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Albert Lea Tribune (Newspaper) - July 31, 1961, Albert Lea, Minnesota A Rainy Day the evening Tribune volume Xiii number 179 full looted Wir news report of the Asi Clofed pre a Dolly and sunday Albert Lea Minnesota monday july 31, 1961 ten pages to cents wind rain damage in area Light Shower and windstorm activity Over a 36-hour period has left the area drenched and somewhat bedraggled. But the storms have apparently left no serious after effects. A 2.5-Inch rainfall in a half hour period this morning left Many Albert Lea streets flooded when sewer lines were unable to take care of the racing water. As usual the worst spot was the East main East Clark Street area where con not so bad at first glance things looked bad for this car be Tongue to Norman Storvick 1231 Madison ave. The tree yanked from its base by powerful winds Early sunday brushed aside a Utility pole and fell across the trunk of the car. But the smaller limbs and branches apparently cushioned the fall As the car did no to have a scratch despite the fact that the tree came to rest on the top of the cards trunk. Air was released from the rear tires to lower the rear end and the car was driven out from under the tree. Tribune photo bad night for Trees a this tree was among the Many that buckled under the Force of violent winds Early sunday. It is located on the front Lawn of the Home of or. D. A. Armstrong 1811 Frank Hall ave. The tree As did Many others toppled into Power lines and disrupted electrical service. Tribune photo 2 persons killed in plane crashes Minneapolis apr two air j by Petersen crashed when the Tai Wall Street lawyer May head Cia asian african bloc split on . Assembly United nations . A belong to the French Community if the bloc unanimously s u pm the 46 asian african members would go along with the proposal ports the proposal a special As of the United nations appeared the goal of those seeking a Spe j Sembly is virtually certain. It divided today Over whether to Cial Assembly is to Brand France j requires 50 member signatures to. / a Fowler dress for a special session of the an aggressor against Tunisia and Convene the 99-nation body and planes crashed within 30 Miles of Section snagged a Power line Amie Hamilton a Wali Street lawyer n general Assembly to Uke to Force the French out of their the 9-nation soviet bloc is expect new York a each other near Minneapolis Sun coming Down for an emergency Day. Both occupants of one died Landing on a Road near Elk River. An a air fore Cape. August Holubeck 30, was Pilot flying a Jet parachuted to flying from his Home base at Glas Fety near Eden Prairie. Dead Are Robert Petersen 32, Minneapolis and Bernice Holthuas 27, Osseo. The Cessna 180 flown storm Mccloy report a Juk sets meeting tonight Washington a John j. Mccloy will report to president Kennedy tonight on his discus of Newsweek Magazine. The Argow mont., to Minneapolis for aircraft parts when the Jet plane crashed during a severe rain Quot a i Quot nil bile says Hamilton 50. Is to sue to Zero. Holubeck baled out and As had of the con. Was not seriously Hurt. Trover Sial hush hush Agency in the Eden Valley crash occurred october following several months about i it hours before the crash working with Dulles. At Elk River. The towns Are Magazine said Hamilton about 30 Miles apart. Eden Prairie a move into a Cia office in about to Miles Southwest of near future and that he was and Veteran of government serv up French tunisian impasse Mediterranean naval and air base ice is reported in line to succeed Iver the Bizerte naval base. Allen w. Dulles As director of the a number of countries from Central intelligence Agency. And Africa were reported the report Cam in an article i Tant to support Liberia s Call to be published in the aug. 7 Issue de to support the move. So Are Yugoslavia and Cuba. Assembly president Frederick h. Boland reportedly received in at Bizerte. Doubt advantage Turkey Japan the Philippines i Cius we a an Ltd several other asian members word in Dublin to be ready to for a Specia August session. The of the woe were reported dubious j return to new York at once if group called a closed door a feet of the advantage of a special the members decide to place the ing this afternoon. I Assembly there was considerable d o u b t erupts the to new african nations who j in unless new Tunisia. Violence is Minneapolis and Elk River about chosen after a meeting with pres-20 Miles Kennedy several weeks ago Landing reason unknown and a secret