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Athens Messenger (Newspaper) - January 23, 1961, Athens, Ohio Today s Chuckie Good kick ii a Lazy Many a estimate of a workers Success. A Athens ill Ess Mace the weather Cloudy and colder tonight 2-10. Colder with Light Snow tuesday. Lvi no.�?53 Athens Ohio monday january 23, 1961 the associated press seven cents administration plan for safeguarded peace with optimism a a might display of Spring hats in a shop window gave an ironic touch to a downtown Boston scene As a blizzard lashed the Massachusetts East coast. Piercing Winter blast dips into deep South by the associated press Winter a month old and rugged held a icy grip across much of the Eastern half of the nation today after a record cold weekend extending into the deep South. No immediate general break in the frigid weather was indicated but some warmer weather appeared on the Way noted Gentry it arrested in bark fraud Sheldon Iowa a Ltd a two of Sheldon s leading citizens a Bank cashier and the president of its biggest Industry were in the same jail today accused of participating in a $2-million Bank embezzlement. Federal agents arrested Harold Eugene Kistner jr., 35, saturday night at his Home. He was taken to Woodbury county jail in Sioux City where Bur Nice Geiger 58, has been held for a week. She has admitted the embezzlement that closed the Bank police said. Mrs. Geiger was assistant cashier and a member of the Board of the Sheldon National Bank. Kistner charged with aiding and abetting mrs. Geiger in draining sizable sums from the Bank was the former president of the Northern biochemical corp. Mrs. Geiger the principal stockholder in biochemical owned More than a third of the firms shares. Elliott Roosevelt Sot of the late president was scheduled to speak to biochemical employees today in a meeting open to townspeople. Roosevelt is economic adviser to the firm which mixes and Sells animal feeds. Laos files complaint Vientiane Laos a up a Prince Boun Oumi a government is filing a complaint with the United nations against communist North Viet Nam charging aggression and asking that an investigation commission be sent to Laos government sources said. For the chilled Gulf states. Lower temperatures however were indicated in Tennessee the Central Mississippi Valley and parts of the Central great Plains. The cold weather and last weeks Snow storms and blizzards that swept wide areas have been blamed tor at least 70 deaths. It was below Zero again this morning in most sections in the Northern tier of states from the Eastern Dakotas through the great lakes Region into new England. The Mercury dropped to More than 30 degrees below Zero in Northern Minnesota after a Bon tingling -34 in Bemidji the nations so called a a icebox sunday morning. In the South unseasonable cold was reported with freezing weather into Northern Florida. The 33 Reading in Anchorage Alaska was much higher than Many Southern cities. In Maxy Northern Midwest cities temperatures stayed below Zero All Day sunday As the Arctic air held stationary Over the Snow covered sections. Chicago a High was to after the first Zero weather of 1961. More Light Snow fell in some parts of the cold Belt during the night and Early morning including much of the great lakes Region and the Ohio Valley As Well As sections of the Central Mississippi Valley. Heaviest fresh fall was 5 inches in Houghton. In upper Michigan adding to the 17 inches already on the ground. It s fun and profitable More and More people Are Reading messenger want ads checking the various columns to buy Many things. Some folks Are looking for furniture others appliances and still others for car houses and trailers. In most cases they Are willing to pay Cash for the things they need and want. A Low Cost and will sell those extra items for you and through the want ads you la meet the friendliest people. To place your and Call by 3-1242 Kennedy launches review of master program Washington president Kennedy launches a sweeping review today for the master plan his administration will pursue in its quest for a safeguarded peace with the communist bloc. At the Start of his first week in the White House the new chief executive set up morning and Atemon conferences with his Secretary of state Dean Rusk and defense Secretary Robert s. Mcnamara. The double conference the Only announced business on his Agenda today a demonstrated the priority Kennedy attaches to seeking an easing of East West tension while beefing up the nation s defences. A grim reminder of troubles ahead reportedly came in a secret message from ambassador Llewellyn e. Thompson who met saturday in Moscow with soviet Premier Khrushchev. Thompsons Cable was understood to report that Khrushchev while talking hopefully of an agreement with the Kennedy administration in private had adopted the same Tough unyielding position on issues that wrecked previous Western Hopes. Kennedy got a preview during a White House luncheon sunday of rusks thinking about Khrushchev a Maneu vers. Undersecretary of state designate Chester Bowks also attended. Kennedy moving about in the unpredictable fashion that has be come almost routine since inauguration popped into the press room for a Surprise visit. He was accompanied by his wife Jacqueline looking like a