Daily Globe, August 11, 1961

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Daily Globe (Newspaper) - August 11, 1961, Ironwood, Michigan TEMPERATURES: M hr. period to 12 noon: 71; V- Previous 24 hjr. period: 79; 61. Year ago: High 73; Low 57. Bain .03 in. Precipitation, year to date, 20.64 in. IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE cloutfy te- night and Saturday. Cooler tonight and little change in Saturday. Low tonight 50 to 56. High Saturday 72 to 78. VOLUME 42, NUMBER 224. ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE NEWS SERVICE IRONWOOD, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 11, 1961. TWELVE PAGES SINGLE COPY 7 CENTS. Khrushchev Shouts Threats at Red Rally E. Germany Says Treaty Negotiations Are Under Way West's Leaders Titov Ejected From Capsule, Newsmen Told Two Landing Systems Available, He Says By GEORGE SYLVERTSEN MOSCOW Soviet cosmo- naut Gherman Titov said today he was ejected from his space ship at the end of his epic 25-hour or- bital flight and parachuted to earth. The second Soviet spaceman told a jammed news conference his spaceship Vostok II came down separately by parachute! "but if the need had arisen, I could have landed it myself." Titov said there were two land- ing systems to remain in the space ship and par- achute down with it or to descend separately. He said he had per- mission to use either system. "I felt well and decided to test the second landing he said. The ship landed safely nearby, he added. The space flier said he exper- ienced no ill the acceleration forces, noise and vi- bration of the takeoff, from the prolonged weightlessness or from the transition from weightlessness near the end of his 17 trips around the globe. Titov said after landing neither ht nor medical experts could de- tect any changes in his physical organism. The self-assured young major A BARRAGE OF news- men are standing, seeking the attention of Presi- dent Kennedy during a news conference in the State Department auditorium Aug. 10. The Presi- dent singles out one of them by pointing. A re- cord 433 newsmen attended the conference, the President's 14th since taking office. (AP Wire- photo) Small Notions Challenging Neighbors to Share in Aid reported one variation from nor-1 mal. He said he wasn't hungry' for his first two meals although he ate them on schedule. "Frankly speaking I had no particular appetite." the 26-year- cosmonaut said. "This was probably due to the sustained weightlessness and excitement." Titov spoke at a news confer- ence held at Moscow University for more than Soviet and foreign newsmen, scientists and diplomats. Mstislav Keldysh, president of the soviet academy of sciences, introduced the Soviet Union's new space hero and said his 25-hour flight had produced a wealth of scientific information that will be published and shared with scien- tists all over the world. The flight, Keldysh added, op- ened the way for manned flight "to Mars, the Moon, Venus, and even further into the depths of the universe." Keldysh said foreign newsmen will be permitted to watch launch- ings of Soviet space ships in the future but gave no indication when this would happen. "You realize carrier rockets are not only peaceful instruments, and if the Americans had such ad- vanced carrier rockets you can be they wouldn't be showing them, either." he said. The Soviet academician said T-.- tov had demonstrated that a hu- man pilot is able to control his space ship manually, make scien- tific observations and land his craft on any spot on earth. Titov told the newsmen he re- garded his historic flight round and round the earth as "some- thing that it did not seem like anything extraordinary because he had trained so thor- oughly for it. He said his training as a fighter pilot had been mdst important in preparing him for his space as- signment and that he was moral'y inspired to carry out his task by love of country and the Soviet people. Going into a detailed account of his flight from the moment he blasted off at 9 a.m. Aug. 6, Titov said that he experienced no ill ef- fects from the acceleration forces, noise and vibration of the takeoff. Once in space, he continued, the cabin of his spaceship Vostok II Sec 10 By WILLIAM L. RYAN PUNT A DEL ESTE, Uruguay (AP) Latin America's smaller nations today were challenging their bigger neighbors to make sure they get their share of Pres- ident Kennedy's S20-billion Alli- ance for Progress aid program. In the maneuvering at the Inter- American Economic Conference here the United States is standing Leaders Differ On U.S. Prestige At Lowest Ebb of All Trrne, Says GOP Chief WASHINGTON (AP) Demo- cratic National Chairman John M. Bailey says U.S. prestige is "very but Republican National Chairman William.E. Miller says it is "at the lowest ebb of all time." Those opposing views of how the U.S. image overseas has fared during the first months of the Kennedy administration were giv- en by the chairmen on a debate- style television "Joint Thursday nights. Miller said President Kennedy has ceased taking any prestige polls overseas since the campaign because "he wouldn't be interest- ed in knowing the results." Bailey said: "I feel that the country and the world knows that America has a leader, and that the prestige of the United States is high." During the 1960 election cam- paign the parties took reverse po- sitions. Democrats claimed it was slipping and Republicans said r remained high. Miller said he thought it "is a lack of firmne.ss which has de- stroyed our prestige." He cited "our indecision in Laos, the fiasco in Cuba." In rebuttal. Bailey said Cuban and Laotian situations vveie inherited from the Republican ad- ministration and that the Ameri- can public doesn't believe the.v are "partisan" matters. n the sidelines as a ben-erolent eutral. The smaller nations, after win- ing one victory Thursday, ap- eared to have enough votes to nsure creation of the controver- ial commission of "seven wise to coordinate national de- elopment plans. Uruguay, smallest country in uth America, is leading the based on evident fears lat otherwise the big nations will eap most of tne benefits from the U.S. drive to bolster Latin against the twin threats if communism and Castroism. The United States proposed cre- ition of the commission, when the. onference began but pulled back vhen Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Chile and Peru demanded that It ie demoted to an 'advisory group. 'he larger nations, which already ave their own development pro- rams, want to deal directly with he United States and the various ending agencies instead of going hrough an over-all hemispheric joard. Bolivia, threatened by revolu- ionary ferment, won the first mall-nation victory with a motion ailing for priority to aid to small :ountries. Brazil, which has seri- ius economic troubles in her northeast, sought to change the vording to read "regions" in di- rest need. Girls7 Bike Sold Second Day-Cost Advertiser Yon sell items quickly when you use the Daily Globe Want-Ads to tell what you have to sell. This one got results: Family of Five Dies in Crash STURGIS (AP) An Illinois GIRL'S 26 IN. BICYCLK. ROixl 000 South Suffolk, Ironwood. Don't keep your "Don't Wants" around the house gathering dust when you can turn them into quick cash. The cost is small, the results arc big. On The And in Ontonagon Country It's Ironwood Daily Globe Want Ads Get Ouicx Action Kesullt Phone 1100 for Mist Ad Taker family of five, who wanted to start a business and new life in Canada, never will realize either All five died when their cai sideswiped a pickup truck and struck a tree near here Thurs day. The crash wiped out the famil> of l-'rank Vercoc, 56, La Grange Park, 111. State Police said Vercoc, the ca driver, mav have suffered a hear attack. There was no indication he had applied his brakes. An au topsv on Vercoc was ordered. Killed with Vcrcoe were hi wife, Dorothy, 36, and their daugh tcr, Patricia Ann, 5, their son James. 3, and Mrs. Verroe's moth er. Mrs. Ruby Page, 72. Police said the Vercoe car, re turning from Canada, was hcadec west on U. S. 112, just south o Burr Oak on the St. Joseph Branch County line. The truck driver, Frank B. Bu ten, 43, ol Bron.son, Mich., wa not injured. The Vercoe family, original! from Ottawa, Ont., had intende to return there to operate a bus iness recently purchased, polic said. Their home in the Chicag suburb had been for sale for sev cral weeks. Vcrcoe was affiliated with th .T. C. Co of Chicago, lumber iirm, police The Bolivian motion won Kith the United States voting longside the Cuban regime whose revolutionary influence it seeks to counteract with the Alliance for Progress program. The conference has attracted prixate investors from many jarts of the world representa- .ives of railroads, banks, power and automobile interests among others. They are showing an interest in Douring billions of dollars into the J.S.