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Great Bend Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - February 04, 1962, Great Bend, Kansas1 of area news 1 w full a wire sports society great Bend Tribune first paper throughout Golden Belt area of Wett Central Komi 86th year no. 150 great Bend Kansas sunday february 4, 1962 Issue 24 pages Juk to stress development of u. S. Education Washington Kennedy reportedly will stress to Congress tuesday the importance of education to the nation s Surv vial without unveiling any new proposals. Informed sources said saturday the special education message will spell out in More detail the need As Kennedy sees it for programs already outlined in the state of the Union and budget messages. The president s budget message put estimated expenditure for existing and proposed education pro Grams during the year beginning july 1 at billion. Persons familiar with the Forth coming message said it will carry new appeals for these programs for classroom construction and teacher salaries for Public elementary and secondary schools a three year program estimated to Cost million the first year and a total of billion. This legislation foundered in Congress list year largely because of a controversy Over Aid to Church schools. Its 1962 prospects Are not regarded As Bright. Of million annually for five years to colleges and universities for construction of Aca Demic facilities and provision for four year scholarships and Cost allowances to the institutions. The House has passed a Bill to Aid the institutions in construction programs but the scholarship pro Gram was omitted. The Senate is debating a Bill containing both proposals. Of educational Quality through provision for financial Aid for advanced study by teachers of elementary and secondary schools and for Grants to colleges and universities to strengthen teacher education pro Sun bathing in february the Mercury up to 73 in mid afternoon saturday brought the population out in to the Sun again. Here Lillian Kober daughter of or. And mrs. James Nebergall 2716 Washington took advantage of the Ideal weather for some Early in the season Sun Bath ing. Others were washing cars in lumbering boats and scratching around in Flower gardens. Grams. Of adult illiteracy through provision of Grants and contracts to develop teaching materials and methods for use in instruction of adult illiterates. Go Man among state Dsa winners Paul r. Conrad 34-year-old editor of the great daily Tribune was selected As one of the three Kansas outstanding Young men of 1961 at a state wide Jaycee meeting saturday night in fort Scott others selected were the Rev. James f. Clark pastor of the first presbyterian Church Al Dorado and Charles e. Koehn a Newton general contractor. John m. Goode of Kansas City Kan., was selected As outstand ing Young teacher of Conrad As the local distinguished service award Winner was submitted As a candidate for the state honors by the great Bend club. The three state win ners Are then submitted As potentials for the ten outstand ing Young men selected by the v. S. Jaycees each year. A delegation of 24 great Bend Jaycees is attending the two Day meeting. Seventeen of them Rode to fort Scott in a converted bus now used As a portable Hunting Lodge. They cooked and ate in route. The great Bend club is making a bid for the annual summer quarterly meeting to be held next july. In past years when the meeting has come to great Bend it has drawn 300 to 400 Jaycees and wives from All sections of the state. Financial picture for state changed somewhat Topeka leg isl tors neared the finish of the budget session saturday with few major changes made or Pene ing in the state s financial picture one controversial islam still re Mains to be settled emergency school Aid. Gov. John Anderson won one sue saturday when the hous passed a appropriation of the proposed Prairie National Park. The Bill now goes to him for signature. Wednesday is the last possible Day for adjournment. It could pos come monday or tuesday in general the legislature will appropriate about million of the next fiscal year with no to increases. Anderson had recommended a budget of million leaving a surplus of about i lion. The House has boosted appropriations of about million Ove Anderson s budget with some Fina figures still in doubt. Nearly 000 was approved Early in schoo funds the House added about saturday in emergency school Aid was added t special funds for a stat Lake and for a Cemen Block making Plant at the state Penitentiary. On the other Side Anderson s Park request a trimmed by a new Auto License tag Law i pending before the House which i estimated to increase License reve nue about million a year. House members held their firs saturday meeting although Thi Senate went Home for the week end Friday. Major item argued by the Carmichael House saturday was the appropriation by the