fashionable teen Ager As she strolled through the White lobby wearing beige Riding pants and a three Quarter length sports coat. White House guards who never had seen anything like it during the Eisenhower administration stared Google eyed. Later he named an undersecretary of the Navy two assistant secretaries of Commerce and a three Man panel to advice him on conflict of interest problems and ethics in government. He picked Paul Fay jr., 42, an Independent Republican businessman from san Francisco to be Navy undersecretary. Fay was in Kennedy a wartime torpedo boat Squadron. As assistant Commerce secretaries he chose Hickman Price jr., Detroit director of the Mercedes Benz automobile Branch in Brazil and Rowland Burnstan a chicagoan president of Borg Warner International corp. Members of the study panel will be prof. Bayless a. Manning of Yale Law school Jefferson Fordham Dean of the University of Pennsylvania a Law school and judge Calvert Magruder formerly chief judge of the 1st circuit court of appeals panel chairman. Sex Chauncey Man cited for murder two held in death of cabbie a former Chauncey Man was charged with first degree Mur Der this morning by Wood county Bowling Green authorities after he admitted participating in the slaying of a taxi Driver near Fostoria. Murder charges were filed against Raymond p. Pee Zel Mcdonald 27, formerly of Chauncey and now of Detroit mich., and Jerry w. Taylor 21 also of Detroit. The pair was scheduled for arraignment in Fostoria municipal court today. Wood county sheriff Earl Rife said Mcdonald and Taylor admitted slaying Elmer h. Walker 30, of Taylor Center mich., a Detroit suburb Early sunday. The sheriff reported the fight started when the men demanded their fares be returned after Walker lad driven them into Ohio on a drinking spree. Hie cab Driver was stabbed in the Chest head and neck and his body was run Over by hts taxi in an apparent Effort to make his death look like a traffic Accident the sheriff said. The victims body was found in a Wood county Road sunday morning by a Milkman on his rounds. The slaying scene is a few Miles Northwest of Fostoria. Before the body was discovered Mcdonald and Taylor were picked up by Ohio Highway patrolmen for questioning. Operators of a restaurant reported to the state patrol that the two had paid for their meals with blood stained Money officers said. Sheriff Rife said Taylor told of stabbing Walker with an undisclosed weapon then dragging the body Back onto the Highway. Mcdonald the sheriff added said he drove Over the body with the taxi to make it appear the cab Driver had been hit by a car. Sheriff Rife added the men told How they summoned the cab to a Detroit bar about la . Saturday and told the Driver Walker they wanted to go to Athens where Mcdonald said he formerly lived. When the two reached Fostoria after drinking Enro Ute the sheriff said they demanded that Walker return their fare. The cabbie refused and with his passengers headed Back toward Detroit. Mcdonald has a record for minor offences in the Athens area local court records show. He was charged with grand larceny in 1958, but the grand jury found insufficient evidence and did not return an indictment. Joint finance committee meeting holds key to legislative action Columbus a win exactly half of the Ohio Legislatures 30 standing committees swing into action this week As the 104th general Assembly moves out of Low gear. The committees will be studying 22 of the 187 Bills introduced through last thursday. But the key to the coming legislative week is a joint meeting of the Senate and House finance committees which done to even have a Bill officially before them yet. The Republican con trolled committees want to sit Down and discuss with democratic gov. Michael b. Disalle a finance director James h. Malott an appropriations Bill they report Calls for $75 million More in general fund spending in the next two years than present taxes Are expected to produce in Revenue. The Bill Hasni to been introduced yet a and wont be until after the financial committees talk with Maloon. Republican leaders take at least a first Blush attitude that the Disalle appropriations Bill does not comply with the Law which requires the governor to present a a Complete financial plan to the legislature which of necessity they feel must include suggestions to raise Fije extra Revenue needed to cover the Cost of proposals for higher spending. Wednesday nights session will help Clear up the answers to at least two questions i. Will the republicans go ahead and submit the Disalle appropriations Bill to the legislature then Amend it to suit their own ideas of what the states tax Structure should be or will they Shelve the governors Bill and come up with one of their own 2. If the republicans decide to go ahead with the governors Bill a at least As a Point of departure a who a going to sponsor it in the House traditionally the big Money Bill of the session is sponsored by the House finance chairman but this sessions chairman rep. Ralph e. Fisherr Wayne has no great enthusiasm at the moment Over the Prospect of having his name on a Bill certain to be mighty unpopular in Republican circles. End of that invasion scared some of 100,000 militia members below a Balcony in Havana wave their berets from Rifle muzzles