meeting with Dulles. Why Petersen sought to land a Democrat Hamilton has been was not determined. Or. Gordon in and out of service Tesch the Sherburne county Corn for the past 20 years. He joined West troops stage Alert in Berlin Wells native named state school Boss St. Paul a Erling o. Crisis before the As tunisian Sembly. Liberian ambassador Nathan Barnes announced he would seek support for special Assembly debate on Tunisia after the Security Council failed saturday to take any action on Tunisia s aggression charges. Charged violation the Council issued a cease fire Call july 22 to Stop the fighting Between French and tunisian troops around Bizerte base and. Berlin a berlins . Ner said witnesses reported the the Justice department in 1938 British and French garrisons held Johnson 52, Mankato superintend in Tje Sahara South of Tunis. The plane circled Elk River at Low As a special assistant to the at another Early morning Alert to ent of schools today Vas elected Cou a called on All troops Altitude before the Pilot tried to a ions last week with soviet pre and m a Highway 169 bypass Belder Khrushchev on disarms j eng Borth of Elk River ment and the Berlin crisis. I plane missed the top two White House press Secretary Power lines leading from the Elk Pierre Salinger said Mccloy the River Rural electric cooperative presidents chief adviser on Dis a Janet where an atomic Power armament would be accompanied to the White House by Secretary of state Dean Rusk. Mccloy completed an urgent flight from Moscow to Washington sunday night in response to a Plant is under construction. The Tail Section however snagged a lower line. The plane flipped on its Back and crashed shearing off the propeller. The ship did not Burn. Or. Tesch Torney general and directed the Day practising the defense of the Minnesota state commissioner of t0 Saturn to positions they held department a a War fraud unit in threatened City. Education by the state Board of before fighting flared july 19. At 4 30 . Loudspeaker trucks education. Tunisia has accused France of woke residents of the areas i Johnson told the Board he would cont Nuong aggression and of re where married troops live. Many submit his resignation to his local fusing to pull Back her troops in members of the 11,000-Man Al a Board and. Subject to approval Bizerte. France is demanding lied Garrison in West Berlin have there would accept the new Post guarantees that her Communia their families with them. Both soldiery and civilians at summons from Kennedy. He said bodies of the two victims brought an informal personal strapped in with seat belts Hung message from the soviet Leader to upside Down in the wreckage. The . Chief executive. Petersen and miss Holthus were in Advance of his meeting with Hying to Minneapolis from pet Kennedy Mccloy was scheduled Ersen s summer Home near lakes Minn., when the crash to give Rusk a detailed report on his conversations with Khrushchev cabled report earlier Mccloy already has sent a Long Cable giving Kennedy a preliminary report on his talks w Ith Khrushchev. This report was forwarded to Kennedy Over the weekend at his Hyannis port mass., vacation Home. Salinger declined to give any hint of the Tenor of Khrushchev stalks with Mccloy. But there have been widespread reports that Khrushchev was disturbed by the firm attitude taken by Kennedy last tuesday night in his report to the nation on the Berlin crisis and his decision to Shore up . Armed forces. Mccloy went to Moscow two weeks ago to try to work out arrangements with the soviet government for a new East West Dis armament conference. He failed to reach agreement due primarily to soviet insistence on talking about the substance of disarmament issues instead of the procedures for organizing the conference. Forecast local temperatures maximum temperature sunday was 86 degrees minimum was 67. At 8 a. In. Today it was 70 and at i . 