North Carolina Newspapers

    * The Daily Chowanian *
Volune 1 — Number 38
Murfreesboro, North Carolina, February 5, 1960
Associated Press
Federal Payroll To
Be Held Down
By Congress I
Eius.' Appropriations Commit-1
tee icclc7 start’d fulfilling the
premise cf its leaders to hold
dcwn the federal payroll next
In the first 1900 money bill, it
r-fused to finance 809 of the
1,07D new jobs requested for
the Commerce D apartment for
t.i? fiscal year starting July 1.
At the came time, it cut $39,-
092, 765 frcm the $799,615,000 in
new funds President Eisanhower
asked for the department and
relat.d agencies.
Shortly aftar the President
sent hiS annual budget to Con
gress last month. Chairman
Clarence Cannon D—Mo. and
Rep. John Taber R—NY, senior
minority member, complained
o. prop sals to increase federal
Taber said an estimated 40,-
C.O of the proposed 42,500 new
jobs weren’t necessary and
joined Cannon in calling for an
over-all appropriation cut of at
least two billion dollars.
Heaviest hit by the commit
tee’s action was the Weather
Bureau, which requested money
for 200 new positions, most of
them for proposed new aviation
Tommy Sands Called
Into Arm Forces
Tommy Sands is prenaring for a
date with the armed forces.
The 22-yeflr-o)d idol of tb’ teen
age set visited Selective Service
headquarters in Los A n g e le s
Thurs'^ay to sign papers in con
nection with a call by his draft
board in Houston, Tex.
An ?ssociat^ said it would likely
be late summer before Sands is
called for service.
World Briefs
Navy Destroyer Speeds To
ward A Ship's Graveyard
destroyer racing full speed to
ward a ship’s graveyard rolled
sharply and was struck by an
ocean swell Thursday. One man
was killed aboard the vessel.
Five more are missing in the icy
Ten sailors, some of them
caught without warning as they
took motion pictures of the de
stroyer Daly's wake through the
rou"h water, were swept over
board. Rescue ships found only
five. Hope was virtually aban
doned that any more survivors
would be found.
“All of a sudden everyone
started yelling, and I could see
them sliding off the deck under
the lifeline and into the water,”
said Seaman Apprentice David
Formichella, 19, of 27 Van Dyke
Place, Summit, N. J. “The next
thing I knew I was there with
Formichella and John Buzzi,
33, damage controlman 1st class
of Barrington, R. I., managed to
make their way to one of the
liferafts swept overboard.
The two were picked up by
tanker Alabama and transferred
to the U. S. Coast Guard cutter
Marion for the run here. They
were admitted to the Portsmouth
Naval Hospital in good condition.
Ships and planes continued
searching the Atlantic 200 miles
Egyptian Ship
ROTTERDAM AP — The 1,853-
ton Egyptian passenger ship Isis
ran aground today near Mismari
Rife, in the Red Sea near Jidda,
with 360 passengers aboard, radio
monitors reported. The Dutch ship
Ondo re*:eived a distress signal
from the Egyptian vessel, accord
ing to Dirkzwagers shipping a-
gency. The Isis is owned by Khe-
divial Mail Line of Alexandria.
Gronchi Visits
ROME AP —President Giovan
ni Gronchi finally left today for
Moscow on a state visit that has
aroused controversy in predomi
nantly Roman Catholic Italy. The
President had originally intended
to make a six-day visit to the
Soviet Union a month ago but it
was postponed when he was strick
en with influenza at the last min
N. C. Projects Are
In The Millions
Carolina projects totaling $5,896,-
000 are included in the $1,034,-
161,000 military construction au
thorization bill submitted to Con
gress Thursday.
Funds to carry out the pro
posed projects would be pro
vided in a separata bill.
The North Carolina projects
Army—Ft. Bragg, training,
supply and community facili
ties, $1,092,000.
Navy—Camp Lejeune Marine
Base, troop housing, $433,000;
Cherry Point Marine Air Sta
tion, operational ficitities and
utilities, $1,611,000.