state toward Purchase of land for the acre Prairie National Park pro posed for Pottawatomie county Anderson who originally wante but settled for the smaller figure said it should be appropriated to show Good Faith to the Federal government. The Money cannot be spent unless Congress locates the Park in Kansas. The Bill has drawn bitter opposition in both House and Senate. Bit probably the roughest fight will come in the dying Days of the session Over school Aid. Districts now get emergency Aid of per Pupil each year. School boards and patrons have asked for in creases ranging from to two Bills for increases have been introduced in the Senate the latest by. Sen. Paul Wunsch r Kingman president pro tempore. The House has tentatively approved a increase. A boost of would Cost approximately per Anderson who did not recommend an increase has questioned whether it can be passed this late the weather Golden Belt area fair and continued mild sunday be coming partly Cloudy and turning colder sunday night. High near 70. Light variable winds. Local weather data saturday s High 73, Low 37. A year ago today High 20, Low 15. Precipitation 36 hours ending 7 . Saturday none. In the session. He said if it was going to be done should have been the decision made Earl when funds could still be juggle to cover the Cost. The governor added that in i opinion there May be enough votes in the Senate for a Rais but that it will be hard to get a Sage in the House. Anderson has indicated a raise can be financed on presen Revenue and that he might sign such a Bill if it were passed. Additional spending has Bee approved by the legislature in various Bills and Anderson pre diets the total will be close to million by adjournment. It can go much Over that without requiring additional funds. A Senate caucus has Alread turned Down his proposal for com Bining the sales tax and Genera Revenue funds an act which would pick up additional funds on a one year basis. As the end of the session a broaches Many legislators Are confident the state will have to raise taxes by next year. The governor thinks possibility. It May be a House okays for Prairie Park Topeka a the Kansas Louse saturday approved a to appropriation toward Purchase of land for establishment of Prai Rie National Park in Pottawatomie county. It now goes to the governor who Tad recommended As an appropriation designed to show he state s interest in the Park and encourage Federal action for creation of the preserve. The Park item was in a Bill pro iding funds for operation of the Tate Park authority and state arks in the next fiscal year. The ote on final passage was 79-26. But the fight on the Prairie Park appropriation itself was much closer. Proponents of the Park were Able to keep the appropriation alive Only by a 61-52 margin n a test limited Only to that on. The decision on the Prairie Park Tern came on an amendment submitted by rep. W. R. Brown r Emmett Pottawatomie county representative. Brown s Amend ment would have killed the Prairie Ark appropriation. The vote came after three hours floor debate which took House embers nearly two hours past heir usual noontime adjournment. It was the longest debate of the session and it came during the Only saturday meeting of the budget session. Action on the Prairie Park was e last major decision facing the House barring Senate or con Terence committee changes in alters already approved by the ouse. The Senate did not meet Satur a and will return monday after Oon. The House after its Satur a session adjourned until 2 m. Monday. Legislative leaders have their continued on Page 2 1 Argentine head defies critics in cuban Issue Buenos Aires Argentina his powerful critics at the Home president Arturo Frondizi declared saturday Argentina s refusal to vote for expulsion of Cuba from the inter american family was a blow for the Basic principles of self determination and in a warning to the United states and 13 latin american a ions voting to expel Cuba at Pun to Del Este Uruguay Frondizi said the death of these principles would turn the hemisphere Over to the Law of the Frondizi spoke out in an address at Parana at a time when he appeared to have settled a crisis with his armed forces chiefs. Angered by Argentina s so called soft stand at the Hemi phere s foreign ministers meet no they had demanded he break relations with communist Cuba. Frondizi then summoned Home ambassador Julio Amoedo from Lavana and a communique announced that Argentina would vote to oust Cuba from the or animation of american states when the Issue came before the roup s Council meeting in Washington. Bat now his defiant defense of Argentina s position in the speech at Parana seemed certain to set he crisis boiling again. Frondizi accused reactionary sectors in the United states of conspiring with their direct and direct agents in latin american countries to Foster insurrection against the