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Columbus Daily Telegram (Newspaper) - January 23, 1961, Columbus, Nebraska Rayburn appeals for support of his plan the Washington up a speaker Sam Rayburn today appealed to Republican House members to support his plan for liberalizing the House rules committee by adding More members. Rayburn told a news conference that May people a a not Only in the United states but around the world a Are pinning their Hopes on president Kennedy. The least Congress can do Rayburn said is to make sure that Kennedy a legislative program will be considered carefully. Unless something is done about the rules committee Rayburn said some key items in Kennedy a program May never reach the House floor for a vote. They would be sidetracked by a conservative coalition of republicans and Southern democrats in the rules committee which decides whether and when a Bill is cleared for floor action. The House is expected to vote wednesday or thursday on a Rayburn proposal to break the rules committee Roadblock by adding three new members which would give Liberal forces a majority in the committee. A number o f Southern democrats will oppose Rayburn a plan and he will need Republican votes to put it through. House republicans scheduled a caucus later today to consider the situation. Their leaders have recommended that they oppose Rayburn a plan. Other congressional news conference president Kennedy scheduled a legislative conference with Senate and House democratic leaders for 9 tuesday. Depressed areas Senate democratic Leader Mike Mansfield mont., announced that the Senate should be ready to act in the near future on legislation to extend Federal Aid to so called a depressed areas which Are suffering from chronic unemployment. Surplus food sen. George d Aiken. Vt., top ranking Republican member of the Senate agriculture committee strongly praised Kennedy a first executive order increasing surplus food distributions to needy families. Appointments the Senate went to work on a stack of committee approved appointments to the second Echelon of the Kennedy administration. Daily Telegram a tide voice. 0/ a Type a uhf. City the weather colder tuesday Low tonight 0-10 above High tuesday 15-25. Bill Barrett a Bosses night is scheduled Here saturday Schuyler boy killed in target shooting Accident sunday Schuyler a a target shooting mishap sunday took the life of Donald Foust. 14. Son of or. And mrs. Ivan Foust of Schuyler Foust was target shooting with a companion. Leo Hergenroder 15. Of North Bend with a .22 Caliper Long Rifle. Colfax county sheriff de a Tach said that the mishap took place on the Briard Brothers farm. Four Miles East of Schuyler along a Small Lake authorities said that a Cartridge apparently jammed in the gun and Hergenroder was handing the gun to Foust when it went off. Hergenroder was sitting along the Bank and Foust was standing on the ice of the Lake. Colfax county attorney Francis r. Of Brien said that the youths were shooting at targets about one half mile from the Foust Home. The Accident occurred about 1 30 the boy was dead on arrival at a Schuyler Hospital. The shooting was termed a accidental Quot Bill Barrett Lexington president of the Nebraska Junior chamber of Commerce will be guest speaker at the annual Columbus Jaycee a a Bosses night banquet to be held at 7 . Saturday at St. Bonaventure memorial Hall. Bosses night is an annual feature of Junior chamber programs throughout the nation dedicated to employers who support the Jaycees and recognize the value of the organization. Honors to be conferred during the evening include Boss of the year outstanding Young Farmer award and the distinguished service and other Jaycee awards. Active since 19s3 Barrett 32, has been Active in Junior chamber work since 1953, when he joined the organization at Hastings. He has held virtually All offices on the local level and when president of the Lexington unit was chosen the a out standing Loco president in Nebraska. Before becoming state president he served on the state executive committee was state parliamentarian and several times was a state project chairman. Barrett has also been Active on the National and International Jaycee level. He has been a member of the National Board of directors National a be a club and chairman of the . Jaycee finance committee and has served also As a member of the Junior chamber International Senate. Open to Public a graduate of Hastings College and . Navy Veteran. Barrett is a partner in the Barrett Agency an insurance and real estate firm and Active in various civic affairs. He is married and the father of two children. Glenn Carter will be toastmaster for the banquet which is open to All interested persons. General Public can secure tickets at jacks cafe or the