Page 1 of 13 Jun 1964 Issue of Western Kansas Press in Great-Bend, Kansas

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free

Read an issue on 13 Jun 1964 in Great-Bend, Kansas and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Western Kansas Press.

Browse Western Kansas Press

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 13 Jun 1964 Western Kansas Press in Great-Bend, Kansas. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

Western Kansas Press (Newspaper) - June 13, 1964, Great Bend, KansasWestern Kansas press seasonable temperatures the morning great Bend daily Tribune state and area news sports final markets vol. 2, no. 210 great Bend Kansas saturday june 13, 1964 single copy Price be Issue 10 pages Scranton will make a last ditch Effort by Lloyd r. Rochelle United press International Baltimore my. Up Pennsylvania gov. William w. Scranton assailing those re publicans who advocate a weird parody on our Friday launched a last ditch Effort to seize the gop presiden tial nomination from sen. Bar by m. 7oldwater. Acknowledging that the hour is late to halt the Arizona senator s bandwagon Scranton appealed to republicans to help me Gam our party s nomination and i will Lead our party to Victory. He also conceded that he and other like minded gop leaders have waited dangerously Long to act since the convention is a Little More than a month away. But now he said surely All of us must confront Goldwater backers said Scranton was too late that their Man had it in the bag. But Scranton supporters immediately got Busy trying to round up uncommitted Dele Gates which otherwise might go to the senator by default even before the convention opens f r delegates must be lured from Goldwater by Raymond m. Lahr United press International Washington up gov. William w. Scranton s Hopes for winning the Republican presidential nomination depend on luring National convention delegates already lined up for sen. Barry Goldwater. The Arizona senator has too much convention strength committed or within reach to lose the nomination unless some of his support can be chipped quickly. Scranton s belated announce ment will make him a rallying German Leader talks to lbs Washington presi Dent Johnson and West germ an Chancellor Ludwig Erhard agreed in two White House meetings Friday that the so Viet East German treaty is powerless to alter Western rights in West Germany and Berlin. The two leaders issued a joint communique after their second meeting Friday. The first was held in private with no advisers present to discuss a firm Western response to the so Viet East German treaty announced earlier in Moscow. The joint communique said Johnson and Erhard took note of the treaty. But it added that both agreed that no unilateral move by the soviet Union could in any Way affect the rights of the three Western Powers or modify the obligations and responsibilities of the soviet Union with respect to Germany and Johnson and Erhard stressed that the soviet government would be solely responsible for the consequences of any at tempt at interference with Al lied rights resulting from the new treaty the communique said. They also reaffirmed that until Germany is unified Only the freely elected and legitimately constituted government of the Federal government of Germany West Germany and no one else can speak for the German the communal que said. J Point for the anti Goldwater re i publicans who regard a Gold j water nomination As a Road map to party disaster. To have a Chance for win Ning Scranton must instill the same fear into those delegates now favourable to Goldwater. Prospects Bleak in a year in which Republican prospects of beating presi Dent Johnson Are Bleak at Best republicans in every state want a National ticket which will help not Hurt candidates for state and congressional offices. Anti Goldwater republicans already have played on this feeling by arguing that Nomina Tion of the Arizona senator would drag Many other gop candidates to defeat particularly in the Large Pivotal states where the party takes a More Liberal line than Goldwater. The base of opposition to Goldwater is in the Industrial Northeast in an arc running from new England through the Middle Atlantic states to Ohio and Michigan. These states Send about 400 of the delegates going to the Republican National convention four weeks from Mon Day. And they contain pockets of Goldwater strength just As other states where Goldwater is Strong contain some pockets of resistance to Goldwater. Burned students Are in bad shape Cologne Germany up a teacher and 11 pupils burned by a mad Flamethrower who called himself Adolf Hitler the second were near death Friday in a Cologne Hospital. If they live tonight they probably Are Over the Moun a Hospital spokesman said. Every hour is critical for they were the victims of Wal Ter Seifert a deranged War Veteran who invaded their school thursday with a Home made Flamethrower and a Spear. He speared two teach ers to death wounded a third burned a fourth and seared 28 girls and boys with his flame thrower before swallowing a fatal dose of Poison As police gunfire Cut him Down. July 13. Changes his mind Scranton s decision was announced at the convention of the Maryland state republicans Only five Days after he had re affirmed earlier statements that he would Only accept a Genu Ine and honest draft for the nomination. But the governor told report ers Friday he changed his mind because i came to the conclusion after a few Days of thought that we should not read Lincoln out of the party and that we needed a progressive his