National governments which fight for the dignity and in dependence of their Frondizi emphasized that Argentina demonstrated its con tempt for communism in Cuba b voting for the Resolution Sayin Castro communism was income Tible with sys Tern. But he defended the abstention of Argentina Brazil Bolivia Chile Ecuador and Mexico a Punta Del Este from voting sane tons against prime minister Fie Al Castro s regime. He said sue a vote might damage the Princi pie of no intervention and stir a political turmoil which will Len itself to a continuation of the most aggressive activities of right Wing and left Wing dunking spoils Bob Kennedy s hawaiian stay Honolulu a atty. Gen Robert f. Kennedy flew off to Tokyo on his round the world Goodwill Mission saturday smiling but irritated at getting dumped into the Ocean from a Small sail boat the Kennedy party left Hawaii aboard a pan american Jet liner the plane was due in Tokyo Sun Day evening. Kennedy is making most of his trip by commercial airlines. His plane s departure was delayed 29 minutes because Ken Nedy took a swim after lunch Anc was late arriving at International Airport. He went swimming not a from where his boat Over turned Friday. The attorney general who has considerable sailing experience around Cape cod mass., laughed off the incident in which his 10 oot Dinghy capsized in Choppy seas a Quarter of a mile offshore. Kennedy his wife Ethel and on. Donald Wilson wife of the Deputy director of the . Info nation Agency were thrown into the water. But Kennedy could t hide his mild irritation at the blot on his seamanship. He was at the Tiller and was turning the Craft into the sen. Byrd would balance budget with Money from stockpile sales Washington Harry f. Byrd d-va., proposed sat urday that Congress direct presi Dent Kennedy to sell billion in stockpiled strategic materials and use the receipts to balance the budget. If we could get Money from his excessive accumulation of materials flowing into the treas Ury we might be Able to balance the budget and keep from increasing the debt Byrd said in an interview. Byrd disclosed he has agreed to Clear the Road for an investigation by a special committee headed by sen. Stuart Symington d-mo., of what Kennedy called the excessive stockpiling of billion in War emergency items. The Senate is expected to be asked to approve a outlay for a staff to inquire into the situation before the group begin hearings in about a month. Senate Republican leaders had urged Byrd a conservative critic of Many administration policies to undertake the inquiry through the joint committee on reduction of nonessential Federal expenditures which he Heads. Young Engineer has had exciting life americanize him wind when it tipped Over. We did t he said so what s ii the the Kennedy and mrs. Wilson u attired in swim suits spent Only a few minutes in the water. To Navy pilots water skiing be tween Honolulu and Pearl Harbor Ante to their Rescue and returned hem. To Shore. A group of Navy officers waiting on a boat Dock quickly took them to a nearby at House. Bus Grad wins 1igh debate Honor Hays Kan. Fort Hays Tate College debater Dan my Overn won the second place Rophy in extemporaneous speak ing at Harvard University s an Ual debate tournament saturday. Mcgovern and John Sullivan asked 16th and 13th respectively Mong the 210 debaters competing in the nation s largest tourney. Both Are sophomores. Me govern a graduate of great Bend High school and Sullivan is from Alina. Ronald Abderhalden shares much in common with other 28 year old Petroleum engineers. He s a College graduate has done work on a master s degree been transferred several times likes to read play Golf and drive a sports car. Right now he s studying with an Eye toward gaining another dip Loma in May his american citizenship. Abderhalden likes the United states. The first time he saw autos on the streets in various colors he was amazed because in Europe Black is the prevailing color. You never saw a yellow he comments. At an age when american boys Are dragging their feet toward Junior High Abderhalden was enrolling for Grade school glad of the Opportunity to attend. He and his Mother and sister had just re turned from indonesian prison Camps where they existed during the course of world War As the unwilling guests of the japanese and then the indonesians who armed with japanese weapons and Given intensive hate dutch brainwashing were More to be feared than the nip ponese. The Abderhalden family s sufferings began when the japanese took Over the javanese Island . All europeans living in surabaya on the Northern coast were immediately Jungle Camps. Possibly because of his position in the tourist department of a Large dutch steam ship company the senior Abder Halden was separated from his family and hauled off to prison. After the War ended in 1945 the family s troubles were not ended. They were subjected