Palladium Times, November 30, 1960

Palladium Times

November 30, 1960

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Palladium-Times (Newspaper) - November 30, 1960, Oswego, New York LOCAL HIGHLIGHTS Oswego Escapes Brunt of Winter's First Storm, Pg. 3. Possible Contest Looms for Democratic Election Post, Pg. 4. THE WEATHER Snow and continued cold tonight and Thuriday. At noon, 36. VOL, 37-NO, 282 MIMIIt IATBD OSWEGO-FULTON, N.Y., WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, I960 nm At DAILY MCWSPAPCR PRICE SEVER CEITI Waves Batter Freighter Stuck On Lake Michigan TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) A Liberian freighter lay grounded and leaking on a Lake Michi- gan island today, battered by gale winds and waves which hampered Coast Guard rescue efforts. The Francisco Morazan ran aground off the shore of South Manitou Island during a gale Tuesday night. At that time the captain, Eduardo Trizizas, told the Coast Guard there were 15 men and a woman aboard. Later, he told a reporter on ship-to-shore telephone there were only 14 persons aboard. Trizizas first said "there is leakage in the double but later in the morning re- ported his condition worsening with water in all holds, three and half feet deep in some places. Visibility improved as the day fore on. but the wind and sea remained high. The Coast Guard flew a plane over the scene and sent two helicopters to the island to stand by. The Coast Guard cutter Mes- quite set out from Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Tuesday night. She arrived in the area early to- day but was unable to render immediate assistance. Two other cutters, the Mack- inaw, out of Cheboygan. Mich., and the Sundew, out of Chardevoix, Mich., headed for the area. The captain of the 246-foot, ocean-going freighter blamed the mishap on a snow- storm which cut visibility to zero and high winds. He said the two combined to drift him onto the rocks. Commander W. E. Chapline of the Coast Guard Air Sta- tion at Traverse City said the vessel was aground some 300 to 500 feet off the island's corner. Iving almost parallel to the shoreline in 14 feet of water. He said she was pounding slightly. South Manitou Island is eight miles northwest of Glen Haven. Mich., oif the of the Leelanau Penin- sula in northwest Lower Michi- gan. Report Lumumba Safely Out Of Mobutu's Reach LEOPOLDVILLE, the Congo ex-Premier Pa- trice Lumumba today le- ported to have reached friend- ly territory some 400 miles east of the capital, well out ot Col. Joseph Mobutu's reach. Some sources said he abandoned his plan to so fnst to Stanleyville and head- ing instead toward another of nil political strongholds, Lulua- Dourg, capital ot Kasai Pro- vince Countless lumois swept through the capital conceimng Lumumba's flight one that he had been arrested after an automobile accident near Kikwit and was hospital- ized under a military guard. This report was not confirm- ed by any responsible source. Friends of the Communist- leaning former premier said he was last definitely reported at Idiofa. a village in the Kwilu area of eastern Leo- poldville Province, "ac- laimed by the continuing his overland jour- nev toward Luluabourg. Idiofa is 50 miles beyond Kikwit, in the heart of the Bambala tribal area of Leo- poldville Provincial President Cleophas Kamitatu. one of Lumumba's supporters. It is more than half-way from Leo- poldville to Luluabourg. Schoolteacher Eyewitness To Train, Bus Crash LAMONT, Alta. teacher Lois Stefura was driv- ing her car behind the Lamont school bus Tuesday as it turn- ed off a highway and headed for a grade crossing. "I thought: "If he doesn't stop, the tram will hit the she said. "But I saw he stopped and I thought everything was all right. When I looked again the bus was pulling out onto the tiacks The train horn was blowing so loudly I thought everjone must hear it. "The next instant everything seemed to fly up Books and bodies. I thought everyone must be dead. Then I saw a boy move What Mrs. Stefura had watched was a Canadian Na- tional Railwavs freight train tearing into the packed vehi- cle, killing 16 teen-age pupils and injuring 25 others and the bus driver. Fourteen of the 16 dead were girls. Many of Mrs. Stefura s own pupils were on the bus. The youngest of the dead was 15, the oldest 18. The bus usually carried 44 missed it Tuesday its daily trip trom Chip- man, 10 miles southeast of this central Alberta town oi 600 residents. Lamont is 45 miles northeast ot Edmonton, the provincial capital. It was a lew degrees below zero and bus windows were iiobted, but the