announcement had sever Al immediate results. Maxwell m. Rabb National chairman of the committee promoting ambassador Henry Ca Bot Lodge for the presidential nomination switched to Scran ton and urged his organization to do the same. Scranton for president Headquarters in Washington said j. Richard Jackman chairman of new Hampshire s delegation to the the convention had telephoned to express his pleasure Over the governor s decision. New Hampshire s 14-Man delegation is pledged to Lodge As a result of the state s primary but Jackman reportedly said the delegates would meet this sunday to officially consider an alternative to Lodge on the Sec Ond ballot. Seek second ballot one problem facing Scranton supporters was to make sure there is a second ballot. A United press International poll of Delegate strength showed that Goldwater had 542 pledged first ballot votes with 655 needed for nomination. He was sure to pick up More in the next few Days. Scranton had 87, Lodge 45, new York gov. Nelson Rocke Feller 125 and Richard m. Nixon 12, with 163 scattered among other candidates -and-186 uncommitted. Governor is slow starter personality spotlight William Warren Scranton by United press International throughout his Brief but successful political career gov. William w. Scranton of Penn Sylvania has been a Man who always refused to make the plunge into the political Pool himself and had to be pushed. In 1960 it took the urging of Republican chairmen from six counties to Force Scranton to leave his Job with the state department and come Home to for Congress. While the late president John f. Ken Nedy carried the District by votes Scranton won his race by two years later Scranton announced plans to run for a Sec Ond term in the House and then retire from politics. This time it took pressure from All the state s top gop leaders and from former president Dwight d. Eisenhower to talk to him into running for governor. On election Day the democrats had a bulge of registered votes. But when the ballots were counted Scranton had won by a whopping votes. Although slow to make his decisions to run for office the 46-year-old governor goes All out when he starts to Campaign ringing doorbells Day and night with his wife Mary and leaving no Stone unturned to dig up votes. More jailed in Florida f rustic Church Chapel at Camp Christy has a Scenic setting among the Trees. Situated in Scott county state Park North of Scott City the Church is a big attraction for members of summer Camps in the Park. Tribune press photo by Retha by Bernard 4. Roswig United press International St. Augustine Fla. Up aide of jailed integration Leader Martin Luther King led 75 Young hymn singing negroes into downtown St. Augustine Friday in a March watched Over by about 30 officers some holding police dogs on leashes. The March was carried out without incident but its Leader Hosea Williams and six others were later arrested when they sought service at segregated Motel restaurant that has been chief target of the desegregation drive. Other negroes roamed the downtown area seeking service at additional segregated restaurants and lunch counters. By mid afternoon 14 had been arrested. Nation s oldest City integration forces also had pickets parading in the Down town area with Large signs Reading Are you proud of your 400 years of segregation and slav St. Augustine is the nation s oldest City. While the demonstrations were in Progress a High level negotiating session Between opposing factions reportedly was going on behind the scenes. No one was talking officially about the Progress but the group reportedly was moving slowly toward some kind of settlement. King who was arrested at the same Motel where Williams was taken into custody Friday was brought before a City judge Friday morning and pleaded innocent on three breach of peace charges. He was held in lieu of Bond. Sources said King would probably remain in jail another night to dramatize his local desegregation efforts. Moved for safety St. Johns county sheriff . Report compiled from up and local dispatches the Market stocks finished mixed in moderate trading Friday when they dip Ped from a late minor gain. Complete financial report on Page 4. Sports for up to Date accounts of the action in both of the major leagues along with other sports news of interest see Page 6. The weather Clear to partly Cloudy with Little temperature change through Satur Day. Possibility of scattered afternoon and nighttime showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80 a and the lows in the 60 s. Davis said that he moved King out of jail to an undisclosed location Friday night to be doubly sure that nothing happened to him while he is in custody. A county grand jury which has been looking into the St. Augustine racial situation re ported out Friday that it had voted unanimously to search in a Good Faith Effort to find a peaceful solution to local racial troubles. The grand jury also named a subcommittee which held a hearing this afternoon at which local residents were permitted to give their views on racial matters one of the witnesses was mayor Joseph Shelley. Discover troop moves by commies in Laos Vientiane Laos up pro communist troops drove neutralise defenders from a vital defense Post West of the Plaine Des Jarres Friday and neutralise Premier Prince Sou Vanna Houma announced that . Navy Jet reconnaissance planes were resuming operations. Souvanna the flights showed important troop movements by communist Patchet and North vietnamese Viet Minh troops and disclosed that . Navy planes had photographic proof for the