Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune, July 27, 1961

Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune

July 27, 1961

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Daily Tribune, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1961, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin A CONSTR Ramds Dafly IHbime TR NEWS Pjt Forty-Eighth Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, Thursday, July 27, 1961 Single Copy Ten Centa UNUSUAL to see just what it that had been judged the most unusual pet at the Howe School summer playground pet show Wednesday, Zip, the little puppy of Pamela Brehm, 6, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brehm, 81 Cherry St., snuffled up to the cupped hands of David Manthey, 5, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Maathey, 311 8th St. N. And there little Zip found a pair of worms, which David calls Jiggly and Wiggly. Similar pet shows also were held at Lincoln Fieldhouse and the Mead School playground. stiff photo McCloy Talks With Nikita U.S. Continues Efforts On the Diplomatic Front MOSCOW Kennedy's disarmament chief, John J. McCloy, returned today from a conference with Premier Khrushchev about starting international disarmament talks. ''We are still hopeful that we can work out something that will be said McCloy, who has been trying with- out success for more than a month to win Soviet agreement on the makeup, agenda and timing of new East-West arms talks. McCloy went to Sochi Tuesday to talk w ith Khrushchev at his Black Sea vacation villa. Af He said it would be "a little bit I IWII early to make any predictions" on whether the United States and the Soviet Union will be able to take part in new arms talks by Aug 1. That is the date set in a U.N. resolution. No Word on Local Units President Kennedy's announce- ment that the nation's military cur- streneth wm te bolstered during rent talks will terminate before Ithe coming months has not yet the end of July." significantly affected the local In talks with Soviet negotiator i draft board's activities. Valerian A. Zorin here and in Washington, McCloy has found Mrs. Alfred Hornigold, clerk of open- ing major arms discussions be- the two big powers. Report State Reservists Ready to Go MADISON (AP) Spokesmen for Wisconsin military reserve units .said Wednesday they are ready for any developments in the Berlin situation. Stdtc Selective Service officials said it would be several days be- foie they knew how many men Wisconsin will be asked to furnish for the expanded callup an- nounced in Washington. A Selective Service oftice spokesman .said it would be pre- paicrl to "double or triple" the draft call The July quota was 112 men The Defense Depart- ment announced that the August total had been raised from to Wood County Local Board No. 80, i- J I said today that men registered for selective service will be clas- sified when they reach 21, rather than This action is in re- sponse to a directive received by the local board Monday, and means only that a larger num- ber pf registrants will be avail- able to take physical examina- tions in the event the draft quota is inci eased. August Quota The draft call for August is six men, Mrs. Hornigold said. Al- though there has been no call since February, no special signif- icance can be attached to the August quota, she said The number of telephone calls to her office by young men want- ing to know their draft status has greatly increased since Ken- nedy's speech Tuesday, the clerk stated. Mis. Hornigold emphasized that "it is most important that draft registrants inform their local board of any change of address, occupation and marital status." She pointed out that youths must register with the board within five The chief of .staff of the after thcir 18th birthday, National Guard Division. Col. 'Always Ready' Richard W Ballman, said, "We are prepared for immediate mo- bilization when and as soon as we receive orders from Washington." The division has men. Col. Paul Dowd, commander of the Air National Guard's 126tlr Fighter Interceptor Squadron at Madison, said "the 126th can be activialed immediately. For the past several years we have been completely ready." The 440th Troop Carrier Wing of the Air Force Reserve in Mil- waukee was classed as ready last month after its C119 crews dropped paratroopers in a training maneuver over the abandoned Bong Air Force Base, No new instructions have been received by Lt. Leo Kubisiak, who commands the local Army Reserve 2nd Platoon, 410th Sig. Co. "Our field packs arc always ready, and we arc prepared to move out within a few hours if our outfit is Kubisiak said. There are about 60 men in the local platoon, and about 170 in the entire company, which has WASHINGTON (AP; The diplomatic phase of President Kennedy's Berlin preparedness program picks up tempo today with the departure for Pans of a U.S. team headed by Assistant Secretary of State Foy D. Kohler. In advance of Kohler's takeoff. Secretary of State Dean Rusk scheduled a midafternoon news conference at which reporters planned to ask about further steps in Kennedy's broad program of counter measures against the worldwide Communist threat. Conference in August Kohler and a half dozen aides will meet with diplomatic teams from Britain, West Germany and France to do advance work on the Western Big Four foreign ministers conference to be held in Paris August 5-8. Rusk leaves for the French capital next week. At Paris, the