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   Daily Chronicle, The (Newspaper) - June 23, 1961, Centralia, Washington                               European Defense Boost Is Planned WASHINGTON (ffl The West is planning to step up its defenses in Europe as evidence of its determina- tion to stand firm on Ber- lin. High-ranking officials, in reporting this today, refer- red to the seriously worded statement Secretary of State Dean Rusk made at his news conference Thurs- day. He blamed the Sov- iets for the tension in the world and restated the Western position on Berlin. No Soviet action, Rusk said, can extinguish the right of the Western powers in Berlin. West- ern forces are to remain in the divided German city, he added, and no peaceful solution can be reached at the expense of West- ern obligations in Berlin. "The United States and those associated with us are clear and firm our obligations to our- selves and to the people of West Rusk said. The Western powers, informants said, are planning to quicken the beefing up of Atlantic alliance forces in Europe and to increase their state of readiness. This will be done quietly and without fan- fate but in a way-that should serve as notice to the Soviets. The thinking behind this strat- egy, is, officials explained, that Soviet Premier Khrushchev does not seem to have been sufficient- ly impressed by the warnings President Kennedy repeatedly has made. In the past, it is recalled, the Soviet Union oflen paid at- tention to a show of force where words were of no avail. Centrolio-Cheholis, Washington atlu Cfcro )0 Cents FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 1961 14 PAGES 70TH YEAR, NO. 148 Meanwhile, the United States continues consultations with its al- lies on the U.S. reply to Khrush- chev's June 4 aide memoire on Berlin. The consultations started in Washington last week when Foy D. Kohler, assistant secre- tary of state for Europe, .con- ferred with Sir Evelyn Shuckberg of the British Foreign Office and i with Jean Lalois, French special-; isl on German affairs. The State Department now is waiting for advice from Paris and London through normal diplomat- ic channels and the U.S. reply to the Soviet note is expected to be ready in about a week or 10 days. Before that, however, Llewel- lyn Thompson, U.S. ambassador to Moscow, will have returned to his post. He is due back on the job next Monday after Washing- ton consultations. Situation Has Deteriorated Stevenson Reports On Trip WASHINGTON (AP) U.N. i program enunciated by Kennedy Ambassador Aillai Stevenson re- to raise economic and social ported to President Kennedy to- day that he found increasing dis- content and a worsening econom- ic situation during his 18-day tour of South America. Stevenson told newsmen after reporting to the President on his journey to 10 South American cap- itals that the situation in that part of the hemisphere has deterior- ated since he traveled through the same area a year ago. But, Stevenson added, "There is more- universal awareness of the necessity for making social reforms in all of these countries." Stevenson said role in the Cuban invasion was unpopular in South America, where "the principle of nonintervention is a religion." Stevenson, on the other hand, said the alliance for progress standards throughout the southern half of the hemisphere is general- ly regarded as "the dawn of a new day in our relations." Kennedy sent the U.N. ambas- sador on a whirlwind tour of all 10 South American countries to get a sounding on the adminis- tration's alliance for progress pro- gram. Stevenson's mission also was to find out what kind of re- ception the Communist-oriented Castro regime in Cuba was get- ting. "We found a tremendous inter- est and hope in the alliance for Stevenson said on his arrival Thursday night in Wash- ington. "The conviction is uni- versal that more rapid social and economic development is imper- ative." And, on communism, Stevenson said: "If there was any idea that communism in Cuba is only a problem for the Untied States, I believe we dispelled this illusion." Stevenson said he found meager support for the Cuban prime min- ister but "a broad feeling for so- cial reform." Earlier, in a brief stopover in Puerto Rico, Stevenson said the economic and social situation in Lalin America had deteriorated since his long journey south of the border last year. "The poor and hungry man, awakening to the knowledge of a better life, will not stand back and wait Stevenson remark- ed. He said the trip was "success- ful in. all and he was met everywhere with an extraor- dinary welcome and hospitality. Castro Turns Down U. S. Tractor Offer WEST WILL STAY1 Secretary o< State Dean Rusk tells a news conference Thursday that "the Soviets cannot extinguish me rights of the western powers in Berlin." H was response to Khrushchev's threat that he would sign an East German peace treaty by the end of this year. AP WIREPHOTO Dismal Picture Painted Defense Budget