Tooley drugstore. Tickets were mailed out some time ago to Jaycee members. Evening except sunday White House intervention ends strike new York up White House intervention today ended a strike Over the jobs of 62 men that closed Down the nations Sec Ond biggest Railroad threatened the Economy of the nations Industrial heartland and dislocated life of the country a biggest City. The 13-Day strike Cost the nation hundreds of millions of dollars in wages and freight and passenger revenues of rail lines stretching from St. Louis and Chicago to Boston and new York. The first Feather in the Cap of president Kennedy and his new labor Secretary. Arthur j. Goldberg was the settlement this morning of the strike of 660 Harbor tugboat and ferry men against la railroads that use barges to get cargo onto Manhattan Island. Goldberg flew Here sunday at the Behest of Kennedy and announced a settlement 14 hours later. Call settlement Quot satisfactory Claude Simmons and John j. Gaherin chief negotiators for the tug unions and the railroads respectively both termed the settlement but the main Issue in the contract dispute a the desire of the railroads to trim approximately 62 men from the tug Crews for the Sake of Economy has been left up to a White House commission studying alleged Feather bedding William g. Chase director of labor relations for the closed Down new York Central Railroad said the turning Point in the negotiations came when the principle that the railroads a should be Able to operate efficiently and economically was recognized by the unions. President Paul Hall of the seafarers Union one of three unions involved in the strike praised Goldberg for his professionalism and said there was no question that the strike would have dragged on a if he Hadnot entered the tug Issue to commission the tug Issue involving 56 tugs and nine ferries must be submitted to the 15-Man Mitchell commission within 30 Days. The new agreement also called for elimination of the present Cost of living wage increase escalator clause and a 2 per cent wage increase until nov. I plus settlements on retroactive wage increases. The agreement must be ratified by the Union members who scheduled a meeting today in Brooklyn. The settlement was reached with the intervention of Goldberg. Gov. Nelson Rockefeller. Mayor Robert Wagner and Federal mediators. Columbus Nebraska monday january 23, 1961 eighty second year number 18 Rusk outlines policy dealing with Russia invasion Alert is off cuban militia soldiers gather in Havana at the presidential Palace to hear Premier Fidel Castro announce the end of the invasion Alert. Washington up Secretary of state Dean Rusk said today that he and president Kennedy intend to Deal with Russia through Normal diplomatic channels frequently behind the scenes. Rusk outlined the administration policy in a formal statement during a break in a Day Long conference Between Kennedy and his top diplomatic and military advisers on National Security issues. The Rusk statement read to newsmen by department press officer Lincoln White gave no information on . Ambassador Columbus Man caught after breaking jail would revamp administration of institutions invasion scare ends. Castro turns attention to education farm problems Omaha boy 6, suffocates in fire Omaha up a Terry Lee Hunter 6, suffocated today in a fire at his Home on the near North Side Here. The boy son of or. And mrs. Peter Hunter was dead on arrival at a Hospital. He was lying on a bed in a first floor room when found by firemen mrs. Hunter 43, said she was awakened by smoke while she was sleeping in an upstairs bedroom. She said she was unable to get Down the smoke a filled stairway and crawled onto the roof then dropped 12 feet to the ground. Firemen attempted Mouth Mouth respiration and artificial respiration in vain attempts to revive the boy. An investigation into the fire was continuing. Three accidents Here saturday Columbus motorists broke an Accident free string of three Days saturday with three collisions. One was a hit and run affair. Damaged in the mishap was a vehicle owned by Martin c. Munson. 