European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 26, 1961, Darmstadt, HesseA. Presi Kennedy has authorized re of talks with the soviets proposed reciprocal air service betwee states and Russia of Hae disclosed. President Eisenhower the discussions last july soviets shot Down an rb47 plane just of coast. Decision could the first Concrete negotiate United state Sunder his Sutra i at conferences who disclosed the de would not say however the russians have yet i of it through Diplo feds was approved bit at cont Erenea with y of state Dean Rusk Andu Ewellyn Thompson now on his Way Back to Moscow. A nov. 2, 1959, Exchange agree ment Between the United states and Russia called for negotiations on a treaty which would permit commercial airline operations be tween the two countries. There Isno such service at present but Russia announced that month t had shot Down the air Force Jet Over the Barents sea and the talks were called off until a More suitable floods wings new havoc in South Lumumba list forces take town 17jv. Refuses to on Congo from pro dispatches Leopold Ville the United nations saturday shrugged off a congolese government ultimatum demanding action against Lumumba is troops who travelled Halfway across the Congo to take Over the toxin of Lulu Bourg. The coup brought Lumumba is forces to within 500 Miles of Leopold Ville and alarmed officials in the regime of president Joseph Kas Mvubu. Meanwhile other Lumumba Stroops of Oriental province ruler Antoine Eizenga threw column out from Stanley Viilo in a southwesterly direction and threatened to isolate a Force led by Congo army commander in chief Muj Gen Joseph Mobutu from their capital of Leopold Ville. The strength of the second column was not known but a Force of related stories on pages 2f 2$ 300 men managed to capture Lulu Bourg Friday when the 800-Man Garrison gave in without a fight. Kas Mvubu s vice Premier Josephso Lorango gave notice that unless the United nations took Steps within six hours to Clear the la mum Hist intruders out of Lulua Bourg. The Leopold Ville govern ment would act. Just before the ultimatum was Dale to cd pts of h spokesman snid we Don t know what action they want us to take or what action they want to do. Mobutu has thinned Many of his garrisons Between Leopold Ville and Lulu Bourg to build up for an it tack into Oriental province. The Lumumba is Advance has driven a wedge Between Katanga s president Moise Tshombe on one hand and the Leopold Ville authorities on the other just when they were trying to build up an Axis running from Leopold Ville to Elisa Beth Lyle via Lulu Bourg. Boss says let africans Congo Moscow a soviet pre Mier Nikita a Khrushchev Satur Day in a strongly worded note delivered to Heads of state on four continents suggested that the settlement of the Congo crisis be left to the african states. He stuck to his earlier demands for the ouster of , Secretary general Dag Hammarskjold and Laid Down the condition that the rebel regime of Antoine Eizenga be recognized As the legitimate Congo government. Khrushchev closely followed the soviet line which was rejected by the . Security Council. The russians had demanded withdrawal of . Troops within a month removal of Hammarskjold and letting the congolese Settle their problems. Instead the Council with an asian Afri can Resolution calling for the . Troops to use Force if necessary in bringing peace to the nation. Khrushchev proposed that a com Mission be set up comprising those african states whose troops have been sent to the Congo Ance with the decision of the Security the note was first sent to India s cont. On Page i co. % hit hardest iffy the Awo coated press floods Tornado Sand heavy Rains turning Toj Snow in some sections brought More peril and a suffering tothe South saturday. Floodwaters continued Torise in Central Alabama and Mississippi As thousands he their Homes. Tornadoes and damaging winds brought More woe to a least three states. The weather Bureau at Mont Gomery said the rain had stopped in Central and South Alabama Montgomery was preparing or possibly its worst flood since 1943 cont on Page Tyr col 5 24th do fighters win Usa Keur Augsburg Germany is heavyweight Charlie Thomas came through with Victory in saturday night s final fight to give the 24th inf div its third straight Usa eur team boxing Champion ship. The 217-Pound Thomas out pointed Louis Tala 4th army div to give the 24th five Points necessary to Edge the 8th inf div by one Point 22-21, for the Tea trophy. Both the winning and runner up teams produced three champions Triece in the final 10-bout card at the Sheridan Cavern gymnasium. Annexing individual crowns for the 24th div were featherweight Bobby Al Shim Teand welter weigh t Tom Dixon in addition to Thomas. Lightweight Jim Grant Light middleweight John Fuller and Light heavyweight looms Oglesby. Were the new 8th div gladiators crowned champions. Bantamweight placers Abeyta 3rd army div was. The Lone fighter not required to go Trie full cont on it thew col. \ radio brain satellite fails Cape cais Taverni. A space scientists saturday Virtu ally abandoned Hope that orbit was achieved by the radio brain satellite launched from this space port Friday night. The 75-pou.id sphere was Hurle skyward in the nose of a fou Aijo Juno h its Mission was to study the effect on communications of the ionosphere an electrically charged Region which surrounds the Contact Wais lost with the. Vehicle 20 or 30 seconds after first stage burnout the National aeronautics and space administration announced later that All available evidence shows it is highly improbable that the Iono sphere Beacon satellite achieved stateside new York Chi it will a breakfast in the morning and cocktails in the evening1 for Soni of the commuter who use the Long Island rail Road. The line announced that the 5 30 . Train from fort Jeffer son Long Island to new York City will serve a quickie Tarea Trust of juice Coffee cake and milk to its sleepy eased wit Era. \ on the return Tai Iii 5 l1-pjb. The breakout table in1 the mom ins will nerve m bar. "