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   Winona Daily News (Newspaper) - August 8, 1960, Winona, Minnesota                               Cloudy, Cooler Tonight; Generally Fair Tuesday WINONA DAILY NEWS City Traffic Box Score Dita- Accidents K2. si? TOMORROW-SUNRISES SETS NEW MOON AUG. 2J 105th of Publication WINONA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY, AUGUST 8, I960 Killed Injured o 49 46 SEVEN CENTS PER COPY Stepping U U.S EIGHTEEN PAGES MYSTERIOUS SHIPMENTS Fear Russians Setting Up Cuban Rocket Bases i WASHINGTON Itfl The magazine 1U. S. News World Report said today Soviet ships have been delivering mys- terious cargoes to Havana since June 2fe. In a'copyright article, it added that since June 18 certain areas of the in- terior, such as the large Zapata swamp on the south coast, have been put off' limits. The number of identified Soviet technicians who have1 reached .Cuba through normal channels has doubled in the past six weeks, the article add- ed, and at least 200 technicians and ad- visers known to be from the Soviet bloc are now in Cuba. Crates delivered by the article said, are1 large "enough to hold parts for airplanes or rockets and "get very special care." "Cuban longshoremen are .not al- lowed to handle them. They are unload- ed by the Russian crews." j Hammarskjold Insists Belgians Quit Congo By MILTON BESSER UNITED NATIONS. N.Y. (AP) U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold, warning that the world faces the issue of peace or war, called today for immediate and unconditional withdrawal of Eelgian forces from Ihe Congo, in- cluding province. He delivered the warning in a hard-hitting speech at the opening cf an urgent meeting of the 11- sccessionist Katanga nation U. N. Security Council on even say the Congo crisis. He hail asked of such a solution of the Congo for the meeting. problem is a question of peace "I would even say that the im- or war, and when saying peace mediate conclusion of the Congo uiiuiaic Luijwuaiuj] ui uiu congo ul uu ljui mini my per- problem is a question of peace or spective lo the he said, he declared. "A delay now, hesitation now. He called on the Council to spell cul in a resolution lhat the with- to all parls of Katanga." "I do not hesitate to say that the speediest possible I would KATANGA DELEGATION Members of the Katanga dele- gation meet with newsmen after arrival in United Stales to present their infant country's viewpoint to the United Nations Security Council. From left are Joseph Yav, former minister for economic affairs of the Congo government at Leopoldville- Jean- Eaptiste Kibwe, president of the Katanga delegation, and Jacques JIasangu, former vice president of the Congo government at Leo- poldville. (AP Photofax) Project Mercury Still on Schedule By VERN HAUGLAND Associated Press Aviation Writer WASHINGTON W A top space agency official said today that e Project Mercury manned satellite nrnm-sm i, .1 'essentially along Ullli, the Project Mercury manned satellite program is the same time schedule" as was initially planned Despite some published reports of serious lags in Ihe program "no major problems" have developed, Dr. Abe Silvcrslein said in an inter view. He is director of space flight programs for the National Aeronautics and Space Adminis- tration. Silverstein reported that every- Ihing inside the Mercury capsule fired from Cape Canaveral, Fla., July 29. worked properly even though the Atlas launching vehicle failed. The agency stili plans to launch Mercury astronauts into suborbit.-il flights this year and into orbits around Ihe earth next year, as nearly on schedule as is possible ir. any ambitious research and do program, Silverstein velopment said. Seven men are being trained for orbital flights of miles an hour, three or more limes aroumi the earth, at altitudes of 120 miles. These full-scale Atlas-launched missions will he preceded by sub- orbital test hops, in Redstone rocket-launched capsules, to an altitude of 125 miles and a din- lance of 200 miles down from Cape Canaveral. Dr. Hornfr Joe Stewart, NASA's director of program planning, told a National Hocket Club luncheon July 28 lhat the Mercury program, under way now for IS months, has had "some small slippage." Stewart said a suborbital manned flight "is still