to More incarceration by the Mili Tant natives who once the Japan Ese left proceeded to overthrow what dutch Rule still remained. Finally in 1947 the Mother and two children were repatriated through efforts of the red Cross into Djakarta capital of the dutch held end of the islands. In due time the family minus the father was returned to Holland. By separate ship the head of the family was brought Back and hospitalized. The treatment received in prison plus tuberculosis took their toll and he died a few months after being returned. My Mother kept us Ronald and his sister together. She is a very Strong woman a remark Able woman. She kept us the Young Engineer says in trib Ute to his Mother who still lives in Holland. Left with the Job of raising two children neither one of whom had been to school deprived of her husband and his earning potential mrs. Abderhalden faced the heart breaking tasks ahead with determination aided some what by a pension from her Hus band s employers in the steam suit photo old Hometown for Ronald Abderhalden is the port City of surabaya on the Northern coast , Java. Born there the Young Petroleum Engineer and his family spent several years in concentration Camps first As prisoners of hated Alt pm Utthi inn finn my mop. Asia the great Bender says he h getting More fond of America by the minute. Ship company. Ronald and his sister Sylvia began Grade school five years later. By dint of hard study they were Able to catch up and Over haul the students in their classes until both finished High school in 1952. While her brother was studying mechanical engineering sister Sylvia who has a Genius for languages went to Paris to in Roll in French courses at the sorbonne and later went to Lon Don where she met her husband an armenian who is in the Export business. The couple and their children Are living in Cal Cutta India but intend soon to return to London since both have passports listing them As British subjects. There in t much future in India or Asia for europeans any More. Not with these nationalization the travelled Young Engineer explains. When he took his sheepskin in 1956 from a technical univer sity in Amsterdam Abderhalden began to wonder about living in the United states. He came to Texas a m to work on a Mas Ter s degree but soon ran out of Money and signed up to work during a summer for Continental Oil company. The firm apparently liked his sincerity and offered to Send him to several colleges for fur ther study. He lived in Oklahoma City for several months before enlisting in the u. S. Air Force where he served six months in Texas and at Biloxi miss., be fore returning to civilian life and once again to Oklahoma City. In August 1958 Abderhalden completed his company training program and was sent to Carmi 111., where he worked until last August when he was transferred to great Bend. He lives at 1919 Washington. This past week together with two witnesses the Engineer who s rapidly becoming americanized by associating himself with people in All walks of life went to Wichita to take an oath of allegiance before a judge who asked him questions about the Federal government to the wit Nesses the Jurist pointed such questions As do you think he Abderhalden would make a Good speaking for himself the dutch born Engineer is becom ing More fond of this nation by the minute although admittedly amused by the polygon of names and places which though seemingly inconsistent with common sense have their rightful place in these 50 states because after All was not America founded by the homeless and Down trodden from the oppressed and distressed areas of the world Kennedy tightens squeeze on Cuba Washington Kennedy tightened the . Eco nomic squeeze on Cuba saturday ordering a Complete ban on in of cuban products. The a Ion will Cost Cuba million a ear. Administration officials said lat the embargo effective next wednesday will be a severe blow o the ability of prime minister Idel Castro to Export communist subversion to other latin Ameri an countries. His Dollar income last year was under million officials said o the new . Action will reduce by one third this year. While clamping the embargo on sports Kennedy specifically a i cried the continued Sale of . Ood and Medicine to Cuba. Offi gals said also that airline and Telephone service to Cuba would of be affected. The Trade embargo officials Aid is Only one of several Steps Kennedy and Secretary of state Ean Rosk Are planning. Their in is to fasten a kind of eco o m i a military and political stranglehold around the Island country which All other american governments now officially regard As a communist beachhead in the Western hemisphere. The . Government itself is understood to be strengthening and extending its air and sea patrols Over the International Waters around Cuba. Diplomatic efforts will be undertaken next week to get Canada and other Allied countries