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Western Kansas Press (Newspaper) - July 18, 1964, Great Bend, Kansas WESTERN KANSAS PRESS SUNNYTHrSUJEEKENP THE MORNING GREAT BEND DAILY TRIBUNE STATE and AREA NEWS SPORTS FINAL MARKETS VOL. 2, NO. 235 GREAT BEND, KANSAS, SATURDAY, JULY 18, 1964 Single Copy Price 5c -THIS ISSUE 10 PAGES Split May Be Near In The Republican Party By WILLIAM THEIS SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) Sen. Barry Goldwater's contro- versial "extremism" statement in his acceptance speech brought angry reaction Friday from Gov. Nelson A. Rockefel- ler and other moderate GOP leaders, reopening the deep split in the party over the is- sue. Rockefeller issued a state- ment declaring that the newly nominated presidential candi- date's assertion was "danger- ous, irresponsible and frighten- ing The 18 words which retng- gered the divisive clash be- tween Goldwater and less con- servative members of the party were these' "Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vise Moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue The nominee had taken par- ticular pride in the two sen- tences written into his accept- ance speech at the Cow Palace Thursday mght. They drew the longest, loudest applause of the a'ddress. Barry Launches His Drive For Presidency But they jolted the forces led by Rockefeller and Pennsyl- vania Gov. William Scranton, who were beaten badly by the Goldwater dominated conven- tion in trying to write a plank into the party platform con- demimng extremist political groups Rockefeller i egistered amazement and shock" over the Aruona senator's state- ment. "Any sanction of lawless- ness, of the vigilantes and of the unruly mob can only be de- the New York gover- nor said. In response, Goldwater tartly challenged Rockefeller to give the American people his defini- i tion of extremism. He said the New Yorker, who fought him m the primary campaigns, had never defined the term. ft A MOMSAL U.S. Orbits 3 Satellites Rights Battle To Court By TEVEN GERSTEL United Press International SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) Sen. Barry Goldwater launched his presidential campaign Fri- day by pinning on an "LBJ for ex-president" button while his personally chosen GOP national chairman was giving assuranc- es there would be no purges of the senator's oppoinents Both happened at the first News Medias Are Blasted SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwater has charged in an interview that some of the news media have resorted to "utter dishonesty" and "out and out lies" in reporting his meeting of the newly elected Republican National Committee It accepted Goldwater's rec Goldwater commented' "1 would like Gov. Rockefeller, for i my benefit and the benefit of j By ED ROGERS United Press International ATLANTA (UPI) An At- ommendation and elected Dean the party and the people of j lanta motel owner making the Burch, his assistant campaign America, to put in writing what court tet of the new Civil his definition of extremism is." Rights Act told a three-judge manager for the nomination, as the party's new national chair- man to succeed Rep William E. Miller, the vice presidential candidate Goldwater put on the "Lyn- don B Johnson for ex-presi- dent" button after telling the committee he wanted to see it regain 1 which campaign activities. The Arizona senator made the comments in a copyright filmed interview Thursday night with Ralph Painter of KOOL- TV m Phoenix. Painter and his wife, Sara, covered the GOP National Convention for KOOL- TV. Painter asked Goldwater whether he was satisified with the press coverage he has re- ceived during the campaign "I don't use the black brush on newspapers or the radio or the Goldwater replied "Newspapers like the New York Times have to stoop to utter dishonesty in reflecting my views. Some of the newspapers here m San Francisco like the Chronicle. that are nothing but out and out lies. .Now if they disagree with me, fine, that's thair right." He also was outspokenly crit- ical of the Columbia Broadcast- ing System, claiming the net- work had "pulled three sneak- ers on me that I'll never for- give them for." He said the network in one example had reported he was going to Germany after the con- vention to "return to the site of the Fuehrer's point of starting and start my campaign there, that I had an invitation to speak in Germany to a right wing group, (and) that my ef- fort would be to cement the relations between the extrem- ist groups in America and Germany." "This is nothing but and I won't swear but you