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   Daily Republic, The (Newspaper) - February 8, 1960, Mitchell, South Dakota                                WEATHER FORECAST Cloudy THE DAILY REPUBLIC if if An Independent Newspaper Cattle Buyers Read DOUBLE SERVICE WANT ADS Volume LXXVII 16 Pages February 1960 Final Edition Single Copy lOc Number 95 DJs Claim They Were Paid As Consultants JIM RIVER BRIDGE COLLAPSES One of the spans of the bridge crossing the James River near the Rockport Colony south of Alexandria collapsed Saturday as Joe a resident of the Hutterite started to cross the bridge with the tractor which was pulling a stack mover loaded with Wipf escaped injury in the The accident was investigated by Sheriff Dewey Heineman of Hanson He said that there is a load limit of 10 tons on the but said that it had not been determined whether there was an overload at the time of the The bridge was built sometime around the turn of the according to Auditor Leo who said that the county has some insurance on the He pointed out that a bridge which had been built near the Rosedale Colony in the county in 1901 for a cost of was replaced last year with a bridge which cost Republic Photo by Helgoland Burke Russians Sub Fleet Is Greatest Military Threat To US By EDMOND LE BRETON WASHINGTON AP Arlelgh Burke says the Soviet Union has cut down on submarine but the Soviet sub mersible fleet poses one of the gravest military threats we It is known that some Soviet submarines can fire the chief of naval operations told a House Appropriations subcommit He did not elaborate in that portion of his testimony made public but he said the So viet threat extends both to sea communications and to Burkes testimony also sup Army At Odds With Defense Department On Airlift Issue By WILLIAM ARBOGAST WASHINGTON sharp disagreement between the Army and the Defense Department over the adequacy of emergency air lift facilities was brought into the open today by the House Appro priations It included An assertion by Army Chief of Staff Lemnitzer that the Defense Department is woefully and hopelessly unpre pared for the type of emergency Few Clues In DentistPatient Office Slayintjs CHICAGO AP Police had only a few clues today as they sought to track down a killer who invaded a dentists office and fa tally shot the dentist and his pa Some detectives theorized it was a drug addict who walked Into David Friedmans sec ondfloor office ahd fatally shot Steven the and the 50yearold Police found the shot once in the Satur day night in Friedmans bloodsplattered Bavlsik was dead in a pool of The unconscious dentist died early Sunday in a Some policemen discounted the addict saying such a per son would have known he could not get the drugs he wanted from a There were no drugs in the A call from Friedman sent police to the office when her hus band failed to come home from lished The walls and sink were smeared with Equip ment was papers disar rayed and storage cabinets in a Three bullet holes cracked a No weapon was The pockets of both men were turned Inside out and two empty wallets had been tossed on the Bavlsik had no money a bill was found on Fried Police learned from Bavlsiks widow that her part owner of a wire products com normally carried to in Friedman said she believed the dentist was carrying the down payment for a new car he planned to buy Sat urday Couple Still Much In Love After 72 Years AP Blind and bedridden since Hayley is still worth her weight in gold to her husband after 72 years of will spend their an niversary today caring for her as he has since she was stricken 14 years She is They wed in 1888 when she was 16 and he They lived in a log cabin until when they moved to this tiny central Arkansas com Ten of their 13 children are liv There are 22 grandchildren and 31 One son and his wife help the aged couple with their household PATROL CAR HIT Detective Weatherman and Surratt left their patrol car unattended for 30 minutes while they conducted an investiga tion They returned and tried to radio but they Someone had stolen the airlift It might A charge by Secretary of the Army Wilber Brucker that Lemnitzer is not getting all the cooperation he ought to get from the Joint Chiefs of A statement by George Mahon chairman of the Defense Appropriations sub that lack of an ade quate airlift is one of the weak est links in our defense The airlift controversy was aired by the committee during re cent closeddoor hearings on the 1961 defense censored transcript was made public Lemnitzer disagreed with a statement by Thomas chief of staff of