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Arkansas City Traveler (Newspaper) - February 19, 1962, Arkansas City, Kansas Generally fair ninety first year cuban exiles but army cannot Mobil lie without u. S. Weapons Guatemala apr a a group of cuban exiles Here Are organizing an army to seek the overthrow of prime minister Fidel Castro in Cuba. Tile organization however is still on paper and says it cannot mobilize unless it gets us. Weapon tie Best available information is that no cuban exiles Are being trained Here under arms at this time. Both guatemalan and l a. Officials deny there is such activity. Guatemala was one of the training areas for the abortive invasion of Cuba last april. The new organization is called the army of liberation of Cuba its chief is a former commander of the cuban army. Gen. Jose k Ped rata y Cabrera. 58. In an interview. General Ped Raza would say Only that Quot we Are not now training any a civilian spokesman for the group asking that he not i a identified said the organization has a fall tile men we need a for an attack on uha. Those men All cubans arc now scattered throughout the continent waiting for the signal to unite and train As an invasion army he said the army cannot be mobilized however without weapons from the United states the spokesman said. As far As can he Learned the organization efforts to approach the United states government for backing with arms have not yet met with any Success the spokesman said that although Gen Pedraza is commander in All military aspects the organization is controlled by a directorate of about 30 men he described them As businessmen professionals Farmers labourers industrialists and Bankers. Kansas monday february 1962 twelve pages a a Price Inch v 5 cents. S. Military flights cover East Germany Rescue flood victims a Best German sol Liers use rubber life rafts to Rescue flow victims of do Elisburg Germany after the Elbe River overflowed its Banks due by Hurricane Force winds which slashed across Northern Europe. Nea radio telephoto strike in Guiana is called off peace returns to Georgetown As riot siege ends a protective custody a colonel s Cirl Friend held Dar turns deaf ear to Jackie Washington apr the White House confirmed today that Jacqueline Kennedy sought and was refused loan of a historic chair now in the Possession of the daughters of the american revolution. The first lady had hoped to include the piece one of the original Bellangy chairs in might by president Monroe along will other Monroe pieces now in the Blue room of the White Houe it came to her attention six months ago a spokesman said a hat the Dar had one of the a hairs. Mrs. Kennedy asked the Der if it would make an Quot indefinite loan to the White House. But the word came Back that the Dak was a not in a position to he Able to loan the chair a now in the Tennessee room of the Dar Continental memorial Hall Here mrs. Kennedy a press Secretary Pamela Turnure said and Quot the matter was Safe hauled out of Bank $10,000 loss is reported in Kansas theft Barnard Kan. It a a Safe containing $1,0000 was dragged out of the first National Bank of Barnard with a Winch truck and hauled away in a pickup truck by a Well organized gang of thieves Early sunday. Both trucks and some tools were stolen from a Beloit Grain elevator saturday night. A Barnard woman reported seeing Lour strangers in town late that night but none of Thi town s 207 residents were aware of the destructive raid. The thieves broke Oil a both the Back and front doors of the Bank and smashed the Interior so they could drag the Safe from the vault and out the front door with the Winch and Cable. The Winch lifted the Safe into the pickup. The Winch truck was found about to Miles away near Asher Ville. Clem Abercrombie Bank president said a time lock would open tile Safe this morning. Lie said it was the first time the Hank was robbed since it was founded in iwo. The toss is insured. Teacher was from Ottawa death of Kansas woman in Turkey is under of probe Izmir. Turkey ish and . Air Are investigating miss Lorraine l. A Turk Force officers the death of Gros it. 27. Of Ottawa Kan. Whose body was found saturday morning in her apartment in Izmir. An autopsy failed to disclose the Clear skies Are ahead for Kansas no of in Clear trend mid c. C. To meet John Mogge general manager of the general electric Plant at Strother Field will he guest speaker at the membership luncheon meeting of the chamber of Commerce wednesday noon in the Ito Rity cafe banquet room. The weather Fok c so k vex is v Little warmer tues Day Low tonight general in the 70s i quoth tuesday of Northwest to near us out boast. Zon i i Tiene rally Lair and a Latte warmer tonight tuesday partly Cloudy and a Little warmer Low it it night near 30 Hish tuesday in the lower Sis. Oki a Hom a Cleat to partly Cloudy tonight a Little warmer West portion tuesday partly Cloudy a Little warmer it at considerable clonal Ness West with scattered showers extreme West Low tonight w Northeast to la South High tuesday 60-70. Loan groups can give