69 degrees. Precipitation was 2.5 inches. Minnesota 0 c Cas ional Cloud iness North Cloudy South through tuesday occasional showers and thunderstorms tonight mainly South Likely continuing tuesday morning Southeast Low tonight 55-65 High tuesday 75-85. Iowa scattered thunderstorms North and Central tonight Over most of the state tuesday Low tonight in mid 60s Northwest mid 70s Southeast High tuesday 80s Northwest 90 Southeast. Occurred. The heavy rain had stopped but the sky was overcast. Might have nosed Over or. Tesch said it seemed Likely the plane might have nosed Over on the soft a surfaced Road if the ship had made it under the Power lines. Capt Holubeck was alone in the two seater Jet. Air Force officials at Wold Chamberlain Field Here said he contacted the control Tower was Given approach instructions but said he was unable to comply. The Captain asked for a new approach pattern. A the never acknowledged receiving the message a said a a Weisbrick information officer of the 96th air Reserve troop Carrier Squadron stationed at Wold Chamberlain. Officials said Holubeck did not say Why he was unable to comply with the original Landing instructions. Parachuted to ground he ejected from his plane and parachuted to the ground Landing in a Field in suburban Edina. Sgt. George Butler of the Edina police department said Holubeck told him. As he was being driven to a Hospital that the plane had not developed mechanical trouble. A the said he was just Plain lost a Butler said. A the ceiling was Zero and the plane was shaking because of the the ship hit the Crest of a Hill in an Oats Field on the Vergil Seifert farm near Eden Prairie bounced smashed into the Bank of a ditch and exploded. Wreckage was strewn Over a wide area. One wheel smashed into a garage at the Richard Melquist Home 400 Yards from the crash scene and the engine narrowly missed House. Martin Busby 15, who lives nearby said he was Reading when he heard a Roar. A i saw it coming Quot the boy said a i saw it swerve. Flames shot up. Then i heard it explode a a department s 1942. From 1943 to 1946. He was chief of the Board of economic warfare a enemy Branch was a member of the joint intelligence staff and a member of the strategic bombing target committee. At one time he was stationed in the China Burma India theater helping to select bombing Mission targets. Hamilton is a partner in the Wall Street firm of Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton with offices in Paris and Brussels. Kenyon youth Dies As car hits Bridge Kenyon Minn. A a Kasson youth detain d. Terry 21, was killed Early today when his car smashed into a Bridge abutment on the outskirts of Kenyon. The fire department was called to Cut through the jammed wreckage for his body. Minnesota a traffic death toll for the year is 366, one ahead of last year at this time. Effective Jan. I 1962. Tion lines with the base and be prior to action unanimously a tween jts units will be s a f a proving Johns appointment the guarded. Ached to the Allied missions w were ordered to their duty posts Board accepted the resignation of where they remained until they Dean m. Schweickhard who has got the a fall been commissioner 18 years Al Allied officials called it a Rou festive dec. In Tine exercise of the kind that Johnson was elected for the takes place at irregular inter term which actually begins aug. Vals 1, 1961, and runs for six years. West Berlin police also held a the Post pays 516.000 a year and night training exercise but head is subject to confirmation by the quarters insisted that this was not state p coordinated with the allies about 2,000 refugees from communist East Germany into West Berlin in the 24-hour period ending at 8 of clock sunday night. The number a 200 greater than the previous Day was a record for any one Day since june 1953, when anti communists revolted in East Germany. Farmer found body sex mental patient confesses to slaying Crookston Minn. Apai had stalled and asked for a ride former mental patient was held to Winger. Helgaas suggested in Senate. Johnson a appoint ment will be submitted to the Senate when the legislature next poured i meets in regular session in january 1963. Johnson now received $16,500 at Mankato. Johnson is a native of Wells Minn., and began his school administration career at Verdi Minn. He subsequently held administrative posts in schools at Janesville Mountain Lake and Northfield. He is a graduate of Luther College Decorah Iowa. He obtained his bachelors degree in history there. His masters degree was Secretary general Dag Hammarskjold who visited Tunisia last week at president Habib Bourguiba a request told the Council he had evidence France had violated the cease fire and assumed functions on tunisian soil a normally reserved to a Sov Ereign soviet keep new Type subs under wraps Moscow a the soviet Union put on a show of its sea might sunday but kept under wraps rocket firing submarines that Deputy defense minister Andrei a. Grechko says Are the Backbone of the red Navy. Western observers who watched Striction of a new storm sewer is scheduled to begin in August. East main was partially blocked this morning and traffic was