Kingsport News, December 29, 1960

Kingsport News

December 29, 1960

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Kingsport News (Newspaper) - December 29, 1960, Kingsport, Tennessee Deathless-Days City 154 County 19 Do you have to get there first? Tike it casyl KING SPORT NEWS VOL. 151 Phone Circle MI21 KINGSPORT, TENN., THURSDAY, DEC. 20, 1960 16 PAGES, 6 CENTS with light with snow today; Friday' partly, cloudy. with some rnla> or drizzle In sou'lhwyt day mostly cloudy nnd Illtlt Police, Workers Clash THREE persons were injured when these two aulos collided head-on on East Carter's Valley Road about p.m. Wednesday. Paul Quillen, 35, Route 3, Church Hill, driver of the auto on the left; Charlie Davis, 46, 1517 Lake St., and Clarence (T-N Pholo By Soudcri) McComell, 49; Route 4, Gate City, were treated for injuries to the face arid legs at .Hoiston Valley Community Hospital and released. No charges were placed pending further investigation. Deputy J. C. Fletcher Jr. investigated: Soviets, West Germans In Agreement By CARL HARTnlAN BERLIN. Germany HSTWorks On Book YORK now it's Harry S. Truman, schoolbook svriler. The former president disclosed Wednesday he is working on a schoolbook about the president's role in government. Addressing a luncheon gather- ing, he confided: "I'll tell you a secret. I'm writing a schoolbook." Wryly, he added: "It may never come out." Anyway, he said, "It'll be a book on the government of the United States in relation to the Executive Department." Truman spoke at a meeting of the Society of American Archiv- ists, which made him an honorary life member and gave him an award for his interest in preserv- ing official, documents.- "I'm kind of a nut on public he said in accepting Ihe honors. Truman said he was greatly in- terested in the proper care and storage of official documents for the later use of students and archivists.- He noted that many ancient empires had destroyed the records of predecessors, causing great-Joss- to scholars afterward. He suggested ah existing presi- dential papers be microfilmed and properly indexed so students could find them readily. Some such records entrusted to educa- tional institutions in the past have beep deposited in "six-feet deep he said. Two Held In Robbery BRISTOL A preliminary hear- ing is set today in Municipal Court here for two South Carolina brothers, charged with Tuesday night's armed robbery of a Bristol service station attendant. Commonwealth's attorney Dick Rouse said although the younger brother, 17-year-old Charlie Cooper. is a he will be prosecute: as an adult. Rouse, said 22-year-old Wallace Cooper, the older of the pair, re cently was released from. federal prison after serving time for auto theft. The older Cooper, Rouse said, was working at a service sla tion in Columbia, S. C. when he drove off in a customer's car, then picked iip his brother and a gun Together, they arrived in Bristol Tuesday night, Ihey told police "looking for some money." Their have admilled Ihe robbery (o 27-year old Henry Boulon who alone was attending the State Line Esso Sla tion. The brothers ditched Iheir car after a chase down nearby U.S 11, with police in hot pursuit. They spent the night in a motel on the 1 highway while nearby, Bristol am Washington Counly, Va. official were combing the woods and high ways. A telephone lip from Ihe mote owner led police to the motel roon where of Ihe 5-1R taken wa found in one of the brother's shoes They said they had flushed Ihe re mainder of the loot down a com mode, Cubans Free Wilson Hall HAVANA (UPI) Cuban au thorfties released Wilson Hal National Broadcasting Compan newsman, al 4 p.m. Wednesda after some GO hours of detcntio on undisclosed charges. It was believed thai Hnll, rested last Monday as he wa preparing to embank by" air fn New York, would leave by a Ut New York, via Miami. Charge U.S. Gives Aid To Cuba Rebs HAVANA government-controlled press and radio launched ew ar.tac.ks. nn Ihc United States Wednesday wilh charges "Eisenhoiv- r and Ihc Pentagon" supplied anti-Castro rebels with the explosives or sabotage. Fifly-cight persons, were injured in.bomb blasts in Havana and the ileup of two passenger trains in cast central Cuba Tuesday. Official ropagandists demanded (he "firing squad" for (he saboteurs. A fire at the downtown Hotel (nglaterra caused a if., alarm'but little actual damage Police said cotton- Archibald Cox New Solicitor General PALM arvnrd ached