Trade Stamps Topeka a St ult savings and loan associations can offer trading Stamps to induce business despite a state Law Banning Stamps for Sale of merchandise atty Gen. William m Ferguson ruled today. Ferguson in an opinion to Oren Gray Labette county attorney said the Law strictly interpreted applies against goods and merchandise but not to services a it seemed to let a the intent of the legislature in enacting the trading stamp statutes that it in tended to apply the Law Only to purveyors of goods wares or merchandise a Ferguson said. A a savings and loan association which is in the business of accepting moneys for Deposit and with making Loans of Money would hardly fall into the classification of a merchant certainly it is not a purveyor of goods wares or j Topeka apr mostly skies and a slow warming Are ahead for Kansas until week at least. Temperatures dipped into the teens Over most of the state Early today As Clear skies replaced Cloud that had covered the state saturday and sunday winds were still northerly however holding temperatures Down. Overnight lows were from 15 degrees at Hill City to 24 at Wichita Ami Pittsburg Atter highs sunday from 29 at Concordia to is at Pittsburg. Most sunday afternoon maximums were in the 30s. Temperatures today were predicted tor near 40 degrees in the West and in the 30s elsewhere. Tonight s lows will be similar to Early today with about 15 degrees in the Northwest and 20s elsewhere. By tuesday readings will by from live to to degrees higher. The 5-Day Outlook indicates some precipitation by mid week and again near the end of the w Eek. Cause of death there were signs of violence on the body finals paid. Miss Gross was a teacher the i s. Dependents school. It col Edward k. Matthews of the air Force who was Iii the apartment at the time of death was being treated for Shock in a Hospital sunday. Matthews and miss Gross quarrelled at the nato officers dub Friday night Friend said and miss Gross left the dub alone followed 15 minutes later by Matthews a heavy thud in miss Gross apartment was heard Early saturday by the building owner. He j said he and another tenant went upstairs and were met by Matthews who told them miss Gross was not feeling Well but would be All Light. The owner said Matthews came downstairs later and reported miss Gross was seriously ill the owner said he went Hack up to the apartment and found miss Gross dead fully dressed on the floor. Miss Gross had taught in Izmir since last september. She became interested in Turkey while her brother Kenyon Gross was in the air Force there. The brother now is a student at Kansas state University. J a i diversity of Kansas graduate miss Gross taught school four years in California before going to Turkey. Miss Gross was adopted by mrs Earl Gross when she was a in ill child and grew up in Bucklin Kan. She received a Watkins Hall scholarship at k u. Traffic toll Topeka Apt Kansas traffic death log 48 hours to 9 a m. Monday Ixo for february�?21 for 1962�?55 comparable 1%1 period�?58 Ltd fatality from last Friday. Charles Miller Dies in Texas word has been received Here of the unexpected dead of Charles Miller about 2. In san Antonio Tex his Mother. Mrs. Helen Miller 301 n third St., who had been visiting in Springfield. Mn., and his brother Jack Miller of Wichita left immediately for san Antonio. No further details Are it know n. Miller who was a Salesman for a pharmaceutical firm. Is sup Vived by his wife Mother brother and a sister mrs. Robert Betty Anna Howland of Wichita his father was die late Frank Miller who operated Tho Miller tin shop Here Many years. Gardner Smith Bishop insurance real estate. Rho. Iii 2-2goo. Expulsion brings protests i Ive do i Ori i or k ass to a l through saturday will a ram1 5 to ii degrees 1># Low Normal Little warmer tuesday turning colder midweek then rising again amur a Normal maximum 40-50, Normal minimum 15-20 West 20s elsewhere. Pm imitation will average to to .20 of an Inch West to 50 to .75 East occurring As rain or Snow about midweek Anil again Over the weekend action due ton three who shuffled Library file cards new blood sought for Bloodmobile the Arkansas City Junior chamber of Commerce will sponsor the Bloodmobile visit monday and tuesday feb. -�?T6 and 27 monday the Bloodmobile will lie open from i to 6 15 p a and on tuesday from 9 a m. To 2 15 p in. In the few memorial building. Harris Brown is chairman of the Jaycee committee. Teams treated by Glenn wheat Fred Doty my Don Heflin Are urging Arkansas Cit Yans through personal contacts to join in the bed Cross Effort to till the daily quota of i to pints donors during the past visits of the Bloodmobile Are being contacted by members of the red Cross office staff and the Jaycees Are trying to secure Quot new blood Quot for the program from persons who have not donated previously the Campaign for Quot new blood will continue until the Bloodmobile visit next w Eek. A drop in appointments will also help fill the 300-pint quota anyone wishing an appointment should Contact a Jaycee member or Call the