-sponsored aid program but jrst are seeking to find out how t can be done best, the risks in- volved and particularly what Lat- n American business interests are willing to contribute. Due to 'Other Womcm' .TOHORE. Malaya (AP) The sultan of Johore made his second son crown prince Thursday, reportedly because o :iis elder son's plan to take a sec ond wife. The wealthy sultan, whose fath er's playboy activities were often in the news before World War II deposed Prince Mahmud anc named Prince Abdul Rahman hci: to the throne cf Malaya's riches state. Moslem law allows a man four wives, but neither the sultan no: his father practiced polygamy. Dangerous Killer Escapes Prison Mike Gisondi Gets Out, Official View JACKSON (AP) Tough little Mike Gisondi, doing life for mur- der and known as one of Mich- igan's most dangerous criminals, appeared today to have escaped from Southern Michigan Prison. The 31-year-old killer, who es- caped from two other Michigan prisons and failed in a previous try here, turned up missing a' fi p check Thursday night a the textile mill where he worked Officials first believed he was hiding somewhere on the grounds of the world's largest walled pri- son. But after a thorough search turned up no trace of Gisondi they revised the theory. "It looks like he is outside the walls." a spokesman for Warden William B a n n a n said today. "There was a lot of traffic through the south gate Thursday and it is not unlikely that he rode out in a truck." Another possibility was that Gi- sondi had been slam by fellow inmates. "He has some enemies." said the spokesman. "They might have killed him and stashed his body somewhere." Gisondi once was known as a gun toter who was quick to shoot Since he went to prison in 1952 he has acquired a reputation as a determined and resourceful es- cape artist. in the company of Harold Hum- mel, a self-styled "western bad- man." Gisondi broke out of Ionia Reformatory on July 21. 1952. The pair shot and killed Vido; Vinokurow, 61. a Hazel Park tav ern owner, and his son. Joseph 31, in a holdup attempt. The> were later captured, tried anc sentenced to life for murder. In 1955. Gibondi and two other convicts were caught trying to ge out of Southern Michigan prison through a sewer tunnel. Transferred to the maximum security prison at Marquette, In escaped from there July 30, 195 bv hiding in a garbage truck Stern Measures To Halt Refugee Flight Ordered New Commander for Forces on Border By GEORGE BOtlLTWOOD BERLIN Germany announced today that negotiations already are under way in Commu- nist capitals for the German peace treaty demanded by Soviet Pre- mier Khrushchev. Sterner meas- ures were also promised to halt the tide of refugees through West Berlin. The announcements were made to a special session of East Ger- many's Parliament in East Berlin by Foreign Minister Lothar Bo 12 and Deputy Premier Willy Stoph. Parliament approved a reso'ui- ion endorsing all measures al- taken to stop the flight of refugees. The vote was unani- mous, as always. The resolution also welcomed he recent statement of the Com- munist Warsaw Pact countries calling for a peace treaty without delay. But it added nothing about negotiating it. Bolz said the foreign ministers of the Soviet bloc will meet laU: in the when or where le did not say. Khrushchev has demanded that peace treaties be signed with East and West Germany. Since the West is firmly against signing a treaty with anything but a reunit- ed Germany, it appeared the pro- jected conference would draw up a treaty, the West would reject it and then Khrushchev would go ahead and sign it before the end of the year, as promised. As part of the campaign against the West on Berlin, Khrushchev named Marshal Ivan S. Konev. former military commander of the Warsaw Pact, t6 command Soviet forces up against the Weit in Germany. The Communist press made no fuss about the appointment. Neues Deutschland, the official party or- gan, carried the one-sentence re- port in bold type, on page one, under a small headline. Bolz told Parliament Berlin would remain a free un- der Communist definition this would mean withdrawal of West- ern garrisons posted against such Communist devices as "spontane- ous demonstrations." With Berlin in Communist hands. East Germany would be virtually sealed off from the West and its people would be unable to flee. Stoph warned that new mear- Officials Consult On Berlin Moves leaving the walls. He was captured eight day Ambassador Joins In Consultations In Washington By JOHN" M. HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON (AP) Ambas- sador Llewellyn Thompson, U.S envoy to Moscow, joined Kennedy administration consultations to- day on moves which the United States and its allies may make in the