Danville Register, December 7, 1961

Danville Register

December 07, 1961

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Danville Register, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1961, Danville, Virginia WEATHER FAIR TODAY THE DANVILLE REGISTE HOME DELIVERY 35c Week ONE HUNDRED AND FOURTEEN YEARS OF PUBLIC SERVICE FOUNDED FEBRUARY 1847 NO 26947 AP LEASED WifcES DANVILLE VA THURSDAY MORNING DECEMBER 7 1961 A NEWS FEATURES PRICE SIX CENTS A Bitter Memory The USS aflame at the height of the attach Even today after 20 years fee casualty figures from the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor are staggering Totally lost was the battleship Arizona severely damaged were the California Nevada Oklahoma capsized and West Virginia damaged and later repaired were nine ships US aircraft destroyed totaled 177 out of 473 on the island Human losses were Navy 2117 officers and men killed 960 missing 876 wounded Army 225 killed 396 wounded The Jaoanese lost 42 cianes and 3 small submarines Japan Planes Attacked Hawaii 20 Years Aj Quiet Memorial Services Slated Today Above Sunken Battleship PEARL HAUBQR Hawaii AP nearly 900 others who died years ago a sleepy Stmialong Ford Islands northeast day morning in Hawaii was shatishore that Day of Infamy tered by Japanese bombs falling Memorial Readied on Pearl Harbor The 20th anniversary services Battleship Row jwili be held aboard the meiror The anniversary of that platform beginning at Dec 7 be disturbed onjam exact moment of the attack ly by the sharp sound of a bugle IThe memorial itself will not be and a quiet memorial servicejcompleted until spring but itis above a sunken battleship For one j far enough for the ceremony day Battleship Row again wilij and become the center of the midPa i congressional leaders and repre cific US naval base isentatives of veterans organiza Tne row where seven US be aboard the platform tlewagons were moored that will view the service from day is like an old scar Its hardly a boat alongside At fiie very momeit tbe magazine of the USS Shaw a destroyer exploded SmalTtjtgt rescues seaman near USS WestVirginia Wreckage of the naval air station at Pearl Harbor noticed except by those seeing it for the first time Beneath Gentle Waters 108 Survivors Among those paying tributes will New England survivors of But beneath its gentle waters liethe raid Tbey flew here from Bos the remains of the USS Arizona ton to help honor their fallen com nd 1102 crew members who went down with her The Arizona has become the symbol of the attack thai thrust rades Also on hand will be 60 Gold Star mothers many of whose sons died on the Arizona Most of the New England group America into World War n Above and Gold Siar mothers will be the battleships hulk rises an instationed on the boat A few wil completed crescentshaped memi orial to the crew It also salutes See ANNIVERSARY Page 2A Flaming USS California settles slowly to the bottom As the attack captured Japanese photo Antiaircraft fire mingles with smoke at raids climax Two Spartanburg S C9 Cooncilmen Arrested And Charged With Bribery o J SPARTANBURG S C fAP Agents of the State Law Ention with the marked money The Two Spartanburg city Division arrested themieouncilmen were arrested after one of them mayor protern were after Adolphe Vermont Jr payoff each with a bundle of arrested and charged with bribery tanburg real estate man comlssOOO in marked bills of S10 and plained to police that Thomas denominations in his posses S10Amick had offered to swing city sion Met In Parking Lot Miner Killed Six Overcome In Neiv Mexico The exchange of cash occurred after Vermont met the two men here Wednesday Police said they accepted 000 in marked money from a realjcouncil votes in favor of city par estate man ticipation in a subdivision devel Councilmen Shea West Thomas opment in exchange for SlOOOO 41 and L T Buck Amick 50 J P Strom Chief of SLED jn the parking lot of Spartanburg were charged and released underjsaid Vermont made a payof toGeneral Hospital Strom said bonds of 82500 each the two men under police direcjVermont got in the car with JThomas and Amick and returned iwith them after a 15minute ride After Vermont got out of the Strom and other SLED agents imade the arrests i Commends Citizen The SLED chief said he wanted LORDSBURG N M mirier was suffocated and six were overcome by gas 1300 feet underground in a copper j mine south of here Wedriesday Dead was Isabel Bejarano 32 ef Lordsburg Hospitalized UN Jets Deal Crippling Blow To Katanga Forces EUS4BETHVILLE Katangaprovince 5ng around a roadblock leading fighting was 15 The dead ia the Congo AP In fighting inside this capitaLiirom the city to the main aircluded four European civilians jets wiped out part of Katangasithe United Nations claimed tojport Earlier UN sources had esti air force the UN command an1 have seized an underpass conj Katanga President Moisejmated persons had been killed Hospitalized were Victor Gar nounced Wednesday as both sides I trolling traffic to the suburbs reported from Paris fighting forces all but cia Ramon Remperia Ben jiook to the air in a second daytanga mortar fire shook the fighting had of them Kaiangans Arambula Marcelo Vargas a of fighting in this and there was general with a UN US Will Try To Put Man In Orbit Early Next Year Space Agency Drops Hurryup Plans For Mannedfliglit This Month man identified as Chavirra and Rudy Escobar 34 Escobar was overcome after entering the mine to help bring out the other victims None Critical hospital spokesman said personally commend Adolphe j none were iri critical condi for orbitinga Vermont Jr for his wholehearted j cooperation and courage in this jentire transaction I consider him highminded public spirited citi uszen had giant step in space conquest next montn AVora ttieir two haa teen WASHINGTON AP The j had been announced United States dropped hurryup I the first American But plans to orbit a man around thejspace officials for months earth this month and aimedibeen pushing to accomplish it Wednesday at achieving this nextjthis same year the Russians ddiver fnm