american red Cross office phone i 2-0600. Georgetown British Guiana aug an Uncertain Jyh Uco settled on this tropical capital today after a siege of rioting looting and burning labor leaders called off their general strike against left it prune minister Chad ii Jagan. But his East Indian followers were be hit ted plotting reprisals in the hinterlands. British armed forces hurriedly flown from Jamaica and London on Appeal from Jagan. Were braced for trouble although fire j blackened Georgetown was quiet s racial tensions Between negroes and East indians ran High after rioting negro mobs burned a halt mile Square of Georgetown s business Center anti its East Indian stores last Friday the noting left six dead scores injured and ski million property damage. Jagan. An East Indian himself gets most of his support from East Indian Farmers and workers outside Georgetown. Negroes support Forbes Burnham Leader of the Peoples National Congress party whom Jagan Defeated in last Augustus election tensions relaxed somewhat sunday night with the announcement of labor leaders that they had called off their we Klong strike the Back to work Call came aft i or the Union leaders met three and a half hours with Jagan. One negotiator said Jagan agreed to a series of demands. A terse radio announcement said the unions grouping civil servants government employees and primary schoolteachers had asked them to return to work with the re Rode Union Council also recommending its 12,quo strikers to resume work. Civil servants and teachers struck for higher wages. The trades Union Council protested Lagan a plans for higher import i Taxe and a compulsory savings 1 scheme which the Council claimed Hurt workers Mote than the Rich. A trades Union Council announcement said Jagan promised to impose Price controls to prevent importers from passing to duties to Consumers and to consider the replacement of the compulsory Savior program with a voluntary savings scheme observers said. However the strike basically was against Hie leftist leanings of Jagan. J Leopold Ville the Congo apr miss Elizabeth hiring. 21, blonde Friend of the slain . Assistant military attache is consulting with an american about Hor detention official i sources said today congolese government spokesman confirmed that miss the ring was still Bene live custody charges have against the git i in a proven prison. No been made said. A Leopold die court committed i the Washington dc., girl for eight Days while government investigators pursue inquiries into the murder of col. Llullen d Stogner of the i s embassy last Vav Educ Day. Miss tining told embassy officials shortly after Stogner a death she was alone in the House with him when a single shot was fired from outside a bedroom window. To if k i i Iii Kilt a did i p since noon 54 saturday 7 p. Iii. A so 2 p in. 56 8 p. In. 49 3 p. In. 50 9 p. M. A. 50 4 p in. ____55 to p. M. In. 50 5 p in. ____54 la p in. 51 6 p. Ai. ____52 12 Addil it 41 i a. In. Sid Vav. 35 i p. In. 33 2 a. In. 32 2 p m. 35 3 a. In. 21 j p. In. 37 4 a. In 27 4 p. In 39 5 a. In. My 20 5 p. No 40 6 u. M. 2 it it p in. 39 7 a. In. 24 7 p. In. 36 8 u. In. 21 8 p. In. 34 9 a. In. 24 it i porn. 32 to a. M. 24 to p. In. 30 la a. M. 28 11 a. In 29 12 noon 30 12 Muttu lit 23 i a. In. Mond Vav. 28 i a. In. 73 2 a. In. A i 9 a. In. 26 3 a. In. 26 to a in. A 30 4 a. In. ____25 la a or. 32 5 a. In. 24 12 Nim a. 35 6 a. In. 24 i p. In. 87 7 a. In. ____23 2 p. a s i and Low i get highest temperature for ibis Date in 30 years 72 degrees in 1smj. Lowest 7 degrees in 1928. Sterling a. Map Sterling College s disciplinary committee will meet late inlay to consider appeals by parents of three students who were expelled for shuffling 12t ,00ti reference cards in the schools Library. The three a David and Russ i Lingle Brothers from Bethesda md., and Wally Zimmer of Pittsburgh pay were expelled for the rest of the semester after admitting they mixed up the cards As a prank. College officials estimate it will take anywhere from six weeks to the end of the school year to get the files straightened up. Dean Kenneth Smith placed the expense at to .200 and possibly More the three students slipped into the Library the night of feb. 9. Or. William Mccreery president a of the presbyterian College said the boys a apparently intended Only to switch a few drawers or books but the idea of shuffling the cards came to them while they were in there a they did t think ii through i j. Cuss. My to see How serious it could be the College head said Tho Parent asked the disciplinary Oom committee to review its expulsion decision and to give further consideration to alternative punishment. The alternative Mccreery said included a $1,200 Fine plus suspension from school for two weeks while the boys work in the Library to help straighten up the cards plus being made ineligible to represent the College in any activities the rest of Tho year and being j put on Rome sort of probation for a period of time. Expulsion of the singles and Zimmer was followed by circulation of petitions in their sch