air was crisp and clear as driver Frank Bud- nev, 31, took his bus up the short, snow-covered grade to the tracks. The view is un- obstructed in each diiection. Some believe Budney may have been blinded by the sun. The sun and the tram to his right. Hospital authorities would not allow an interview uith Budnev. Blizzard Blankets Buffalo With Snow Drifts 3 Feet Deep Argentina Rightists Revolt RIOTING IN CARACAS Bonfires set by rioters against Venezuelan govern- ment burn in streets of Caracas during weekend fighting which moved Presi- dent Romulo Betancourt to call out army, Nov. 28, to put down the demonstra- tions. (AP Wirephoto) Court Ignores Demonstrators; Sweeps Aside Louisana Integration Barriers NEW ORLEANS between state and federal gov- the State Legislature to federal judges-ignoring cat- j ernments had been resohed j vent them from stoppm T i Another bv the state asked j tegration. calling demonstrations for seg-1 n mtegra. These individuals had been pre- m- today swept aside every state-raised barrier to school integration and enjoined nearly all Louisiana officials from interfering "The read the opinion, "is clear that inter- position is not a constitutional doctrine." Interposition is a theory by which a state puts its sover- eignty between the federal gov- ernment and the people of the state. And. tion permanently. The judges said: "Though we be persuaded of the school board's good faith, there can be no question of delating still further the enjoyment of a con- stitutional right which uas solemnly pronounced by the Supreme Court of the United States more than six years ago." Sitting on the tribunal were Chief Judge Richard T Rives later added: "Without WANTS POISON LABEL ON CIGARETTES ALBANY UP} A legislator suggests that every pack of cigarettes be labeled with a skull and crossbones and a warning that persons smoke at their own risk. Assemblyman Sidney A. Asch said Tuesday that warnings should be issued, pending the outcome of tests to determine whether cigarette smoking had a bearing on can- cer. He submitted a measure to that effect for the 1961 Legis- lature. A similar proposal failed last year. JAPAN, ROMANIA SIGN TRADE PACT TOKYO Japan and Ro- mania today signed a trade and payments agreement aimed at lifting their almost non-exist- ent commerce to million in Hie first year. Japan already has trade agreements with the Soviet Union, Poland and Czechoslovakia. What's Inside 1 Bridge 6 FuMon 14 Editorial 0 Obituary 20 Comics 19 II Market 4 Soviets Ready UN Assault At Hammarskjold UNITED NATIONS UP) The Soviet Union whetted its ax today for a full-scale as- sault on Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold and his role m the strife-torn Congo. The Soviets made clear they will try to make Hammarsk- jold the scapegoat for the U. N.'s financial plight, as debate on the cost of the U. N. Congo operation went into its second day before the budgetary com- mittee. The Soviet Union has called for an end to the vast opera- tion in the Congo, declaring that Hammarskjold brought the United Nations to the brink of bankruptcy in order to pay for it. Hammarskjold has warned that the whole Congo opera- tion may have to be scrapped unless the General Assembly- gets the member states to foot the bill quickly. The Soviets insist that the payments are not mandatory because the cost of the Congo operation is not included in the regular U. N. budget. support of the interposition act, the rest of the segregation 'package' passed by the Legis- lature falls of its own weight." Further, the tribunal knock- ed out what it called "a series of measures which purport to abolish the Orleans Parish School Board." State Rep. John Garrett of Claiborne Parish in the Louisi- ana Delta country in northeast Louisiana where segregation sentiment runs high, said the Legislature would continue to fight despite the decision. Gov. Jimmie H. Davis de- clined immediate comment. State Sen. French Jordan of Gretna. across the Mississippi River from New Orleans ob- served: "I don't know what we are fixing to do, but we are fixing to do something of the Fifth U S. Circuit Court of Appeals; U-S. Dist. Judge Herbert W. Chris ten berry, and U.S Dist. Judge J. Skelly Wright. Judge Wright issued the or- iginal integration order and set Nov. 14 as the final effec- tive date to comply with it. In its sleeping decision, the judges issued temporary in- junctions against Gov. Davis, a number of state officials and under a similar temporary re- straining order The women demonstrators in front of Foreman's home crowded into an adjoining yard under police