4256 Sunset drive. Police said the Munson vehicle was parked at the curb in the 1400 Block on 42nd Avenue. It was damaged in the rear. A car operated by Earl Groteluschen 2621 7th Street was eastbound on 13th Street and turned from the South Lane into the North Lane and ran into the Side of another Auto being driven by Arthur c. Fleming 1762 42nd Avenue. Mary b. Brase 862 26th Avenue backed her car from a parking place in the 1400 Block on 27th Avenue and hit an Auto parked at the curb in the next Lane owned by Erwin Walters of Columbus. The three accidents raised the years total in the City to 24, less than half of the 49 counted at this time a year ago. State chamber asked to name committee on redistricting the Nebraska state chamber of Commerce has been asked to appoint a committee which would study the matter of congressional redistricting now that the number of districts in the state must be reduced from four to three and then submit a recommendation to the Nebraska legislature. The request to the state chamber was made in the form of a Resolution submitted by the Columbus chamber of Commerce governmental and legislative affairs committee James Holmberg chairman. Committees Resolution noted that the congressional redistricting is a of vital importance to the state from Many viewpoints a and that apparently a Large number of different ideas will be introduced by individuals in the 1961 unicameral session. It was recommended therefore that the state chamber appoint a committee composed of members from All presently existing congressional districts to study the matter and submit a plan to the legislature before action is taken on this a tremendously important such a plan the Resolution said should be a to the Best interests of the entire state of Lincoln up a a Bdl calling for revamping administration of institutions now under the state Board of control was introduced in the legislature today by Sens. Fern Hubbard Orme of Lincoln and Edwin Mchugh of Murdock. Both sponsoring senators have expressed approval of governor Morrison a recommendation that the Board of control be abolished. Under their Bill the Board would be replaced by a department of Public institutions. The department would have general management control and government of All state charitable mental reformatory and penal institutions. The Board would have seven members who would receive no salary and would have Only advisory Powers. Three laymen included the Bill provides that the Board would include one psychiatrist one physician one attorney one person with five years of experience in Public welfare work and three laymen including one woman. The governor would appoint the Board and the appointment would be subject to confirmation by the legislature. The appointments would be staggered and each later appointment would be for six years. Members would be paid expenses. Other conditions would be that each congressional District would have to be represented and not More than four members could be from the same political party. Would meet quarterly the Board which would have to meet at least once quarterly would be empowered to appoint a director of Public institutions and would set his salary. It also could remove him. The Board also would adopt rules study needs of Public institutions formulate organization plans and make periodic inspection of the institutions. The measure was one of 20 Bills introduced in the legislature today during a Brief 48 minute meeting. Havana up the end of the a Yankee invasion scare permitted Premier Fidel Castro a regime to turn its attention today to education and farm problems and the continuing major rebel resistance in the Scambray mountains of Central Cuba. The regime and the cuban press adopted a wait and see policy toward the new Kennedy administration in regard to possible improvement of cuban-. Relations. Castro made Friendly overtures to the new president Over the weekend and called off the nationwide Alert against a threat seven children Uncle perish Baltimore my. Up seven children and their Uncle were killed Early today in a two alarm fire that destroyed their two Story farm House about to Miles South of Baltimore. Another child escaped by jumping from a second floor window. The parents Ernest and Dolores Green 32, were treated for smoke inhalation and minor cuts. The Uncle killed was Bernard Green 32. The children were Regina to Aaron 6 Jolene 5 Yvette 4 Winifred 3 Marilyn 2, and Donald. 9 months. Cause of the fire was not immediately determined. Wife 6 children perish in Blaze new York up Howard rancher 42, wept As he Lay in his Hospital bed today for his wife and six of their children who died in a fire in their Brooklyn tenement. Ened . A a invasion which the regime has said would come by Jan. 20. Premier Castro a fifth major speech of the year was to be delivered tonight before the graduating class of a Volunteer teachers who will spearhead the a year of education program just unveiled. During the weekend Castro met with leaders of the land Reform Institute it inra it and set production goals for 1961, the name of the agriculture cooperatives was changed to a russian style title of a Peoples urges greater Effort Ernesto Che Guevara the National Bank president exhorted workers at the former . Gov ment owned Nicatro Nickel Plant to produce More. He told them a Only through work and sacrifice can you produce More. It is easier to die in the trenches fighting than to work 365 Days a the regimes Campaign