BEACH, Fla. (AP) man John Kennedv into the Harvard Law Wednesday and lapped rof. Archibald Cox, a Close po- tical ally, to be. solicitor general f the United States. Cox will be ic government's chief advocate cforc the U.S. Supreme Court. President elect Kennedy also amed Washington attorney Eu ene Zuckert, once assistant dean of the Harvard Business School, to he secretary of the air force in the new administration. Both Cox and' Zuckert have broad backgrounds of prior serv- ice in the government. Each served for a time in the office he now will head. Cox, 48, was coordinator during the presidential campaign of a team of professors who supplied Kennedy with background mace- deal vrapped white phosphorus had ecu stuffed under a foam rub- xir mattress to start the blaze. The thick smoke forced tenants nit of their rooms'but no casual- ies were reported. In neighboring Pinar del Rio, 5 "counter-revolutionaries" were urncd over to a military tribu- ia! at Consolacion del Sur for rial. They included a student eader, Jose Manuel Valienle, and an ex-Spanish civil war air force Joaquin LlerandiMauricio on of a wealthy family of to- )acco growers. Also in Pinar del Rio, two ex- Jatista followers. Alfred Louis. British West Indian Negro, and :x-Cpl. Francisco Lczcano cz received six and five-year cntcnces, respectively, for anli- Castro activities. Louis already vas serring a'30-year prison term. All morning newspapers featur- ed photographs of some of the 4 persons injured in the bomb ixplosion in the downtown Flogar department store. One injured boy, Juan Jose Ro- magosa, was quoted as saying .to liis father, "Don't -cry; Daddy; Fidel (Castro) to shoot the crimi- ial traitors." Demanded Firing Squad The official newspaper Revolu ion used such cuilines as "Yan- kee TNT." and "the vicious hand of imperialism" .in picture cap- ions. The newspaper accused the "Falangist clergy" well as 'Eisenhower and the Pentagon" with responsibility for the bomb ngs. The newspaper Hoy demanded the firing squad for The "press. also raged at "trait irs" responsible for a public transport slowdown in greater Havana including the burning ol a bus-and the reported sabotage of scores of other vehicles. Prpb Icms in the field of transport were attributed to workers' re sentmcnt of a slash in Christmas bonuses. Purge Being Prepared The. Castro regime was pre paring a massive purge, of labor ranks. Thp government-controller Cuban Confederation of Laboi called on .Castro to "act with a hard hand" against labor mal- contents. The rise in overt labor opposi- tion to Castro was reported to have been discussed Tuesday night at a seirct high-level meet- ing of government officers at general staff headquarters. Armed Forces Minister Raul Castro and economic czar Ernesto (CHE) Guevara attended the meeting. 20 Killed In Massacre EI.ISABETHVILLE, the Congo tribesmen pil- agcd a train taking African school children home .for New Year's holiday vacation Vednesday. A Katanga Province ipokesman said at least per- :ons were killed and scores were njured, kidnaped and raped. All the victims were believed lo be Africans. It was not known vhelhcr Swedish troops guarding he'train suffered casualties. U.N iiililary officials refused to com cnl. Waves of tribesmen carrying spears, clubs, rifles, bows and ar rows and machetes reportedly at acked the train Ihree limes along a 30-mile stretch 'of railway line about 150 miles west of here. Several African women passen- jers, many of whom were moth- ers of children traveling on the rain, were raped, the spokesman said. He said the train, taking about 100 school children to their homes n weslern Katanga, left Elisa- bethville with some 300 passen- gers. WJien it reached Kamina there were only 40 persons left The spokesman .said Ihe first attack was ru Luena. Three pass- engers were killed and many kid- naped. The station was pillaged. Seventeen persons were report- ed killed during the second at- tack .at Bukuma. rial far statements and speeches He did stints in the guvcrnmen vilh the .National Defense Med ation Board and Ihc Slate and La rer as well as he office of solicitor general, a an attorney from 19-1! lo 1913. In 195S and 1959, Cox advise minutes, Rasdnle said. He fisti mated two to four men made pf with 19 bags of cash and checks the accident. Street was the driver of Ihc bakery truck which collided with the Broyles vehicle. Linda Broyles, 13, her sister, Marlene, 6, daughters of Mrs. Broyles. and