the Air that the airlift now avail able meets the criteria estab by the Joint Chiefs of Bob White and Lemnitzer are Heavy Check Is Honored By Bank In Utah SALT LAKE Utah AP the bank mails Allen Christensen this months cancelled the outsized parcel may be enough to give the postman a pain in the lumbar One of the checks is a pine plank 5 by 12 complete ith Christensen made it out to his for when he couldnt find his check Zions First National Bank ac cepted the wooden check without Not a guffaw splintered the silence when it was No wag said it went against the grain to cash The check is perfectly legal and was drawn from a regular checking said Ames the banks vice Senator Raps Teleprompters As TV Rigging WASHINGTON Red Skelton or George Gobel have to be asks Richard Neuberger DOre what of tel evision programs which seek to elect a or gov ernor Neuberger says the recent pub licity about television rigging gives the government a good op portunity to outlaw teleprompters In Teleprompters can make the dullest oaf appear as if he could recite the statistical abstract with out a single he If this isnt basically deceitful and then what is members of the Joint Chiefs of Lemnitzer told the committee the chiefs are in agreement on airlift requirements in a genera war but do not agree on needs for a limited He said there Continued on Page Two DEFENSE Police Probing Kenneth James Injury Case Police are Investigating the ser ious injury of Kenneth ahd Chief of Police Charles Stumm hinted that assault and battery charges may be filed against a man tentatively identi fied as Aaron son of Roy Mit was listed in serious condi tion in a local hospital Mon day He was admitted to the hospital at Sunday with severe lacerations of the right Hospital personnel said he suffered much loss of Apparently his face was lacer ated with a broken end of a bot James was picked up by ambu lance from an apartment above the South Main business known as Ar cade Police were hazy on details Mon day saying they knew very little about the incident but were continuing to Light Seen In Western Sky Believed Meteor SALT LAKE Utah AP Most experts believe a light that flashed across western skies early Sunday was a Hun dreds saw most of them in Montana and Wyo Amateur astronomer Floyd said he tracked a red ball in the sky for nearly five after a bright flash lighted the He said the ball was brighter than anything else in the sky and he guesed It was several thousand miles It seemed to stay stationary between two stars for three or four he then took off with fantastic speed and dis Richard piloting a West ern Airlines plane feet over southwest said the light was fantastically It lit up everything in the cockpit and the cabin and the entire sky ported current intelligence estimates based on Soviet inten tions as well as Soviet maximum We have made gross errors In the past by using the old he Burke cited what he said were estimates that the Soviets coulc build hundreds and hundreds o longrange but said they did not actually do He went on They actually built submarines in They had the capability to continue but what did they do They got a large number of submarines then they stopped and they went into new but their new production is much They will build submarines a some lesser rate to replace prob ably the submarines they now have and keep their submarine force about You can get a capability on a crash program and be completely Burkes published testimony contained no estimate of present Soviet submarine Earli er estimates have ranged around 500 new or recent Daniel Flood DPa told Burke You have come up with this one the Intelligence con cept in 90 days In order to balance the Burke denied saying that theory is based upon the best in telligence all our whole Intelli gence community has been able to and It Is Smallest Baby Ever Born Alive Fails To Survive DES Iowa HViounce baby claimed to be the smallest ever bora alive died ear ly this morning about 28 hours after his The child was born to and Morris Vermeullen of Des Moines at Saturday The resident oediatrician at Still Osteopathlc Hospital said the child started breathing about two min utes after birth and was well formed although three months pre WASHINGTON for mer Cleveland disc jockeys pre paring to testify at the opening of the payola hearing con tended they were paid as consult ants and not for plugging Through their Wesley Hopkins and Joseph Flnan said they have broken no laws or even our Both are ormer disc jockeys on Cleveland radioTV station The with attorney Donald spoke to reporters utside the