Winona Daily News, May 1, 1963

Winona Daily News

May 01, 1963

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Winona Daily News (Newspaper) - May 1, 1963, Winona, Minnesota Fair, Warmer, Tonighr, Cloudy, Warmer Thursday DAILY NEWS (CSTI; SETS 7 t IMlh of Publication WINONA, MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, TEN CENTS PER COPY ROCKETS ON DISPLAY A rocket simi- lar to those taken out of Cuba is included In display of military might today during tradilional May Day parade and celebration in Red Square in Moscow. Parade passes the Kremlin, right, and the Lenin Mausoleum, left center, back- ground, from which Nikita Khrushchev and Cu- ban Prime Minister Fidel Castro and other offi- cials viewed parade. Photo from' Tass. (AP photofax via cable from London) New Group on Southern March An integrated group begins a walk through the Deep South to- day-planning to trace the steps ig trace UIG SICPS aim live iic- of Baltimore postman William L. Sro men face almost certain ar- i_ A 1_ t____ Naftalin and Peterson Win In Minneapolis MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Incum- bent Mayor Arthur Naftalin and the man he beat two years ago, P. K. Peterson, easily won nom- ination Tuesday in the. city's pri- mary election and will battle it out in the June 11 general elec tion. The two candidates, who easily outdistanced six rivals, were run- ning a close race. With 102 of 195 precincts reporting, Naftalin had and Peterson, All 11 incumbent aldermen nominated, while two others did not had no primary opposition and the older did not aeek re-election. Naftalin was endorsed by the Democratic Farmer Labor party and the Labor Com- mittee, while Peterson, a Repub- lican, ran without party endorse- ment. The turnout at the polls was light and running considerable be- hind the who cast ballots in the last city primary. There were no sharp campaigns to whet the voters' interest, and issues were expccled to warm up for the general election. city treasurer's post 19 candidates for the primary shakedown after veteran incum- bent Gladys Miller announced she would not seek re-election. With 70 of 193 precincts reporting, Rey- nold C. Malniquist had 4.302 voles and his closest rival, Clyne W. Olson, With 65 of 195 precincts in, in- cumbent comptroller Al Hanson easily outdistanced five opponents. He had and the nest nearest, Art Johlts, Also nominated were candidates for the Board of Estimate and Taxation, the Board of Park Com- missioners, Die School Doard and Library Board, Woman Reaches Hawaii on Hop Across Pacific HONOLULU 'API-Betty Mill- 37, who made history Tuesday fry flying her small plane from California lo Hawaii alone, said she had only one hour of gasoline when she landed. "I should have hat) three hours left, but I wasn't said the Santa Monica. Calif., house- wife. Looking fresh, Mrs. Miller opened the cockpit door of her twin-engine Piper Apache and yelled lo vvelcomers: "How's Die ground Her flight from Oak- land Airport lo Honolulu Interna- tional Airport look 17 hours 3 mimilos. The Hawaii trip lhe first leg of her planned solo flighl lo Brisbane, Australia, a ocean-spanning (rip that will in- clude slops Canfnn Island and Fiji. She is flying a reverse course taken hy Amelia Earhart in IM7 when she ami her navigator vicd Noonan disappeared without trace while allcmpling In fly the Pa- cific. Atlalla, Ala., April 24. The six white men and five Ne- rest in.Alabama. Each marcher is a member of either the Congress of Racial or the Student Nonvio- lent Coordinating Committee. Marchers are to be accompanied by a truck driven by a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Moore wai wearing a placard which proclaimed that Negroes and white persons should bs al- lowed to eat together anywhere. The "freedom marchers" said they are intent upon walking lo Jackson, Miss., to give their in- tegration views to Gov. Ross Bar- nett. That was Moore's intention when he was killed. An Alabama grocer, Floyd L. Simpson, lias been charged with the slaying. The walkers plan to set out frnm the bus station here from which Moore began his ill-faied trek. They call (heir walk a memorial lo Moore, a while man. want to hold America's at- tention for awhile they said in a formal statement. "We must reiterate this man's single, yet profound express ihe ideal of human brotherhood by a peaceful walk through the Ameri- can countryside." The Alabama safety director, Al Lingo, has said any such demon- slrators will be arrested and charged with disturbing (he peace Irt are to walk said Richard Haley, -4S, a former (eacher at Florida AJtM College, a Negro school. Haley, a Negro, said "we intend to present, if anything, a perfect picture of peace." WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST WiNO.N'A AND VICINITY _ Mostly fair and warmer tonight, low 38-45, Thursday occasional cloudiness and warmer with high in his state. "Our intentions across of 68. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. loday: Maximum, 57; 28; noon, 57; prccipilalion, none. AIRPORT WEATHER (N. Central Observations) Max. lemp. 57 at noon, min. 43 at 7 a.m., sky clear, visibility 15 falling slowly, humidity 48 percent. Casiro Sees Rockets in Russ Parade MOSCOW (AP) Fidel Castro got another fleeting glimpse today of the types of Soviet rockets Pre- mier Khrushchev pulled out of Cuba last year at President Ken- nedy's insistence. The Cuban prime minister ap- peared with Khrushchev in the place of honor atop the Lenin mausoleum at the annual May Day parade in Red Square. He appeared to enjoy the mili- tary review and workers' parade, which U.S. Ambassador Foy D. Kohler boycotted because of Cas- tro's pressi.'ce. Kohler watched (he celebration on a television set in his residence. Castro conversed animatedly with Khrushchev as lhe Soviets rolled out a 10-mihute review oi their military hardware. Among the weapons that sped past the reviewing stand were 500 to 700-mile range rockets similar !o those withdrawn from Cuba during last year's crisis. Western observers spotted nothing new among the rockets shown. The Cuban leader reportedly was deeply offended by Khrush- chev's failure to notify htm in ad- vance of the decision to withdraw the rockets under American pres- sure. Cwtro, dressed in white shirt, tie and dress uniform for the first lime since he arrived in the Soviet Union last weekend, was the cen- ter of attraction in Red Square the lhe District' tional law." Malinovsky declared thai Soviet miles wind 12 MPl from i, j 7- s !0 De amtas- nexl ycar Wisconsin's daylight II 1UIIC UUJVtllUl and was voiced by Sen, Strom Thur mond, D-S.C General Slate Revenue Fund Up Million ST. PAUL (AP) _ Minnesota's general revenue fund Is up by approximately million through (he April 30 collection of gross premium taxes on -insur- ance companies, Stale Treasurer Val Bjornson reported today. Taxes based on a percentage levy on gross earnings have pro- duced more than million in the past Bjornson in- dicated. March 1 payment of mil- lion in gross earnings taxes by telephone companies and coming in then through the same type of levy on railroad! account for the remainder of the total. Under a ntwly-patsed.lft} mea- sure, gross premium taxes on in- surance companies doing business in Minnesota will be payable in the future on March 1, instead of April 30. "These tax proceeds all go to the stale's general revenue fund, financing routine departmental Bjornson pointed out, noting as one exception the earn- ings levies paid by rail lines main- tained by taconite firms. "Such the treasur- er said, "are almost wholly dis- tributed back to municipal units in areas where the taconite is processed, just as are the levies on taconite itself. The March 1 payment for Erie Company's line was covering operations for the last six months of 1962, a drop of some from a year ago. But the Reserve Mining's payment ol was some more than the for the six-month period a year ago." Together the Reserve and Erie taconite rail lines paid in gross earnings taxes for nil ol 1962, an increase of some over 1961 The most recent addition to tin treasury, jusl over million in gross premium taxes, is about an even million dollars more than the levies collected in oper- ations by taxable insurance firms in the stale. Some 950 insurance firms paid 1962 levies based on two per cent of gross premium receipts on bus- iness done in Minnesota. Committee Votes To Kill Badger Restricting MADISON, Wis. wi-The Senate Governmental and Veterans Af- fairs Committee voted 3-2 Tuesday lano vuiiiiuuiet; vuieu J-2 lUCSCiay Khrushchev enthusiastically led to recommend killing a congres- him the length of the reviewing sional reapportionment bill nl- aporonmen n Snfn, 1 a rcady approved by the Assembly glimpse ot the revolutionary lead The bill will come up for a vole by the full Senate. An amendment added by the Castro listened quietly ,11B amenamcni aflflea bv the Soviet, defense minister. Marshal committee would have kept Green Rod.on Y Maljnovsky, charged County in the 1st Congressional lhe "arts Racine "ars acne Stales with a policy of ag- County into the 4th District and gression and provocations against made changes in the northern Plnnf mi" li? boundaries of the 4th, 5th and 6th standards of inlerna- Districts. original bill