Sandra Lou Broyles, a niece were listed in fair con- dition Wednesday night. ManHeld For Jury A Pennsylvania man, who police say tried a clever "con game" in Kingsport Tuesday, was bound over to the Sullivan County Grand Jury Wednesday on a charge of forgery. Bond for 43-year-old Milton James Nunn (of Warminster, Pa.) was set at after he waived a preliminary hearing in General Sessions Court. Nunn was taken lo the county jail at Blountville when ie failed to make bond. He was arrested in Gate City, Va., by Scott County Sheriff K. II. (Bear) Darnell, who turned him over (o Kingsport Police. Police Cpl. Albert Fletcher said unn had given a forged check al Roberts' Coal Yard only hours be- fore his arrest. Fletcher said Nunn ordered two; tons of coal .to be delivered lo a; house en Dale Street. He gave thej coal company a check for andj received 530 in change, Fletcher! said. Nunn even pointed out I he house! ivhere the coal was lo be delivered, Cpl. Fletcher said, mile the truck was going to the back of Ihe house, Nunn made his exit, according to Ihe officer. The coal truck drivers were told by occupants of the house that Ihey had placed no order. A search was for Nunn. Fletcher and Sgls. Brady Lane "id Rveretr Dvl'es traced Nunn lo Gate City, and then notified Sheriff Darnell. Nunn waived extradition from Virginia. The check Nunn gave the coal company was signed, "Mrs. Wil- liam Kaylar" and was drawn on the Kingsport Nalional Bank. Bulletin BAYONNIi, N. J. sc rics of explosions rocked a pro- pane gas plant late Wednesday night in a heavily-industrial area on the Baybnne waterfront. Al least two persons were injured and police said early today "It's bad, that's all we know." A number of persons were or dcred to flee the vicinity of the explosions and flames at the Phil- lips Petroleum Co. The plant at 21st St. and Avenue F was only 200 to .100 yards away from a Standard Oil Co. Facility. The blaze was quickly declared a general alarm fire, and two Coast. Guard fireboats were dis- patched to the scene. Police said there were seven or eight explosions, and an eyewit- ness said he saw three huge tanks bursl afire, shooting Names about ISO feel info the night sky. The flash ol (he explosions was seen up lo 10 miles away. Bayonne is about two south of the Statue of Liberty in New York Bay. Youth Held In Stabbin Gunman Tells Police 4I Only Tried To Scare Him' JACKSON, Ky. did.iV burn no the meek little man said Wednesday from his jail cell, and there was no malice meant when he wounded two cf- ficers who tried lo arrest him for it. Still numb from spending the night in the eastern Kentucky mountains dressed only in street clothes, Graiiville Johnson, 43. said he wpundtd a deputy sheriff when he approached the Johnson home. "I told him twice lo John- son said. But Ihe deputy kept coming "and I just cut loose." Minutes later, Johnson said, he spotted a stale trooper moving through some weeds. Johnson, by thi? time, was barricaded in his home with his wife and 10 chil- dren. The trooper was trying to reach the'fallen officer. "I fired at Johnson said, "but I .was only trying lo scare him." The trooper, Sylvester Walters, caught the .22 slug in his shoul- der, a wound thai was noi ous. Deputy Edgar Walkins was wounded in the chest with the sawed-off rifle. He was in fair condition. "He'i just a meek little Jailer Blaine Benton said of John- son after his arrest. But the jailer bad to admit no man is Ihey are firing at you with a gun in the rugged hill country. Johnson, a former mcnta! pa- tient, first held' off officers Wednesday nighl, firing through holes poked in the mud filling be- tween the logs in the walls of his cabin. His wife and 10 inr from small tots Id the middle were in the cabin, making it impossible for the po- lice lo return Johnson's fire. Then he escaped into the dark- ness, with, only business suit and a sport shirt for warmth and his .22 rifle for protection. The children saw him go, think- ing he was going after coal for [he fire. And they saw him come back, handcuffed and subdued. One child rushed! out as her father was being -led away. She shoved 29 cenls into his hand. Moving away-to face charges ol shooting and wounding with to kill, and.facing a lerm for burning the haystack, Johnson bade his children farewell. "I'll see you he said sadly. One reason for a sudden desire or secrecy is that Communist orth Viet Nam may be sending n soldiers' to help the rebels. One ource returning from the valley aid he saw North Vietnamese and there from, Soviet planes and stimated 100 were now in the alley: The U.S. plane, a twin-engine Jakota belonging lo the U.S. Air attache's office, carried laj. Armand Riser of Arlington, who is assistant military at- ache, and a crew of four.