for More food Industrial output and education was hampered however by continued rebel fighting in the Scambray mountains. It was reported that Many militiamen leaving a a invasion Alert duty were being sent into the operations against the rebels in Las Villas province. The government confirmed re a ports of a military operation against guerrilla forces sunday with the announcement that two a a terrorists had been killed in the Esca Brays. It was the first Public acknowledgement that such a military operation was underway against anti Castro forces. No mention was made of any government casualties. Rebels heavily armed reports from Las Villas said Freedom was Short lived this morning for Paul Jerome fees 23, of Columbus. Fees escaped from the Butler county jail at David City late sunday night but was captured near Central City about 2 of clock this morning by the state safety patrol and the Merrick county sheriffs office. Fees was being held in Butler county on charges of breaking and entering and forgery and some lesser charges. Bond had been set at $2,000. Picked up car gun after breaking jail. Fees apparently came to the Home of his sister in Columbus mrs. Patricia Frazee 854 18th Avenue where he picked up his car and a gun. He then headed West on u. S. 30 prior to his capture. An All Points Alert was broadcast for his apprehension. Butler county authorities said that the Man escaped through the roof of the jail. When captured he was driving his own car. He told the patrol that he had hitch hiked from David City to Columbus however a 1959 Oldsmobile reported stolen in David City shortly after la ., was recovered in Columbus around 4 a.m., this morning at 6th Street and 17th Avenue Only a Short distance from the Home of fee s sister. Authorities Are investigating the possibility that the Man May have driven the car from David City to Columbus. Faces charges fees who formerly lived in Platte Center and Albion is accused of breaking into the Farmers Coop in Bellwood taking several checks and forging signatures to Cash some of the checks. Checks were discovered in Butler county grand Island Cen trial City and Columbus. The Man was released recently from the state reformatory after serving a sentence on a bad Check charge. He had been sentenced from Platte Llewellyn Thompsons talk with soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev in Moscow. The statement however appeared to confirm the Kennedy administrations announced policy of not Rushing into any Summit meetings with Russia without thorough Advance diplomatic preparation. Use diplomatic channels a it is the intention of president Kennedy and myself a Rusk said. A to use freely the diplomatic Channel for informal As Well As formal discussion and consultation with other governments a then he added a the value of the diplomatic Channel depends on its privacy. A we fully recognize the right and the need of the Public to be adequately informed on the conduct of foreign affairs. This right however cannot extend to the immediate and full disclosure of every Exchange Between one of our ambassadors and a High official in the government of which he is Rusk and undersecretary of state Chester Bowles conferred with Kennedy sunday on Thompsons report which May have included a soviet proposal for an Early Kennedy Khrushchev meeting the ambassadors report was sent to Washington following a two hour meeting he held in the Kremlin saturday with Khrushchev at the russian leaders request. Kennedy a two and a half hour conference with Rusk and Bowles was the highlight of a Busy sunday for the new chief executive who has been almost a study in perpetual motion since his inauguration Friday. Names advisory Council in other actions. Kennedy a set up a special advisory Council of three Law professors to recommend ways for dealing with problems of a conflict of interest Quot among Federal officials and a general problems of ethics in a announced that he would nominate Paul b. Fay jr., a wartime Friend and san Francisco businessman to be undersecretary of the Navy and Hickman Price jr., of Detroit and Rolland Burnstan of Chicago As assistant secretaries of Commerce. A sent labor Secretary Arthur j. Goldberg to new York City to Confer with mayor Robert f. Wagner and gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller on possible ways of ending the 13-Day-old new York Harbor strike. Kesz Wozz Chiang Calls for peek s plan is praised Washington up a sen. Carl t. Curtis said today Nebraska a approach to the luring of new Industry has far More Merit than that of the Kennedy administration. Curtis comparing a Nebraska Industrial development Bill in the legislature with the administrations a depressed area Effort said Nebraska a approach a is right and the Kennedy administrations is