would add ul forces are always ready to "en- Green County lo the 2nd District, sure the complete debacle of any eliminate the present uih District aggressor who encroaches on the in 'he western part of the stale peaceful labor, freedom and inde- penrlencc of the U.S.S.R. and oth- er Socialist countries." Senate Confirms Bowles Appointment WASHINGTON (AD-The Sen- ale confirmed by voice vote today President Kennedy's nomination' of Chester Bowles to be ambas and form a new 9lh of Waukcsha County and portions of northern Milwaukee County. in the 9th as it now stands wo'jlil be add- ed lo surrounding districts. The Assembly voitu 55 to 26 Tuesday for a referendum on ex- tending daylight saving time to the last Sunday in October. It approv- ed by the Senate, the question will come up for a vole in April next year. Wisconsin's daylight September, a month short of most I of the nation on DST. TWENTY FOUR PAG1I un Recovered Thompson Ca: PRESIDENT FOUND IT AMUSING The dress was formal, but Die conversation appar- ently was informal Tuesday night just before a state dinner at Uie White House in honor of Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg. The Grand Duchess, ruler of the small country since 1919, brought lo President Kennedy as she talked with him during pre-dinner picture session. (AP Pliotofax) General Assures 'U.S. Minuteman Missile Up to Expectations MAY DAY CELEBRATION IN MOSCOW Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Casiro, third from left, joins Soviet Premier Nikila Khrushchev, wav- ing hal, ami other officials on stand n( Ihe Lenin Mausoleum in Red Square in Moscow today as they allcnd May Day celebrations, Kroni 'left: Emilio Aragones NavarrO, n leader of Castro's party in Cuba; Soviet Marshall R. Y. Malin- ovsky, Castro, Khrushchev. Leonid Brezhnev, a .Soviet Communist parly official, and A. I. Mm- cyan, Soviet depuly premier. 1'holo frnm Tass (AP Photofax via cable from Ixindoni EDITOR'S NOTE: There have been recent reports flint the important U.S. Min- uteman missile project fins run info unexpected ties. In the fallowing exclu- sive interview, Brig. Gen. Samuel C. Phillips, director oj the Minute program, dis- cusses the situation, NORTON AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. director of the Minuteman program says there is "absolutely no Irulh" to reports that the intercontinental missile cannot carry its payload lo targets in the Soviet Union. In fact, he says, "we have achieved more than was asked in all respecls, including range and payload." This evaluation came from Brig. Gen. Samuel C. Phillips, director of the Minuteman program and a key figure in rushing the solid-fuel missile to combat status ahead of schedule. Minuteman has leapfrogged earlier-developed liquid-fuel mis- siles and won the primary role 'n I his nation's defense arsenal. The Uniled Slales has bel several billion dollars that Ihe Minute- capable of streaking from wmb-proof silos even while under attack, will prevent nuclear war. This has been done with lillle criticism. But reports tegan crop- ling up recently (hat Minuleman lad hit a serious tests have shown it did not have enough ,powcr to hurl its warhead 'he necessary distance. In a rare exclusive Interview at his headquarters of the Air Force ballistic Syslems Division, Phil- ips discussed the Minuleman pro- gram. Q.General, can you say if there s any basis (o these reports (of A.There is not. Absolutely no basis al all. Q.IIow do you think these re- ports originated? A. Possibly they were based on mistaken information, The dis ance traveled in test launching? in the Atlantic missile range has Jeen announced as (o miles, This is considerably less ban the' miles recjuircrf of nterconlincntal missiles. However, the missiles over the Atlantic carried range safety instrumentation which lhe operational missile will not carry, The inslrnmcnUiliM) .section is 11 I inches long and weighs hundred' of pounds. Also, there are research re- for the re-entry vehicle. This, loo, means extra weight. We could have impacted al full intercontinental range in every cnse, but we fell we needed Iho i-Mcai-oh data more than we needed Ihe publicity. Q, There wore two Minuteman failures last year at Vancienberg Air Force Base, Calif. Can you explain those? A. Vandenberg is where the whole missile system is brought missile itself after preliminary testing at Cape Canav- eral, Fla., the ground equipment necessary for launching, and the Air Force crews being trained to man operational sites. Delta Queen Easy Winner LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ Old Man River must feel like a young- ster borne two racing