first time of the communist North vietnamese troops in Laos major Battle looms right Wing Gen. Amkha souk having reported the communist troops had driven Neutral its from Phou soul a Hill position commanding the important East West Highway 7 and that the attackers were Only 11 Miles from the Neutral is Strong Point of Munoz Soui. He said neutralise reinforce ments have been moved up to Muong Soui. 110 Miles North of Vientiane and that a major Bathe appears to be m the making. A communist Victory at Muong Soui would wipe out the last main neutralise forces and open the Way to Vientiane itself. Photographed in action Souvanna had charged in the past the communist North Viet namese were supporting the Patchet open violation of the Geneva agreements on Laos. But the hour rf8 crusaders photo graphed them in action. He said the planes would re sume operation in a few Days but diplomatic sources said there probably was a flight Friday because of Souvanna s reports of important troop buildups. Souvanna told a news Confer ence the reconnaissance flights Are continuing and if the Patchet want them to Stop they must create the necessary he said he had authorized the use of fighter escorts for the unarmed recon Naissance planes. Nikita signs peace treaty Moscow the soviet Union and communist East Germany Friday signed a 20 year Mutual Friendship treaty that termed current East Ger Man Borders inviolable and declared West Berlin As inde pendent political the text of the bilateral treaty was released shortly after pre Mier Nikita Khrushchev and East German communist chief Walter Ulbricht hailed it As a step toward strengthening peace in Central Europe. Western diplomats said the treaty was a bilateral Accord which mainly restated known soviet positions on the German problem. It was viewed in mos cow As largely boost for Ulbricht and far Short of the separate peace treaty Long threatened by Khrushchev. The diplomats said the treaty did not raise the vital question of Western Access rights to West Berlin or threaten the present status of the City. Parents will let doctors use son s skin Topeka Kan. Up the parents of Asbuth killed in an automobile Accident wednesday have told doctors to use his skin to help a three year old esk Ridge Kan., girl recovering from serious Burns. Mrs. John Peoples the girl s Mother said i think it is wonderful that they would do this for Robert Eddy son of or. And mrs. John Eddy of Maple Hill Kan., was killed in a head on collision near Dover Kan. Two other youths were killed and three More were injured. Senate rejects Southern moves Washington up the Senate Friday rejected a series of Southern sponsored civil rights amendments including a move for nationwide vote in november on the pending legislation. The plebiscite plan was pro posed by the South s top strategist sen. Richard b. Russell a a. It was Defeated 67-22 after a Short debate under the tight restrictions imposed by wednesday i historic cloture vote. Before Friday s session rus sell told newsmen that South Ern forces had Little Chance of forcing significant changes in the bipartisan Bill which is be ing offered by Senate leaders. Voting during the Day bore this out. Proposed changes were bowled Over by substantial margins with Only a few Sena tors joining the 19-Man South Ern platoon in voting for tie amendments. The Senate acted on 13 amendments rejecting 11 on Roll Call votes. Two minor amendments were accepted on voice votes. One amendment which was accepted by voice vote would simply maintain the status quo for provisions of Law which per Mit differing pay Scales for men and women under certain conditions. Rejected was a so called Freedom rider prohibition sponsored by sen. John c. Stems a miss. It would have barred demonstrators from crossing state lines with an avowed intention of violating local Laws. It was Defeated 72 21. Pro civil rights forces were hopeful the Senate could com plete action on the measure possibly by the Middle of next week. Accused Slayer is bound Over Camdenton to. Up John r. Abercrombie 22, of Tulsa okla., Friday was bound Over for circuit court trial on first degree murder charges in the shootings of or. And mrs. Cecil Bybee of Hutchinson Kan. The by bees were slain in the driveway of a resort Motel where they just had checked in the night of May 12. Abercrombie was arrested about 30 min utes later in an automobile Matching one described by wit Nesses. He admitted the shoot Ings but said he had no motive. Miss Kathryn Nance 23, also of Tulsa is free on Bond As an accessory in the Case. She waived preliminary hearing. . Now has photo evidence Washington pres ident Johnson is sending Charles de Gaulle a very Cor dial letter As a follow up to the recent pans conversations be tween undersecretary of state George Ball and the French president administration officials said Friday. Ball who met with de Gaulle a week ago and then went on to Geneva and the Middle East reported Friday morning to the chief executive on the results of his trip. Ball told newsmen there was a wide area of agreement 1 Between France and the United tales on Long Range objectives in Southeast Asia Al though they differed considerably on Short term tactics. Officials said the president s letter to de Gaulle which they described As very did not undertake to expand the discussions. The letter however under lined Johnson s determination to seek the most cordial pos sible relations with de Gaulle. It was described As another example of the president s feel ing that it is time for the United slates to Stop talking about its problems with de