the Nebraska approach he said Quot has the most Merit because it is financially the Bill before the Nebraska legislature was introduced by state sen. . Peck of Columbus. It would implement a constitutional amendment approved by Nebraska voters nov. 8 permitting counties and municipalities to acquire Industrial Sites for lease to new Industry. A emr pecks proposal requires that the Bonds would be retired from rental revenues a Curtis said. A in other words private Industry not the taxpayers would pay for use of the Industrial the democratic administration Curtis said wants to a tax the whole country to subsidize factories in a few isolated the measure he said is a a scheme to make votes for the Kennedy a this would be More big government control from Washington a Curtis charged. A there would be no Bonds issued. There would lie no promises taken from private Enterprise. It would be another spending measure to help elect the Kennedy in 1964.�?� the administrations proposal sponsored by sen. Paul Douglas d-lll., Calls for almost 400 million dollars in Loans Grants and technical assistance to industries willing to locate in the nations Quot depressed new Plant for grand Island grand Island up a new Mobile Home manufacturing Plant which will employ some 150 persons is being constructed Here by the new Moon Homes inc., of Dallas tex., it was announced by the chamber of Commerce today. Chamber officials said the Plant which will turn out at least seven Mobile Homes a Day will be in operation by May i. The chamber said new Moon was the third largest Mobile Home manufacturer in the nation. The grand Island Plant will replace a Plant at rapid City s d., which was destroyed by fire in August of 1960. Today s Index women s news Page 3 editorial Page 4 sports Page 6 comics Page 7 classified markets Page 8 year ago it was to below 44 at i Today. 0 Low this morning 26 High sunday 3 Low sunday 30 High saturday 16 High year ago 10 Low year ago the Mercury dipped Down to the Zero Mark in Columbus this morning but residents who remembered the Way things were a year ago weren t complaining. Last year on this Day the thermometer showed to degrees below Zero and it was the fourth straight Day of sub Zero temperatures. The Weatherman relented quickly today and had sent the thermometer climbing to 44 degrees by i That s the warmest Reading Here since last tuesdays 49. United press International Nebraska s fluctuating weather was expected to take a turn toward colder temperatures again tonight or tuesday. A slight warming spread Over the Eastern half of the state today but forecasters said lows would fall to Zero to five below in the Northeast tonight and would Range to Between to and 15 in the Southwest. The highs tuesday will Range from Zero to to above Northeast to the 30s Southwest. Skies were expected to remain mostly fair through tuesday. No significant wind conditions were expected. The five Day Outlook predicted highs near Normal in the West but six degrees below Normal East through saturday. Normal afternoon highs for the period Range from 29 to 34. No precipitation of consequence was expected through saturday. Old son Charles. Charles who had been spanked previously for playing with matches had started the fire sunday by lighting matches in a closet. Fancier said. Charles was one of the fires victims. Fancher said he had kicked out a window and led three of his children Down a fire escape and thought his wife was behind him with the others. Fancher and his three surviving children All were burned one critically. Pravda displays Kennedy s message on front Page Moscow up a pravda displayed president Kennedy a thank you message on its front Page to. A along with a renewed demand in Pic big determined assault by 30,000 Castro troops. Castro was believed using Many veterans of his own Mountain War against ousted president Fulgencio Batista in the drive to crush the rebels. The Premier said Friday night that the end of the invasion scare had Given him the Opportunity to concentrate his military efforts on the a counter revolutionaries in the mountains. Castro a lifting of the Alert apparently was the signal for cuban newspapers to ease their attacks on the United states. Papers which have been filling their front pages with invective against a a Yankee imperialism scarcely mentioned the United states during the weekend. 