after cuban Premier Fidel Castro proclaimed an end to cubans three week Yankee invasion scare mobilization. Harmony reached in Harbor strike new York it it a a two week Oil Harbor strike that had caused a paralysing Railroad tie up throughout much of the East was ended today by tentative agreement on a new work pact. Mediators including president Kennedy a new Secretary of labor Arthur j. Goldberg met in a Marathon 14-hour session that ended with the announcement of a settlement at 6 18 . Hie strike of Railroad tug and ferry boat worker against la railroads that operate Al new York Harbor had crippled the City a commuter a Varap rotation forcing 100,000 person. To look for other Means of getting to and from work. The walkout of the 664 workers in three Marine unions two appointments below Cabinet level face opposition in Senate confirmation session Washington a us a Senate leaders Hope to win confirmation today for 13 of president Kennedy a nominees for positions below Cabinet level. At least two nominees face some opposition. The Cabinet was sworn in saturday afternoon a Short time after it won Senate approval. Sen. Wayne Morse d-ore., ser Prince peace honors Given Columbus a of a a Massillon boy and a Franklin county girl Are the top winners in the annual Prince of peace contests sponsored by the Ohio Council of churches. Jack Wright won first prize in the speech contest and Karen Jane Cyriacks of Hilliard took the no. I spot in the essay contest. Each won $100 and a four year College scholarship. Together with the other to winners they will be Given expense paid trips to the United nations in new York in March. The six Semi finalists in the speech contest competed for top honors sunday night at the opening session of the Ohio pastors convention Here. The essay contest winners also were announced at that time. Contestants either spoke or wrote on the subject of peace. Presents credentials United nations a Adlai e. Stevenson hands his credentials to Secretary general Dag Hammarskjold today beginning his new Job As chief . Delegate to the United nations. Royal Tiger Hunt Jaipur India a us a Queen Elizabeth ii and her husband Prince Philip were to go 12 Miles into the Jungle on a Tiger Hunt. Witnesses sought new York own crash investigators have asked witnesses to Aid an inquiry into the wreck Here last week of a mexican jetliner. Belgium strike ends Liege Belgium a us a the last strikers against the belgian governments austerity program went Back to work today. Ike in Georgia York a. A Law sex president Dwight i Eisenhowe is in Georgia for some warmer weather he Hopes and Bird Hunting. I Ved notice he was opposed to the selection of John b. Connally or. Of Texas As the new Secretary of the Navy because of his past ties with the Oil Industry. Sen. Norris Cotton r-n.-h., has announced he is against approval of Chester Bowles As undersecretary of state. Bowles a former member of the House was a foreign policy adviser to Kennedy during the Campaign. Cotton questions Bowles attitude toward future relations with red China although the nominee has testified he opposes immediate recognition of the communist chinese regime or its admission to the United nations. Majority Leader Mike Mansfield d-mont., put senators on notice he hoped to Complete confirmation today on All of the Kennedy nominees who have been approved by committees. The Senate voted saturday to confirm Adlai e. Stevenson As u. S. Ambassador to the United bomb explosion Panama Dpi a a homemade bomb exploded on the . Embassy Lawn sunday but caused no damage. Quot a a Quot Seo views behind Page i Athens. 7 comics .9 Gallipolis. 3-12 Glouster. 5 Logan. 3 markets .16 Nelsonville. 5 it. Pleasant. 16 Pomeroy. 2 Middleport. 2 sports .8 television. 5 women. 6 nations. He took his oath with the Cabinet members during a White House ceremony. The Only opposition to the Cabinet was that of sen. Gordon Aholt r-colo., to the nomination of the presidents brother Robert f. Kennedy to be attorney general. Morsels opposition to Connally Congo chief is promoted Leopold Ville the Congo Tov col. Joseph Mobutu military Strong Man of Congo a government was promoted to major general today and told his unruly army it must obey orders. The same warning came from president Joseph Kasaku by who announced Mobutu a promotion at a ceremony at Leopold Villez scamp Korkolo scene of recent discontent Over pay. The promotion was regarded by Western diplomats As designed to reassert Mobutu a authority Over the army and to ease him away from the political stage. A delegation of Western diplomats called on Rajeshwar Dayal indians head of the in Congo operation for assignees that White residents will be protected at Stanleyville. Travellers who managed to escape from the rebel capital said 900 belgian residents of Stanley Ville live in fear of arrest As hostages for the safety of Lumumba now jailed in Katanga province. Seeks Congress seat Cleveland Tiv former u. S. Sen. George h. Bender a Ohio says he will be a candidate for a seat in Congress in 1962. Longtime associate of vice president Lyndon b. Johnson came after the Senate armed services committee had approved him and eight other defense department appointments. Sen. William Proxmire d-wis., Ami John s. Cooper r-ky., told the Senate they shared