routed around the highwater area. Until this morning there had been numerous showers but not a great amount of rainfall. The local weather station reported .89 Inch from i . Sunday until the heavy downpour this morning bringing total rainfall to 3.39 inches to noon today. Some storm damage saturday nights wind storm left heavily littered lawns we e r e there were a lot of Trees damaged at least one Home caused several Power failures but did very Little serious crop damage. Townspeople and Farmers alike were Busy cleaning up branches and in some cases fallen Trees sunday morning. Ellis Christianson free born Mower electric co operative general manager said no extensive damage was caused but that considerable time was spent cleaning up Trees and limbs that had caused temporary Power failures in the area. He said damage was generally Light in Freeborn county but was heavier in the Southern part of Mower county. He said the heaviest damage in that area was near Adams. Calls first started coming in about i . Sunday he said. Crews worked straight through and most of the damage was cleared up by i . Sunday. A mop up of minor damage was completed by about 4 ., he said. Power out Here Duane Johnson assistant operating superintendent for interstate Power said county damage seemed to be the greatest around Albert Lea. He said Crews were out from about i . Sunday until 5 of clock sunday afternoon. He said the greatest amount of damage was entered around the areas of Frank Hall toward the Lake and around South Broadway. He said a Frank Hall area Power failure lasted for about nine hours and a South Broadway failure for about nine and a half hours. Only the poles were left standing in some places in these areas he said. Johnson noted that most of the damage was caused shy fallen Trees or limbs and that in addition to the two extensive Power failures there were a Host of individual failures from limbs falling into lines leading into individual Homes. In the area Johnson reported there was an extensive failure in concluded on Page 2 the naval demonstration off Len awarded him by the University of Ingrad said they were not parti Minnesota in 1938. 37 drown trying to escape heat on a murder warrant today in connection with a slaying discovered in a bizarre manner. Farmer Irvin Helgaas 40, Rural Winger Minn., was helping Raymond k. Stai 31, a Bachelor neighbor restart his car in a Field saturday night. Stai picked up a hat walked a few feet and placed the hat on the body of a dead Man. Until then Helgaas Hadnot seen the body. A a what a that a Helgaas asked in horror. A ooh he a Okay a Stai answered according to Helgaas. Beaten and stabbed the body was that of Sigurd Lutness 65, a Rural Erskine Minn., Farmer. Sheriff Carl Knutson of Polk county said Lutness had been struck several times with a tire wrench and had been stabbed with a knife. Knutson said Stai calmly admitted the slaying. The sheriff added that tile husky Bachelor had spent nine months in a California mental institution in 1957. Helgaas related that Stai came Stead hat he try pushing stars Tokyo a t. When they reached the vacant sunday As people car farm where the car was stalled Stai said he had lost the ignition key. Found body it was while they were looking for the key Helgaas said that he saw the hat Ami then the body. A i figured then the fewer questions i asked the better off i would be a Helgaas said. The two returned to Helgaas House where Stai asked for a cigarette and indicated he would like to stay and visit Helgaas said. A it was pretty shaky a said Helgaas. A the seemed like he was looking right through Helgaas convinced Stai it was bedtime and the younger Man left. Called sheriff Helgaas then called the sheriff and Stai was arrested on a Winger Street. Knutson said Stai offered no resistance. According to the sheriff Stai and Lutness were involved in a fight at a Winger tavern earlier saturday but drove off before Cul arly impressed. Grechko in a speech before taking the Salute boasted a the Backbone of the soviet Navy a might is up to Date atomic powered submarines equipped with rockets of various none appeared in the Parade. An estimated 1.2 million stormed the beaches near Tokyo to escape the heat. Some 1,400 were treated for injuries at fir staid stations. The Mercury hit 93 degrees in the Tokyo area. Over saturday night said his car Knutson arrived. In be got the Knack of making you a stack for solving problems by the stack let me Tell you a in be the Knack. Selling things or renting rooms. With Ray help