Western foreign affairs chiefs will go over a broad range of the strategies aimed at keeping West Berlin out of Com- munist hands. From Kennedy's standpoint, a major task was to get the North Atlantic Treaty allies to step up their defense efforts too. The al- lies have responded favorably to Kennedy's ideas, but it remains to be seen what action they will take. The president hoped that his in- crease of U. S. defense levels by and men would serve as inspiring leader- ship to the 14 NATO partners. And as an added lever in voi'k- ing up a stiffer NATO defense, he has left vague the exact amount of total contribution the United States is willing to put into the combined effort. It was understood that there is no present intent to send an "ad- ditional U.S. Army division to Europe, although some more of our military men are headed for Europe on combat-support as- signments. Mass Reserve Callups Unlikely, Defense Officials Tell Congress Will Use New Authority Sparingly, McNamara Says WASHINGTON defense officials told Con- gress today they plan only limited use now of powers President Kennedy asked to call up reservists or hold servicemen on duty for a year beyond the terms for which they volunteered or were drafted. "We plan to use this authority Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara told the Senate Armed Services j the 28 passengers and 15 Jet With 43 Aboard Crashes; No One Killed HAMBURG, Germany (AP) An Air France jet, taking off for Tokyo by way of the polar route, crashed today with 42 persons aboard. No one was killed among Committee at a closed door session. Chairman Richard B. Russell, D-G-a., has said the committee may approve later today two of Kennedy's emergency requests noon. The ful, commjttee for wide authority io with pected to act on it next Tuesday. Robertson said the bill probably the Berlin crisis of any future lommunist threats One would let the' President call to immediate active duty an> of will be brought up in the Senate toward the end of next week. The House already has passed he various groups of trained le- the defense money bill, but it servists during the next year, before Kennedy's request hold necessary units and individ- for additional funds was sub- mitted to Congress Wednesday. Russell was joined by Sen. Lev- erett Saltonstall, R-Mass, senior GOP member of the Armed Serv- uals now in the armed forces for extra 12 months of service. The other would stamp approv- al on a priority list of military hardware, including air- craft, missiles and ships. Aware of Hardships McNamara said defense offi- cials "are well aware of the dis- ruptive effects and the hardships ivhich such recalls to active duty iave on the individuals involved. Although he and Gen. Lyman L. chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testified behind closed doors their screened state- ments were made available to newsmen. "We also plan to use the au- thority to extend the terms ol service of military personnel to the minimum extent "We hope to restrict its use to only those personnel whose skill and experience are essential dur- ing the build-up for as short a period as possible. "We also expect to make lim- ited use of the authority to extend the training periods of certain se- lected reserve units." Favorable Reaction McNamara spent nearly four hours in closed-door session with a Senate Appropriations sub- committee Wednesday, explaining the administration's plans for beefing up the nation's military might. The program is geared primari- ly to increasing non nuclear forces so that this country will have, as McNamara put it, "a great range of military alterna- tives" for meeting Soviet moves. McNamara said he had found the congressional reaction "very favorable" and believed all the additional money requests would be approved. Over-all, the defense appropria- tion bill now asked by the admin- istration for the fiscal year that began July 1 tops billion. Sen. A. Willis Robertson, D- Va., chairman of the Appropria- tions subcommittee, said it plans to act on the bill Friday after- State Chairmanship Is Given to Bender City Atty. Robert P. Bender has been appointed state chair- man of the American Bar Assn.'s section on local government law. The one-year appointment was announced today by Clarence E. Crowe, Dallas, Tex who is first vice chairman of the section on the national level. Bender, who has served on the state committee for several years, will be responsible for or- ganizing members of the section into various research studies on municipal law. 9 The airline said five passengers and three crewmen were slightly injured scrambling out of the plane. The big Boeing 707 veered off the runway at the takeoff and Senate on Verge of Tax Revision Voting crashed into a construction site. be" Mofer Airport officials, who immedi- jkee' Democratic Dow-leader. restated his contention that the MADISON issue was resolved, but the talk droned on in the Wisconsin Senate today on the adoption of a Republican tax revision bill. A final 17-16 vote of approval is expected on the sales tax entered measure. But the time when it will come was any- body's guess. Most of the senators were ready to make their own summations during the morning session. Sen William Moser of Milwau- ately began an investigation, said all four jet engines caught fire, but firefighters quickly extin- guished the flames and averted what threatened to be a major disaster. The plane, which came in from sa'd- sales tax would