technically possible by Ihe end of (his yen, but Ihe margin is getting a litlle small." What might have been a major step forward in Ihe Mercury pro- first attempt at an Al- ias-launched bnllislic night of a Mercury-capsule lurned into a sharp setback when Ihe rocke! ex- ploded S5 seconds after launching July 29. Mid 'or ihe Atlas failure was still a mjs- ;try. "But we recovered 95 per cent of (he 50 feet of got good information on he said. "We recovered all the instru- mented on tem- peratures, acceleration forces and the like. Everything worked inside the capsule, but K did not reach flight conditions." Silverstein said the whole Mer- cury program is on an accelerated scale. program for them." war 1 do not limit my per 'A delay now, hesitation now, efforts to safeguard national or group interests now in a way lhat effort, would hamper the would risk values .......______., greater than any of those which such action may be intended to protect. "This applies to all parties, fint of all to the one which the Secu- rily Council has addressed its appeal." Hammarskjold's personal report to the Council was delivered as various proposals were under con- sideration aimed at getting a U.N. force into Katanga province. Patrice... Lumumba a-sked Ihe Council to send a 10- observer team into the Congo lo ensure Belgian forces. withdrawal til Diplomatic sources said Ceylon and Tunisia probably would intro- duce a resolution specifying that the U. N. force in the Congo will not intervene in in- ternal conflicts. The aim would be to assure Ka- tanga Premier Moise Tshombe, says his own troops will fighl' if the U. N. forces will come in, that the -U. N. force will not try lo bring the province under the control of Premier Palrice Lum- urntia's central Congo government. The by Ceylon and Tunisia also was expected to call for withdrawal of Belgian troops from all the Congo. to the Ceylon-Tunisia resolution whether to submit a proposal. But was beautiful and then said in Moscow the Soviet Communist want to let you know I'm newspaper Pravda said the Congo lese wanted the Security Counci to "issue an order lo Ihe U.N forces for the immediate libera lion of Katanga from the Belgian occupiers." The council meeting was post poned until noon today so that a _ ov a utf UU til t delegation from Lumumba's gov- grandstands cinment could attend. Vice Pre- mier Anloinc Gizenga was expecl ed lo demand lhat Ihe council send U.N'. Iroops into Katanga immediately. Kibwe referendum would show Katanga's people are enlirely behind Tshombe's govern vi.nitjj uimuu iajiuiuues govern In such a program you have He told one reporter Ka Jwtel v (o anticipate failures. We expected langa's arnw is strong hre' Is some failures and designed the enough to beat Lumumba's which he described as "none at ail." ___ SEARCH DR. MOORE'S BELONGINGS Dr. Barbara Moore tries lo restrain Customs In- spector George Mullcr from searching licr he- longings at San Francisco's lnlcrnation.il Air- port just after her arrival from Sydney, Austra- lia. Mullcr said Ilic British marathon hiker said she had nothing lo declare hut we found veget- s and fruit, importation of which is forbidden by California law for ft'ar of plant diseases. Mull- er said she flew into a rage mill pelted the custom agents with her suslniiumce when they tried lo confiscate it. At left is Customs Inspector Robert Davis and in background is Customs In- spector Adrian Bennett. (AP I'holofnx) Cuban Militia Seizes American Property Nation's Power 2nd to None, President Says WASHINGTON Ml _ President Eisenhower laid be- ore Congress loilay a bulky program ranging from for- ygn aid lo medical help for the aged bill warned against 'reckless spending schemes." "This truth we must take to heart: In good limes we must ;il (he very least pay our he said in a "special message sent lo the Senate as it resumed its election-year ession. Tim message also 'ill be wailing for lite House 'hen il reconvenes a week icncc. In Ihe face of Democratic, mil some Republican, criti- cism that the nation's de- fenses are growing relatively vcaker in the face of Communist lirwilj, Ihe President insisted S. military power "is second o none and will be kept lhal way." Saying hi was taking o improve the armed forces' readiness, he said lliese may nc- ccssitale "a moitesl increase" in military personnel and money. If 'unds are needed, he snid, he wi ask for them. Hut national security demands congressional action too, Eiscn. bower said, nnd called for appro- priation ot the full nnmunl author- ized (or foreign aid. lie noted the By RICHARD VALERIAN! HAVANA (AP) Armed Cuban militiamen were in full control of most of the American property in Cuba today following its national- ization by Fidel Castro's regime. The revolutionary government's new retaliation against the United Slates came only a few hours be- fore the island's Roman Catholic hierarchy warned against "the in- creasing advance of communism in our country." It was the church's first official criticism of the steadily increas- ing influence of the Communist bloc on the Castro regime. Prime .Minister Castro and his ministers made plain that they stood firmly with the Soviet Union as an economic and military ally, regardless of what other Latin American governments might think. Foreign Minister Raul Roa de- clared that Cuba would reject any resolution the Organization of Phone Threats fo Alice in Dairy I and MARSHFIELD, Wis. [fl-Two mrvi.ioi.n- IL-JULS, i) ift. WO Indications were that the Soviet telephoned threats to kill Wiscon- Umon might introduce a resolu- sin's Alice in Dairyland Joan lion of its own, or amendments Mary Engh, 19, of La Crosse brought her hurried departure uiuugiit net muiteu uepariurc to authorize U.N. units to use any from a slop here Saturday under a heavy police guard. _ Chief Walter Wohlfalirt hoviet Deputy Foreign Minister said an unidentified man called Vasily V. Kuznelsov told a report- the police station shortly after er Sunday he had not yet decided noon, remarked that Miss Engh chief attempted to head of) Miss Engh, who was slated to ap- pear on the grandstand stage at the Wisconsin Farm Progress Days program. But al- ready here, so a dozen men were deployed around the slage in the up well, though. She's a plucky girl." Later she was taken by car to an undisclosed location. AH of her appearances in the area, including one slated for Sunday, were canceled. With Jliss Engh were her chap- erones, Mrs. Ellen Richardson of Verona, and Donald McDowell, director of the State Department of Agriculture. The department sponsors the Alice in Dairyland promotion. Wohlfahrl said he thought Ihe threatening calls were made from a dial phone on the exposition grounds. Attempts to keep that man on the line so the calls might be traced failed. The same man called the sta- lion at l o'clock, saying, "No mat- ter how many men you have I will still get her." .Miss Engh, who had made appearartte, was taken oft the stage by police and escorted from! the grounds. She was taken to a' hole! where she was (ofd of the 'ireats. "She got very said Chief Wohlfahrl. "But she held Castro Racing Into Red Dictatorship, U. S. Says By STANLEY ME1SLER WASHINGTON (AP) The Unilcd States, brandishing its bluntest criticism of the Fidel Caslro regime, has accused Cuba of racing into a Communist-con- tolled dictatorship. The accusation was further evi- dence that both the Unilcd States and Cuba will step inlo an historic meeting of Western Hemisphere foreign ministers next week in an angry, unbudging mood. The hardening of Cuban policy was made clear over the weekend as the Caslro regime, boasting of its close link Ihe Soviet Union, ordered Ihe seizure of al- most all American-owned proper- ty in the island. evidence Mori of hardening may accumulate loday as the 21- nation Council of (he Organization of American Stales considers the agenda for Ihe foreign ministers meeting in San Jose, Costa Rica Aug. 15. The ministers tentatively are scheduled lo discuss lensions be- made public by the Stale Depart- ment Sunday but given to'news- men well in advance of Castro's newesl charges. Thc memoran- dum had been filed earlier with ._ uc. ,Jdu (K.cn career twecn Venezuela and the Domini-j the Inlcr-American Peace Com- Can liCDUOllC. ann nptu-nfn IViA iviiHan rue .1. can Republic, and between Ihe United Stales and Cuba. Bui Cuban Korcign Minister Raul Hea has said. "We'll laugh at any resolution that condemns Cuba." Mis government has asked for a new agenda, which would feature Cuban accusations thai the United Stales has committed economic aggression againsl Cuba and has interfered in her internal affairs. The agenda change, already jectcd by an OAS committee, will be considered here by the OAS Council. The U.S. charges againsl Cuba came in a 78-paga memorandum millee, an OAS unit that will re- port to the foreign ministers meeting. "Nol only is Cuba under its revolutionary government being Iransformed inlo a dictatorial political Ihe memorandum said, "bul a slate in which the reins of political control ,arc in- creasingly being concentrated in (he hands of the Communist parly." also laid that the "gravest danger lo Hie .securily o! Ihe Americas is lo be found in' ihe developing military relations be 5 Will Appeal In Twin City Transit Case 'AP) Attor- neys for five ric.cnd.inlj convicted in the fraud conspiracy case at American States, at its mcctin opening Aug. 1C, might adopt pro tesling Soviet interference in th Western Hemisphere'. lie' asserte Ihe Soviet Union's offer lo defen Cuba against aggression could no be interference in Ihe hem sphere's internal affairs. Castro got out of a sick bed dra iically to announce the of million worth of American owned properly before a chcerin crowd of [it the Red-tinge American Youlh' Congrcs early Sunday morning. Within hours armed militianie began moving inlo the plants tbr included the Ciiban Electric Co (he 300-million-dollar subsidiary o the American and Foreign I'owe Co. ot New York and the large: single investment in the island. A ranking official of the fin (old a reporter "we don't have a< cess to the building." Other major American busines es nationalized were the Cuba Telephone in which the Inle national Telephone and Telegrap Co., has a equ ty; the Standard Oil (New Jersey refinery, about million; aco refinery, lo million Sinclair Oil Co. operations i Cuba, worth about million an 36 American-owned sugar mil worth aboul million. Some of these plants had hei under Cuban government contri lor some time but bad not bee formally expropriated. Castro said thai the seizure were in retaliation for "econom aggression" hy ihe Unilcd Stale made frlain he meant Pres dent Eisenhower's slash in U. imports of Cuban sugar. However, the seizure decree d. not extend to American bank 1 Hie 73-million-dollar Moa Bay Mining Co.. the Nicaro Nickel Processing Corporation, and other smaller American enterprises i worth about 300 million in all. But Caslro indicated these may be taken over, declaring "we can still lake a few things more away from them (the The expropriated properly will -_ "i me t'Mnupridicu progeny win for with at 2 per cent interest, the decree said, bul (here was doubt whether any payments will ever be made. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST WINONA AND VICINITY Partly cloudy and cooler tonighl. Tuesday fair with little temper- ature change. Low tonighl 55, high Tuesday 80. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 in. Sunday: Maximum, 88; minimum, 60; noon. 78; precipitation, .01. Official observations for Ihe 24 hours ending al 12 m. loday; Maximum, 84: minimum, 59; noon, 7flj precipitation, none. AIRPORT WEATHER (North Central Observations) Max. temp. 84 at 2 p.m. Sim- day; min. temp. 59 at 5 a.m. today; 80 at noon today; scat- tered clouds at feet; visibil- indicated the esses will be (si Judge Gunnar N'ordbyo faid Saturday after the ledtral court jury brought in its decision (hat he would not pronotiru sentence until lawyers had 3 chance lo file riiotions for a new trial Thev were given 15 days in winch lo do so. Meanwhile, bond was continued a' for four defendants and SK'.OOO for the ot.ier. Convicted of million dollar- plus fraud in connection with sale o! junk and equipment were Fred A. Ossana, 66, fonuer president of TCRT; B.M. Larrick, 58, former general manager and vice presi- dent of Ihe firm; Harry Isaacs, G7, president of American Iron and Supply Co.; Fred Isaacs, 39, Har- m's son associated with the iron- supply business, and Earl Jcffordr, 03, real estate dealer. Findings ranged from one count of conspiracy against Jeffords to 12 various coiinls against Ossanni ard Larrick. The multiple charges included wire and mail fraud, cot' tween Cuba and the Soviet! spiracy and interstate shipment 
                            

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