The news-review. (Roseburg, Or.) 1948-1994, November 25, 1961, Page 3, Image 3

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    DOWNTOWN ROSEBURG wos white but octive by Fridoy afternoon. This scene looking
down SE Jackson St. from Oak Ave. shows many of the cars stuck at the curb, but trav
el routes are open. (News-Review photo).
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CHILDREN DIDN'T WORRY MUCH obout heovy traffic in residential areas of Rose
burg Friday or today because snow had cut traffic to a minimum. The two youngsters
above work on a rather shapeless snowman in probably the deepest snow they hove
ever seen. (News-Review photos by Andy Fautheree).
Westside Church
Sets Novel Meet
Sunday Morning
The Westside Christian Church
will have an innovation Sunday
morning in the form of an old
fashioned service conducted in the
style of 50 years ago, according to
an announcement received from
the Rev. Donald H. Smith, pastor
of the church.
Old Customs Revived
An old fashioned pump organ
will accompany the choir and the
offering will be received according
to old tradition. Gas lights will be
used to light the auditorium.
Members are invited to attend
the service dressed in old fashion
ed clothing. The service is set for
10:55 a.m.
(llendale PTA will hold its Nov
ember meeting Monday at the
high school at 7:30 p.m., reports
Sirs. Gerald B. Fox. correspond
ent. Baby sitting service will be
S 'It It Written" Sunday
9:30 a.m. Channel 4
George Knowles
very Fri., Sat., Sun.
Sorurdoy, 7:15 P.M.
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Sunday, 7:15 P.M.
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NEAR MISS In an area such os Roseburg where wind
velocity is so low and snow is so infrequent, trees often
remain standing despite the weakness of ro The snow
which hit Douglas County Thursday and Friday took
care of most of them such os this one which crashed
next to a house in Lourelwood in Roseburg. Laurelwood
Park's tree population was whittled drastically. (News
Review Photo).
BUSY MEN Some of the busiest men in the county Thurs
day, Fnooy ond today were Pacific Power and Light Co.'s
cei Power in most orecs was knocked out by the weight
of snows and falling trees. It is being restored ropidly,
n though many residents hove been shivering in front of
t.rcslcces for almost two days. Linemen above ore shown
workmg on the Lookmgglass substotion.
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Teeth, Few Bones May Be Clues
In Disappearance Of Woman Flier
SAV FRANCISCO (APt A' Coerner said the twti
handful of teeth and a few bones. been buried in Japanese style,
material for mystery lovers, only two feet deep,
formed the latest chapter today Thomas E. Devine, a West
in the mysterious 1937 disappear-1 Haven, Conn , businessman, was
ance of Amelia Karhait, the soldier stationed in Saipan in
world's best-known woman flier. 1 1944 -15. Goerner said Devine told
Kred Goerner, 36. a newsman him a native woman had pointed
for radio station KCBS here. told(out the shallow grave to him.
a news conference Friday that he Years later, he told Goerner of
had found a shallow grave in the the incident and that information
jungle of Saipan Island that con-.led him to the grave,
tamed bones and 37 human teeth. Goerner said the remains were
'We are not sure these are the that of a man and a woman and,
remains of Amelia Earhart and 1 "from teeth uncovered, doctors in-
r red JSoonan, ooerner said, "but
Dr. Theodore D. McCown. profes
sor of anthropology at the Uni
versity of California at Berkeley,
has agreed to study them.
Miss Earhart and Noonan. her
navigator, were on a flight around
the world when she disappeared!
July 2. 1937.
The last word from her was a
radio message: "Have one-half
hour fuel and no landfall." She!
was near tiny Howland Island at
the time, some 1,600 miles from !
Hawaii. I
III -Fated Plane Notified
Landing Wheel Was Afire
Air Force cargo plane that ex
ploded in flight, carrying possibly
seven Texans to their deaths, was
notified shortly after take off that
a wheel was afire, a survivor
S.Sgt. Leroy Cotton, 37, Galena
Parle Tpv u-hft pavp th pnnnnl
was one of three known survivors. I
The C119 taking reservists home I
from Alaska maneuvers crashed
Thursday near W'hitchorse in
kon Territory.
The Air Force listed two men
as dead and five others as dead
or missing.
M.Sat. Clyde L. Nicholas, 48.
Pasadena, Tex., said he was the
last of four to parachute.