know what I'm thinking. .a dad burnded dirty he said Goldwater said members of his staff had president Dr contacted CBS Frank Stanton and told him. the program was in error but "they haven't had the decency to apologize He said "the other networks were very, very accurate, and very kind." "I know some of the men personally dislike my position but it was hard to he added. Laotians Halt Commie Attack VIENTIANE, Laos (UPI) The Ministry of National De- fense said Friday the royal Lao- tian air force had halted a Communist Pathet Lao offen- sive on Muong Soui, the last neutralist stronghold in central Loas 13 miles west of the Plaine des Jarres. The air force, using T28s con- verted to fighter-bombers, flew repeated bombing and strafing sorties against enemy troops in the Phou Kout Hill position 11 miles east of Muong Soui A major Communist thrust on Mu- <tig Soui would come from the Phou Kout area. its "basic he said had been stripped from it during the Eisenhower years Burch, a 36-year-old Arizona attorney, told the group it would stick to its business of "electing Republicans" rather than retaliating against anti- Goldwater leaders in the party. He made the statement after Benjamin F. Dillmgham, nation- al committeeman from Hawaii and a Goldwater supporter, told the national committee he was "deeply concerned" about threats of a purge. Dillmgham told newsmen he understood a purge threat had been made by Lloyd Wanng of Massachusetts, Vvhom he identi- fied as director of the Goldwa- ter campaign organization for New England He said he un- derstood. Waring had named Sen. Leverett Saltonstall, Mass and former Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge, among others, who should be sidetracked. I "Purging is not an American I Dillmgham told the surprised national committee, meeting in open session. "It is. a foreign custom It is alien to our country and to our party He called on the GOP leader- ship to "heal the wounds" from the convention struggle of this week. Missouri Pacific Averts Strike ST. LOUIS (UPI) Members of the Railway Conductors and Brakemen union remained on jobs Friday after their threat- ened strike against Missouri Pa- cific railroad was halted by a temporary federal restraining order. The railroad, accused of using strikebreaking tactics, got the order Trursday from U S dis- The GOP candidate asked, "Would the governor fight for his life? That would be an ex- treme action He also said many American Presidents, including Washing- ton, Lincoln, Theodore Roose- velt and Eisenhower had taken "extreme action defending our liberties Rockefeller, who was booed and hooted as he argued for side agitators and incidents of picketing King charged that "the Ku Klux Klan and Klan-like terror- ists" had threatened business- men with bombings and beat- federal panel Friday the law I ings if they accepted Negroes. convention, said the Goldwater statement "raises the gravest of questions in the minds and hearts and souls of Republi- cans in every corner of our party." "The extremism of the Com- munists, of the Ku Klux Klan and of the John Birch Society that of most smacked of a dictatorship." Moreton Rolleston, owner of the Heart of Atlanta motel, is suing the federal government for million, contending his establishment would suffer se- vere damages if forced to ac- cept Negro guests. After hearing the Rolleston suit and taking it under advise- ment, the federal panel was to immediately take up a second case aimed at testing the pub- lic accommodations section of the new law. The second suit was brought by the legal defense fund of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) against Lester Mad- dox, an Atlanta, segregationist restaurant owner. Bryant said he felt it was Ins responsibility to see that picket- ing remained 'in a peaceful basis, by whomever." Following King's an nouncement, small groups of Negroes sought service at 15 St Augustine restaurants, but were turned away at all 15 tnct Judge James H Meredith, i the experimental station in has always been claimed by j Maddox made headlines by such groups to be in the defense of the gover- nor commented The "extremism" statement also was questioned by Charles H Percy, Republican candid- ate for governor of Illinois He said it would be "wise" for Goldwater to explain precisely what he meant by the words. Detonation Is Huge In Canada United Press International SUFFIELD EXPERIMENTAL STATION, Alta (UPI) Five- hundred tons of TNT exploded m a red fireball Friday as the Canadian Defense Research Board touched off the largest non-nuclear explosion ever de- vised. The terrific release of energy gouged out a crater expected to measure 300 feet across and at least 30 feet deep in the classi- fied area Canadian, British and American scientists participated in the experimental blast A column of smoke and de- bris thrust up by the tremend- ous heat and pressures of the one-milhon-pound charge spir- alled thousands of feet in the air over the rolling prairie of Railroad officials say the strike would cause the layoff of employes over its nine-thousand mile system. The threat came only 16 days after a strike by the Railroad Conductors union at MoPae's subsidiary company, the Mis- souri-Illinois railroad. southern Alberta chasing three Negroes from his restaurant at gunpoint af- ter President Johnson signed the act into law. Both Rolleston and Maddox claim their establishments were outside interstate commerce, and hence outside jurisdiction of the new law. Rolleston, an attorney acting in his own behalf, cited an 1883 Supreme Court ruling that struck down a civil rights act passed eight years previous. Burke Marshall, one of Atty Gen Robert F. Kennedy's top assistants, argued the 1883 de- cision did not directly rule on the power of Congress to regu- late interstate commerce Rolleston countered that if he is forced to register Negro guests it will violate Constitu- tion guarantees against involun- tary serviture and would amount to taking his property without compensation He said this would be just one step shy of Congress setting up "a dictatorship to run our country At St. Augustine, Fla in- tegration leader Dr. Martin Luther King threatened mass demonstrations and court ac- tion against restaurants that have after in- itially lowering racial barriers following passage of the Civil Rights act. Troopers Retuin King made the announcement Sheppard Still free, Planning His Wedding By JOHN S. RUCH United Press International COLUMBUS, Ohio (UPI) Dr. Samuel Sheppard left a suburban motel Friday to mar- ry his blonde German sweet- heart, determined even to skip the state of Ohio if authorities try to break up his honeymoon by returning him to prison. Minutes before the balding First indications were the ex- following a disclosure by Gov. plosion was a success. Now, after months of on-site preparations, and two years of planning, scientists and techni- cians faced many more months of concentrated study to find out what really happened. Farris Brfant he had sent about 10 state troopers back into St Augustine, where a ra- cial truce has been in effect. The governor said he moved the troopers into the city be- casue of reports of "certain out- STORM severe thunderstorm in Little Rock, Ark., blew the roof from a hospital supply firm and toppled a huge biRboard onto cars in the sup- firm's narlrintr Int. ply firm's parking lot. Europe Reacts To Goldwater LONDON (UPI) The presi- dential candidacy of Sen Bar- ry Goldwater was emerging Friday as a possible major po- litical issue in the forthcoming British general elections His nomination as the Repub- lican party's standard bearer in the November elections also stirred varied reactions on both sides of the Iron Curtain, rang- ing from concern to commenda- tion A Soviet commentator said Russians "feel they must be more on their guard than ever." In a Moscow Radio broadcast beamed in English toward the United States, Alek- sandr Yevstafyev said, "No one cay say how our two countries and the world as a whole may be affected by the growth if ul- tra-right trends in America's foreign policy." He stressed that the com- ment was his own opinion, but it was the strongest statemen yet from Russia that Goldwa- ter's candidacy could affect East-West relations. Similar concern was ex- pressed privately by Japanese government officials Many felt that his nomination may force the Johnson administration to take a harder line toward both America's allies and foes be- tween now and November. Welcomes Nomination But Southern Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith, the only government leader to com- ment publicly thus far, said he "welcomed" Goldwater's nomin- ation The influential Saigon news- paper Thanh Cong praised Gold- water as a "clear-sighted poli- tician whose positive and clear- cut anti-Communist stand is well known" and said he will be a "great free world leader" if elected. Nationalist Chinese officials also applauded privately Gold- water's nomination and said they would like to see him win. Issue In Britain In Britain, the issue centered on the opposition Labor party's announced plan, if victorious in the British elections, to disman- tle Britain's