increasingly grave Berlin crisis. Secretary of State Dean Rusk, returning to Washington Thursday night upon the conclusion of Al- lied strategy talks in Western Eu- rope, brought Thompson with him. President Kennedy called Rusk to the White House at noon for a Wayne Official Gets Clean Bill Prosecutor Olsen Not Guilty of Misconduct LANSING County Prosecutor Samuel H, Olsen was given a clean bill of health legally today in an investigation of his conduct in office, including the acceptance of an Sll.OOO contribu- tion from the Teamsters Union. The findings were reported to Gov. Swamson by Atty. Gen. PauT L. Adams, who recommended tha' no action be taken against Olsen Adams said the evidence did no support a finding that Olsen ha Olsen of two per cent of salaries of his assistants for campaign purposes "may be an undesirable practice." Nevertheless, he said, "it ap- pears clear that no assistant was fired for failure to contribute and that the contributions are a mat- ter of self-preservation under the present system." Allegations that Olsen was fre- quently absent from his job were almost impossible to ascertain, Adams said. "There is no eight-hour day in the practice of law and the legal report on his meetings with the foreign ministers of Britain, France and West Germany, and the government chiefs of West Germany and Ad- enauer and Ammtore Fanfani. State Department officials said that Thompson came to Washing- ton for consultation for a few days, after which he will return to Europe. On his arrival here. Rusk said "we have had very successful consultations" with representa- ves of Western countries.. Ha dded: "1 am very much en- ouraged by the unity and soli- arity of our alliance." Upon his departure from Paris, lusk had said of his talks with llied leaders: "I think there is greement there will be negotia- ions." At the same time a Frencn pokesman said the De Gaulle had turned down a '.S. proposal to take the mitia- ive in proposing negotiations to le Soviet Union. Thus it appeared that the allied trategy discussions which began n Paris at the end of last week ad failed to resolve differences >n specific steps which may be aken by the Western side as the Berlin crisis develops. However, authorities here insisted that the Dasic unity of the allies in _ re- sisting Soviet pressures against West Berlin was complete and strong. Apart from the reported differ- ence over possible approaches to East-West negotiations on Berlin, there also appeared to be some uncertainty as to the extent of participation by the Western Eu- ropean allies in building up mili- tary forces under tbe NATO com- mand in Western Europe. Kennedy told a news conference Thursday that an increase in con ventionai non-nuclear forces wa one of the subjects Rusk had talked about with other allied pol- icy makers. But Kennedy thought it "was premature to determine whether the allied responses would be completely satisfactory from the U.S. point of view. The United States has been urg- ing that the allied governments build up to their scheduled strength of 30 goal set several vears ago but still unfulfilled, by about eight di- visions. Rusk met in Europe with the Talk Nonsense, He Tells Party Will Sign Treaty, He Declares Again By REIXHOLD G. ENSZ MOSCOW AP Premier Khrushchev, reiterating he is ready to negotiate, today wel- comed President Kennedy's ex- pression of hope for a peaceful solution in Germany. ''We believe common sense will win." he said. But in almost the same breath he insisted that the United States respect the Soviet Union as a great power "not afraid of any threats." And in a speech marked by shouting and arm waving, ha declared hundreds of millions will die if a new war is set off. MOSCOW 'AP) 'Premier Khrushchev, in a shouting and arm-waving speech, declared to- day hundreds of millions of per- sons will die if a new war is touched off. He said Western leaders who claim that only seven million will die are talking nonsense. He made the declaration at a ''friendly rally" in the Kremlin or Romanian Communist party WASHINGTON (AP) Chrushchev is reported to have old John J. McCloy, President Kennedy's disarmament adviser, le is convinced U.S. allies would not fight to hold West Berlin. Khrushchev also was said to nave scoffed at their present mili- tary strength in his July 25 ses- sion with McCloy. McCloy gave a report on the talk Thursday to a closed meeting of the Senate Republican Policy Committee. Senate Republican Leader Everett M. Dirksen of Illi- nois declined to give details. ures might be taken to stop the