Gaulle and Start trying Lopre serve Washington s oldest Over seas Alliance. Ball said his talk with de Gaulle disclosed agreement in our general analysis of the problems in Southeast Asia including the fact that they result from aggressive chinese efforts directed front North Viet Nam. But there was some differ ence on the exact Means by which the Franco american objectives of peace and stability in the area could be achieved Ball said. Earlier a spokesman said u. S. Reconnaissance flights have turned up photographic proof that the communists were lying when they denied the presence of North vietnamese troops in Laos. Aerial photographs obtained by . Navy planes flying Over the Plaine Des Jarres prove that communist North vietnamese troops Are present a spokesman said. The photo graphs have been turned Over to the Royal laotian govern ment which requested the in formation. Hoffa May be excused soon Chicago up Federal judge Richard b. Austin said Friday he would try to Grant teamster president James r. Hoffa s request to be excused from sessions of his million fraud trial m order to handle pressing Union business. Loffa said he has asked to be absent from some sessions Dur ing the the next few weeks to preside at contract negotiations which involved per about people have been holding off because of this Boffa said. They can t hold off much longer because contracts have already run out or about to run out. And we want retroactive Hoffa and seven co defendants Are charged with fraudulently obtaining million in Loans from the pension fund and us ing More than million of uie Money for their own Pur poses part of it to bail the teamsters Boss out of a financially troubled Florida housing development venture. Camps Are set for summer after big cleanup Job by Retha Murphy Scott City summer Camps in the Scott county state Park 12 Miles North of Here Are overflowing with youth this week. Last week Camp overseers were slaving to clean up the debris left by an Over flowing Beaver Creek two weeks ago. In the words of a local resident after the big ram water a foot deep sowed through the Cut in the Ridge Back that is the Entrance to the Park the Park has two Camps where thousands of Young peo ple and Counselor come every year. The Baptist Church owns and supervises Camp Christy named for the Pioneer Christy this Camp is used by Christian churches in this area As Well. The summer Camp supervisor is supplied by the Baptist Church but each denomination furnishes its own Cooks and Counselor. Christy is situated on the Western Side of the Lake and Creek with the main buildings in a Low heavily wooded area. A pleasant spot in the heat of summer it was in direct path of the raging water overflow ing Beaver Creek. Or. And mrs. Deloss Miller Greensburg and two daughters Marylyn High school Sopho More and Cheryl an eight grader Are this summer super visors. Miller teaches science in Greensburg High school mrs. Miller said our children have been coming Here for 10 or 12 years so we thought it was time we helped with the work last week meant scrap ing dried curled up mud off the dining Hall floors and cup boards. Water Marks outside the Hall were clearly seen at a three foot height. The deep freeze was overturned and Mil Ler was unable to get it opera Ting. Tea towels folded in a refrigerator were covered with the Muddy slime left from the receding water. Perhaps their biggest aggravation was the cupboard drawers swelled to the Point where they could not be pulled out to clean out mud. It was necessary to take part of the cupboard apart. Said he had been too Busy inside to get to the rub Bish left on walks or a foot Bridge washed out. His Helper Charles Kerns High school senior from Neo Desha came to Camp before the Millers. He said his Mother cleaned up a place for him to sleep and he started working on Cabins and swimming Pool. Lakeside the methodist Church Camp is located on the Eastern Bank of the state Lake and is on higher ground. While it did t receive the water and mud damage Camp super visors or. And mrs. John Requa of Medicine Lodge were working from Dawn until dark Toji aul away leaves and trash. With some plumbing needing attention and the cleaning of the buildings they too Felt it was a Rush this Camp takes several Dif Ferent kinds of camping. Re qua said they would have room for eight families 52 Beds in heated Cabins or room for 135 summer campers. The natural Brick Chapel with Large North window open to a View of Kansas Hills is heated for use the year through. Plans Are underway for accommodations for re treats during the Winter months. Requa said he would probably travel next Winter to advertise Church Camps. He and his wife Jerry and their three daughters will make the Camp their year around Home. Despite the hard work of these dedicated people both Christy and Lakeside Are ready this week for the summer. A Christian Church con Ference of High schooners in the area is Busy at Christy. Lake Side had 65 Counselor and youngsters from Pratt Larn cd and Ransom last week. This past week end 50 . Officers met there for a plan Ning session. This week 127 Junior High age youth from the Hays and Dodge City conferences Are on band for a Church Camp. Hard work by people who be Lieve in the value of Camps succeeded in readying these Camps for the summer Gram. Mews Paperi

Search All Newspapers in Great Bend, Kansas

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Western Kansas Press Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The Western Kansas Press?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection