinese restaurant Chu Key told his story in the Court of Common not under Ive always been told things happen in Charleston that never happen anywhere else in the observed Judge Julius Lawyers for who had been involved in an automobile acci explained to the judge j Thursday that the rooster Soon i brought to court was vital to his oath to tell he Swearing on the Bible was not binding on a they His religion requires that he say a prayer to Confucius and chop the roosters head off in the one lawyer The alternative oathtaking method burning incense to a statue of out of the Soons statue had broke and the lawyers said there was none to be found in the Judge Ness told a crowded I am not going to have an This doesnt appeal to me a Ive sent down to the local li brary and am informed that a Chinaman may be sworn by breaking a china that do it he Thats only in North replied the diminutive I was afraid of said the Wouldnt it be the judge to let you cut this chickens head off somewhere else I must cut it off in front of the replied the determined I Judge Ness then turned to the defendants Would you he to let Soon I take the stand if he promises to i tell the without being under I oath They Soon agreed to tell the truth and both sides agreed I not to contest the case later on I the absence of the Peace Corps Tests Here Khrushchev Rebuffs Plea WASHINGTON AP Peace Corps applicants will lake place ment tests at eight cities in Kan sas and 10 in Missouri April The Peace Corps said applicant are being invited to train for 30 new projects in Asia and Latin Training will be gin this summer on college cam puses throughout the Test centers in Kansas will be at Garden Kansas To Wichita and Fort In Missouri the test centers will be at Cape Kansas Pcplar Bluff and LONDON Premier Khrushchev rebuffed today an AmericanBritish plea to join in speeding a treaty banning nuclear weapons a qualified diplo mat in a long reply to Prime Minister Harold Macmillan described the Western move as the informant President Kennedy and Macmil lan last Tuesday published terms of a request that Russia allow international inspectors to check any suspicious Soviet they would clear the way for an early test ban but Soviet refusal would mean the American series of nuclear tests will have to go forward later Uiis as Soviet Ambassador Alexander Soklatov delivered the premiers message to the Foreign A Foreign Office spokesman clined tn disclose its contents im Soviet Tries To Indict West Before World GENEVA Soviet Un ion attempted today to indict the United States and Britain before world public opinion for refusing to accept an unpoliced moratori um on nuclear weapons The American and British dele gations rejected allegations by So viet Deputy Foreign Minister Vat erian Zorin before the 17 nation general disarmament con Tlie eight middle group nations in the conference refrain ed from getting drawn into a dip crossfire between the big nuclear Zorin argued that the proposal for a moratorium did not come from the Soviet Union but from India and some of the other coun tries at the conference which want to see all testimg He said the United States and Britain could not find the courage to reply to these small powers The American and British dele JFpr Speedy Treaty The Foreign Office spokesman said thy message was between and words long and was in the Russian He said the Soviet goverment plans to publish it in the Moscow news papers Saturday Soldalov handed Khrushchevs reply to Sir Harold per manent undersecretary for for eign As soon as it was translated it was hustled to Mac weekending at his country residence outside The informant did not indicate if Khrushchev submitted any sort of counterproposals in his mes He the entire tone of the Soviet note amounted to a turndown of the British American Macmillan Tuesday sent a terse overing letter stressing to Chriishehcv that the object of verification of suspicious explo ions is not to increase suspicion nit to dispel Khrushchev according to he dwelt at length on this question of EastWest suspicion nd He was said to have rgucd that hie conceded the right f the West to distrust Russian ood He said he assumed he lad the same right to distrust Western he af these suspicions have not ed the Soviet Union to submit ex cessive and rigid demands for safeguards in a test ban gallons turned down the morator ium idea Thursday when Zorin specifically asked them a yes or no Zorin said Indian Delegate Ar thur Lall was Ihe author of the moratorium Western sources told newsmen after the session that remarks Zorin directed to the United State and Britain were abusive in tone and seemed to be pitched on the cold war Access Will Be Top Topic WASHINGTON AP The new round of talks on the possibility of a Berlin settle ment is expected to concentrate at the outset on the problem of guaranteed access for Western powers between West Germany and The first session will be held here Monday by Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Soviet Am bassador Anatoly The United States set forth its ideas on the requirements of an access agreement in an informal working paper submitted to Allied governments earlier this week in preparation for the The circulated for allied reaction and is understood 10 have stressed the need for guarantees by the Soviet Union of unhindered access to West Berlin by surface and air The possibility was raised that this could be arranged under an international authority that has operational control of the supply Informants said this position on the criticas access issue was sub lantially as that taken by Rusk in talks at Geneva last month with Soviet Foreign Minis ter Andrei So far as could be learned from official the United States still considers totaUy unacceptabl Soviet counterproposal for East German control of the supply lines under limited supervision of an international what Rusk want to explore further is whether the Soviet Union acceptance of the concept of an international author ity provides an opening to bring closer the conflicting and So viet positions closer The Soviet proposal was hinged on a number of conditions aimed at obtaining the withdrawal of Western forces from West Berlin and winning recognition for the East German Communist The Western by con remain firmly committed to the maintenance of their protec tive forces iii isolated West Ber lin and to some kind of guaran tees against Communist interfer enee with the flow of traffic be tween West Berlin and West Ger f Macmillan to Address American Publishers NEW YORK AP British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan will address the annual banquet of the American Newspaper Pub lishers Association April it was announced Macmillan will discuss British policy on major international is Benny fro Mosccw NEW YORK AP Benny Goodman will appear in Moscow for the iirst jazz concert of his Soviet tour on May his 53rd Queen at Syracuse Telegram Photo Nancy a senior at Syracuse High School reigned Thursday as queen of the 10th annual Syracuse She is the daughter of and Dale Her attendants all juniors from Bonnie Janet Carol Stan ley and Joyce Complete details of the in which Garden City Junior College can be found in todays sports For This Fallout Shelter Survey Contract To Salina Firm A contract for Phase 2 of the governments project to evaluate potential fallout shelters in west ontral Kansas was awarded week to the Salina Firm of Birch er and onsultimg engi neers and This same firm made an inven tory of potential shelters in a Phase 1 The Phase 2 contract is the first to be award ed in the The Salina firm is one of 15 in Kansas engaged in this restudy of shelter Deadline of the second phase will be August The Salina firms work In consist of determin ing the feasibility and cost of modifications to improve the and capa city of potential shelters deter mining the capacity and comput ing protection factors for special facilities designating shelter areas and recording essential in formation on data collection Nineteen counties are included in this shelter They are Fin Lo Stafford Trego and It that field work will commence in the 19 counties within the next few The survey team will continue to work in close cooperation with county Civil Defense Ultra lefrisrs A Hack Embassy in Japan TOKYO police fought about 100 ultraleftist Zen gakuren students who attempted to force their way into he Embassy today to protest planned nuclear test series in the Two demonstrators were arrest ed during the hourlong police The Weather Church School Bill Is Shunned TONIGHT Fair with light vari able winds lows in the SATURDAY Fair and WASHINGTON Ken nedy administration appears to j But Senate leadership sources have written off for this year a confirmed today there a confirmed school bill that had been designed plans now to call it up to ease the problem of aid for tempted passage in warmerchurch were for no at except beconiing partly cloudy with a few late afternoon or even ing thundersliowers southerly wind 1020 highs in the 70s Sunrise Sin Akion LnJuiita Dodgi City GARDEN CITY Hill City Go At 58 U SO 5i Secretary of Welfare Abraham Hibicoff indicated this Thurs day by failing to include the bill a list of education measures the President is pushing for action The a broadening of the 1U58 National Defense Education The controversial feature of the bill is a loan provi sion for construction of class rooms for specificed subjects in parochial and other private Administration lieutenants drow up this provision to aase the un happiness of the church schools a ials and equipment to be used in college courses set up a new pro gram of international affairs studies and furnish money for library improvement The five education bills which Ribicoa listed as on the 1962 pro gram include the general bill explained that his understanding which appears to have no chance the general But signals were switched after a blowup in the caused in part by the religious that killed all education legisla tion in 19til Rifoicofi said he would like to see the bill passed But he was approved by the Senate bung excluded from the Labor Committee last year and lion general aid school bill pasel has been on the Senate calendar by the Senate last was that the whole mailer would be until Aside from tha private school loan the defense educa tion bill would greatly increase funds for college student loans in the House a college bill which has passed both branches but which the House Rules Com mittee has blocked a medical ed ucation bill which has cleared the House Commerce Committee but add English and fitness stuck in rules a bill to improve to the subjects whose teaching the quality of grade and high RussMl Oti Salina 54 49 WichlU 47 32 27 27 31 Trace i ready for debate since July 1 The Senate Education subcom spent more hours working i on this complex bill last year one Democratic Lead Mike Mansfield oi said the defense education measure with its private school loan fea was aided under the original act science and mod ern foreign increase the number graduate fellow Will WiVA than on any other administrationiture follow promptly afterships provide gnats tor mater school teaching on which the Sen ate Education subcommittee com pleted hearings Thursday and an idult literacy bill still in the hear
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