wheels roll night and day whether later in a forest, famished, mos- quito-bitlcn and ready to give up. On May 19, 1960, Gisondi stabbed a fellow prisoner at Mar- quette but as a lifer was never tried. Originally from Eagle, Mich Gisondi is 5 feet 4 and weighs about 135 pounds. He has brown, curly hair. Lady Lawyer Has an Idea for Settling All Labor Disputes ST. LOUIS, Mo. lady lawyer, who will not be treated as Adam's rib. headed home from the American Bar Association con- vention today with a victory of sorts. Miss Dorothy Frooks of New York City had an idea to settle all labor disputes. Just set up la- bor courts with power to hand down decisions binding on all par- ties. At the ABA's 84th annual con- vention this week she introduced a study of the a resolution for idea. Now, it is often difficult to get parties lo a labor dispute to agree to voluntary arbitration, let alone compulsory arbitration, let alone decided to throw out the resolu- tion. But they reckoned without Mis? Frooks. She arose in ABA assembly Thursday to remark that resolutions introduced by refugee flow, now approaching for this year, and he hinted they might be taken even before a peace treaty is signed. "The generosity of the state or- gans of the German Democratic Republic over travel has been shamelessly misused by the trad- ers in humans for their dirty Stoph said. He gave no details but it ap- peared that some form of ban on travel to Berlin and West Gei- many is in the works, perhaps a decree that special permits will be required for East Germans. That would enable the police TO turn back those without the per- undoubtedly would bo given only to the politically reliable. Red police were reported busy turning people off trains headed for Berlin. But nevertheless thou- sands still reach West Berlin, spurred bv (he increasingly belli- gerent speeches of Khrushchev and other Communist leadcis threatening to close off their es- cape route. Closing the border might result in an uprising that could run out of control and provide even great- er dangers to world peace. A West Berlin paper, Morgen- post, commented today in an edi- torial: "The mood in the (East) zone is near the boiling point. If the safetv vaHe provided by Ber- lin is shut, it can come to an ex- plosion." Bob. conecnti atcd in his specr-h on the intcrnutionHl aspects of the planned peaee treaty, but he made clear it would sive East Germany what it regaids as the right to keep icfugees, from making the final and decisive step of their flish! through Western an attorney is physically in his office or Adams declared. "Whether or not Mr. Olsen is on or off the job is a matter for the people to decide at the polls." State Parks Bonds Sold HIGGINS LAKE fAP) Sale of a S2 million bond issue has cleared the way for a start next month on a widespread improve- ment program for state parks. The State Conservation Com- mission Thursday accepted the lovv bid of Braun. Bosworth and Co. of Toledo, Ohio, on the first in a series of bond issues that will total S5 million. The company offered a 4.35 per cent interest rate for the 30-year issue. The improvements program will start next month, conservation au- thorities said. The Conservation Department already has taken op- tions on l.UOQ aries of worth about for the ex- pansion piograin. three male delegates had been printed in the record for all dele- gates to read, but hers had no'. ABA President Whitney North Seymour of New York, who is re- ported to earn a year as a constitutional lawyer, explained that there was a shortage of space in the lecord. "Then why wasn't mine and the Olivers omitted.'" Miss Frooks asked. "Some people" say that woman comes from the rib of a man, and is therefore a .side issue. But I labor courts with binding don't want to be a side issue, If anybody tried to set up such j Frooks went on. courts, the involved So instead of throwing out the doubtedly would be carried swift'v resolution, the ABA voted to refer to the U S Supreme Court. it lo a committee- for sandy. Miss The powers-tnat-be in t Frooks looked happy. He said a peace treaty would open the way for "the military neutrality of both German states and so to a neutral, peacefully unified Germany." Thus it also was becoming in- creasingly clear that one of the Communist amis in piovokmg the Berlin crisis' is to force Western recognition ot the East Geiman regime. The West has withheld recogni- tion on the ground that such a move would help perpetuate the postwar division of Germany, rep- resent acquiescence to Soviet pow- er in the nation's half