pressure and soon dispersed. A bit later they went to the home of Airs. James Gabrielle, a white moth- er whose daughter also attend- ed William Frantz School Tues- day. Mrs. Gabrielle became in- censed under the shouting and insults and banged one demon- strator over the head with her pocketbook. The continuing boycott of William Frantz and McDonogh No. 19 schools held firm at Tuesday level, news observers believed Four white girls and one Negro girl attended Wil- liam Frantz Tuesday; uiiee Ne- gro girls and no white students attended McDonogh. BUENOS AIRES. Argentina rightist revolt broke out in N01 them Argentina to- day shortly atter a similar up- rising was reported crushed by the near Buenos Aires. Repoits fiom Salta in the north s.aid a gioup 01 aimed civilians occup.ed oil installa- tions m two towns of Salta Piovmce These accounts said ciu'- lans also took over the state oil monopoly in the two towns, Tartagal and Vespucio. Salta is a sugar and oil producing pro- vince adjoining the Bolivian and Chilean boideis. Earlier in the day, civilian follower b ot ousted Dictator Ju- an D. Peion tried to seize the milnaij banacks in Rosano near tins capital, but were routed by tioops atter four hours ot fighting, the inent announced Unofficial reports said 10 persons were killed and 50 wounded at Romano. ad- vices said about 25 civilians were arrested. There were no estimates of casualties in the outbreak to the north. The government said the up- rising in the north was similar to the one put down at Rosano. This indicated that Peromstas also were involved there. In both cases, the uprising was staged by armed civilians. Insurgents in the north cut railway tracks and telephone lines, first reports from Salta said. The army declared the up- rising at Rosano had been ciUbhed Gen Carlos Seveiaie Toian- Monteio, armv commander in chief, baid m a communique that 40 well-armed men at- tacked an infantry legiment barracks at Rosario Earlier re. poi ts put the number ot at- lackeis at about 150 Among the was Julio Barredo, a loimei- colonel who was an aide to Gen Humberto Sosa Molina. Peron b minister of wai, the communique said- The army chiei said the Ro- saiio revolt was earned out by "a totalitarian, subversive or- ganization called 'Peronismo'." The newspaper Diario de la Manana in Rosano tied the up- nsing theie directly with the outbieak in the north. The newspaper said an insui- gent boasted to one ol its re- porters by telephone that the rebels had connections in a number of Argentine cities, in- cluding Tartagal, one ot the northern cities, m the uprising. Unofficial accounts said some noncommissioned oltieers join- ed the insurgents at Rosario. DAIRY EXPORTS DROP WASHINGTON (m U. S. dairy product exports dropped sharply during 1959, due main- ly to the removal of cheese from the surplus food ship- ments sent overseas. On a butterfat equivalent basis, dairy exports totaled 1.2 billion pounds in 1959, compared with 2.9 billion pounds in 1958, Total value of 1959 dairy exports was es- timated at million, down 33 per cent from the previ- ous year. Face Hostile Crowd Walk To School Longest In World For Minister, Child NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) The block and a half the Rev. Lloyd Foreman has to go with his 5-year- I'm going to be for it! Our old daughter Pamela to integrated William Frantz World News at a Glance NAGOYA, Japan (AP) U.S. Ambassador Douglas MacArthur II said today ties between Japan and the United States are stronger than ever. He told the Japan- American Society many Japanese feel the "need of sec- urity ties with the United until the United Na- tions can assure the security of Its memfcers. Kennedy Holds Lead WASHINGTON UP) Al- though Republicans were chal- lenging the Nov. 8 election results in some areas, Presi- dent-elect John F. Kennedy held a margin of votes today over vice President Richard M. Nixon. Only 181 precincts, scatter- ed among six states, remain- ed unreported in those fig- ures, based on official returns Irom 31 states and unofficial tabulations in the other 19. The totals at this point gave Kennedy votes and Nixon The to- tal for the two already sur- passed 68 million votes, to a new record. Republicans were charging that in some precincts in Tex- as and Illinois, more votes were tabulated than the number of) registered work is cut out for us." Attj. Gen. Jack Gremillion left the state capital hurriedly for New Orleans. While the court made public around his daughter. its decision, angry housewives and mothers thronged outside the home of a white Methodist minister