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   Daily News of  Virgin Islands, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1960, Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands                               More and Better Business for the Virgin Daily THE PtlPLIC LIPRART ST IHOIAS, VI JUN 30 News The Weather Max. liar. Pressure Rauifall yo 2 1 vitom ISLANDS FINAL 31st YEAR CHARLOTTE AMALIE. VIRGIN ISLANDS, FRIDAY, Al'C.UST-ia, I960 No. 10202 KENNEDY MAPS HIS CAMPAIGN-A question of money is raised by Mathew H. McCloskey treasurer of the Democratic National Committee, as he confers In Washington with Presi- dential nominee John F. Kennedy and his running mate, Sen. -Lyndon B- Johnson. The fund- as._jL.- "hard, tough Job" as Kennedy announced a Labor Day week- end tour that will take him to Hawaii and six other In four days. Johnson will travel to Hawaii and California. Police Disclaim Firemen's Boast In Softball Game The Policv Department is ull uut Io upaut the Fat; Dc'pait Merwin Implies V.I Statehood Unlikely inent in the annual Softball ganu atVnvion at Lionel Hob Hal! Park. G.iiiie time The Police Recreation Divi- sion released the followin.y statement yesterday: the -police di'opped TWO praciice games lone with El So! and one tlie V i. 1lihotv .wo are still sure o1' our fellow in. .pile of all tin-' lire the boys car. .nit, out in seconds. We are. goiiv- show, them' that, we clear the way for them, ;rnt's what makes us first. i Statehood or not for tin HtMuiltliotui National .eventual stutohooi! for 1 ho Yit people art- taking it seriously. Tlie Governor soft-pedaled the statehood issue' at his Wednesday Virjrin Convent ionV gin IshimK I ui au-iitiv t 'w Im-luilimr John Alt-ruin. I Ili'VVJ i> iuj, not World News in Lumumba Sai3 Stoned By Crowd in The Congo LEOPOLDVILLK. The Congo crisi- saw those de- velopments: Premier Lumumba was reported slightly injured by a crowd that surroun'ded his ca; and threw stones at it. in- the Af- rican quarter of Leopo'dville. Dag Hammarskjold intends to ar- rive in Ka'an.ua 1'rovince today (Friday) with two companies c.f United. Nations troops. Premici Tshombe of Katanga refused, to rity Council resolution on the en- try of the troops. U.S. to Resist Reds WASHINGTON President Eisenhower has told his ISSth news conference that if any ooun- em m. Here In One Year St. Thonu-s should ;.et a- dial- system telephone net'.vork in 011- eratkm within 12 months. ing to Gov.' John D. Merwin. He said 'Wednesday -that -officials of the "Virgin .Island's .Telephone. Corp. had set the date as a year off. Government. Secretary Dr. Roy W. Bornn is expected-to toss out 'he first bail-in Sunday's eontc.'.; The police line-up (Team Ir. Deputy Commissioner Hen- dricks. Civil Defense Deputy de i Lagarde, Lt. Dunlop. Mat- J Cpl, Rogers, Sgt. Aubain, and Patrolmen Lopez, Hendricks am! White. Team 2: R. L. A. Powells. E. Lambert. G. Swan. Hodge. H. England, Wa.tk-y. N, Navarro, V. Benjamin and W. fell under the control of inte'rna- 'iona.l coimriuni.sm the United Si'atfs be prompted U-> "de- fine action." Antarctic- Treaty Ratified WASHINGTON" The has ratified the hotly contested Antarctic Treaty.' which commit: 12 nations, including the Soviet Union, to the development of the v.vl .nAt-itinrMlt 'til po'nfC-flll plIV- suits. The 66-10-21 vole mo.re than the .required, two- thirds majority is expected to be followed soon by ratification m Moscow. Truman to Campaign INDEPENDENCE. Mo. For- mer President Truman had aban- doned the last vestiges of opposi- tion to Senator Kennedy and has agreed to coas.t-to- stumping tour for the De- Tourism Office Locatiorr The Virgin Islands' proposed new tourist office in. New York City's Rockefeller Center has re- ceived enthusiastic backing including .Cov. John i elaborate on a tongue-in-clu'-ek statement; "I got to Chicago on .Saturday morning." BY Guv apon !v itr thai he. arrived- a' 'the- Republican -Convention plat m- committee had ac'.ed on a plank supporting stateho id, na- tional voting rights, an elected and-.an. elected delegat i to for (he Virgin Ts- lands. When queried Wednesday o-i i when lie thought Virgin Is'an-! ers might be-allowed to voV Governor predicted it wovilH. be contingent upon the District of Columbia's first getting the ngM. A bill is pending in-Congress give. Washington. D.C... vo.tiiv rights. "They might extend it Virgin Islands if Washington get'- voting rights." JMerwin No Deputy This Session The Governor said Wednesday he' saw "ho prospect" of the bit1 to grant the Virgin Islands and Governor Appeals for Zoning Code Merwin. Hu called the location a "terri- fic spot" Wednesday, adding that two or three million people The office rental will amount to about S 18.000 yearly, Gov. Mer- win revealed, of which Caribbean Atlantic Airlines will incur part the rent. The Governor said some of the rental money would be recouped by selling space to mocraticoarty. area hotels. SEES NO CABINET POST T: Y.V V> 0 1 .11, i.ee'i-. es', e: i eUr-..l jill. .lohn .V.