if and by the organization in dormitories of student protest meetings. Quot we Arentt trying to justify the said Genevieve Metz of Akron. Ohio editor of the College s newspaper the Sterling stir Quot what we would like to advocate i a stated policy on disc i Points to window a congolese authorities arrested miss Elizabeth hiring in connection with he St. Valentine Day s staying of . Col. Llullen i. Stogner. Here a congolese Soldier Points to the window through huh he shot was fired. Aka telephoto weather is improving space launch set tuesday 20 gaming devices Are confiscated Wichita add Wichita police seized 20 gaming devices at eight locations today in a series of Quick raids Apt. Delbert Selby of the vice division said eight persons a pro Pietor at each place were booked on charges of Possession of gambling equipment. He said flu raids were made after a Cheek of $250-a-year Federal tax Stamps issued for Coin operated gaming devices. Selby said four distributors of gaming devices a pinball machines. Bingo multiple Choice and changing Odds devices and four retail establishment were raided. Cape canaveral Fla. Apr a brightening weather picture buoyed Hopes today that astronaut John la. Glenn or. Will be launched toward a round the Earth or lilt tuesday after months of delays. At a morning briefing. Project Mercury officials reported Quot generally improved conditions in the Vlantie recovery areas win re Marine it. Col Glenns capsule would descend. The first half of a split two Day countdown was started at 2 30 Ani. The recount was finished at 6 a rn., with both the Atlas City commission meeting wednesday for Lack of a quorum the regular meeting of the City commission was adjourned today to to a in. Wed be Day. Felt 21. At that time commissioners will consider ail jux Oming rezoning petition from ted Grose re queuing such action on a plot of ground in the Northwest part of the City. Boy is injured John d. Kralik. 13. Of 511 w. Chestnut ave. Was injured sunday according to police when his motor Scooter and a car driven by Edward ixe Brodzek Hon Vav fifth ave., collided at seventh St and Washington ave Booster rocket and Friendship 7 spacecraft described As in Quot go condition. Officials were shooting for a launch Between 7 30 a in. And 12 3o p in tuesday. The weather Outlook in the Cape canaveral Vicinity gave officials some concern. A cold front preceded by a Squall line was advancing into Northern Florida this morning this could leave lingering cloudiness in the copt area possibly delay ing the shot for the Lith time. However officials wore hopeful Hole could he found in the Clouds through which the rocket could be fired. A Complete deck of the weather was due for about Midnight tonight after which officials were to make a preliminary decision. Quot we feel a lot More optimistic today than we did yesterday Quot said it. Col. John a. Powers spokesman for the astronauts. Quot conservatively i would say the Odds Are at least 60 to in our favor Quot Powers said one change had been made in the lineup of ships poised to recover Glenn. The aircraft Carrier Forres Tai has replaced the earner Constellation in the area�?500 Miles East of Bermuda a where Glenn would come Down if lie made Only one orbit instead of the hot cd for three. Quot relaxed As he can be a Glenn planned to phone i wife and parents Torii lit before going to bed about 7 or 8 o clock. Americans in Defiance of threats of russian jets Buzz fighter planes to go up Berlin at a Allied aircraft j flew through the North corridor i from Berlin today to counter re i new cd soviet pressure on the i vital air lanes informed sources said. Military and commercial transports thrust through the Berlin Hamburg corridor Over communist East German territory the informants said. The Western operation was designed to assert Allied rights in face of the of h missing tactics by the red air Force Western commanders gave orders for the transports to Fly deliberately hollow the level the soviets want for their exclusive use for a three hour period. For the seventh time since it started harassing Western air links to Berlin on feb. 7, the soviet air Force told the Berlin air safety Center sunday night it was reserving air space up to j 7,500 feet in the North corridor leading to Berlin from Hamburg. Allied control officers rejected the soviet flight plan and ordered military transports to stand by. The soviet move came after a weekend pause in the Berlin air i crisis. Sunday morning Moscow announced it hat rejected a three Power protest that Maneu vers of the bed air Force in the corridors were dangerous and illegal. The allies insist that air safety rules in Force for 17 years re quire notification of each individual flight through the three 20- mile wide corridors linking Berlin i with Frankton Hannover and Hamburg. The Western Powers charged the russians were trying to change the rules by making Quot Block bookings for the red air Force the allies do not dispute soviet Content ions the red air Force has equal rights in the Cor-1 riders but they insist