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   Ludington Daily News (Newspaper) - December 12, 1961, Ludington, Michigan                                Phont news and ods to Seeitty Victor Room 33576 Buiintu Offiet Victor 33324 Ditplay Victor 33632 CUuifitd 34324 THE LUDINGTON DAILY NEWS An Independent Neiuspaper Serving Mason County and Surrounding Area The Weatttef SNOW VOLUME DECEMBER 1961 PRICE SEVEN CENTS Smash Assassination Plot TOKYO API Police today claimed xto have smashed an ul trarightist plot to assassinate Prime Minister Hayato Ikeda and other leading members of Japans proAmerican Thir teen men were arrested and weapons and uniforms seized in predawn Police said the conspirators planned mass murder because they felt Ikedas government was incapable of preventing a Com munist revolution in Authorities said a Japanese in dustrialisl apparently financed the Arrests arc 90 per cent com police said and an attempt is being made learn if there is a man behind the Daikichi chief of public said the conspirators ap parently were given a spur by the success of the South Korean military junta that look over the Seoul government in Unconfirmed reports circulated that the plan called for attempts on the life of Ikeda and Ifi Cabi net members and bomb attacks on police the giant leftist Sohyo labor union and Communist party Officials said the who in cluded a prewar tried to win over members of the nations selfdefense force but Police raiders in Tokyo and at various places on the island of Kyushu in southern Japan seized gas hel mets and work uniforms of the type worn by the xeltclcfcnse The plotters hid tlicir activities behind a study group known as the Society for Japanese led and financed by Toyosaku president of Mich man and Kawnnami Industrial Co Three hundred helmets and 150 gas masks were found in his Tokyo A lop lender of Ihc group was Tokutaro Sakurai a former lieutenant general in the prc World War II imperial An other member was Taku former lieutenant in the imperial navy who served 13 years in prison in connection with Hie 1932 assassinaion of Prinie Minister Tsuyoshi Mikatrti now is president of Eiko Indus trial in Tokyo Police said learned of the plot in September and mapped an earlier Plans leaked and the raids were called Ikeda showdd no outward con cern over the He walked in his garden as usual after awaken ing today and later attended routine Cabinet Eisenhower To Address And MSU Faculty Edwardsen Dies Monday Die Erling of 810 Anderson died at Monday at Paulina Stearns Hospital after having been in failing health for several weeks The Edwardsen was born in Frederick where he grew CAPE it is just part of Ludingtons new haLfmilliongallon water tower being constructed at the corner of Staffon and Danaher Two men can be seen welding on the ground while a third man is welding high in the center where the bottom of the tank will Only half of the outside legs are up The top halves will go up next Sections of the tank are firsl welded together on the ground before being placed on the Weather permitting the tower will be completely finished in five Daily News Photo The News Condensed World JERUSALEM If The Israeli court which convicted Adolf Eich man of captial crimes against the Jews said today the former Ges tapo officer was a worse criminal than the underlings who actually operated the gas Judge Benyamin Halevy con tinued the reading of the 300page judgment for the second National Chrysler is accused of an unlawful conspiracy with Commer cial Carriers in a million damage suit that opened in District Court here The damages are being sought by Crawford Transport which began operations in in 1930 and went out of business in 1957 when Chrysler took its automobile hauling business else A woman cashier of a loan company who has admitted embezzling about says she spent the money foolishly and doesnt have a pen ny Miss Theresa an em ploye of the Hillsdali Loan told police Monday she had taken from to weekly from loan collections during the past five Navy Secretary to Leave Post i FORT AP John President Ken nedys first secretary of the will leave his post come back to Texas and run for gov He disclosed his decision Mon The President appointed Fred a Fort Worth banker to succeed Connally as civilian head of the is a Fort Worth Stale DETROIT iff State Supreme Court Justice George Edwards to day was expected to announce for mally his acceptance of an appoint ment as Detroit police commis Official confirmation of Edwards acceptance of the post was expected to come at a news con called by Mayorelect Je rome FLINT Police said a Flint auto salesman shot and killed hit estranged wife and 3yearold son today and then took his own Dead are 29yearold Phillip Me his