hearing room as the House Legislative Oversight sub committee began behind closed doors its probe into alleged under thetable payments for plugs on the air and other radio TV The closed session was ordered at the request of another former disc Norman Prescott employed until recently by Boston Prescott was the first witness heard by the Subcommittee Chairman Oren Harris DArk said the opening day closed session was arranged at Prescotts Harris read the House rule per mitting witnesses to be heard In itially In executive session when testimony might tend to degrade or incriminate He said the committee felt it must grant Prescotts made earlier in a telegram from Palm At a brief open Harris said rumors that the subcommit tee investigation will center on a few stations or local ities are wholly It not the subcommittees objective to single out any single group or Har ris He said hearings this week are only the beginning of a look into representative situations which will reveal the nature and scope of the problem of alleged under thetable payments for plugs on the air and other forms of com mercial bribery or improper prac Ray Rushing Decides Against Naming Names At Rally In SC mother of three other was report ed doing The American Medical listed a 12ounce girl which died in Chicago 54 hours after its birth last and Jacqueline of who weighed 12 ounces at as the previous smallest General Taylor To Be Released From Hospital WASHINGTON AP Maxwell whose left arm was broken Saturday expected to leave Walter Reed Army Medical Center former Army chief of was injured when he walked against the side of a mov ing taxicab while crossing a street in downtown He now is an executive of a Mexico City utilities Mystery Sub Being Sought Off The Coast Of Argentina BUENOS Argentina AP Argentine warships and planes searched today for a mystery submarine believed lurk ing off the coast of southern Newspapers claimed the sub marine has been bottled up in the Golfo a strategic 30by40 mile inlet 650 miles southwest of Buenos There was no in dication of its Navy Secretary Gaston Clement confirmed that a widespread hunt is under way but described some of the press reports ai absolute ly He refused to discuss that the sensational treatment of the operation has created a false The official cold water did not dispel public Thousands flocked to the beaches around the gulf to wait lor The newspaper Democracia said the trapped submarine had been damaged and two other sub marines quickly moved into the area to dvert search forces so the crippled crait coujd slip It said the unidentified sub More Argentine in cluding an aircraft were rushed to the Clement told newsmen that naval electronic devices had de tected strange presum ably several times But he likened some of the current newspaper to the stories of Jules the il Rushing told an ons that several weeks ago he met a man In Sioux City who nows what he Is talking This man told me bookies are perating at Sodrac and told me how they said the The evangelist said he would not eveal the name of this man be cause the attorney general of South SIOUX South Dako as United Temperance league xecutlve Ray ypassed his avowed intention of naming names in Sioux City Sun ay night at an anticrirne rally at he advice of his Speaking at Billy Sunday Memor nd in Parnell and peace officers in the Sioux City as far as I still invest igating the information given to him by this Rushing then went on to say that while he was talking with this man the chief of police and the chief of detectives of Sioux City sat in a squad car approximately 25 feet distant and watched him con verse with the informant for about 45 In a press conference Immediate ly after the Rushing indicat ed the man who he said was his informant came to Sioux City from and the chief of police has this mans The speaker declared that loca newspapers soon will be publishing names of professional gamblers mentioned by this The only names mentioned the evangelist at the rally were those listed in Estes Kefauvers Crime in Rushing alleged there were many fronts in Sioux City for these national In his introduction of the South Glee pastor of Billy Sunday There are security of ficers in this building tonight and we will not tolerate any disturb ance Reporters observed only one un iformed man at the and that was a deputy sheriff directing traf fice at the exit of the tabernacle Finch Tells Jury He Fled In Nightmare After Wife Slain LOS ANGELES AP Bernard Finch said today he wan lered away like a man in a ream from the place where his wife lay a bullet in her he he