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   Charleston Gazette-Mail (Newspaper) - December 16, 1962, Charleston, West Virginia                                CITY EDITION Gazette-Mail Charleston West Virginia, December 16, 1962  104 Pages-6 Sections-20 Cents THE OUTLOOK-Sunday variable cloudiness, high in 30s. Possibly a little snow in north portion. Weather Data on page 8A. WEST  VIRGINIA'S  IV! O S T   COMPLETE  NEWSPAPER  WITH  TWO GREAT   MAGAZINES AND WORLD'S BEST  COMICS SOVIET PAPERS LEVEL CHARGE 3 More Americans Accused of Spying Related story appears on page JSC. By Seymour Topping c 196?, The New York Times Co. MOSCOW-Soviet newspapers Saturday accused three more officials of the United States Embassy here of complicity in an alleged science espionage case that is taking on major propaganda and political significance. SOVIETS SAY AMERICAN CAUGHT IN ACT Man Identified as Expelled U.S. Embassy Official -AP Wirephotos LAMP POST FIGURES IN SOVIET SPY CHARGE Marks Made for Pickups, Russians Say_ The central figure is a jailed Russian, Oleg V. Penkovsky, a former official of Moscow's Scientific Research Coordinating Committee. He is charged with passing secret information to United States and British agents during the last two years. Penkovsky now has been linked by Soviet newspapers to a total of five United States diplomatic officials and a British businessman, Grcnvillc Wynne, who is in prison here awaiting trial on five charges of espionage. Soviet newspapers have hinted that more disclosures were to come about United States and British officials, but nothing has been said about who in I be Soviet hierarchy might be blamed in addition to Penkovsky for the alleged leak from the key science committee. Pravda, in a long article written in the literary style of a spy thriller, portrayed Capt. Alexis II. Davison, a United States Air Force officer who is the embassy physician here: Robert K. German, a second secretary, and Hugh Montgomery, an attache, as involved in the Penkovsky affair. The three United States officials were depicted as tip-off agents who operated a system of signals, including coal marks on Moscow lampposts and spots on fish shop doors, in connection with the pick-up of secret information by another embassy aide. *   *   * THE ACCUSED aide, Richard C. Jacob, the filing clerk, was expelled early last month from the Soviet Union on the demand of the Foreign Ministry. He had been detained by Soviet security agents in what they purported to be the act of picking up a matchbox containing   a   communication   from - AP Wirephol* ROBERT K. GERMAN Accused Spy Penkovsky left in the hallway of a Moscow apartment house. Pravda has published a photo that it asserts is of Jacob reaching behind a radiator in the hallway just before he was said to have been apprehended. The fifth American named is Rodney W. Carlson, an assistant agricultural attache. Carlson left by air Friday for (Please Turn to Page 8A, Col. 1) STATE FORMATION TRACED IN SERIES A centennial year series tracing the history of the formation of West Virginia will begin Sunday, Jan. 6, in the Sunday Gazette-Mail State Magazine. The series was written by Sunday Gazette-Mail Staff Writer John G. Morgan, who spent nearly three months in research and writing. ] In preparation for the 24-part scries-which will appear each! Sunday until June 16-Morgan traveled to Morgantown to examine the archives on file in the West Virginia University library and to Richmond, Va., to study material in the capital there. Morgan's series covers the time period from Nov. 6, 1860, when Abraham Lincoln was elected president and Virginia began to discuss secession from the Union to June 20, 1863, when West Virginia was admitted as a separate and free state. An earlier Morgan series on the governors of West Virginia was well received by readers, educators and historians throughout the state. His new series on the formation of the state is a thoroughly researched work which should find wide readership. Teachers and students will find the series invaluable reference material. Council Endorses Nato Arms Boost PARIS-VP)-The North Atlantic Council Saturday endorsed an increase in the West's conventional armaments, but steered clear of the controversial issue of independent national nuclear forces in Europe. The foreign, defense and finance ministers of the Nato members agreed with the American view that the defense burden should be more equitable. In their final communique, ending their three-day winter session, they said Nato Mac, de Gaulle Begin Talks fi 196?, The New York Times Co.      I PARIS-President de Gaulle! and Prime Minister Macmillan J Saturday night began to explore) the delicate problem of Britain's! entry into a new Europe fashioned by a French leader. This was regarded by diplomats as the most important of many issues that would be reviewed by the two leaders in their private discussions. These are being held in the 15th century Chateau de Rambouillet outside Paris. If the afternoon and evening went as well for the prime minister as did (lie morning, his visit   will   prove   successful. Macmillan   accounted   for  77 birds in (his morning's shooting, out of a total of 408 brought down by a party of nine. Ollicial huntsmen commented that he was "a very good shot." Diplomats thought he wr.uld have to be even more effective if he is to make progress with the French president in their conversations about the future shape of Europe. Saturday's entertainment represented the Europe of the past: shooting in the grand manner in the morning and luncheon served in the vast dining room, notable! in history as (he one in which! Charles X of France signed the I instrument of abdication. BUT IT WAS (he future Europe, not the past, that occupied their conversation. The prime minister, diplomats reported, will try to convince the general during the talks that, far from diluting the character of the new Europe, Eritain's conditions for entry will strengthen it. members should bring their own national forces up to Nato requirements. Drawing. on the Cuban experience,   the   ministers   said greater   conventional   military -strength is needed to give the West the widest possible range of response to any future Soviet thrust. As to Cuba itself, the. ministers hailed President Kennedy's "firmness and strength" for averting war in that crisis. While agreeing to bolster the alliance's conventional armament, the ministers declared their readi ness to ease up on cold war ten sion once Moscow adopts a simi Output Worries Ulbricht E. German Head Sees Berlin Issue Delayed 
                            

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