Heads for Floor WEST, Fla. Prime Minister Fidel Cas- Iro rejected today the lat- est offer of the Tractors for Freedom Committee but said he would send a dele- gation of captured rebels back (o the United Slates ito explain his position to i the American public. In the rejection, reported i by Havana radio, Castro j charged (hat the commit- tee lied when it accused Castro of changing his po- sition. He said the commit- tee tried to confuse public i opinion. i The Tractors for Freedom Com- mittee bad set a noon deadline to. day in a takc-it-or-leave-it ulti- matum Hint capped nearly a month of negotiations. The committee's finnl olfer was to exchange tlic prisoners for 500 bulldozers of various types, most- ly farm tractors. It said that if Castro failed to accept, money received from con- tributors to the tractor fund would be returned to the senders. The radio quoted Castro us say- ing that from tho very beginning he had clearly specified the num- ber and type of tractors he want- would hnve to gel of them, instead of Castro told the committee thai "it we were prepared to accept smaller value had (o equal to that of the 500 super V8s, will) attachments, orig- inally the radio re- ported. The value of Hie hcnvy equipment has been estimated hy I Cnslro as million. In liis reply to the committee today, the radio quoted Castro as Meet Called Czech Diplomat1 Spy Leaves by Plane; Case Closed but UN Action Expected UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) closed the book official- ly for the time being on the smor- gasbord spy story and its bass fishing, Czech mushrooms and sheet music. But chances are the Communists will reopen the book at the U.N. General Assembly in the fall. Miroslav Nacvalac, the hand- some 39-year-old Czechoslovak diplomat accused by the United States of- being his country's top spy in by plane Thursday nighl for Paris and Prague. Tho United States stripped him of dipiomalic immunity and threatened to deport him as illegal alien if he did not leave. It acted a lot tougher at the finish than it did at the start. Reporters were puzzled that the U.S. government let the Czech Communists take the lead in pub- licizing the incident. The Czechs broke the story a week ago when their U.N. mission .charged two U.S. intelligence agents in Ihe company of a known Czech defector, tried to hire Nacvalac as a spy on the previous 13. It took tho U.S. State Depart- ment six hours to come up with charges that Nacvalac was.a spy who gave U.S. agents the false impression he wanted to defect. The United Stales sent a note to the Czech mission demanding that Nacvalac get out of the country because of "improper activities." Nacvalac meanwhile made him- self available to reporters with an account of two U.S. agents named "Mr. Mack and Mr. Jack" interrupting his smorgas- xird luncheon at a New York res- taurant to enlist him for espion- age. He said he was with an Ameri- can friend talking about favorite spots for bass friend for whom he said he had obtained WASHINGTON Kennedy's beefed up defense budget was approved almost to the letter today by the House Ap- propriations Committee as it painted a dismal picture of world conditions. The committee sent to the Czech mushrooms music from home. and sheet On Monday Czechoslovakia re- jected the U.S. demand that Nac- Highway Route OK'd The State Highway Commission was urged Thursday to'approve the "north shore" route for relo- cating the While Pass highway east of Mossyrock reservoir in a resolution passed by Ihe Centralia Junior Chamber of Commerce. The JayCees urged the commis- sior. to act on the recommenda- tion for relocating the highway 'at, proposed hy the Washington State Association of County Com- missioners. JayCee President Earl Schwiesow said his group also asked the stale lo give the study completed by the slate association of county engineers full considera- tion before deciding on rerouting of the 19-mile stretch. The resolutions followed a hear- ing by the highway commission Wednesday to discuss the reloca- tion of the section of highway that will be inundated hy the Tacoma ;City Light department's Mossy rock dam. In other business, the JayCees :announced they will repaint and 1 refinish the locomotive at Font Borst park. The locomotive was installed at the park several years ago by the JayCees as an histori- cal monument. Paul Creighton, new SWW Fair manager, was the guest speaker at the JayCee meeting. FAIR Fair Saturday except patchy morning cloudiness. High near 80; low 45-50. i waalhor an aaajo L Visit Is Finished WASHINGTON Prime Minister Hayato' Ikeda closed out his Washington visit to- day with a statement that his three days with President Kenne- dy and other U.S. leaders had demonstrated anew the solidarity of the free world. He made that farewell com- ment at National Airport just be- fore his takeoff. Secretary of State Dean Rusk, saying the ceremonial farewell at the airport, generally echoed Ike- da's views. He said the visit "rep- resents a high point in the rela- ions of the United Slates and Japan." Rusk described the talks as "most useful." Full military honors were ren- dered before Ikeda and his wife boarded the big plane for New York where the prime first engagement was with United valac be recalled, saying it vio- lated the U.S.