place a heavy burden on the poor. "This is clearly an attempt to placate the few at the expense of our whole Moser Pans, was to fly to Tokyo with its next stop at Anchorage, Alaska. Face Huge Deficit Sen. Gerald Lorge, R-Bear if the GOP tax bill fails, Wiscon- sin still will have to meet a defi- cit estimated at million. "That probably will bring a high surtax or higher income tax- es and we will still have to face the proposition of a sales tax in the next two to four Lorge said. Sen. L'ynn Stalbaum, D-Racine, called the bill a compromise Creek, reminded the house that' with big money and with the people who control it." For 11 days, a coalition of 12 Democrats and four GOP maver- icks fought the measure with amendments and scathing speeches before calling it quits Wednesday night. "We've made our said Democratic Floorleader William Moser with a note of resignation, "Let them have their bill and see what it gets them." Veto Predicted The 33-year-old Milwaukee Sen- ator's remark was an obvious reference to widely circulated pre- dictions that Democratic Gov. Gaylord will veto the measure if it reaches his desk. To make the jump to the gov- ernor's office, the bill still has to clear the Assembly. That 100- member branch has scheduled first Saturday meeting of the ses 9 One-Party System Is Cuba's Fate HAVANA, Cuha Cuba today winds up a mammoth four-day celebra- tion of the eighth anniver- sary of Fidel Castro's revolution highlighted by Castro's announcement that all Cuban organizations will single be merged into a 'United Party of Cuba's Socialist Revolution." Castro's announce- ment had been predicted several weeks ago and observers in the United States said the single party, when it is formed, would be dominated by the Commu- nists. The prime minister made his announcement during a 3'--hour speech before hundreds of thou- sands of Cubans who cheered him and Soviet spaceman" Yuri Gagarin. Yuri Denounces V.S. The Soviet major, launching out into international politics for the CLOSE glasses saved two pairs of eyes from a splatter of molten metal at Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Co. Wednesday. Charles Pixler Jr., Rt. 2, left, and Jim Zabawa. 1911 Russell St., were pouring babbitt bearings on a barking drum in the Port Edwards wood room when moisture caused the liot metal to explode. Their timely use of safety glasses makes them candidates for the national Wise Owl Club. Mead Optimistic About Gains in Consolidated Coated Paper Sales Growth m coated printing pa-1 tiny is in sustaining our present resources, in continuing our poli- cy of plant improvements, in keeping current with new tech- niques and with advances hi the art of coated paper manufacture, DECLARE DIVIDEND Directors of Consolidated Wa- ter Power Paper Co., in a board session following the annual shareholders' meeting Wednesday afternoon, declared a dividend of 35 cents per share, payable Aug. 23 on stock of record at the close of business Aug. 8. in discerning the characteristics of paper jhich our trade appre- ciates and in making products which have thohc characteristics, and, finally, in achieving all the above in good balance and in effective coordination Commenting on record per sales for Consolidated Water Power Paper Co. were fore- cast by Stanton W. Mead, com- pany president, al the annual meeting of shareholders here Wednesday afternoon. Mead based his prediction on ;wo the publish- ing and printing business will continue to flourish and that coat- ed paper of a type essentially similar to the company's current product will continue to be the ideal material for the printed page. "It seems axiomatic to fore- cast a discerning 'and volume- consuming group of buyers who will recognize and appreciate a company which is modern and efficient, and which offers a de- sirable he said. Statement of Policy "Consequently we think our des- earnings of Mead said, "We achieved this performance when the ovei-all trend of Amer- ican industry was downward We found the opportunity to do well and took advantage of it. Pros- perity does not turn our heads and I believe that reversals do not get us down We are in good balance in the essential areas. We don't have to revise our organ- ization according to various turns of events as we have observed elsewhere." 1961 Earnings Dip Turning to 1961, Mead reported earnings for the first six months were compared with during the same period last year. "We in management re- gard them as being very good, for during the period had some good areas of operation and some poor ones He cited inlcr- 9 Firemen in Town Plan Celebration A full weekend of activities is being planned for the third an- nual celebration sponsored by the Grand Rapids volunteer fire de- partment this Saturday and Sun- day near the fire station at the intersection of 12th St. and Hunt- ington Ave. The celebration will open at p.m. Saturday with an 80- unit parade, including old and new firefighting equipment, bands, marching groups and floats. Parade Route The parade is to form at the intei section of Lincoln St. and Daly Ave proceed south on Lin- coln St. to Pepper Ave, thence cast across 8th St. and down Huntington Ave. to the fire sta- tion The Plainfield, Plover, Junction City, Vesper. Port Edwards and Nekoosa volunteer fire depart- ments will paiticipate with the Grand Rapids department in wa- ter fights and firefighting demon- strations The water fights are to be held Sunday afternoon, while demonstrations on quelling van- its