and their The shootings occurred at the apartment of McCarius in Flint shortly before 3 New Football i Coach Named at Pleasant PLEASANT Lornic head football coach at Pleasant JHigh has resigned that po sition to devote fulr time to admin islrativc duties as assistant prin cipal and athletic Bob sporls editor of the Pleasant told The News today that Richard varsity been pro moted to the head varsity coach mp hrad Oiler coach for three led his teams to a 1311 rec ord and the North Central confer ence championship in They were runncrsup this year who has also been as sociated with Pleasant High School as an assistant coach for three came to Pleasant from WLs He was a threeyear varsity tackle at the University of where he received his No final decision has been made on naming a new The announcement uerr made Monday night by the Pleasant j Board of As a friend and confi dant of Vice President Lyndon Johnson and the late House Speaker Sam he long has been a background power in Texas His move prorn ised a scramble for Democratic parly leadership in the In Kennedy picked another Democrat known to asso ciates as a cool veteran of Wash ington Last June 2 Korth became an aide to Secretary of the Army Elvis Stahr primarily re sponsible for liaison with civilians on Army policy and Also a Korth served with the Air Transport Command in World War attaining the rank of liculcnant He was named deputy counsellor for the Army in 1951 and served as assistant secretary of the Army in Korth received the Armys out standing civilian service award in 1959 He was appointed a director of the Panama Canal this Connally been a campaign manager or consultant for John son since the vice president first ran for representative in I His departure is the first top ranking personnel change at the Pentagon since Kennedy became j Connallys move clearly took I Texas Price now serving a third and State i Will an an j nounccd Democratic candidate for I governor by Daniel has hinted he might seek I reelection if the Texas Legisla j hire fails to approve his program i in a special session starling j Wilson said it was inconceivable I to him that Connally would aban I don ship in the face of pen to come home and EDWARDSEN He came to at Ihc age of 19 and shortly afler thai went lo where he entered Northwestern He was graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and entered Garrctt Theological Seminary in Chicago He was ordained a minister in the NorwegianDanish Methodist Con ference in He was married June in lo Hulda Sam nelson who His first church as a student pas tor was in His firsl church after his ordination in Phil was in N in He later served churches in Perth Queens Long and in 1986 came lo Ludington where he was pastor of Bethany Methodist He left the church to enlist in the United States Army in He served in Pana ma until 1945 as a captain in the Chaplain After World War II the Edwardsen served churches in and Traverse City in 3950 was interim pastor for one year at Community following which he served five years as pastor of Bethany Methodist retiring three years after 42 year of in the Methodist The deceased was a member of Michigan Methodist a pasl president of Mason County Ministerial a of Crystal Lodge Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Harold Snyder Post Disabled American Veterans and he served as state chaplain of American Legion in j j Surviving are his two j i Harry of Buena j land Kenneth of five I Continued on Pago 4 South Haven Veterans Plan Freedom Rally SOUTH HAVEN Free dom Rally has been called here next Monday night by a group of veterans The idea of our rally is to help arouse the of patriot ism in said Charles Pow who added il had been planned before a Peace Meeting which veterans picketed 3 at the home of Alex Powers is an Army veteran ol the Korean War and chairman of the UnAmerican Com mittee of the South Haven Amer ican Legion Nielsen is the father of a son who was a prisoner of war in the Korean A native of Nielsen became a citizen in says he is very proud to be an American and describes the Bill of Rights as the finest blueprint for freedom in the Spokesmen for veterans groups have accused him of being sym pathetic toward Comunist China and some persons who have tan gled with congressional investi gating About 40 pickets from south western Michigan veterans groups picketed Nielsens three southwest of when a handful of invited guests showed up for what he termed a peace who describes himself as an outspoken said his meeting was called for a peace ful educational discussion about world He adds that the only solution to our world problem is not more atom bombs and but Of the veterans who picketed his Nielsen said My wife and 1 invited the pickets to