-U.N. agreement giving special status to toe U.N. headquarters- diplomats attached to it. On Tuesday the' United States fired off a memorandum to Secre- tary-General Dag Hammarskjold charging that Nacvalac, in a se- ries of meetings in California paid to a naturalized American of Czech descent for information Nacvalac thought was highly se- cret. Actually, the United Slates said, the American was working with Ihe FBI and the information he passed was worthless. Nacvalac, again meeting wifh denied the detailed U.S. story as a fabrication and said he had never been in California. The Slale Department produced pictures it said showed he was there. On Wednesday, the United Slates sent a curt note to the Czech mission announcing that Nacvalac's dipiomalic status had been revoked, that he was an alien in the country illegally, and lhat he could either leave volun- tarily or be deported. Laos Talks Slow Down GENEVA, Switzerland The Kasl-West conference on Laos appeared destined today to dawdle along doing little unlil King Savang Vathana picks a House floor for debate a bill pro- viding billion in defense funds for the fiscal year starling Kennedy's Bill Wins WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Kennedy today had most of what he asked from Congress.in the fields of housing and urban new government lorn nation. The prevailing Prince Souvanna improvements. The House passed a multihil- lion-dollar bill Thursday night in- cluding all but one of his major recommendations. The Senate has passed a similar one. Next week, conferees will ad- just the differences and both houses will vole once more on the there is no longer any doubt of approval. House Democrats said Ihe bill passed there calls, for billion spending in programs of various length, mostly four years. Hcpub licans who (ought hard but unsuc ccssfully lo whittle down ths, measure denounced it as a billion-plus extravagance. The senate bill lias been tagged a billion. To hold enough Democratic con scrvatives in Hne, House manag ers of the bill sacrificed one Ken nedy recommendation Federa Housing Administration insuranc of 40-yenr, no-dawn-payment loan on houses costing up to The House instead provided 35- year loans and 3 per cent down payments. The Senate has voted July 1, The money will expand Ihe Polaris submarine fleet, buy more big bombers and missiles, and finance larger armed forces. While this was a technical cul of million from the amount requested by the President, a bookkeeping transaction reduced the actual cut to million. It is billion more than the military was given by Congress for the current fiscal year. In a formal report written by Rep. George Mahon D-Tex., the committee said it followed the President's d e ftFirsVfp'fogfam closely because of "tho worsening vorld situation. It said H felt thai the military trenglh of Ihe United Stales was uperior to that of the Soviet Un- on and would remain that way. "The threat of global war has not it continued. "The hrcal of limited war has not les- sened. Indeed, it is fell thai there las been a general worsening of .he international situation since last summer. Tho prospect for an early solllemcnt of major world problems is dim. This is a .inie for firmness, strength and resolution." School Aided ROCHESTER The Rochester school district will receive about from the federal govern- ment lo teach youngsters under Public Law B74, school -leaders learned Friday. The funds arc paid by the federal Office of Edu- cation for youngsters whose par- ents are employed'on government properly or in military service. About of the total will he sent to the Rochester district for immediate payment, it was said. ed. Castro originally offered to OX' change the men captured in the April-Ill invasion of Cuba for 500 bulldozers. In his proposal, May 17, Castro used the English word "bulldozers." After meeting in Havana with representatives of the Tractors for Freedom Committee Castro said he would accept smaller types ol traders, but stipulated that he Post Office Job Slated contract lo repair the Chehnlis post office has been awarded to an Alwrdccn firm, Postmaster John Nowudnick re- ported Friday. The firm is the Andy Johnson compnny. Work is to Ire com- pleted in 90 days. Tho project includes remodeling the front entrance with new doors, re-painting the interior and ex- terior, installing a new side door, replacing several reiir doors lead- ing to the loading dock, rc-poinl- ing brick and stone roof re- pairs, straightening pipe railing fence ;md replacing bad sections, re-paiuting the fence, and replac- ing sidewalks on Ihe Cascade ave- nue and Center slrcct sides of the post office. Postmaster