nuclear deterrent, increase its conventional contri- bution to NATO and rely on the United States for nuclear pro- tection. Three newspapers which sup- port the governing Conservative party accused Goldwater of nu- clear irresponsibility and de- manded Labor revise its policy of trust in American maturity. Army Medic Killed By Reds SAIGON (UPI) A. US. Army medic was killed Friday when Communist guerrillas in the Mekong Delta ambushed a Vietnamese convoy speeding to the aid of a besieged govern- ment outpost A U. S. military spokesman also reported the wounding of five U S Navy Seabees in an- other Communist ambush Thurs- day in southernmost Viet Nam. The medic, whose identity was withheld, was the 255th American to die m Viet Nam since January 1961 Of the total 168 were killed in combat op- erations and 87 died in acci- dents and other non-combat in- cidents. During the week, military in- vestigators determined that 10 men. previously listed as having died m non-combat plane acci- dents actually were killed Attorney F. Lee Bailey said I as the result of Communist Viet i osteopath left by car for an un- known destination with his bride-to-be, his attorney said ho would whisk Sheppard out of state if authorities tried to re- arrest him. It appeared likely Sheppard would have at least one week- end of freedom. he would remove Sheppard from Ohio to fight any arrest warrant that might be issued by the Cuyahoga County (Cleve- land) Common Pleas Court. In High Spirits In a day of rapid develop- ments, Sheppard remained in high spirits, despite a strong move by Cuyahoga County (Cleveland) Prosecutor John T Corrigan to slap him back be- hind bars. Sheppard, 40, was released from, the Ohio state prison here Thursday after serving nearly nine years of a life term for the 1954 slaying of his wife, Marilyn. His release was order- ed Wednesday by a federal dis- trict judge. Announcement of the impend- ing marriage was made by Bailey, Sheppard's chief coun- sel. Bailey and his wife ac- companied Sheppard and plati- num-blonde divorcee Mrs An- anne Tebbejohannes as they left the motel where Sheppard had been staying since his release from the penitantiary They departed at 12 10 p.m. EST. Destination Unknown Their immediate destination was unknown, but sources close to Sheppard indicated the mar- riage might take place in North Carolina. The couple originally had planned to marry Thursday night in Chicago, but the nup- tials were canceled when Shep- pard's re-arrest was expected. Earlier, Sheppard told a news conference that being "locked up for a crime I did not com- mit was intolerable." Cong fire. The spokesman said Com- munist guerrillas ambushed the convoy about 4 miles west of Can Tho Sity, 85 miles south- west of Saigon, shortly after dawn. The guerrillas opened up when the convoy was forced to stop at a barricade of mud thrown across the road by the Reds. The medic, riding in the sixth vehicle, was shot in the chest. Four Vietnamese soldiers were wounded. Others in the convoy took cover in roadside ditches and fought off the Red bush- wackers, Capsule Report I (Compiled from UPI and local dispatches.) THE MARKET The stock j market kept its grasp on most i of its sharp gams Friday al- j though slight profit taking chip- ped tome issues used to com- pile the popular averages Complete financial report on page 4 SPORTS For the last i minute reports on the pen- I nanl races in both of the ma- I jor leagues, along with other j sports news of interest see sports on page 6. THE WEATHER Partly cloudy through chance and continued hot Saturday, with a for some scattered thundershowers Saturday after- noon Highs in the 90's, and the lows in the 70's. Politicos Stump State Kansas candidates for gover- nor stumping the state Friday emphasized education, cam- paign promises and bad roads. State Republican Sen Paul Wunsch of Kmgman said in Ne- odesha expansion and upgrading of vocational and technical edu- cation is necessary to meet the needs of many young people. "While Kansans have provid- ed well for young people seek- ing higher Wunsch said, "the 50 per cent who do not go on to college or who do not finish high school cannot be forgotten Last night, Atty. Gen. William Ferguson said school dropouts were "the greatest single source of juvenile delinquency and the most (important single problen facin.'' Kansas school communi- ties." Speaking at Empona, Fergu- son said "teaching children to read is probably the most im- portant function of education." He noted his work with juve- niles, he1" had found that 90 per cent of dropouls have reading problems. U