your income booms. Call me Quick and lets get going. Soon real profits you la be knowing. A want and size yes in a Ting hot need a not. Lift forget me for a Tribune classified phone for 31411 Britain to join common Market London apr prime minister Harold Macmillan announced today Britain will apply for membership in the european common Market. He told the House of commons that Britain s actual entry into the six nation economic group will depend however on what arrangements can be made to protect the interests of its partners in the British Commonwealth. Storms Cut wide path Over nation by the associated press scattered heavy thundershowers continued to drub communities along a 2,000-mile weather front from Colorado to Southern new York today after a damaging weekend of severe squalls. Torrents sloshed As much As 7 inches of rain on some new York state communities and Runoff choked Small Stream valleys causing flood loss of disaster proportions at Unadilla . Flash floods followed 3v4 inches of rain in southwestern Virginia and Eastern Kentucky where highways were blocked by As much As 5 feet of water and too families were evacuated at Haysi a. Homes were washed away crops destroyed and Telephone service disrupted in swamped portions of Johnson Elliott and Morgan counties of Kentucky where some loss of life was feared. Torn adic winds which accompanied the storms saturday night and sunday did extensive damage at Macedon . At Unadilla a Community of 1,500 in Otsego county mayor Wayne Tyson estimated damage Between $500,000 and $1 million and asked the state for disaster Relief. At Haysi where Virginia 83. The towns main Street was under 5 feet of water Earth slides caused heavy property damage. Cuban tractor envoys return to Castro jails Miami Fla. Apr eight to my tor prisoner envoys flew Back to Fidel Castro a jails today declaring confidently a we shall More than 500 cuban exile cheered them loudly at Miami International Airport. Two members of the delegation there came to implement Castro a pledge to Swap 1,200 invasion prisoners for tractors remained behind Reinaldo Pico 27, and Mirto Collazo 26, claimed Castro reneged on his offer. With the eight aboard a regular airline went a delegation of three from the cuban families tractor committee. They plan to Confer with Castro regarding plans to Exchange prisoners piecemeal As Ransom tractors become available. Former Ziegfeld follies Star Dies los Angeles apr Harry Gribbon 75. A onetime Star of the Ziegfeld follies and Veteran song and dance Man died Friday after a Long illness. He had retired about eight years ago and was at the motion picture country Home when he died. Secretary Stanton involved a research chemist finds old journal pointing to Lincoln s death plot Gettysburg Paap a a research chemist by Chance has come upon a cryptic allegorical statement scribbled in an old journal which Points an accusing Finger at Edwin a Stanton president Abraham Lincoln a Secretary of War As having helped plan Lincoln a assassination. The accusation was scrawled by Brig. Gen. Lafayette c. Baker who died under mysterious circumstances three years after Lincoln a death. But whether the coded message will cast a new Light on the assassination 96 years ago appears to depend on bakery a flamboyant character. Message authenticated handwriting experts have authenticated bakery a message. Similar accusations have been directed at Stanton previously. The old. English military journal was found by Ray a. Neff a Gibbsboro n.j., research chemist who investigated the document in detail for a year in conjunction with civil War times published to times a year in Gettysburg a. The message of about Iso words was written on the inside margin of the Book and dated feb. 5, 1868, five months before i the Ages have him and the nation Baker died. Neff had the late now have i Quot it said. Leonard Rousche a professional 11131 is a paraphrase of a re cryptographer from Collingswood Mark attributed to Stanton at the decipher the code. Time of Lincoln s death a i am constantly being Fol-1 belongs to the Ages. Lowed. They Are professional. I cannot fool them a the message read. A in new Rome there walked three men a Judas a Brutus and a spy Quot officials plotted death then the message went on to say that the death of Lincoln had been plotted by persons officially close to him. A was the fallen Man Lay dying Judas came and paid respects to one he hated and when at last he saw him die he said a now a now he

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