Nowadnick said Ihe contract was awarded by federal Services Administration at Wash- ington, D. C. India Given Credit WASHINGTON (AP) The In- ternational Development Associa- tion, an affiliate of the World Bank, has extended a develop- ment credit of million to In- dia for highway construction. WASHINGTON Kennedy today called a surprise conference of his lop national se- curity advisers mid his parly's leadership in Congress on the So- viet threat lo Berlin and other problems. The President, making a swift comcbnck from the virus attack thai put him in bed Thursday, arranged the I p.m. luncheon ses- sion on short notice. Newsmen were notified only five minutes in advance by Pierre Siilingcr, press secretary. Snlingcr said "a wide variety of subjects" would be discussed but specified that Berlin was one of thorn. Kennedy already had signaled a large measure of recovery by leaving his sicklied to play host .0 Japanese Prime Minister. Ha- yalo Ikeda, Kennedy, confined lo tied Thurs- dny by a bacteria and virus in- fection, posed for photographs with tho prime minister and then walked into the driveway of the executive mansion in bid a per- sonal farewell. Ikeda paid a farewell call clos- ing out three days of high-level talks. The crutches that a back strain had forced Kennedy to use before he was felled by illness were no- where in sight. He walked slowly, but if he limped at all it was so slightly as to be hardly disccrni- saying the committee had been silent about an alternative propos- al. That proposal, tic said, was to abandon tho tractor deal if the captured Invaders were exchanged on a mnn-tor-man basis for an equal number of "political prison- ers" in tho United Stales, Puerto Hico. Guatemala, Nicaragua and Spain. Castro also said the committee had been silent about another pro- posal to exchange Ihe Invasion lenders [or Francisco (the Hook) Molina, n pro-Castro Cuban who is awaiting sentencing in New York Cily oti a second-degree murder charge; Pedro Albizu a Puerto liican national- ist leader who is under guard in a Sim Juan hospital, and Henry Win- ston, n jailed American Commu- nist parly leader. TKe three invasion leaders arc Capt. Manuel Arlimc, Jose San Iloman, and Rafael Bolivar Fuon- le. The committee had asked Cas- tro for a list of prisoners who would be subject lo the exchange. The original number was but Castro's list included only Today, the radio quoted Castro as saying the 1.1G7 were the only ones of the group who were iuno- lilc. Kennedy canceled a scheduled wind-up conference wilh Ikeda Thursday after coming down wilh the virus infection which shot his temperature to IOI.B degrees be- fore it broke'. His doctor reported late Thursday lhat he was recov- ering very nicely. Kennedy set out to prove it today. He did, however, yield to advice from thfc While House physician, Dr. Janet and agree lo cent of crimes against Ihe Cuban people. CMtro was further quoted as saying he hud accepted the inter- vention of Die Tractors for Free- dom Committee because he, con- sidered Ihe committee to be "de- cent and serious" since Mrs. Franklin D, Roosevelt was a member. However, Caslro said Ihe com- millec's ullimalum showed Us in- tention to break oft negotiations and lay the blame exclusively on the Cuban government, the radio reported. Inspection Due Patrol A full dress inspection of per- sonnel, vehicles and emergency equipment is scheduled Tuesday at p.m., lor the Chehalis de- tachment of the Washinglon Slnle Patrol. Tho public is invited to watch the inspection, conducted by [he top ranking officers of the patrol. The Chehalis detachment is de- fending ils lop rating in last year's formal inspection. Ju 1960, the Chehnlis WSP personnel was judged the lop in the stale. for the strife- 40-year loans, bill down payments up to view is Phouma, thai self- Nations Secretary-General Hammarskjold. Dag Taking A VACATION? Need a Better SAFER CAR? Come Out Of The Dork With a Spotlight Social from Twin City Auto Dealers' Listing In Today's CLASSIFIED ADS! styled neutralist backed by Ihe Communists, U sure to be named premier. But unless the normal pace of developments in Laos is accelerated, that won't happen for weeks. The job of forming a new cabi- net was thrown to the Laotian king Thursday by Ihe three princes w'no head Ihe warring factions in the little Southeast Asian country. They ended a four-day confer- ence at Zurich wilh a vague statement calling for national unity and a decision to let the king name a coalition govern- ment. They stipulated only that all three conservatives pro-Communist Pa- thet Lao and be represented but did not specify how Ihe power'should be decided. Delegates from 13 other nations i marked lime here all week hop- ing the princes would produce a coalition government to-represenl at the conference and tell il what the Laotians themselves will agree to. But the joint statement tesue< at the end of the Zurich meeting any mention of when a delegation might be formed, o