fled run ling in It was like a dream or a night the wealthy surgeon testi ied at his murder He and his pretty Car le are charged with The subcommittee later will Continued on Page Two PROBE Woman Rescues 6 Children From Burning House was what anyone with her own chil dren would have said a housewife after leading six neigh bor children to safety from their burning Lula Mae Crosss Billy spotted the smoke and flames bil lowing from the frame home Sun I knew there were children In so I went around to the back and opened the kitchen said The front of the home was a wall of names and the kitchen was full of I saw the kids hiding in a corner and picked up the babies and herded them all over to my The youngsters Leslie said she was away from home borrowing money from another The woman said she was unemployed and that her husband was in Cross kept the chidren In her home until their mother return The fire gutted the front of the Kennedy Forces Hake Proposal On California By MORRIE LANDSBERG API Spokesmen for John Ken nedy DMass approached Cali fornia party officials at the West ern Democratic Conference and proposed terms under which Ken nedy would stay out of the Cali fornia presidential The Massachusetts Senators campaign it was doubt he would enter the for the states 81 convention votes against Edmund Browns avoriteson the Californians were in the Kennedy people would like definite assurances from Brown that he would release his delegates after the first ballot in Los Brown has dis avowed serious presidential am bi Roger California Demo cratic state vice chairman and Elizabeth national com were asked to take message back to They did not commit One Kennedy staff member voiced concern Brown might hold he delegation until it was too late to help the senators bid for the presidential Vinner Radio Station Manager Injured In Mishap By Republic News Service manager of Winner radio station su fared a compound fracture of his left leg in a tractor accident which happened Sunday Clark was taken to Sioux Falls hospital this morning after being treated in the Rosebud Community Hospital on His condition was termed as satis The accident occurred after Clarks car became stuck two miles west of He secured the aid of Earl a farmer liv ing and they star ted toward Clarks car with the The tractor was equip ped with a mounted dirt and in some manner the piece of equipment tripped and C1 a rks leg caught between the tractor and the GOP Solons To Tour State For Lincoln Events PIERRE M South Dakotas Republican Congressmen will be touring the state starting today in a tribute to Abraham GOP Executive Director D u a n e McDowell There are 37 engagements al ready scheduled for the Karl Mundt RSD leads ofi Monday with a Lincoln Day ban quet with a supper in Deadwood He will attend a banquet in Hu ron Wednesday and banquets in White Lake Mitchell Friday and Marion The Marion banquet is billed as the major farm address of his Francis Case RSD has appearances set for Mobridge and Highmore Timber Dupree and Faith Gregory and Murdo 15 and Huron Lincoln Week appearances are also being planned by Archie Gub brud of candidate for governor Ray Dana of Sioux East River congressional candi date Joe Bottum of Rapid considered a likely choice for lieu tenant governor nomination Lands Commissioner Bernard Linn and major state legislators McDow ell murdering Barbara Jean Finch at the Finch estate in subur ban West Covina the night of las July Finchs account left off Fri day at the long trials most dra matic m oment so mo ment his wife As he knelt holding her ham and he his wife murmured Take care of the Tears streamed from several jurors The jammed court room held its straining for every re living last minutes in his second wife lost the pose which has marked his manner since the tria began in He spoke appearing to force his words through lip stiff with He trembled and fought for Finch denied the prosecu tions charge he and Miss Tregof waylaid Finch to murder 15 SD Youths To Compete For Academy Spots MADISON Oft Fifteen South Dakota youths have been named by Karl Mundt RSD to compete for vacancies at the Air Force and Army academies this Eleven were named to compete for Air Force vacancies and four for vacancies at West Those named for West Point were Bruce Wanless of Larry Pressler of Craig Dean of Canton and Ronald Adams of a resident of Union County in South The 11 named for Air Force aca demy appointment competit ion were Ronald Krell of Arden Fetherhuff of Joseph Peters of Big Stone Larry Lutjens of Cary Weis haar of Charles Jett of Hot Berwin