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Record-Eagle (Newspaper) - May 20, 1963, Traverse City, Michigan The Only newspaper in the grand inverse re Gion that is read each Day by you and Over of your friends and neighbors. Traverse City record Eagle Northern Michigan s greatest daily the weather Cloudy ured Cool detailed information Page 7 til a privilege to in Michigan up full leased wire service traverse City. Michigan monday May 1963 sixty seventh Price ten cents court nullifies negro sit in convictions is Leonard new state liquor control chief Democrat controlled commission names him chairman Lincoln Park. Mich. May. The still democratic controlled state liquor control commission today named former state police commissioner and unsuccessful Republican gubernatorial candidate Donald s. Leonard its chairman. Leonard a 60-year-old Detroit resident was unanimously elected to succeed Democrat Joseph l. Wisniewski of Hamtramck. Wisniewski an acc commissioner since 1955 and chairman since 1957, nominated Leonard and a unanimous ballot was cast for his election on the motion of com missioner Vincent e. O Neill of grand rapids another Democrat. The democrats hold a 3-2 voting margin on the commission. Their third member is Orville r. Declaire of Roseville. The second Republican member of the commission is Louis g. Jarboe of Rogers City. State Law forbids either party from holding More than three seats on the five Man commission. Leonard said i look Forward to serving with my colleagues on the commission in this important Field of Endeavor. I pledge we will carry out our duties under the Law in the Public the state Senate confirmed Leon Ard s appointment by gov. George Romney Only last week but he had been serving on the commission on an interim basis since he was nominated feb. -14.-. Whose three year term expires june 12, 1965, succeeded Kenneth a Daniels of Jackson who retired As a member of the commission. Leonard began his Public service career in 1920 As a trooper with the state police. He became the department s commissioner in -4947 and held the position five years then retiring to become Detroit police commissioner for two years. In 1054 Leonard was the Republican gubernatorial nominee and was Defeated by democratic gov. G. Mennen Williams. As chairman of the acc he will be paid annually Wisniewski is one of the origin Al employees of the acc. He started to work for the commission in 1933, when it was founded As an investigator. He subsequently became the u. S. Marshal tar the Eastern District of Michigan and also held the position of Ham track police commissioner. Dedicate Airport Hillsdale mich., May 20 August Johansen r mich., was the featured speaker at dedication ceremonies Lor the new municipal Airport Here yesterday. Tony s chuckle a conference has been defined i As the confusion of the loudest talking character multiplied by the number present. Cooper at press la Gordon Cooper Waves his hand in acknowledgement of the press As he sits to be interviewed at his first news conference since returning to Florida after his 22-orbit space flight. Up telephoto it to to receive medal to Honor Cooper tuesday Cape canaveral May 20 l. Gordon Coop or undergoes further medical tests and additional debriefing to Ashington tomorrow where he will receive the distinguished service medal Lor his historic 22.9-orbit flight around Earth. The slightly built air Force major was relaxed and smiling Dur ing yesterday s tumultuous tribute to. His space voyage. Wednesday Cooper will be Hon ored with a ticker tape Parade in new York. Plans called for him to ride in a convertible up lower Broadway through the financial District to City Ball where he will be Given a reception. Yesterday Cooper described his breathtaking the no Promise of Sunshine it appears that the Monsoon season is upon us. After an extremely dry spell in april we. Have now entered an extremely Damp spell and apparently there is More to come. The forecast Calls for Cloudy and Cool weather today with a Chance of showers late today. There will also be scattered showers tonight and tuesday and it will be Chilly tomorrow. Wednesday will be Cloudy and Cool. Good grief last manned space voyage by the United Spates for 18 firm proof Man can sleep eat and live for. Long periods. In space he told seeing vivid.-Geo-. Graphic1 details sleeping soundly eating on schedule although he was not too hungry and perform ing numerous experiments assigned to him. Cooper described his blazing fireball re entry under manual control an. Emergency step that was necessary after the automatic system failed in the 20th orbit and caused anxious concern around tin world. There was really no he said. There had been speculation that still another one Man space flight in the project Mercury series might be held later this year but a top official of the Federal space Agency said it seemed quite in the statement by or. Robert c. Seamans associate director of Nasa apparently meant the next u. S. Manned space flight will not come until october 1964, at the earliest. Seamans said a definite decision on whether there would be an other Mercury flight must be made within the next week or be described the Cooper flight As apparently most Success Ful and that it seems quite unlikely there will by another Mer Cury it there Are no More Mercury flights not comes project Gem program to put up two Man teams of astronauts into orbit Tor periods of up to two weeks. Erhard offers Compromise in Trade dispute common Market . Deadlocked Over Tariff Gills Geneva May 20 Topi West German economics minister Lud wig Erhard today uttered a com Promise plan to end the deadlock Between the United states and the common Market countries on Tariff reductions. At a private the common Market countries Erhard suggested combining the ,. Plan tar across the and thu common Market plan for a varied level of the Erhard. Plan has been presented to Maurice Brasseur com Mon chairman to be drafted formally a