whose five-year-old daughter continues to attend one of the citj's two integrated school is for them the longest walk in the world. For seven days, women have hurled abuse at Fore- man as he walked past screaming crowds with his arm Schools, William Frantz Ele- mentary. The women jeered and yell- ed but the Rev. Llojd Foreman al'-eady had spirited his daugh- ter into her kindergarten class by the back door. Foreman was target of simi- lar demonstrations Tuesday when he took his daughter to school by the tront door. The three judges had been asked to rule on two motions: One by the Orleans Parish School Board asking suspension of integration until differences The demonstrators made their toughest show of strength Tuesday. After a dozen women form- ed a human chain to block them and one grabbed Fore- man's jacket, the 34-j ear-old minister said: "We'll to re-evaluate the situation. It's never been like this before." Police wedged a path for Foreman and his daughter. At noon, he drove to the school's rear to escape the incensed crowd. Pamela was one of four white children who attended Frantz Tuesday with one Negro first- grader. Inside Foreman's modest one- story frame house, his >oung wife wept as she saw him re- Sir Winston 86 Today; Gets Huge, Brandy Cake LONDON (AP) The seemingly indestructible Sir Winston Churchill celebrated his 86th birthday today with a 100-pound cake soaked in his favorite brandy. Habitually a late sleeper, he had the lights on early in his bedroom. There was good reason for a parade of well-wishers, postmen, messengers and de- livery boys began ringing his doorbell as early as a m. First to pull up before his London home was a uniformed post-office messenger carrying a heavy load of birthday tele- grams, many from the United States. A member of his household said a greeting from President Eisenhower was among the thousands pouring m from all over the world First indications wcie that this would be a quiel birthdav. for Sir Winston is still recup- tors may hope for a quiet day, he'll probably do something outrageously Churchilhan be- fore the day is over." Said one of his friends: "Now take that cake, for instance, it's been soaked with a bottle of brandy and he'll not only cut it but eat some of it." Brandy is one of Sir Win- ston's favorite beverages and at his age he drinks it along smoking good cigars. Around the huge and alcoho- lically tragrant cake, the mail, lelecram5; and presents piled up They included greetings Irom crating from a broken bono in Queen Elizabeth II, Prime Min- his back suffered in a fall 15 days ago. But people who know him best said that while his doc- ister Macmillan, the heads of foreign states and from the humblest in this and other lands. turn with yelling women de- monstrators trailing him. She had received crank calls all morning They sat in the small living room talking it over. "Think of what the child has to go Mrs. Foreman said. Mrs. Foreman is a slender, pretty brunette, born in Alex- andria, La. Her two jounger children played at her feet. "I don't think it's disturbed Foreman said. "She wants to go to school." Foreman, a dark-haired even- featured man who is pastor of two Methodist churches here, was born m Crow-ley, La "When Pamela started go- Foreman said, "I thought we could do this quietly. Now I don't know. I don't know what to think. Except that I'm convinced this segment is not representative of the city of New Orleans. "My congregation has been wonderful about Fore- man said. "They are not in ac- cord. But they have accepted my decision as a personal one." PARIS (AP) President Charles de Gaulle will go to Algeria to explain his plans for the rebellious ter- ritory on Dec. 9, it as announced today after a Cabinet meeting. The Cabinet did not set a firm date for the national referendum on De Gaulle's policy of giving Algeria self- government, but agreed to do so at next week's meet- ing. Information Minister Louis Terrenoire said, how- ever, that Jan. 8 was the most likely date. LONDON (AP) Handley Page, Britain's oldest aircraft building firm, issued a statement today denying it has received a S16 million offer from an American corporation for enough stock to control the British com- pany. The statement, issued at Handley Page's London headquarters, said that it has been engaging in negotia- tions with an American company on many matters, but these do not include the sale of the company to Ameri- can interests. 