Traverse City Record Eagle, October 31, 1962

Traverse City Record Eagle

October 31, 1962

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Record-Eagle (Newspaper) - October 31, 1962, Traverse City, Michigan DAILY AVERAGE PAID CIRCULATION ABC Audited 12 Months Ending March TRAVERSE CITY RECORD-EAGLE NORTHERN MICHIGAN'S GREATEST DAILY THE WEATHER Cloudy and Warmer Detailed Information on Page 2 "'Tis a Privilege to Live in Michigan" UPI FULL LEASED WIRE SERVICE EIGHTEEN PAGES TRAVERSE CITY, MICHIGAN WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1962 SIXTY-SIXTH PRICE TEN CENTS Indicate Reds Dismantling Missile Bases Krishna Menon Out as India's Defense Chief Nehru Takes Over Post; Fighting Simmers Down NEW DELHI. IM1IA. Oct. 31 fl'PI) Prime Minister Jawaharlal ousted V. K. Krishna Menon defense minister today and took o.ver the post himself. Krishna Menon was named min- ister ot defense production in the shakeup which becomes effective tomorrow. The change, which had anticipated, came as fighting situ-; mered down to two exchanges ot j artillery and small arms fire in the last 24 hours for the quietest day since the border shooting in- tensified 11 day? ago. Krishna Menon. who will remain a member of the cabinet in his new job, has been blamed for much of the ineffectiveness oC the Indian army in resisting the advances of the Communist invaders from tlio north. Critics charged that Krishna Menon had not made adequate plans for defense and had not equipped the Indian army with automatic arms since he became defense minister years afro. As one observer said, the Indian army was a. fine walking force equipped to fight World War I. But, initially, it was no match for the Red Chinese, who were well- equipped with fast-firing small nrms, heavy mortars and ions- range artillery. Nehru and Krishna Menon have been old friends since the days before Indian independence, and the prime minister in the past al- ways had angrily and heatedly defended him against all critics. But the initial setbacks in the BRIDGE LINKS A pair ot beauty queens, Sandra Yukich of Sault St. Marie, Ont. (left) Mary Beth Robinson of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., met at the international boundary Tuesday on the International Bridge which will be officially opened today. Their meeting symbolized the connecting of King's Highway 17, the 5, 000-mile trans-Canada route, with 1-75. which runs from the Soo to Tampa, Fla. (UPI Telephoto) New International Bridge Opened Today Red Chinese invasion along India's northeast and northwestern fron- tiers showed a grave lack prep- aration by the armed forces. The storm of protest against Krishna Menon's handling ot the army mounted so strongly this time that not even Nehru stood up against it. 'Winking Star' U.S. Satellite Orbiting Earth Pear-Shaped World Must Be Mapped Over Again i CAPE CANAVERAL. Oct. 31 (UPI) The United States today, rocketed a "winking star" satellite into orbit to help missilemen and i map makers cope with the prob- lems of a pear-shaped world. The 355-pound satellite, named was blasted into space by a two-stage Thor-Able-Star rocket launched at a.m. today. After normal separation of the booster, the second stage ignited on time and sent the .moonlet whirl- ing into orbit. The second stage was re-fired as scheduled minutes later in an effort to make the orbit as nearly circular as possible about 700 miles above earth. The first serious experiments with the Anna satellite are expect- ed to come in days, after scientists have had a chance to j firmly establish just what sort of orbit it is in. Anna is a ball-shaped assortment, of radio transmitters and light beacons brighter than the beams from most lighthouses. It is a strange sort of satellite in a strange sort of program. The shot was planned as part of a million geodetic program whose goal is to find out literally what shape earth is in, From it may come all sorts of practical benefits, including aid to missilemen in drawing a better bead on their targets and geograph- ers in the charting of .the most j accurate maps 'ever' 'devised. But j between the launching pad snd the j final results is a somewhat wild j mathematical road. Civil Defense Test Set for Area Schools Evacuation Drill for Students Scheduled November 7 JFK, Advisers to Huddle on Developments WASHINGTON. Oct. 31 (UPI) President Kennedy arranged for a late afternoon meeting with his key Cuban advisers today to re- view developments in the dis- THANT LEAVES FOR CUBA Acting UN Secretary-General U Thant is bid goodbye by Cuban permanent delegate to the UN Mario Carcia-Inchasutegui (right) before departing for Havana Tuesday from New York. In center is Cuban UN Ambassador Dr. Raul Premilles. A chartered jetliner carried the UN party of HO to Cuba. (UPI Telephoto) Thant Seeks to Reach Agreement with Castro A second school evacuation test will conducted by Traverse City area schools on Wednesday. No- Oil veniher 7, at p.m.. it was i U. o. go V announced today by William No- mantlins of Russian missile bases as promised by Soviet Premier Nikitn Khrushchev. Strong indications reaching the