9 killed missing support of Mainland movement Taipei Formosa up a president Chiang Kai Shek in a statement marking a Freedom Day today called on friends of nationalist China All Over the world to join forces Quot in support of the anti communist movement on the the Generalissimo specifically urged chinese on Formosa and All overseas chinese to unite efforts a in defeating communism and saving Mankind from another world the nationalist bastion of Formosa held Island wide celebrations to Mark this Date seven years ago when 14, pm anti communist chinese prisoners of War in Korea chose to come to Formosa Queen May get in on Tiger shoot Jaipur India up a Queen Elizabeth of Britain journeyed South today to the Hunting Lodge of the fabulous Maharaja of Jaipur and possibly a Tiger shoot in the forests. The Queen and her husband. Prince Philip left this City of Pink Sandstone palaces sunday night on a too mile train trip to the Hunting grounds at Sawai Mahop or. There was no indication whether the Queen and her husband would actually participate in a Tiger Hunt or just watch from a High Safe platform. Elizabeth Rode into Jaipur sunday night on a huge elephant named Sunderraj with the wealthy Maharaja. Philip and the maharajas Lovely wife Rode on a second elephant. Day for a Universal and Complete Kennedy a message thanked Premier Nikita s. Khrushchev and president Leonid i. Brezhnev for their congratulations on his inauguration and said the United states was ready and anxious to join in a genuine dedication to Means of assuring peace. The demand for disarmament was in the text of a speech to the recent Central committee meeting by Mikhail Suslov a Secretary of the committee and a top ranking communist theorist. The speech reiterated the theme of the 1961 communist manifesto issued in december that the world communist movement now is so powerful it can prevent War and will work for a peaceful coexistence among states with different social systems. This can be achieved. Suslov said through a system of disarmament which would a abolish the very possibility of waging so far Only one Kitten taken Chicago up a the Casimar Kowalczyke were having difficulty today finding Homes for their six 10-Day-old Kittens. So tar Only an a superstitious Friend has accepted one of the litter All Jet Black and born on Friday Jan. 13. Honolulu up a Navy radar plane with 22 men aboard veered off the runway on Midway Island sunday and smashed into a ground Crew truck touching off a fire which consumed the plane. Nine men including three of the crewmen on the fire truck were killed or missing the Navy said. Sixteen of the men aboard the plane escaped unhurt or with minor injuries. A preliminary invest t i g a Tion showed that the 70-ton four engine Constellation apparently landed Short of the runway and sheared off a Landing gear which struck two engines on the left Wing. The Wing was sheared off As it hit the runway causing the plane to veer to the left. One thousand feet Down the runway it smashed into the fire truck which was in a routine position for an aircraft Landing. The Navy said the huge radar plane hipped onto its Back and burst into flames. The plane was returning from an a hour flight along the Pacific air defense Barrier Between Midway and the Aleutian islands. Norfolk attorney is found dead Norfolk up Ross j. Shurtleff 71. Norfolk attorney. Was found dead this morning at his Home. His Ixida was discovered by his Secretary mild r e d Schilling. Shurtleff apparently had suffered a heart attack. He was a native of Stratton. Neb., and had practice Law Here since 1912. Says Kistner worked at Arapahoe Arapahoe up a Harold e. Kistner jr., ousted president of Northern biochemical corp., Sheldon Iowa worked in a hardware store Here after a produce station he operated went broke in 1957. Robert Benjamin now proprietor of the store said Kistner operated the produce station Al out a year and a half and then went to work in the hardware store. He described Kistner As a a working fool Quot and a a swell fellow Quot As far As their relationship was concerned. Seven men die in fire on Carrier Saratoga Accident report saturday 3 sunday a 0 total this year 24 last year 4? injuries 3 Washington up seven Navy men died in a fire which raged for two hours in the super aircraft Carrier Saratoga Early today near Athens Greece the Navy announced the Navy said the 60,000 ton ship was proceeding to Athens shortly after Midnight when the fire broke out in one of the main machinery spaces. It was believed to have been caused by a ruptured fuel Oil line and blazed for just Over two hours. The Navy said four officers and three enlisted men died. The 1 is it the same super Carrier class As the Constellation which was gutted by fire dec. 19 while under construction at Brooklyn Navy Yard. There were 50 deaths in the Constellation fire and damage was estimated at $48 million. The Navy withheld the names of the seven fatalities in the Saratoga fire until it could notify their families. The number injured was not yet known Here. There was no immediate estimate of the damage. The Saratoga arrived in Athens on schedule. A damage Survey was started at once

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