S. Rep. William Avery, an- other m the eight man GOP race for governor, said the presence of New York Rep. William Miller on the GOP tick- et with Barry Goldwater "should be a warning to presi- dent Lyndon Johnson and all Democratic candidates that the 1964 campaign will not be a Quaker meeting." Avery spoke at Independence Friday. Democratic gubernatorial nomination candidate Harry G. Wiles, speaking at Shawnee Mission Friday, challenged any Kansan to cite one promise be had made which he could not carry out if elected governor. "Those who fail to deliver on campaign promises soon are forgotten by the Wiles said Republican McDill (Huck) Boyd said in Wichita Thursday that the stretch of U.S. 54 from Sedgwick County west to Pratt "is the worst highway bottle- neck m Kansas." He said it should be No 1 on the priority list for new highway construc- tion, By AL ROSSITER JR. CAPE KENNEDY The Air Force shot three satel- lites into space with one rocket Friday and sent two of them speeding toward orbit 63.000 miles from earth where thev will keep watch for any sneak atomic tests above the atmos- phere. The triple launching bettered a Russian shot last Saturday when Soviet scientists orbited two satellites, Electron 3 and 4, with one rocket. Some tricky deep space ma- neuvering will be required set America's two newest atom- ic detection satellites, each weighing 493 pounds, on the desired path A small rocket was to be triggered later Friday night aboard one of the satellites m an effort to drive it into a near circular path around earth. Then scientists will wait un- til Sunday when the second satellite loops back to exactly the right spot before trying a similar maneuver with it. Work Perfectly Hours after blastoff radio checks showed the satellites were working perfectly. "Everything looks the Air Force said. The third moonlct carried aloft was a small 4W pounder It was set in an orbit ranging from 230 miles to miles from earth and assigned the task of collecting additional data on the Van Allen radiation belts. The two watchdog satellites were programmed to circle earth miles apart 96 hours. Veiled In Secrecy Friday's space venture bad been cloaked m secrecy until the government suddenly re- versed itself last week and lifted the wraps from the proj- ect. The two atomic detection moonlets were similar to, but more efficient than, a pair of satellites launched last October after America signed a treaty with Russia agreeing to halt further nuclear testing in the atmosphere. Three more launchings o f twin nuclear detection satellites were planned by the Defense Department to give the nation an operational system to guard against test ban cheating. Pickets March After Shooting NEW YORK (UPI) More than 200 teenagers, most of them Negro, demonstrated Fri- day near an East Side Manhat- tan police station shouting "kill- er cops must go" and demand- ing an independent investigation of Thursday's shooting of a 15- year-old Negro student. The student, James Powell, was shot and killed on a side- walk across the street from the Robert Wagner Junior High School in a residential district by Police Lt. Thomas H. Gilli- gan. The police officer said Powell came al him with a knife when he told Powell to stop banging on a door with a garbage pail lid. The shooting touched of{ a near not of several hundred students which took 150 riot squad members more than an hour to quell The students claimed that Powell's pocket knife had not been opened, that Gilligan shot the youth twice after he was down, and that a white building superintendent had touched off the incident by spraying the boys with a hose. Police Commissioner Michael Murphy promised a departmen- tal investigation of the shooting, but civil rights groups said such a probe would only result in a miscarriage justice. Murphy has successfully opposed the so- called Weiss bill which would set up a board of civilian re- view for the Police Department. Scott Carpenter Has Broken Arm HOUSTON (UPI) Astro- naut Scott Carpenter's wife said Friday he suffered a frac- tured toe and serious injury 1o his knee in addition to the en arm reported Thursday in a motorbike accident. Carpenter was injured when a motorbike he was riding in Hamilton, Bermuda, went out of control on a gravel road as he tried to avoid two cars. He was thrown into a wall. At the time, the National Aer- onautics and Space Adminis- tration (NASA) reported he had suffered a compound fracture of the left arm and would Tffi returned to Houston for trca.- ment. EWSFAFLRI .EWSPAPliMl

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