and help persuade Germans in thp He shouted foreign ministers of Britain, with Germany." France, and West Germany, with Italian Premier Amintore Fanfani and with West German Chancel- lor Konrad Adenauer. also received a report on Fanfam's recent talks in Moscow with So- viet Premier Khrushchev. oss Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej who has been visiting the Soviet Un- ion since July 31. Khrushchev said talk about low casualty figures is imperialist propaganda to prevent the Soviet Union from taking action on the German question. He reiterated his intention of signing a treaty with East Germany. "We shall, of course." Khrush- chev said, "sign a peace treaty Record Budget For Defense WASHINGTON shouting its approval, has given President Kennedy recoi d peacetime defense budget, includ- ing about a billion dollars more than he asked. By voice votes Thursday, House and Senate accepted a conference committee report on the bilhon appropriation bill. That completed action just 16 that "lies and shouts'" on the part of the West will not stop the Soviet Union. For example, he said, the roars of tha British lion no longer frighten, anyone. The imperialists, he said, have "short Russian sion for somebody who has very little power. Khrushchev said the laws of war are "terribly cruel" and then mentioned the recent visit to tha Soviet Union by Premier Amin- tore Fanfani of Italy. He said ha asked Fanfani where the North Atlantic Treaty Organization rock- et bases were located in Italy and, according to Khrushchev, got the reply that they were located ia orange orchards. Khrushchev said the Soviet peo- ple like Italian oranges but that ii war came and Italy is "pushed" OCDM DIRECTOR FIRED Joseph W. McConnell, regional di- rector of the Office of Civil De- fense, said Aug. 10 he had been fired for what ho termed "poht- ca) reasons." The OCDM office ho headed chnse of civil defense in Michigan. Indi.ma. Illinois. Wis- East that they must get used to j COI1Mn and'Minnesota. (AP Wire- days after Kennedy asked lor an i against the Soviet Union, he would additional S3 5 billion to strength-1 not hesitate to send rockets rain- en conventional forces in the lace of new Communist threats. Congress voted an extra S525 inilion to continue production of B52 bombers, an additional S'JPI million to develoo the 2.000-mi.o- an-hour B70 tne administration has cut back con- tending it would be superseded tr- missiles before it could become money stepping up National Guard and reserve strength. The bill als-o carried S207 6 mi1- lion Kennedy requested for an i'i- civil defense shelter ing on the orange orchards of Italy. He said the same thing would happen to other small countries that harbor NATO bases, such as Greece and Norway. The Soviet premier departed from his and launched into a table-thumping display of dis- dain and ridicule directed at the United President Kennedy, he said, is having a difficult time reassessing hi.-, nation's values. "There, a person mav be a besr- gar or king as he ha said. Khrushchev said the United States is accustomed to have speak to tnem with down- cast on their shoes or trousers." He 'H'd this was- because tha American-: had gotten used to Calif VinCo thinking of themselves as the most been ordered for an X15 rocket, Pwcrtu! nation on earth. a powerful continued program. Rocket Plane Changes Set EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE. But we cm.nti-v." Khrushchev arc demanded respect from tha UiHK'ri for "his majesty, Ol I n i' 13 plane which lost c.ibiu prc--suu- during a Navy pilot s checkout flight. When rfbin ortssurc cuopofd during Cnidr. Forrest Peterson ____ flisht Thursday, his pressure suit _ inflated automatically to bWGu IS h JUD him. The suit, ballooned out by gas pressure, slowed Peterson's reac- tions a he went 280 miles an hour faster and feet higher than lie had planned because he was slow in reaching a flap control. The X15 reached a speed of m.p.h. and an altitude of feet in an eight-minute flight, then landed here. It was Peterson's fust flight in the XL'S with a Auto From North Sea LYSEKIL, Sweden (AP) The Swedish submarine Baevern saved a runaway automobile from the waters of the North Thursday night. A mntonst from Stockholm parked the car on a street ing sharply to the docks of this little fishing town on we--t coast. After the driver left, the cr, more rorkot onsine. j rolled down the street, through Tho flights intersection and over t taken i! to m p.h. and up, to land oa the feet. I marine moored below. JEWS PA PER I NEWSPAPER! ;