fourmem space pioneers ber municipal governing body Kf passf ttet votes to have the citv take No More Animals Attempt might De made as early subdivision development The National Aeronautics Dec 20 substantial amount the Space Administration alsosaid the next orbit attempt in the cury program will be made tion A report from the mine said a dynamite charge was set off returned the first man to enter See MINERS Page 2A U S Steps Up Its Support Of UN Congo Operations Washington Offers 21 More Huge Transport Planes To Forces WASHINGTON Uniteign secretary Dramatic Reversal The air strikes were a drama agreed to eight days Spartanbnrg Policy For some time Spartanburg has y of paying half of the and new develop sitejhad a polic While all four councilmen have b See BRIBE Page 2A a out any more tests jn the first week of the new year with animals j Unofficial sources at the Cape Astronaut John H Glenn JrCanaveral Fla launching 40 a Marine lieutenant colonel reported a date of Jan 16 hadjcosts for storm sewers already has been chosen to takeibeen picked streets in subdivision the ride with Navy Lt Cmdri No Official Explanation ments Scott Carpenter 36 as the back There was no official explana up or standby pilot tion for the decision to wait No firm December target date tsl next and tne iment was a surprise to most per isons at Cape Canaveral There had been reports of tech inical troubles interfering with j plans for an orbit this year but NASA has insisted all is progress ing normally And officials at the reported checkouts of the lAtlas booster the man capsule jand othsr phases of the program are progressing smoothly Pressure Angle However officials at Cape Can avcral said a launchattempt this year wquld have put extreme attack Jon Manono 275 miles north of here He announced he was tic reversal of the lack of air sup ling home jport last September when the Resolution Denounced JTJX Command i The fighting erupted after Kaj ceasefire after tanga denounced a new UN resj fighting oution directed against Tshomj The UN said two Indian bes secession from the jetsnot us planes as j Congo government charged by Kimbablasted to I Katanga Foreign Minister Evjbits four Katanga planes includ in Kmba ranking official ining a Fouga jet fighter in an at shortly before noon The miners uinme vimusu m abKnce declared heltack on Kolwezi air base 120 then went to lunch When they ed States stepped up support ofHouse of Commons that tne never a ceasefirei andimiles northwest of EiisabethviUe United Nations operations in thej forces have no right to impose We shal Mow ai A fuel deoot and tower also were Congo Wednesday with an offer solution on earth policy Katanga by force Threatens Arrest No Official Comment He threatened to arrest US Officially the State Department i Consul Lewis Hoffacker because LjJJr jclined comment Spokesmanof UN air attacks which addition to six US Cl24s the Unit Lincoln repeated what ed Nations is already using in i told a news conference Tuesday A count of the dead at Queen efforts to pacify the Congo the United States supports j Elisabeth Hospital in two days of N Acting SecretaryGeneral T 21 more huge transport planes Six Already In Use Globemasters and Bridge Destroyed Other UN planes destroyed a e at Lufira linking The 15 C124 six smaller C130 Hercules are comrnent capital with the military base SHOPPING WYS TIU mismts State Department officials an Bouncing this maintained thej United States has no quarrel with Britain over Unite i Nations jectives in the Congo The question when Lonj don news dispatches quoted Ed ward Heath Britains deputy for action isivrcia restore order inkr i TficlA jElisabethville Katangas capitaljiTldUC Washington offered the planes See U S Page 2A Good Morning cant blame their families for praying before they eat See SPACE Pane 2A Section Page Amusements D 5 Classified Ads D 7 Comics D 4 Crossword Puzzle C 8 Editorials A 8 Local News B l36 Markets D 6 RadioTV D 5 Sports D 13 Womens NewsC 8 Britain Announces Its Opposition To UN Forces In Katanga At Odds With U S WASHLXGTON Federal Trade Commission examiner held Wednesday that the American Oil Co granted illegal price discounts to service stations in Smyrna during a price war in Smyr na in 1958 The examiner said American violated the RobinsonPat man Act LONDON AP The BritishHeath in angry debate in thelualiy to achieve conciliation Jbe government declared WednesdayHouse Commons UN troops fighting in secessionj Labors foreign affairs expert ist Katanga Province have nojHarold Wilson immediately permit to try to impose a poasked Heath if he was aware the litical solution oy force TheUS government had publicly British seemed to array themistated its support for the UN selves opposite the United Stateslopeation in Katanga on the Congo Heath did not reply directly de The statement was made by daring Britain believes the Deputy Foreign Minister EdwardjUnited Nations should try contin tween the two sides in the Con go He referred to Katanga and the central Congo government in Leopoldville Britain also opposed UN mill tary action against Katanga dur ing fighting there last September and made strenuous efforts to get See BRITISH Page 2A by selling American its Amoco and gasolines to Smyrna dealers at lower prices than those charged competitors at Marietta Ga four miles distant American contended the dis counts were granted in good faith to meet competition Shell and a private brand sta tion Paraland were engaged a price war at the time See KATANGA Page 2A THE WEATHER Downtown Temperature Reading From The Dial Thermometer On The Register Building VIRGINIA Fair Thursday with some cloudiness in the afternoon High temperatures 42 to 4S in the mountains and 48 to 54 elsewhere Partly cloudy and becoming cold er Thursday night Fair and cold er Friday NORTH CAROLINA Clearing and becoming rather windy and cool Thursday with high tempera tures 40s in mountains and 50s elsewhere Colder Thursday night Friday generally fair and moder ately cold TEMPERATURES 7 am yesterday 45 cloudy 1 pm yesterday 55 clcaf in17 pm yesterday 49 clear 1 am today j 42 clear ;