come In the They flatly re fused and told us they would stay outside and watch One of Nielsens guests was Harvey a Connecticut figure in the McCarthy Senate Committees investigations of 1053 who was cleared of a contempt of Another guest was John former Joseph business agent for the United Eltctrical who was convicted in for re fusing to answer questions of a House Un American Activities Military Expert Tells Plans of French Mercenaries UNITED AP military expert says French mercenaries have drawn up plans lo dynamite the huge Union Miniere mining complex in Katanga if forces join with the central Congo army in an of fensive lo bring secessionist province under the control of the Leopoldvillc Indian act ing SecretaryGenera U Thants military told a news Weather Burtau Lower windy and turning colder with snow pos sibly mixed with freezing drizzle in the extreme north and occasional rain in the central and southern sections early this Changing to scattered snow flur ries in the western sections by mid afternoon with scattered snow flur ries and much colder In most of the area Wednesday part ly cloudy in the south and mostly cloudy with a few snow flurries in the north and much Lows tonight 14 to bight Wednesday mostly in the Increasing south easterly winds becoming 20 to 30 mllei shifting to west to northwest this Northwesterly winds 15 to 25 milet tonight and Outlook for and Hltfliost IPmpcraliiri Monrlsv HiKlirst tomi one ait lorlav 20 IOWPM 1 IliChftHl this late 61 in ID10 4 in Thfi lorlav 5l i VVcrliifsrJav at 7 M m Ihc moon today at p and at in Tcmnrraturr at the ohci vaiion stiitiin for 24 hotiri tnling at 12 noon Minimum 20 Maximum conference the United Nations had captured the secret which he said also was to he used if the Congo army attempted an invasion Rikhye said Kalangan army units already have employed parts of the plan in the weekold fighting with Iroops in capital of the The Indian army officer claimed that 12 French veterans of campaigns in Indochina and Algeria had drafted the plans for dynamiting the Union BelgianBritish firm whose taxes provide the largest measure of support for President Moise Tshomhcs regime and the chief reason why the Leopoldvillc government wants control of Ka Rikhye said a Bousquc and are in charge of Katangan slronjpoints in the current fighting and that stores of dynamite have been ac cumulated by Kalangans for use if Ihc demolition plan is In Tshomhc claimed that planes heavily damaged facilities on the big cop per and cobalt company in a weekend raid at sile of a Katanga air strip 150 miles northwest of He said attack also knocked out Ihr towns furl scoring hits on rlicsH oil and water tanks Tshoinbe condemned Ihc raid iml disputed a declaration thai the military action is a defensive one aimed at reslor in law and From Belgian Forrign Minister PaulHenri Spaak sent a messagelo the Big ThmWest ern foreign ministers meeting in Paris urging them to ask Thanl lo arrange an immediate cease fire in the Katania fighting Santa Set Free After Brush with Law Reports Hilling Deer with Car John Schmeltzcr of Benzonia re ported to the Mason sheriff department that he struck and killed a deer near Scottville abou a m today There wa5 minor damage to Ihc car and the deer was turned over to the Michigan Conservation De partment MM Santa jClaiib was haled into ac i cued of breaking a law 67 year but almas before anyone j could a Rudolph the Red nocd Reindeer he was free a ihr north wind Todays Chuckle Heredity is something people be lieve in if they hive bright 4 Pere Morquette Lodge Annual Meeting Election of Officers 13 Dinner Roger The or justice of the all alonj acted as if someone had milaid the Christmas apologized Monday night to the ruddy de fendant for all the n the genial of Earl Sieger 58 was arrested Sunla as he was listening to the kids pour out their holiday wishes a Butchs Discount Police Chief William Riempp and Norman Rigby told him he was playing hob with the blue which forbid the sale of noneientiah on Sunday But to gel Santa on thai i since he was selling the authorities had to invoke the bluer code of 1794 rather than the re vised version of Under the old law it is unlawful to be gainfully employed on I Said Riempp The old blur law has never been and il have the option of making an I arrest under either or both of i these laws i Four of Nicks hrlpcrt vfrr cited on the charge Their caes are pending i Agitation for a crackdown on j blue law has been corn ling from a County ethical spokesman for hi group corn mented that arresting Santa wa more than j had been bargained making jus look like i As arraed in red land white stood at the bar of with his missufc alongside Squire William said This ii very The squire went on Ive