crnment from a variety of i sources suggested the Soviets were vak. superintendent of the Trav-' hurryinu to carry out Khrushchev's ersu City .schools. Pledge that eased the east-west tension this week I he schools carried out a suc- cessful Civil Defense test last However, there were reports sprinu. but another test this fall trom that Cuban Premier is considered necessary by school h lde! was '0 salvas.' authorities to prepare children for a semblance of face-saving autono- my ovcr the of Bl- later in the school year. Next Wednesday's test will be conducted with the cooperation of the Grand Traverse Civil Defense office, headed by Wilbur Watson. I The alarm will be given through the regular Civil Defense channels: the state police, city police, sher- HAVANA, Oct. 31 r U.N. Secretary General Thant met with Cuban Premier Fidel. Castro for the second time today in an attempt to reach agreement on U.N. supervision of the dismantling of Soviet rocket sites. It -was reported Thant will leave on his return trip to New York at 3 p.m. today. SAULT STE. MARIE, ONT., Out. Cl new knot was tied in the long Canadian-American friendship cord today when Gov. John B. Swainson and Ontario Treasurer James N. Allan opened International bridge between Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., and Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.: Length: two miles from plaza to plaza. Cost million. Financing: million in bonds were sold the million International bridge by the International Bridge Au- linking the two Sault Ste. Maries, thority. Another nearly million. The opening made it possible for used to build the Interstate 75 Although Krishna Menon is re-; unimpeded rate over the glistening tained in the cabinet, it is believed green and white structure and end- automotive traffic to move in an American approach to the bridge. by observers that the end of the ed the ferry service that linked political line had been readied by the cities for 7-l years the Ilussian-leaning, baiting diplomat. American- Cuba Removes Chief of its UN Delegation UNITED NATIONS, N. Y.. Oct. 31 (UPI) Mario Garcia-lnchau- stcgni, Cuban ambassador to the j ___ United Nations who delivered a i fiery speech to the security council I TOT a week ago, was out of a job today.'______________ Informed sources said Garcia-In- chaustegui was recalled to Havana yesterday because he had proclaim- ed that Cuba would never accept U. N. observation of the dismantl Highway experts from both sides of the border predicted the bridge would vastly increase the tourist business done in the northeastern portion of the upper peninsula and southern central Ontario. came from Michigan and U. S. highway funds. Construction began Sept. 1C, 19GO. Substructure 62 piers support- ing a total structural lentgh of 9.2SO feet. Width 2S foot roadway between curbs. Tolls S1.25 one way for passenger cars: round trip. No pedestrians are allowed on It all started when earlier arti- ficial satellites discovered the earth was not round at all, but rather a bit pear-shaped. This opened a mathematical Pan- dora's box. Mapmakers were dis- mayed to find that their charts, calculated meticulously on a sim- ple round earth, didn't quite cover a pear-shaped one. It was like a square rug on a bumpy floor- things just didn't match up. They estimated 700.000 j the bridge, but an intercity bus i each for a one-way crossing line will cross on a regular sched- or ?1.SO for a round ule with fares set at 35 cents for move over the bridge during its first year of operation and that by j 1970 more than a million cars will make annual use of it. SAULT STE. MARIE, MICH., Oct. 31 about the adults and 20 cents for children. The bridge is owned by the In- ternational Bridge Authority of Michigan. In the year 2000. when the bonds are retired, it will be turned over to the state of Michi- Headache No. 1 was the dis- covery that many places on earth were not exactly where they were thought to be. This, in turn, dis- tressed missilemen who have to know such things to plot exact trajectories for nuclear-tipped mis- siles forming the nation's defenses. Added to these woes is the new- ly acquired knowledge that earth not only resembles a pear, but a rather poorly shaped pear at that. It now seems there are little bulges and valleys on big bulges and val- leys. This really put things in a twaddle. The solution, scientists say. is j to measure things all over again. But there has to be a starting Thant-Castro. session "Cuba clearly outlined its position and its points of view without, reaching any agreement." (U.N. sources in New York said a U.K. press officer telephoned a brief communique from Thant last night saying "the discussions were very useful" but giving no indica- tion, of their success.) I lion's verification of pull-out. Kennedy and the special execu- tive committee of the National Se- curity Council planned to "review whatever events happened during the day" when they meet at ii p.m. This would be the second con- ference of the day between Ken- iff's office, and the schools. ,v, ,_. nedy and the group which has Schools taking part in the test j been meeting daily during the include ali city elementary schools, I Cuban crisis. the Traverse City senior and junior Thant and his top aides arrived The United States has suspended at the national palace shortly after j its naval blockade and interrupted 10 a.m.