trading with Cuba to bring their policies into line with those of the United states and other american governments. A meeting of the organization of american states is set for wednesday. The United states and various other members will press then for speedy action to devise an anti subversion strategy for Protection of red menaced Conn tries those in the Caribbean area. The ban on imports was a major blow to the cuban Cigar manufacturing Industry at Tampa Fla. Cuban tobacco constituted about 90 per cent of the Mil lion of . Purchases from Cuba last year. White House Prest Secretary Pierre Salinger said Secretary of labor Arthur j. Goldberg will pro vide All help possible to the or people involved in manufacturing cigars made from cuban the embargo announcement made formally by Salinger shortly after noon declared that on humanitarian grounds exports of. Certain foodstuffs medicines and medical supplies from the United states to Cuba would be excepted from this last year Cuba bought about million Worth of foods and medicines from the United states. Toward the end of the year its rate of purchases declined. It bought less food and More medi Cine and Hospital supplies. Types of food shipped to Cuba by ., suppliers included wheat Beans and Rice. State department officials decided that cuban purchases in the United states dwindled because Castro has just about exhausted his foreign Money Supply. In other words As Long ago u last fall he was beginning to run Short of dollars. For a time it appeared possible that there might be collateral hearings by both the Symington and Byrd groups but Byrd made it Clear saturday his committee will not play a direct role in the inquiry. Kennedy called for an investigation by a Senate armed services subcommittee on stockpiling which Symington Heads. Subsequently the White House said it was up to the Senate to decide which committee should do the Job. Byrd acid his does not have authority to sponsor continue to As semble and publish reports about the stockpile holdings. He has asked Kennedy to lift the secret classification which covers about 6 billion of the materials on land. We intend to make All the in formation we have available to Jen. Symington s Byrd said. Byrd said it is his understand ing tint Kennedy has authority to sell nonagricultural products in he strategic stockpile. But he said in thinks Congress ought to direct the Sale of the billion in sup us Kennedy said have Accuu ated above National defense needs. Byrd has been Given confident Ial reports on the products which Lave been purchased some of hem under 10-year contracts made under previous adm Nistra Jons. But he said he has had to keep this information locked up in a there is no reason that i can see Why the Public should not have this information just As the president Byrd added. From other sources it was Learned that More than billion has been invested in two metals one of which now is said to have Little strategic value. Kennedy called the stockpile program a potential source of excessive and unconscionable sen. John j. Williams r-Del., a member of Byrd s com Windfall profits to certain mining companies in connection with the program. Byrd said his committee has been supplied with no information about profits. And Symington told reporters he has received no re ports of dishonesty in connection with the program. Ease tax Impact Tondu Pontico. Washington Kennedy signed into Law saturday a Bill to ease the tax Impact of in antitrust decision against the Dupont co. At the same time the president Lave his backing to Justice do a Artmen efforts to keep control of he general motors corp. From the Dupont family. Dupont had urged passage of he Bill. Opponents had argued that it would abort the antitrust Victory won by the government against the giant company. The supreme court has ruled that Dupont must get rid of its 3 million shares in pm Worth 3.5 billion. How this is to be done s still pending before a . Dis Rich court in Chicago. A decision s expected late this month. The Senate passed the Bill by Oice vote Jan. 23. The House had Apsch the Bill last year. The effect of the new Law is to reduce by More than half the tax Ite on Dupont stockholders who would receive the 63 million pm hares under the company s Lanned distribution. Without the new Law the Stock olders would have had to pay at Ull income tax rates on the mar it value of the pm shares. This total tax could run to More than 1 billion. The new Law cuts this to about 470 million by treating Transfer f pm Stock to Dupont Stock olders As a return of capital. Between the covers in this wok s sunday you la find financial p. 3 editorials p. 4 sports p. 5, 6 Golden Belt area p. 7 russian immigrant p. S society fashions p. 9, 10, 11 children s Page p. 12 radio p. 13 classified p. 14 Spanish Early 6 sunday comics in Tho Pink

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