- The attache's office reported lie plane was hit in the left en- line.and fuselage by small-caliber ire but made it back to Vientiane ilhout injury lo Ihose aboard.. The plane was flying on recon- laissance at the Laotian .govern- ment's request over Vangvieng, 'a Ullage located in a mounfain- inged valley 65 miles north of Vientiane. Vangvieng is where Capt. Kong -e's .paratroops halted Iheir re- reat 'from Vientiane after being driven out by pro-Western forces of Premier Bonn Oum in mid-De-. cember. They are supported by proCommunist Pathet guer- rillas. A spokesman for the attache said Riser was flying over a Sovi- et Ilyushin 14 Transport to see what kind of equipment it was parachuting to the rebels. It is not certain the .fire came from the Soviet the spokesman said. But a military expert pointed out that it is dif- ficult to hit a plane by firing.from under .jungle foliage. The Ilyushin 14 is not normally an armed plane, the spokesman said, so it could have hcen that a man was firing from the plane's door or the navigator's dome on top. Goldfine In Custody BOSTON (AP) Industrialist Bernard charges of federal income tax was ordered back to a hospital Wednesday but it look deputy U. S. marshals several hours to get him to leave his hotel. Federal Judge George C. Swee- ney issued the removal order dur- ing the morning. He seeks to de- termine the competency of the manufacturer to .stand trial for al- of J791.745 in per- g NEW YORK (AP) A judge ashed out Wednesday at a 17- year-old boy accused of stabbing 0 death a younger teen-ager who refused to give up 53 cenls earned "n delivering a Christmas tree. Edward Vogt sat silently biting lis lips as Magistrate Irving Schrcckinger held him without bail on' a homicide charge. Almost simultaneously' 500 per- ions were.attending the funeral of the viclim, Robert Guitarri, M. Robert, a boy of good repute, met sudden death Friday from six knife wounds in the back on the sixth floor of an apartment house where he was delivering the tree. Police said Vogt had admitted: "He looked tike an easy touch. 1 killed him." "If what I've heard and read is the magistrate said, "this is one of the most vicious, sav- age, atrocious and senseless crimes ever committed in the city. If it's true, something must be mentally wrong with you." A hearing was set for Jan. 6. Police, meanwhile, checker whether Vogt knew anything about Ihc fatal stabbing two years ago of Ingeborg Bertelscn, 21, a pretty housewife, in Ihe same upper Manhattan neighborhood. Vogt was questioned in that slaying and released. The same year he was arrested on a charge of attempting lo sexually a 12-year-old girl in an elevator, onal and corporate taxes. Before Goldfine was taken to he hospital Wednesday, Judge Sweeney declined to admit him o bail. Goldfine's lawyer took ini- ial steps toward appealing the ruling. Goldfine, 70, gained notoriety through his gifts to high politi- cal figures, .including Sherman Adams, former advisor to Presi- dent Eisenhower. He was discharged from a Washington, D. C., mental hospi- tal last week in custody of his :on, Solomon, for private psychi- atric care. Solomon took his fath- er lo a Boston hotel after a fam- ly squabble at the airport over where Goldfine should stay. U. S. Atty. Elliot L. Richardson said if Goldfine is well enough lo jc released he may be well enough (o stand trial. Judge Sweeney directed Gold- line be held until Jan. 10 when Ihe court will act on RIchardson'3 motion to determine Goldfine's [ilncss to stand trial. When two deputy marshals rapped on Goldfine's hotel suite door at a.m. a voice answered that Solomon would be back in three quarters of an hour. At a.m. the marshals knocked again, but didn't' get in. At a.m. a waiter arrived ,vith Goldfine's breakfast and he, too, was refused admittance. Then in turn, came the hotel resident manager and the genera! manager. And then Solomon Gold- fine. He finally opened another door to Ihe suite and admitted U. S. Marshal Ralph Gray, three deputy marshals and a Goldfine attorney, Burlon Williams. At p.m. Goldfine came out in custody of Ihe marshals and was taken to U. S. Public Seivko Hospital. ;