-in the foreign relations its aerial surveillance of Cuba for two days during Thant's visit. Neither the Cuban government ministry limousine assigned 'to them by the Cuban' government. Thant met with Castro for more than two hours yesterday in the presidential palace, but the session produced no word of agreement on rhe United Nations peace mission. The Soviet Union has" agreed to dismantle its missile sites and ship the missiles home, but Cuban permission was sought for U.N. observers to verify the removal. i Castro had previously stated in- I ternational observers would have to fight their way into Cuba, and had demanded the United States return the Guantunamo naval base to Cuba before peace talks start. A Cuban government communi- que last night said that in the first nor the United Nations indicated high schools. St. Francis elemen- tary and senior high school. Im- maculate Conception, Trinity Lu- theran. Norris, Cherry Knoll, and Old Mission, Peninsula. The latter wil! not be in session that day, but its buses transporting high school students to Traverse City will par- ticipate in the test. Any other schools interested in taking part should contact Robert Bursian, Central grade school prin- cipal, Traverse City. All Traverse City children will walk home after the p.m. Press Secretary Pierre Salinger said the president has not been in communication with acting U.N. Secretary Genera' Thant since the latter went to Havana to negotiate with Castro on U.N. observation ot the dismantling. Salinger refused to comment on any questions relating to the U. S. arms blockade against Cuba, the Soviet missile bases or U. S. sur- veillance plans. These questions in- cluded whether the blockade auto- matically would go back Into ef- fect upon the conclusion of Thant's visit to Cuba or at the expiration alarm. The all clear will be given I of two-day period of Its sus- at p.m. Rural children will be transported, with pickups to- be made at the regular places unless otherwise directed. going ahead with their own re- moval plans. Soviet forces in Cuba would be following Khrushchev's Castro brought up the-question of: be transported to junior high the Cuantanamo base in the talks. school for transfers. St. Francis, Construction work on Cuban mis- sile launching sites was believed the details of yesterday's discus- Trinity Lutheran and Immacu- sion. It was not known whether i late Conception rural children will pension. Castro possibly could delay U.N. inspection arrangements, but by K., i .Tin. iiiujii.Miur, fMLtrs ueiieveu niial ch.ldren be expected to to havfi to junior high school for Khrnshchev a mes p I fl irtn lirtMm gaiijimUiroviiice of Ontario. point, and it will he up to Anna, from its lofty perch in space, to find exact center of ing of Soviet missile bases on the i island. Announcement of his removal was made while acting U. N. Sec- retary General U Thant was in Iliivuiiii for talks with Cuban Pre- mier Fidel Castro to arrange [or Goblins and Witches Will Be Out Tonight earth. Today's Chuckle Give a man some facts and he will draw his own confu- sions. the Spooks Halloween ghosts and goblins j had better dress warmly tonight. Despite the bright sunshine Ibis morning, the weather man persisted in forecasting scatter- ed showers or snow flurries to- day, it will be cloudy tonight and rather chilly, but will warm up tomorrow. Friday's outlook is for cloudy and colder, with snow flurries. November may he stiff in '.he bit. transportation home. To assist, parents are asked to be at home, or make other arrange- ments on the day of the test, to note tiie time the child arrives home, to refrain from telephoning the school, to keep the child in the house until p.m.. and not to provide private transportation. dent Kennedy announced that he had ordered out of Cuba Soviet arms which this country regarded as weapons of offense. Later reports have reached Council in Brief Recess VATICAN CITY, Oct. 31 (UPI) Council "fathers" took advantage today of a work week cut short by religious holi- days and the fourth anniversary ot Pope John XXIII's coronation to make a quick trip to their home dioceses. The council, in its llth general session, met for more than three hours to continue Latin-language debate on the liturgy, the form of public worship including the mass. Twenty-five speakers were heard on the second chapter of the draft on liturgy. Normally, the council is in ses- j da today accused "irresponsible, sion five days a week, with Thurs-1 elements" in the United States of' general conferred with Castro. Soviet Press Steps Up its Propaganda MOSCOW, Oct. 31 Communist party newspaper Prav- Washington to the effect that pre- viously completed launching pads for medium range (1.200 miles) ballistics missiles are being dis- mantled. j. The next big step would be ment of the missiles and bombers back to