never had anything like this in my court before Having Santa Claus ar I mtan It is most up setting SanSa just smiling wide now and thcn folding Santas hand in his er did the talking Your client shouldnt be he it without guilt or guile What crime is he charged With Ill Ul ou wanting to do good for isnt it After listening to both prosecu tion and the squire hastened to sas It gives me great honor to discharge this de This is ttve place Santa Jaus Gainful em indeed Everybody knows Santa that he doesnl He shook hands with Santa and who has been Sanla to thousands of children at the store in the last three is a build ing I have a great love for chil drcn he and Id proba j bly play Santa even if I didnt get paid for The happiness of the kids pay flCHRISTMASJk Chamber Holds Meeting Monday Directors of the Liidingion Area Chamber of Commerce heard recommondalions from Wil son of Lloyd Wilson Services on procedures for committee and olhcr activities to continue the Expand Ludington Prosperity program which has been conduct cd by his firm for the past six He outlined committee activities in and advised the needed quipmenl lo curry out this pro including a monthly cham ber staling it should be but could temporarily be He also recom mended a committee to review old member accounts and new member Manager Casperson discussed a new membership plaque and af ter board he was au thorized to This plaque will be distributed lo the member ship on a calendar year starling the first of the The board went on record as supporting the new bowling facility in Amber Lconord Nielson was appointed chairman of a steering committee whose function would be to Assist at any level in Ihc chambers pro gram when and added ef fort would be Directors present wore Morgan Kohcrt William James Leonard David Jack Bon Milan Clarence Sliel John Don Waller Lcversey Absent were Richard Charles Walter Wilber Theodore Accident Damages Joker Automobile There was considerable damage to a ear al 10 today when a driver lost control on the slippery highway and struck some guard There were no Driver was Janet Coker of Park Pentwater The accident occurred three miles south of Lud irigton on near the south CHRISTMAS TREES FOR SALE Douglas Scotch Pine ED ORGAN 909 Mitchell Ludington Doubleheader Speech Set for Wednesday By GENE SCHROEDER LANSING Pres ident Dwight Eisenhower has decided to expand his visit to Michigan Wednesday into a Originally scheduled to appear only before the Constitutional Eisenhower accepted an invitation Monday from John Michigan Stale Uni versity to speak to stu dents and faculty on the Eisenhower steps off private plane at Hie Oapitol City Airport at about and leaves st about 2 The former presidents schedule calls for about an hour with the convention during which he will answer questions about federal stale relationships and other constitutional appearance will be broad cast live on television and Because of space limitations and security the gen eral public will be barred from the convention hall during the Ei scnhowcr After his appearance before tlhe Eisenhower will make his first visit to the MSU The Eisenhower visit will be bal anced next month by an appear ance of former President Harry It is not known wheth er the Truman visit will include an address on the how The convention plodded through several minor sections of the constitution Monday dis cussing at length a number of committee The committee studying educa tion heard a spokesman for Catholic group contend that Mich igan can solve the troublesome problems of religious training for public school children who desire Thomas representing the Michigan Councils of Catholic Men and suggested that the convention write a section into the constitution vstating Absence of students for reli gious observance and education shall be permitted under rules that the superintendent of public instruction shall Foley said the released time provision is part of the New York Slate which has been upheld by Ihc United Slate Su preme a delegate proposal was introduced to create a coor dinating council and four govern ing bodies for all statesupported institutions of higher The submitted by Jack calls for an cighlmcmber board of regents for the University of Wayne Stale University and Eastern Michigan An eight member board of Irustees would be established for Michhigan State Cen tral Michigan Western Michigan University and Grand Valley A board of consisting of four would be estab lished for the Michigan Institute of Science and Technology now named the Michigan College of Mining and Technology and Northern Michigan University now Northern Michigan EAGLES German Night 14 Stag Adults Chrlstmgf Party 16   

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