Air Force—Pope Air Force
Base, maintenance ficilities,
$423,000; Seymour Johnson AFB,
training, maintenance, supply,
and administrative facilities,
Army Reserve—High Point
center, training facilities, $142,-
000; Winston-Salem center, train
ing facilities, $49,000.
Communist Fire
TAIPEI, Formesa AP — Com
munist guns on the Chinese main
land fired more than 200 shells at
a Nationalist warship patrolling
Thursday off Little Quemoy but
caused no casualties or damage,
the Nationalist Defense Ministry
off Virginia's Cape Henry
through the night morning
without spjtting any of the miss
ing men.
The Daly and two other des
troyers based at Newport, R. I.,
tlie Young ard the Gotten, were
headed for the mothball fleet in
Hampton Roads. The full-speed
run was to determine whether
repairs were needed before the
ships joined the reserve fleet.
The Daly reported by radio
that the full-power run had been
under way for an hour and 40
minutes when the ship took a
65 degree roll, caused by an ab
normal swell.
The time was 3'.40 p. m.
Three of the men swept over
board when water cascaded
across the decks were picked up
by the Daly. The other survivors
werj Buzzi and Formichella.
Killed aboard the Daly was
Seaman David Allen Dale, son of
Viggo L. Dale of 74 Keller Ave.,
Kenmore, N. Y.
Listed as missing were:
Fireman Nicholas A. Calaluca
of Wesley Ave., Beacon, N. Y.
Storekeeper 3rd Class Robert
A. Carlson of 59 Holcomb St.,
West Haven, Conn.
Yeoman 2nd Class Charles E.
Ellis of 121 Montclair St., North
Madison Station, Madison, Ind.
Fireman Paul J. Harvey of 46
McKinley Ave., Lodi, N. J.
Internal Communications Man
Gerral J. Neberz of 460 E. Broad
way, Crystal Lake, 111.
Names of the three rescued by
the Daly were not released im
little change in temperature this
afternoon, tonight and Saturday;
occasional heavy rain likely
in the west and central sections
and possibly scattered thunder
showers in the east portion. Rain
ending late Saturday. High to
day, mid-50s coast and 40s else
where. Low tonight, lower 50s
southeast portion, 40s elsewhere.
Tides somewhat above normal
most sections.
New Era In Business
Dealings In Moscow
llAV ANA AP —A shiny Soviet
exposition set the sta®3 today fo-
talks between Fidel Castro’s trade
-hungry government and the top
Soviet pakisman, Deputy Premier
Ar.astas I. Mikeyan.
A to'i Castro aid quickly let it
be k-own that Cuba hopes for a
new era in business dealings with
Mo cow
Only a few hours after Mike-
yan’s arrival Thursday, the left-
wing president of Cuba’s national
bank, Emeste Guevara, told a TV
audience that “trade is necessary
and for us very necessary.”
The opportunity piobab’y will
come after the 64-y3ar-o’d Mike
yan formally opens the Soviet sci
entific, technical and cultural ex-
hibit-f(’ armounced purpose of
his visit.
U.S. officials in Washington
viewed Mikeyan’s visit as a dra
matic prepaganda move by Mos
cow to capitalize on the low ebb
in American-Cuban relations.
They say he may have brought
a raft of trade offers in anticipa
tion of Cuban overtures.
An added possibility is that
Mikeyar will seek to re-establish
Cuban-Soviet diplomatic relations,
which vvere broken off during Ful-
gencie Batista’s regime. In line
with such a move, he is expected
to invite Castro to pay a state
visit to Moscow.
Western Democrats
Open Election Year
Western Democrats open an elec-
tion-year conference today, a
showcase for Democratic presi
dential aspirants. It drew 750
delegates from 13 states along
with invited Texans and Okla-
Delegates estensibly will draft
a Western plank fOT the Demo
cratic national platform.
The b i g attraction, however,
was the appearance of leading
The ’3 states, including Hawaii
and Alaska, will command 271 of
the 1.531 votes at the national
convention in Los Angeles next
July. That’s a third of the 761
needed to nominate the presiden
tial candidate.
Former President Harry S. Tru
man won’t attend. He sent word
frcm his home in Independence,
Mo., indicating that his wife’s
'lealth forced him to cancel out
as the main speaker.
Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey D-
Minn, a candidate for the nom-
inatiion, and National Chairman
Paul Butler will address the con
ference Saturday night in his
place. .S«n. Lyndon B. Johnson
D-Tex, also a possible nominee,
speaks tonight.
Sen. John F. Kennedy D-Mass,
a Jeclared candidate for the nom
ination, will appear at a rally Sun-
da; organized by New Mexico
,Vi:nds while conference delegates
tour the Los Alamoes scientific
s'; oratory, 90 miles away.
Hodges Waits For
Primary Returns
RALEIGH—Hodges said that
whether he will call special elec
tion would depend on develop
ments in the primary.
The term of Rep. Hall, who
died last Friday of cancer, ex
pires Jan. 3, 1961.
Heinz Rollman, Wayneeville
industrialist, has announced as
Taylor of Black Mountain has
said he will seek the Democrat
ic nomination.
Raymond Maxwell, secretary
of the State Board of Elections,
said candidates for the short
term—the remainder of Hall’s
term—will be voted on in the
regular primary on a special
ballot. Candidates for the reg
ular two-year term will be on
the regular primary ballot.
If nominees are chosen in the
May 28 voting, the governor
could conceivably call a special
election in the same date that
any runoff race might be held in
June for any other offices.
However, if a runoff is neces
sary for the short term, it will
dim the possibility of a special
election because Congress like
ly will be adjourned before the
regular election.
Everything Taken
By Small Tornado
BALD KNOB, Ark. AP — “It
Hipped down-whoom-and jtist took
everything, windows, doors, even
part of the front of the building.”
So Herman Kyle, owner of a
cafe described a small tornado
which heavily damaged his build
ing, eight residential houses at
Bald Knob and five homes in a
rural area north of here Thursday
Two women, one a cook in the
cafe and the other a guest in a
connecting motel, were injured,
neither seriously.
Police Chief Henry Varnell esti
mated total damage in this north
central Arkansas town of 3,470 at
$40,000, including $8,000 to Kyle’s
Algerian Policy Settled
By Strengthened Cabinet
PARIS AP — President Charles
le Gaulle strengthened his Cabi
net today by promoting steadfast
supporters of his Algerian policy
ind firing Jacques Soustelle, lead-
'ng spokesman of the French co
lonialists in Algeria.
Soustelle, once touted as the
strong man of De Gaulle’s sup
porters, was ousted from the post
jf minister of the Sahara, atomic
energy and overseas possessions be
cause of his identification with the
Algiers insurgents who unsuccess
fully defied De Gaulle last week.
Another casualty was Communi
cations Minister Bernard Cornut-
jentille, who had wanted to com
promise with the rebellious French
A brief announcement from the
President’s press office said that
De Gaulle had approved the de
parture from the Cabinet of Sou
stelle and Cornut-Gentille.
Defense Minister Pierre Guil-
'aumat was demoted to minister-
delgegate charged with atomic re
search, part of Soustelle’s former
duties. He had been severely crit
icized because the army let the
settlers’ revolt in Algiers drag on
for eight days instead of nipping
't at the start.
Michel Maurice-Bokanowski,
long a GauIIist, and secretary of
state at the Interior Ministry, was
moved up to head the Communi
cations Ministry.
was promoted to a minister-dele-
Information Minister Roger Frey
gate. His duties were not immedi
ately announced, but it was be
lieved he would replace Robert
Lecourt in charge of relations vrith
the French Community. Lecourt
becomes a minister of state for
relations with Parliament, the Sa
hara and overseas departments
and territories, the latter being
part of Soustelle’s former prov
Newcomers to the Cabinet in
cluded Pierre Messmer, career ci
vil servant and former high com
missioner of French West Africa,
named defense minister; Louis
Terrenoire, head of the Gaullist
party, the Union for the New Re
public, named information mini
ster; an Jean Foyer, UNR member
of the National Assembly, named
secretary of state for relations
with the French Community.
The Foreign Ministry remains
in the hands of career diplomat
Maurice Couve de Murville.
Under De Gaulle’s new consti
tution, Cabinet aappointments no
longer have to be approved by
the National Assembly.

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