-erwiii explained cur- Adniin.istra' ion and appealed to RoUirians ti'i ;--iid buildiiu; 'codes, is-uu- liUvlv ;-o' face tin1 1 u in Special Session a'ler November deei llustie iiiul T. dV also ateiuled the luncheon, Gov. Me.rwiH 'iviter-a'trd' niany points .yesterday whi.ch he made a.t his Wednesday' 'afternoon confei-ence.. He- .t.ikl Hotarian-; of SI! million to len.-.thon Truman Field, run-way to CvlIt'O .feet a 1 Congress up this ses- The bill now is stymied in the House Rules Committee, The House returns '.from recess Mon- day. __Cuha, Red Tie Seen Gov. Merwin said Wed .esdav afternoon "it is hard to tell right now" what .impact '-Fidel Castro's regime is having in this area of the Caribbean. i i would be used for land reclama- tion at Cixiwn Bay. The Governor also briefly nu-'O-r "tioiied the I'xissibi.lity'of establish- ing an Internal iona.l 'Park to in- Tn" Rica" the asserted that the FBI "has docu- mentary that demonstra- tions There "were paid: .for by the Communists." The U.S. State Department this week said Castro may be plotting elude the Drake .Channel and section of British Virgin Is- lands. Road Grader Flips Over, A road i.rader driver was slightly injured when his vehicle ovi'i'turned on Mountain Toy road .Wednesdt Munoz to Stay in Office, Merwin Says Ciov. John D. Merwin delved biieily int.- Favto Rican politics at Iiis" pivss cohferehce Wednes- day afternoon. The Governor, a Republican, re- marked that he thought Puerto Rico's Democratic Governor, Luis :Munoz Mai in. "would die as'Gov- When asked if he thought fel- low-Republican Luis A. Ferre, Ponce industrialist, could defeat Munoz in the coming Puerto Rico gubernatorial campaign, Gov. Merwin was not optimistic. "I don't think Ferre can win this election although he might realizing opportunities io the fui could riake him an- Interior-Sec- retary" in the class of Harold Ickes." The magazine-also favored Ad- lai Stevenson or Chester Bowles as Secretary'of or Thomas K. Finletter as Secre- Henry. 22. of Estate tant 17. sustained arm and leg abrasions.in the accident. He told police he was Operating the. grader, owned by Chrrstensi-n Construction. Co.. up the in- high-range-, stopped -it to change 'o low range, and it began run- Hrm brakes would -nut Viold. so he ditched it. the St. John Jcb Interviews James -Francis.- mat-iacer of .Cri.irfottr' Amrilio EmplntTTifnt OHice. will be in St. John on Tuesday to interview job appli- and employers seeking" .vorkers. He will be at the Coral Bay police station from 10 a.m. HIP VjOVtM IIOI H1MJ LL-Vt-'iIIfU that-most of .the telephone lines will be laid underground. In ton- junction with that; the Planning Board will ask the Virgin Islands Corporation to also install elec- tric wires underground, Gov. Merwin revealed. He added ahot the Planning Board "has no objection" to plans for 'the construction of six to eight story apartment buildings ernor of Thai island. He referred to a reporter's, question of' whether he thought Munoz would lenve the Governorship to accept a higher position, such ns Secre- tary of the Interior, as suggested by The New Republic. Me: win brushed the question .-.side.hy ri.-i-.btfng that Munoz had the necessary "votes to sell. He he thought the. best man for Secretary of Interior "shouid win The next. Merwin decTarecT The New Republic, in its July 18th issue, listed its top dates for the Cabinet in a Demo- cratic Administration. In calling i for Gov. Munoz as Secretary of I the Interior, the liberal weekly j declared: j "Munoz Marin. in the years he I was preparing himself to lead the! Puerto Rican commonwealth state, studied continental U.S. re-1 tary or Defense: ben. ATnerT uqre as- Secretary of the Treasury; Gov. Orville Freeman sota or Gov: Gaylord Nelson nf Wisconsin as Secretary of Agri- culture: Gov. Leroy Collins of Florida as Attorney-General: Gov. Mermen Williams or Gov. Nelson Rockefeller as Secretary of Health Education and Welfare: James Mitchell as Secretary of Commerce; Edward Shelley as o TZ noon ana at trie crux Administrator's Otlice from 2 to 4 p.m. Eviction Cases Monday Judge William I. Hastic continued until Monday the Bourne Fi'eld evict urn hear.l Wednesday in District Conn. Th Virgin Islands iiM.-aiH.n i.s. in the Auona-WelgunsT ana bergh Bay areas. qorne From tne miawocror soufn- west." sources as Tew others nave done, i His energy and enthusiasm for] ana Arthur Goldberg as Secretary of Labor. seeking io evid seven from the Federal property.   

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