230 LOSE LIVES IN AUTO-TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ALBANY Traffic ac- cidents in 1he state claimed 230 lives in October, the worst rec- ord for the month since 19-11, when the toll was 275, the State Motor Vehicle Bureau said today. The increase was concentrat- ed in Upstate urban areas, the bureau said. Compared with October 1959, when 185 persons uere killed in traffic accidents, fatalities in October 1960 increased 12 per cent in Upstate urban areas, decreased 15 per cent in New- York City and decreased 6 per cent in rural areas of the state Highway accidents in the first 10 months of this year ac- counted for deaths, com- pared with in the corres- ponding 1959 period. March on Muscular Dystrophy Thursday Night SUPPORT IN A woman pedestrian finds it necessary to ding to a traffic signal post for sup- port against winds that reached 72 miles an hour in the season's first snowstorm Nov. 28 in Duluth, Minn. The snow stalled traffic, while winds knocked down powtr. And tekptant BUFFALO blustery storm that dumped up to 18 inches of snow and drifts three and one-half feet deep in Buffalo and its suburbs blew into other sections of western New York todav. The Buieaus said another 12 inches or more expected in some areas. The storm, which blanketed Bufiaio and paits of northern Ene County and southern sec- 1 tions oi Oilcans and Niagaia Countv Tuesdav night spread today into Gencsee. Chautau- qua. Cattaraugus and Allegany counties The storm coveied a five- mile strip along Lake Erie in a north-easterly direction dur- ing the night, then shifted to a southwesterly course today. Snow plows were slowed by cais and trucks which spun to a stop across the wet. snow- clogged streets. Most ot the imam arteries in Buffalo weie open by mid-rnorning but many side streets were still blocked. Speed Limit Cut The speed limit on the Thru- wav was cut to 35 miles an hour from the Pennsylvania state line to Rochester. State Police said visibility was limit- ed and the superhighway was slippery in most of that sec- tion. The Thruway's Niagara section was limited to one-way traffic. No snow was reported in Rochester or other parts of Monroe County. Only a trace of snow fell in Buffalo's south and west sides before mid-morning, and the usually spots of the area Orchard Park and other suburbs escaped the storm's full force. Police in the town of Am- herst, north of Buffalo, re- ported 18 inches of snow on Route 5 and said that drifting was piling snow to three and one-half ft depths. State High- way 324 in the town was closed along a two-mile stretch because of the stalled vehicles. Police in other towns and villages in the path of ttie storm said traftic was near a standstill. Secondary roads were closed. The magara Countiv sheriff department said northern sec- tions of the county were get- ting only a trace of snow. "But we're getting it a deputy sheriff said. "In fact we just had to send out a tow truck for one of our pa- trol cars." Air traffic was not immedi- ately affected, since few flights were scheduled during early morning hours. Runways at the airport were under con- stant plowing. Bus schedules were delayed out of Buffalo by as much as 90 minutes, but rail service was running on time. Cars Stalled In northern Buffalo several hundred cars were stalled. Cabs stopped taking calls for service. Buffalo and its environs had the snows all to itself much of Tuesdav night as winds of gale velocity rocketed the storm m from Lake Ontario. Skidding temperatures were scheduled to precede the storm over much of the Upstate area. The high winds that bufteted the Butfalo area vvcre be- lieved to have caused the col- lapse ol a brick wall at a con- struction site m downtown Butfalo. One person was killed and four were injured when an estimated 27 tons of debris cascaded through the roof of an adjacent building. The U. S. Coast Guard sta- tion here measured winds up to 55 miles an hour during the Temperatures plummeted over 30 decrees in Buffalo Tuesday. A lecoid high of 62 degrees lor 'ne date was re- coided m the moirung. By night-fall tne mercury had schrned gelow the 30-degree mark. The pievious high for the date uas bO, set in 1927. New Yoik City had its weather problems Tuesday too, but of a milder nature. The city was blanketed in a heavy fog, delajmg highway and air travel. A State Island feiry collid- ed with a Norwegian tanker, but vvas ab'e to return to terminal. One poison waj m- juied. storm was exported to alleviate a low water level si- tuation in rural sections of Western and Central New York. Yesterday Prof. Harry Kerr of the State College of Agri- culture at Cornel] said the western half of the state wai drier than u was was last year rtcord lout were ;