Kock of Sioux Vernon Handel of Jimmy Dale Dwyer of Wessington Springs Stephen Bober of Rapid City and Thomas Kappenman of Alfred Hawaiis Top Buried HONOLULU AP While a choir softly sang Alfred Apaka was buried Sunday on a slope of Diamond Head Me morial Park above Waikiki Apaka was Hawaiis leading singer when he died 30 of a leart The 40yearold en tertainer was playing paddle ball when he was He appeared in many television shows on the mainland and his sudden death brought expressions of sorrow from throughout the United Mikoyan Is Given Warm Receptions At 2 Cuban Events By ROBERT BERRELLEZ HAVANA AP Soviet super salesman Anastas Mikoyan made appearances at both ends of Cubas social scale He French science fiction enter the June 7 California pri Kennedy said after his speech was thunderously applauded on here Sunday that he would make a decision on whether he will Unions desire for Those who talk of the Soviet leader know that if we can send a rocket to the moon They wanted to ask if she wanted a Nevada he so he and Carole could get married He said a terrific fight broke out between him and his wife the night of her death solely because Finch produced a pistol and he feared she would He said the pistol went fatally wounding as he drew his arm back to throw it Spinsters Who Hanged Selves Had NEW YORK AP Ten bank books showing deposits totaling have been found in the modest apartment of two spinster sisters who hanged themselves rather than move The sisters and Mar garet found hang ing In their apartment They were clad in turnof thecentury Their old fashioned china and crystal were carefully packed The bank found led police to theorize there might be even more weath in the apart They continued their The former house serv had been dead at least a The in their left a note explaining they could not bear to lose their home of 25 which faces demolition to make way for a new Weather Forecast SOUTH DAKOTA Partly cloudy to cloudy this afternoon and to night colder north and west and turning colder southeast this after noon with scattered snow flurries and strong northerly winds ex treme northeast a little colder to night low 1520 northeast and 20s elsewhere cloudy Tuesday with occasional light snow northeast and scattered light rain or snow south west by evening high Tuesday 2535 3545 EXTENDED FORECAST Extended forecast for South Da cota 913 Temperatures hrough Saturday will average 10 15 degrees above Normal maximums Normal mini mums 510 No sharp tem perature changes Preci pitation will average gener ally ess than as scottered periods of light rain or MITCHELL WEATHER Average precipitation for portion of year to date Total precipitation for portion of year to date Saturday high 28 Saturday low 23 Sunday high 41 Overnight low 34 7 temperature 36 Sunset today Sunrise tomorrow PRECIPITATION 25 AH Time Month 60 59 Avg Avg Rec Yr 97 15 06 April 2 50 27 May 42 June 20 July 15 23 01 11 47 TEMPERATURES H L Rapid City Philip with such we can sendlpluert a rocket with the same precision Aberdeen both to any point on The Soviet deputy premier But war is against j oririfocc he We peace made the second public address The present search is in theimary within the next Heof his Cuban visit to a meeting same area where Argentine war1 noted the filing deadline for the of the National Federation of Tex reported attacking an un1 California primary is May Sunday night he at marines were identified submarine with depththe Wisconsin primary in which I tended a concert of the Havana jWatertown our Huron want JSioux Falls Pickstown Mikoyan got another big hand as he outlined the rise of the So 61 35 52 36 41 36 32 32 30 29 32 33 30 45 38 Tr Tr Valentine Lemmon The submarine sensation firsticharges a year That subjhe is opposed by Hubert a week The Arlmarine stories saying the submarine hadjgentine destroyer Cervantes The government never ideriti been hit by depth bombs droppedtwo patrol ships reported localjtied the but naval ling a submarine in the gulf but sources speculated Uien it was a by navy secretary complained i it got 1 Soviet I should know more Continued on Page Two POLITICS viet Union under communism and Mobridge Symphony by So viet the Cuban re volution Sioux City Composer Aram i 41 54 38 35 34 32 34 34 Mikoyans speech to the textile workers included the usual Soviet boast of missile strength coupled with assurance of the Soviet can accomplish Mikoyan was followed by Eri MISSOURI RIVER STAGES Yankton No Change Continued on Page Two Sioux City No Change CUBA Omaha 12 Plus   

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