morsels View on the Connally nomination. Morse said others also Are opposed. Other nominations ready for Senate consideration include Byron b. White Deputy attorney general Archibald Cox solicitor general h. W. Brawley Deputy postmaster general Roswell l. Gilpatric Deputy Secretary of defense Elvis j. Stahr jr., Secretary of the army Eugene m. Zuckert Secretary of the air Force Charles j. Hitch Paul h. Nitze Arthur Sylvester and Thomas d. Morris assistant secretaries of defense Cyrus r. Vance general counsel of the defense department. Plant damage listed Point pleasant a. T. Ross Plant manager of celanese chemical Plant at Gallipolis ferry reported today that approximately $50,000 damage was done when Small boiler exploded at the Plant saturday. Easier coach named Philadelphia or assistant coach Nick Skorich today was named to succeed the recently resigned Buck Shaw As head coach of the National football league Champion eagles. He was Given a three year contract. Ohio five Day forecast temperatures will average 10-15 degrees below Normal. Normal High 35 North to 3�s South Normal Low 20-22. Continued very cold throughout the period. Precipitation will total one Quarter to one third Inch As frequent Snow flurries or Light Snow North and Light Snow and Snow flurries South. On Jan. To had also virtually shut Down the new York Central and the new Haven railroads. Idle train Crews were not directly involved in the dispute but they refused to Cross Marine picket lines. Both roads said they hoped to get Back into operation by tuesday morning. The unions have called a ratification meeting for later in the Day at the seafarers International Union Headquarters Al Brooklyn. Both sides were expected to Okay the pact. Both mayor Robert f. Wagner and gov. Nelson Rockefeller who had invited Goldberg to attend the sessions praised the new labor Secretary forms contribution to the settlement. The key to the settlement was an agreement to postpone the Touchy Issue of Job Security. The unions had asked to have present five Man tug Crews remain Frozen. But operators wanted any new contract to state that management had the right to decide the number of men needed. Both sides finally agreed to defer any decision until next december when a White House study on Railroad Manning problems is completed. Be prepared Cuba warned Havana a us a maj. Ernesto Guevara warned cubans civilian soldiers sunday night to remain Alert so that if a the new Kennedy administration threatens us we will All be ready to go Back to the cubans pro communist economic chief sounded the warning at a rally of demobilized militiamen at a seacoast town 40 Miles West of Havana. He urged the men to go Back to work now that the three week invasion Alert was Over but cautioned them to be prepared. Fidel Castro told provincial delegates of the agrarian Reform Institute that his government would give 80.000 Small Farmers in Oriente province credits to Spur cultivation of Coffee and Cacao. He Alsa announced creation of a children so farms to be incorporated in the a a people a farms a which raise vegetables chickens and rabbits. Children Over to will be eligible to work on the farms. Cuba and the soviet Union also will Exchange a thousand children to work and learn on each others youth farms Castro said. Drastic food shortages cause unrest temporary difficulties hit red China Tokyo it pm an announcement from piping indicates unrest and sabotage brought on by a drastic shortage of food is bringing new drives Gamst opponents of the red regime. A voluminous communique issued after a meeting Jan. 14-18 of the top chinese command in piping referred again and again to the food shortage which was blamed on the a most severe natural calamities in a Century following upon serious natural calamities of 1959.�?� the communists reported last month that 150 million acres were hit by these calamities. The piping communique said the agricultural setback led to a shortage of raw materials for Light Industry. The leaders ordered that new sources of material along with increased production be achieved to a ensure the Supply of the Peoples daily necessities As far As the communists claimed that More than 90 per cent of the population is Loyal to the red regime and is putting up with their a temporary difficulties a however it reported a an extremely Small number of landlord and Bourgeois elements have not yet been sufficiently refolded and Are always attenuating a this element was charged with taking advantage of the difficulties along with a some shortcoming in the work at the lower Levels to carry out sabotaging k gunman captured Massillon of Frank Cypryla wanted by the Fri and Law enforcement officers in several Northeast Ohio counties was captured Early today in a Brief gunfight. Plane wreck probed Honolulu of a Navy invest i. Gators tried to learn Why a huge Constellation crashed in flames sunday taking nine lives on Midway Island. Fire hits institution Chautauqua n. major fire struck the historic Chautauqua institution sunday destroying the cultural centers main building erected in 1907. Spy hearing set London a pm evidence will be heard feb. 7 against five persons accused of stealing British naval research secrets for an unnamed foreign Power

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