even when the princes wouh meet again. The Geneva confer ence called a recess until Man day. The roll-call results show why oucessions were considered nee- Berry Price Said Down Basic prices for Lewis county's 961 strawberry crop are one cent: mder those of last year al this imc, Twin Cily area processors i said Friday, poinling out thai a part of the price will remain un- certain for a time yet. Under pooling and marketing contracts, growers are being paid 10 cents a pound. The same price year ago was 11 cents. Yet lo be determined is the ad- ditional payment growers will get. when marketing is completed. I Last year il was another Ihrce! cents, making a -H-ccnt total. There was little encouragement that the lOfil price woilld he over, or up lo, that of last year. The market in strawberries was said to be slow and rcluclant. Four major processing firms serve the area. They are Cheha- lis Packing Co., Centralia Fruit Farms, Valley Pack of Puyallup and Kellcy Fnrquhar, Tacoma. Growers are pickers a crate, or 50 cents a fiat, two flats comprising a crate. Some offer season's bonus amounts, basing it on ultimate market price outlook. remnin in his second-floor living quarters in the mansion. Kennedy had passed the word that he planned to divide his time between the mansion itself and his office in the. west wing. Boat Rules Discussed The need for boating regulations on yet unformed Mayflield Lake was discussed Thursday by Hie Lewis county commission. Hugh Kalich, commission chair- man, said Lewis county will send a representative lo n meeting to he held July 20 at Port Orchard to discuss boating regulations nnd a proposed uniform boating ordi- nance for all of tho west side counties in the slate. Represen- tatives from the Southwest Wash- ington counlics will meet wilh the Peninsula district commis- sioners. "It is definitely important thai vc adopt boating regulations orc the completion of the May- ield Kalich declared. Mayficld Lake will form behind the city of Tacoma's Mayficld dam, lo be completed late this year. It will reach back up the ?owltl7. river vnllcy for a lolal of miles, making an outstanding recreation attraction. The officers and Inch' vehicles and equipment will be inspected al Recreation Park. Heading the inspection party will be Major O. C. Furselh, assistant VfSP chief from Olympin. Others in the in- spection party will be: Inspector Paul Johnson. Tacoma; Capt. Marvin Paulson, District 5 com- mander; and LI. II. .1. English, Vancouver. Also participating in Ihe inspec- tion will be Iwo military reserve officers from Chehalis.' They are Commander Don Williams, U.S. Naval Reserve, and iMojor Ken- neth Roberts, U. S. Army He- serve. Thirteen Chehalis detachment officers will stand the formal in- spection. An inspection of the records will he held in the morn- ing. Sgt. Harold Cusic, detachment chief, reported the formal inspec- lion is held each year. In addi- tion, the patrol is inspected dur- ing the year without prior notice. 'Rider' Rally Held NEW YORK rally in was held on Broadway Thursday night. About persons heard the Rev. Fred Shulllesworth of Birmingham, Ala. describe the at- titude of Southerners to the Free- dom Riders as "bitter, vicious and unjustified." 'Dunking Tank' Set To Be Highlight at Toledo SPLASH COMING UP af tho many features at IH1 Day coWication Friday and Saturday will be this dunking device, tawitorod by the Toledo Lions club. Well- known Toledo, Lewit county civic leaden and will bo In the dunking lineup. Shown above it Mot Roder, incoming pretident of Hw ToUdo Liom club with a dtac of DarigoU choox. On tho h-ap Mat, and on hit way to a RonaM Satterly. H. Martitiien Photo TOLEDO The public will be able to douse' citizen leaders Sat- urday with a dunking device spon- sored by the Toledo Lions dull. The dunking event will be a special feature of Toledo's annual two day Cheese Day celebralion, to open Friday evening. Anyone seeking to dunk I dividual sitting on the platform must attempt to hit a disc with a baseball al a distance of 25 feet. If successful, a trap seat plunges the victim into six feel of water. Some of the well known To- lledo and tawis i dunking lineup figures include in the George Murtlock, Toledo school superin- tendent, Ted liippi, Toledo high school principal, Hugh Kalich and Curl Back, Lewis county com- missioners, O. H. Amondson, Lew- is county sheriff, Bob Olson, To- ledo, and Jerry Robinson, Centra- Thc Toledo Lions said they rowed the. dunking device from Ihe Winlock Lions dull. Oilier events on tlie Toledo Cheese Day program include Lit- tle League baseball and a fire- works show display Friday night, and a kids' parade, free lunch featuring cheese sandwich- es, wrestling show, Babe Rulh baseball and Cheese Day ball on Saturday. Parade theme for the 10 Snturday, attraction, will "Lift- On The Farm." Dairy princesses will be special KuesUs. The public Is invited to participate.   

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