steamboats again in a duel thai surely brought as much shouting as that of the Natchez and the Robert E. Lee. The Delta Queen won (lie Ohio River dash by a margin of more than a mile over the Belle of Louisville Tuesday night. And if Uie finish wasn't so exciting the sheer novelty made up for it, as thousands along the Kentucky and Indiana shores waved and cheered, More than passengert the boats appeared lo have the lime ot their lives, despite gray skies and chilly weather. The Belle, a 43-year-old stern- wheeler fresh from a year's layup for recondilioning, was decked Out in red, white and blue bunting. Tlie Queen, last passenger vessel on the river, carried a large ban- ner on its bow, saying "Best Wish- es." The race started before dark but the lighls of the Louisville skyline were twinkling when the Belle made it to the dock, about 20 min- utes behind the Queen. Tip Sends Sheriff to Elk River ELK RIVER, Minn. (AP) A Luger pistol used as a bludgeon in the slaying of Mrs, T. Thompson in St. Paul was found Tuesday in a roadside swamp three miles north of Elk River. Sheriff Chester Goenner of Sher- burne County said the weapon bore finger prints and that sever- al strands of hair, fairly long, still clung to the gun butt. Ona grip was missing. A black and while plastic grip from one side of lhe slaying wea- pon was found in (lie Thompson home, where the slaying occurred March 6. The Luger found Tues- day had one matching grip. Mrs, Thompson was beaten about the head and stabbed in the neck with a paring knife. She died in a St. Paul hospital without identifying her slayer, other than Ic say it was a man. Goenner said a search for weapon started Tuesday as a re- sult of a .the source nf which he wilhheid. It came as the- liamsey County Grand Jury as- sembled in St, Paul to hear sev- eral witnesses in the case. The gun was turned over to St. Paul police for laboratory analy- sis. Del. Li. George Bar.kley, St. Paul police homicide head, syid, 'It looks like the same gun we've been looking for." Goediwr said the weapon which could have been tossed from a car, was found on private farm proper- :y along County Road 34, about three miles north of Elk River. :t was found about 4 p.m. after a .hree-hour search in which Slier- burne and Ramsey County depu- ties, St. Paul police and Goenner look part. The weapon was dis- covered by Goenner's deputy, George Moos, after several swamp areas had been combed. _ The Thompson slaying gun waj inked to a Minneapolis burglary. It was stolen from the apartment of Wayne F. Brandt Feb. 14. Brandt identified the grip iound in the Thompson home as one of pair he had made for his Luger. Btrkhf said earlier that Henry W. BiilleF, 28, Columbia Heights, had admitted taking the gun in :he Brandt apartment burglary. Picked up with Butler in the burg- ,ary was Willard Ingram. 35 a former resident of the Elk River area. Butler and Ingram, arrested _ arly in April in connection with a St. Paul holdup, reportedly fur- nished clues which led to ths ar- of several others in the Thompson slaying. Barkley, at the lime the pistol grip identi- fied, said Butler told him he had turned the gun over lo Dick W.C. Anderson, who is charged with first degree murder in the slay- ing. Senate Revives Colored Oleo Bill ST. PAUL Minnesota Senate revived the bill to legalize sale of colored oleomargarine to- day. The Senate voted 33-27 to accept a minority report of the Senate Finance Committee the bill for passage. The committee had voted Mon- day night 10-8 to kill the bill, after adopting two amendments. Today's action meant the bill, which passed the House earlier, can be brought up for Senate de- bale. It goes to the foot of tlia debate list, but can be brought up by either the Tax Commiltea chairman or the Finance Commit- lee chairman under a special pri- ority rule. In its present form the bill car- ries amendments requiring that margarine be wrapped and pack- aged in triangular shapes and that it carry a 20-cenls-a-pound tax. Sen. Jack Davies, Minneapolis liberal, said he planned to move that the tax- be sot back lo 10 cents a pound, as in the llousa bill, and might also seek to re- move lhe amendment requiring triangular shape. Badger Oleo STEAMBOAT RACING REVIVED The Delta Queen from Cincinnati is all alone steaming toward finish line as it beat the Belle of Louisville in a 12 mile sleamboal race on the Ohio River Tuesday at Uuisvillc. The larger Delta Queen won the race by about Mi miles, (AP Photofax) Bill Killed MADISON, Wis. W _ The Assembly today killed a bill that would allow colored oleomargm-- ine lo be sold in Wisconsin wilh a tax ot 5 cents a pound, was 54-40. ;