common Market spokesman said. It will then be studied by . Delegation chief Christian a. Her Ter former Secretary of state currently representing the United states at the conference of the general agreement on tariffs and Trade. Informed sources said Herter would leave the conference wednesday if no agreement had been reached by then and the consequences could be As serious As Britain s failure to com Mon Market last Winter. An american source said that at first sight the . Delegation is pretty Cool towards the or hard proposal. French finance minister Valery Giscard d Estwing described it As a Good. The plenary session w As suspended while the draft plan was presented to the various delegations. Earlier today a three hour meet with the United states and Britain on one Side and Market members on the other broke up without reaching an agreement. Nothing is an american Delegate said. Herter led the Anglo american negotiators in the talks that ended shortly after Midnight. He was to Confer again today or tomorrow with the common Market team headed by Jean the Market executive commissioner for external affairs. Korean reds still holding yank pilots Seoul Korea May 20 communist North Korea today agreed to attend a military armistice commission meeting wednesday at which the United nations command will seek return of two american pilots forced Down in North Kreft. The North korean radio said yesterday that the pilots. Captains Ben w. Stutts 32, of Florence ala., and Charleton w. Voltz 26, of Frankfort mich., had been Cap tured but said Noth ing of their condition. A unc spokesman said . Marine maj. Gen. George h. Cloud will make a Strong demand for the return of the men at wednesday s meeting in the demilitarized Village of Panmunjom. Previous demands have gone unheeded by he communists., the unc helicopter piloted by Stutts and Voltz was flying a Boundary checking Mission Alons the demilitarized zone Between North and South Korea Woven forced Down in communist territory. It was fired on. By the North koreans but it was not known whether shots bit the plane before or after it landed. Scout a near the Forks of the Boardman River More than a thousand boy scouts from the Scenic trails Council conducted a three Day Camporee Over the week end the area covering approximately acres was dotted with tents kitchens problem areas and educational displays. This picture was taken at the traverse Heights scout troop Competition Dis play the rope Bridge was a Challenge to hundreds of youngsters and Only the most nimble were negotiate its length. The Camp broke up . One troop from Kalk Aska hiked entire distance and carried most or Weir Persona hear in packs. Record Eagle photo the Frankfort address listed for capt. Voltz actually is that of or. And mrs. Robert w. Long parents of the officer s wife mrs. Voltz had been her parents since her husband Eri tired military service after graduation from Ripon College Ripon Wisconsin. Capt. Voltz parents lice at Oak Park 111., and it was reported that mrs Voltz would visit there Enro Ute. To Frank fort from fornia svhfire1 she and a son Carl ton visiting mrs. Voltz notified that the was missing visiting mayor begins Day e. Eisele mayor of Center line who is in traverse City today for mayors Exchange Day began his Day this morning with breakfast at the Park place hotel. At left is Ralph Pulcipher traverse City mayor pro Tern. Or. Robert traverse City mayor and his wife. Journeyed to Center line for the Observance there. This morning mayor Eisele toured facilities such As the sewage Plant Light and Power department zoo Marina and museum after which he was honoured guest at the kiwanis club luncheon meeting at Shields Here he was presented with a gift package of Morgan Cherry products. His afternoon tour was to include schools College and hospitals and the downtown Region. He and his wife will be honoured by City commissioners and Michigan week com a social dinner at the traverse City Golf and country club. He will attend the regular commission meeting tonight at. City. Hall. A separate program was planned for mrs. Eisele who was guided about town by mrs. Pulcipher. The mayor s wife breakfasted at Gustely s country place and lunched at place where she received a gift from Bur Wood products. She also toured the schools College and local shops before rejoining her husband at the country club. Record Eagle photo Farmers ballot tuesday expect record vote on wheat program More negro demonstrators Are arrested by up hands Down landmark decision Washington May 20 up the supreme court today overruled Elevon integration demonstrators i the convictions of negro sit in Washington May 20 up wheat Farmers across the nation Are expected to vote in record breaking numbers tomorrow in a referendum on whether to accept president Kennedy s production control plan. An estimated 1.5 million Farmers will be eligible to vote on the Issue that has generated More heat than a major political race in Many farm areas. Agriculture depart ment officials said the turnout undoubtedly would set a new record for a Farmer referendum. President Kennedy was expected to make another Appeal for his far. Controversial wheat proposal at a White House ceremony today when he signs the feed Grain Bill pushed through Congress last week. The president s theories on control of farm production face a Cru Cial test in the wheat referendum. Democrats wanted him to sign the feed Grain Bill prior to the wheat vote for two reasons feed Grain Bill activates provisions of another Law under wheat controls Are accepted by Farmers producers could Plant wheat on Idle feed Grain acres and vice versa. This increased flexibility in planning farm acreage makes the wheat control program More attractive administration officials feel. Of the feed Bill Means it used As a vehicle for new wheat legislation if wheat controls Are rejected Ftp publicans have predicted that con Gress would come up with a new wheat Bill if the referendum failed. The stakes