Russia. U.S. officials have heard indirectly that the Russians are talking of being able to start actual shipments out of Cuba thin week. American experts regarded such estimates as being on the optimistic side and that more like- ly, the shipments would not start until sometime next week. The U. S. naval blockade and aerial surveillance of Cuba were suspended while the U.N. secretary days and Sundays free. But tomor- j row and Friday are All Saints and All Souls Day. Sunday is the fourth anniversary of the pope's corona- tion as pontiff. The next session of the council is Monday. By UPI Nippy weather greeted Michi-1 i.some ot the Halloween benefits with poverty stricken and diseased children of the world. U. N. observers tu oversee missile Pint-sized trick or treatcrs representatives of bul enthusiasm for the o[ chul.cheSt Garda-Iiidmustegui is being re- magic of Halloween wasn't chilled placed by Carlos Lechuga, a Castro intimate who had been Cuban am-1 bassador to Mexico. Lechuga was witclles nlld in Havana yesterday to greet sponsor of the UNICEF collection, Thant on his arrival. He 'was a thousands of youngsters turned ;.ire askinf, residents to lmve a few pennies available as well as the Accompanying "Trick or Treat" the cries of; usual goodies for the children, will be out-: Police Chief Charles Woodrow rued those intent on mali- UUL- VJ [linK I has wa leading political writer before the fetched little hands demanding 1960 Castro revolution and has I trihute. will bc confront- lhal lhe had U. N. experience. police force will be out tonight. with walking skeletons, ogres, Those cuasht destroying or dam. fairy princesses, and cabbages and i kings. On a more serious tone, police urged homecoming motorists to i slow down and be on the watch for j the youngsters. At a time like this, I j children are likely to forget all the safety rules they have beeu GO, CHESTY, Chest Today's Total aging property will be taken to court. The post office department has also warned that it is a federal jolfensc to willfully or maliciously injure, tear down or destroy any receptacle used for the receipt of delivery of mail. In the past, rural mail boxes have been fre- quent targets of pranksters. Pranksters attacking rural mail boxes should consider that they taught in school. Many of Michigan's youngsters will be collecting funds for UNICEF and the underprivileged'are liable to a fine or three children around the world. imprisonment. Ktail.'ng mail from any receptacle is also a In Traverse City ninny of the; federal offense and could net a seeking new pretexts to attack! Cuba. The Soviet press and radio call- ed for a permanent end to the Court Gives 22 Right to Vote WEST BRANCH, MICH., Oct. 31 U.S. arms blockade around Cuba and renewed the propaganda cam- paign against American military iuPI) residents j bases in Turkey. jOgemaw township will have the They hummed with the theme to vute in the Nov. G election Hint Premier Nikila S. Khrushchev (following a ruling by a circuit averted a. catastrophe in Cuba and that Russia protected Hie jnvolved evcry island's sovereignty against U.S. segment of the state's government. invasion threats. In a relatively mild assault, Pravda said that aggressive forces in the United States "continue to clamor for an illusion of Cuba, stage fresh provocations seeking to prevent the relaxation ot ten sions they have created. They are launching a slander alleging that Cuba is organizing terroristic ac-illad been the center a dispute lions in Latin American countries." .'letween lhe townshiP clerk. Alfred (The newspaper apparently and Mrs. Celia Detzler, referring to Venex.uela's charge of the manaSer of the secre- that saboteurs instigated by oC sta'e's office vana blew up three power stations last Saturday.) Pravda complained that U. S. i military circles were continuing 'The ruling yesterday was the re- sult of a suit filed by one of the 2; persons involved in the dispute. Circuit Judge Dennis O'Keefe ordered the Ogemaw township clerk to place the voters' names on the township's registration rolls. The registration of the '2'> voters West Where You'll Find: tricksters will be carrying cartons j for UNICEF in an effort to share fine or five years imprison- ment, or both. PREPARE UNICEF UNICEF bands on milk cartons for use by trick-or-treaters tonight are. from the left, Denny Lyons, Sherry Donick. Ron Heft'elfinger. and Norma Bailey. They are members of the Oak Park Congregational Church Youth Group which is assisting with the UNICEF collection this Halloween. (Bill Smethells Photo) a buildup of invasion forces and sending planes over Cuban air space. It warned such actions "cani.ot but lead to dangerous con- seouences." Russians believe the United States "will refrain from taking short-sighted steps and will be able to curb irresponsible insti- Pravda asserted. It did not uaine the alleged instigators. I 1 Weather -----Page Radio Program ........Page 4 TV Log ...............Page 4 Comics................Page 6 Ann Landers ..........Page 8 Society 12 Theatre Calendar......Page 12 Calendar of Events ....Page 12 Sports .............Pages 14-15 ;