on carrying out the safety rules. The allies complained to the Kremlin that soviet Jet fighter buzzed Western aircraft in the corridors last week. The West is making its firm i stand because of the extreme importance of the air routes to Berlin Only by air can travellers go to Berlin and Back without Suh a riffing tickets at communist control Point on highways and rail roads East Germany has charged for months that the we t has mis used the air corridors. The red regime says it is illegal for Western commercial airliners to Fly to Berlin because they claim the corridors wore provided Only i for Allied military garrisons. Juk news conference set for wednesday Washington it no pc it i dept Kennedy Wail hold a new conference his sixth in As Many week wednesday at 4 no pm the White House today. press Secretary Andrew t a Teller said he d i not know w bother tin conference would the made available for live television and radio. Dependable insurance Mill s. Watts St Robert it on. Inc. V. C. Off. Bldg Tel i 2-0400. Timpf vandals paint three places City and county Law enforcement officers were investigating today the painting of three places during the weekend. Initials numerals and words were painted on two buildings in the area As Well As the locomotive it Wilson Park Brick at the South end of the Kansas Gas and electric building was painted As Well As the Wall of the North Bowling lanes located on n Summit St outside the City. Officers said the paint came from Spray cans. Hie incidents were reported sunday. Hickock Smith Hareas Corpus hearing ends Garden it map a Haj Colpus hearing for Richard Eugene Hickock and Perry Edward Smith ended today and commissioner Walter Thiele gave attorneys until March 5 to file briefs. Then he will write his opinion and submit it to the Kansas supreme court. Hickock and Smith Are under death sentence for the slaying of four members of the Herbert clutter i a in i i y near Holcomb Kus. In november of 1959. Juk sends letter along with it Public works measure h sent to Congress Washington a president Kennedy today in to Congress legislation to give ii in Power to trigger up to $2 billion of Public works projects in the Early stage of any business slump in an accompanying letter Kennedy said tile standby authority would he a an invaluable anti recession tool a it would permit a speedup of authorized Federal projects and provide Grant and loan funds for the states to activate their own High priority improvements. Kennedy said without the necessity i i its Musk croup we Hita a Leroy Esau of Buhler to. Is new president of the Kansas music educators asset atom. He a elected to succeed Dean Owen of Dighton for a two year term other officers Are chosen in mid numbered years. Officer hospitalized officer Don Wahlenmaier of the police department was taken to memorial Hospital sunday afternoon after he became ill. He was on duty at the time and was driving a police car. Late news i Osbon pm president de Gaulle today was reported to have suggested big four Summit talks on disarmament Iii a note to Premier Khrushchev. Advance word of the French Leader s Surprise move was passed on to the British government qualified informant reported. Two youths a work it out a Highway Glass breakage ends in clean up Job trooper Eldon Miller of thy Highway patrol took Over the duties of maintenance supervisor sunday on a stretch of i s-77 much to the Chagrin of two Wichita youths. Report that two boys were breaking Glass on the Highway came to to rooter Miller. It was reason in a Miller said that Tho boys were having difficulty hitching a Rule so they would step to the ditch pick up a bottle and to s it on the pavement. Broken Glass might slow Down a car. Miller picked up ult youths and returned them to the Highway North of the City where for More than a mile they removed the broken Gla s from the Highway at eight places along the Road Glass was picked up Miller would transport the lads to the purees where Glass was broken. Us ii by Fuciu quod Uaine toe boys would do their work. Of waiting for congressional a turn which Quot May be to to late a the standby plan. Part of the three Point program urge i by Kennedy in Iii economic message Jan 22. Has been hailed by most democrats but attacked by republicans As a potential invasion of congressional authority. The Thor requested measures were standby Powers to reduce income taxes subject to veto by con Tress and permanently enlarged unemployment benefits. The three. Kennedy said. Would permit tin c veni ment to act Quot More promptly Mere flexibly and More forcefully to so la Liz tin Economy a Tok administration Bill set out a formula which would permit the president to so Art the works programs he could move when unemployment had risen a three out of four or four out of six consecutive months by not less than one percentage Point and after the president determined that the action was needed to attain toe goals of the employment act of 1946 a maximum employment. Production and Pic Hashii Power

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