in the wheat referendum a re Meigh a two thirds majority is needed for approval of the Kennedy plan. Defeat would a a heavy political blow to the president and agriculture. Secre Maryv Orville l. Freeman. Spokesmen for the federation which has been Lead ing the fight against wheat controls said that defeat of the pro a Gram would be a grassroots Sig Nal to Congress to turn away from the Basic Kennerty free a n ply management farm May 20 Many As Farmers May. Vote tomorrow when. The. Nation s Grain growers decide whether or not they want to accept the . Department of agriculture s new plan for controlling wheat production v if the Farmers do adopt the pro Gram they will1" guarantee them selves a wheat subsidy Price of a Bushel but pliers will be strict clamps on How Many acres of the Grain they May produce. If the program is accepted Mich Igan Farmers would be allowed acres. Smashing time Bishops Hill eng., 20 four year old Brian four acre s parents bave1 taken out an insurance policy to cover All broken windows in their House because Brian has smashed 15 windows so who tried to take up the Freedom walk of a slain Baltimore postman were arrested Star Gadsden ala., yesterday and wholesale arrests of integration bent., demonstrators continued in North Carolina. Negroes told of Telephone threats of new bomb Ings remained tense but quiet under the watchful Eye of enforcement officers. Possible intensified racial activity loomed today at Selma ala., where a negro Leader called for a mass attempt at voter registration. Integration activity was not con fined to the South. Some persons gathered on the stats capital Lawn at Hartford conn., in a demonstration in sup port of integration leaders in Birmingham. Negro congressman Adam Clay ton Powell d-n.y., in a speech at Englewood .n.j., said the White Man is running scared and that negro parents should continue to use their children As instruments in the fight for Equality. He urged a continued Boycott of the Lincoln school in Englewood. At Cleveland negro comedian Dick Gregory predicted the Birm Ingham integration agreement worked out at the height of a 40 Day 1 siege of tense racial demonstrations that saw than negroes jailed would prove last in tit Martin Luther King whose Southern Christian leadership con Ference helped Mastermind the Birmingham demonstrations was scheduled to steel City today. King had said earlier that this weekend was a crucial one to the Birmingham agreement. The 11 arrested to take up Baltimore l. Moore s March included six negroes and five Whites. One of the White persons was a 36-year-old actress Madeline Sherwood who had been arrested once before in similar activity. The demonstrators in North car Olina where some 650 negroes remained in jail As the result of demonstrations against segregated restaurants and Heaters at Dur Ham Raleigh Fayetteville Wilmington moved to a Chain restaurant yesterday and resulted in the arrest of some 400 negroes and about 15 Whites. Exam slated Hillsdale mich., May 20 Upil. The examination of mrs. Nancy Layh on a charge of first degree murder in the death of her infant son was scheduled to continue today in municipal court. Mrs. Layh 21, is accused of Smoth ering her 11-Day-old son Vincent in his crib last april 11. Tha examination has had five Coritina ances since it began on april 29. Double trouble Paw Paw mich., May 20 a Paw Paw filling station operator who was held up and Rob bed of yesterday morning prob ably wishes he had t reported it to police. Authorities had been seeking the operator Joe Beasley a Haines warrant charging him with grand larceny and forgery. Demonstrators in several Southern states on grounds they were a under unconstitutional local segregation Laws. Nullified wore the jail sentences and fines imposed on demonstrators in Greenville s. C., Birmingham Durham n. New or leans la. It was the first time the court had ruled in a series of sit in appeals which stemmed from arrests made throughout the South during the demonstrations there in i960 and 1961. The court used the Greenville Case to hand Down its landmark decision. Justice Earl Warren declared in his majority opinion that 10 demonstrators there were wrongly convicted because the store manager had been forced to segregate his lunch counter because of a City ordinance. Warren held that even if the manager had acted As an individual the convictions were invalid be cause the local ordinance was on the books in Quick succession then the court overturned the other sit in convictions convictions of 10 neg of two ministers revs. F. A Shuttleworth and Charles were found guilty of having incited the demonstrators in Birmingham. Trespass conviction of five negro students and two White students for sit ins Durham n. Mischief convictions at new Orleans. In the Greenville Case the court did not touch on the argument that store owners could maintain Segre gated facilities on private prop erty. Warren s opinion indicated that As Long As the local statutes required segregation the owner was left no Choice but to maintain separate facilities for Whites and negroes. Warren declared that state segregation statutes violate the 14th amendment and. That in the Green Ville Case the City statute eliminated any private Choice on the part of the store owner. Where you la find radio program Page 4 to log Page 4 6 weather 7 Ann Landers Page 11 society Page 12 theatre 12 Calendar of events Page 12 14-15 Blessing of despite chill weather a fair attendance was on hand for the traditional Blessing of the blossoms ceremonies at Bowers Harbor sunday afternoon. Under the chairmanship of pastor Lloyd Hubert of Bethlehem lutheran Church the springtime festival of Praise was staged with a Bower of Cherry Trees in the background. Here Rev. Ted Ringsmuth of first congregational 1 Church offers the Blessing As the members of participating Junior choirs stand holding sprigs of White Cherry Woons. Record Eagle

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