j first time since he orbited the ?s- earth, denounced the United States and pledged to Cuba "the armed help of the Soviet people Castro followed Gagarin to the platform as the crowd shouted "down the Cu- ban name for the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay in eastern Cuba. The prime minister first at- tacked the U S. press for predict- ing he would mark the 26th of July anniversary by announcing plans for a single political organi- zation. A few minutes later, he told the crowd Cuba was headed toward one over-all Socialist par- ty embracing all organizations in the island po- litical, labor and others. Castro did not say when such a party would be proclaimed but indicated its formation would be gradual. Airliner 'Deal' Castro also said he would re- turn the Eastern Air Lines plane hijacked by an armed passenger Monday if the United States promises to return any Cuban planes that might be seized and flown to the United States in the future A number of Cuban planes hi- jacked and flown to the United States have been seized to satisfy a legal judgment against the Cas- tro government. Ca.stro denied any responsibility for the hijacking of the American plane off its Miami-to-Tampa run. ous types of fires will be given ,He -salcl sucn an act "is against both days Orchestras Play our principles and would just be giving an excuse to imperialism There will be dancing from 8 for launching an attack against p m. to midnight Saturday to the us." music of the Dixicats. Music Sun- Selective Service Boards Swamped With Calls Draft Cards Take on New Significance Lt. Norman Thusius said the local National Guard units have received no word on possible ac- t'valion. The units have 138 men in the headquarters company and 88 in B Battery. By The Associated Press Hundreds of thousands of small cards today were taken from desk drawers and Ihe hidden recesses of wallets where they had lain unnoticed for months even years. President Kennedy Wednesday asked for more personnel in the armed forces, and overnight the most closely scrutinized eard in the nation became the "notice of classification" issued by the Se- lective Service System. Telehpone calls (in some in- stances two score more than the normal number) began to flood the switchboards of draft boards in every stale, county, city and hamlet The American male wanted to know just where he stood in the wanted to know what was being offered to the enlistee. Civil Defense headquarters across the country were deluged with calls from citizens wauling to know what precautions they could take to the devasta- tion of an enemy air attack. some cases judged j equal to activities during the Ko-i Selective Service pcr- ican reported "plen-1 sonnel s.iid "the phones arc ring- ly of questions but few enlist- ments Boston reported an except ionnl- ly high number of calls to its draft headquarters from mothers Break Into 3 Stores these groups are appearing At Shopping Center I 111 (11 lOll fTl-IMl C- f 1 vrtsiniorl thtough grants fiom the record- ing industries trust funds, in co- operation with Local 610. Ameri- can Federation of Musicians. An additional attraction at the celebration will be a motorcyclist dming thiough a wall of fire. There will be rides and con- cessions on the grounds A trout Three business places in the Grand Rapids Shopping Center, located in the 2500 block of 8th St. S., were'broken into Wednes- day night or early this morning, but county police have not yet determined whether anything was taken. ing as fast as hang them up." Memphis, Tenn., reported draft I board offices were the "busiest i pond is one of the features, with I Entered after doors were pried pri7es offered for the biggest fish ucre tne Super Vahi Mar- ket, the Leu is Shoe Store and a storehouse at the rear of Neipp's Hardware Store. An unsuccessful cffoit was made to break into Manion's Bon Franklin Store. caught. Indian Affairs Post For Nash Rumored Even the newest state, Hawaii, j and wives seeking to determine' area, reported queries on Selective, how the President's request will] since the Korean there; WASHINGTON (AP) Philleo was no recruiting spurt in the Nash, a former lieutenant govcr- 10 Times Normal Wisconsin Weather President's plans to beef up the! Service status had tripled in 24 affect their sons and husbands j The Selective Service office in' Commissioner of Indian Affairs. nor of Wisconsin, has been re- ported as likely to be appointed armed forces. Thousands of others, apparent- ly resigned to their i-A 1 "just tremendous." hours. Officials there described By noon Wednesday, 25 men had the volume of telephone calls and i applied for enlistment; the nor- personal visits to the offices as ma! run is 3 or 4 a dty. Omaha, Neb., dralt board offi- cation, sought out Ihe armed] Though the armed forces re- cial.s said they received "scores forces recruiting centers. They' cruiting centers did a land-offica calls asking, 'Wheie do I Partly cloudy with no Important f Isol- Uohf, ocal weathor facts for J4-hr. 1 endlnq at 6 a M.: Max min., precipitation, ,04 inch. Washington, D.C., received Nash nas been serving for some calls compared with the normal months as an assitant to Assist- 200 requesting information on ant Secretary of the Interior John i CRANBERRY FORECAST draft stains. A Cargor Jr He was a member thrown eori- A draft board official in Fair- of a special task force on Indian er ton'9ht bog Sff.__nR.VKT CARnS__Pnov tt t I Outlook: i atlaus. turtt 4j.w Friday ;