Cotton and Nicholas told in tele
phone interviews of the
last minutes.
plane I
The Diane, flying south from El-
mendorf Air Force Base at An
chorage, landed at Whitehorse and
four of the 14 passengers got off.
At take off, the plane's brakes I
were frozen and the pilot gunned
the engines, said Cotton, who is a
Within minutes, the Whitehorse i
airport radioed that the ngnt
wheel was afire. The pilot, Capt.
Wayne D. Sager, 37, Pasadena,
Tex., turned back to Whitehorse,
Cotton related.
"The right engine was starting
to burn," Nicholas, the plane crew
chief, said. "We had fire extin
guishers but there wasn't time
and the pilot gave the jump sig
nal "
Cotton jumped first, followed by
M.bgt. hoger J. rorstner, 48,
Houston, Tex., mechanic; and
Navy Sets New
Jet Speed Mark
Navy, claiming a world's jet
speed record of 1.606,342 miles an
hour for its F4H Phantom II
fighter, decorates its pilot today
with the Distinguished Flying
Marine I.t. Col. Robert B. Rob
inson. 38. of Downey. Calif., pilot
ed the Phantom in the record hop
Wednesday from Edwards Air
Force Base, Calif.
For his flight, Robinson was to
receive the cross from Secretary
of the Navy John B. Connally
during a ceremony commissioning
the nuclear-powered aircraft car
rier, the Enterprise, at Newport
News. Va.
Robinson's Phantom blasted
Friday to a top speed of 1.650
miles per hour 2' times the
speed of sound.
The old record of 1.525.96 m.p.h.
was set hv Air Force Maj. Jo
seph W. Rogers in a F106 Inter
ceptor Feb. 15, 1959.
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Wayne W. Rietmann
Funeral services for Wayne W.
(Sam) Rietmann. 31. of Myrtle
Creek, will be held Monday at 2
p.m. in the chapil of Ganx Mor
tuary of Myrtle Creek. Interment
will follow at the Catholic Ceme
tery in -Roseburg.
Rietmann died Thanksgiving Day
in a car accident north of Myrtle
He was born Oct. 27, 1930. at
.Mazeppa. Minn., and came to Myr
tle Creek in 19il from Ventura,
Calif. He was married to Adelle
Desbiens Aug. 3, 1955.
He was a member of St. Paul's
Lutheran Church of Roseburg and
the Myrtle Creek Elks Lodge.
Survivors, besides his wife and
a son. Timothy, and a daughter,
Jennifer, include: his mother, Mrs.
Emma Reitmann of Roseburg;
four brothers. Emmett of Camp
bll. Calif .Willard of Myrtle Creek.
Harold of Roseburg and Millard,
Eugene: and two sisters, Mrs.
Pete Aquiso of Myrtle Creek and
Mrs. Llojd Hill of Roseburg.
Elmer Brown
Elmer Brown of Roseburg. 86,
died Friday night in a local hos
pital. Funeral arrangements are
pending- at the Long and Shukle
Memorial Chapel and will be an
nounced later.
No one was injured in a three
car atcidpiit which occurred on
Highway 99 near the Wuines Creek
Road shortly before S p m Wednes
day evening. Names of the drivers
were not learned, according to
Mrs. Gerald B Fox, correspondent
All cars involved were headed
dicated thev were Caucasians and
quite possibly those of Miss Ear-
hart and Aoonan.
Goerner said. "Miss Earhart
and Noonan may have been kept
Ion Saipan for a vear or more
I was told Miss Earhart died of
dysentary. After her death Noon-
an was executed by Samurai
The Japanese, however, always
have said they knew nothing of
the aviatrix" disappearance and
there has been no evidence that
she and Noonan were captured.
Airman 1 C. Jean R. Conklin, 30,
Genoa, Tex., also a mechanic.
The explosion came and the
plane started to plunge to earth.
"I didn't know how far it fell
before 1 could get out," Nicholas
His parachute barely opened. A
tree broke his fall.
Nicholas said he saw three other
parachutes in the air and hobbled
to the plane and saw two men
Yu-ldead. He said they were Airman
l.C. William J. Murphy. 25. Hous-
ton, loadmaster: and Airman l.C.
David L. Paul. 38, League City,
Tex., a mechanic.
Cotton joined Nicholas and an
hour later Canadian Mounted Po
lice found them and took them to
a Whitehorse hospital. An hour
later Conklin was brought 'out.
A search was under way for
Air Force officials listed Mur
phy and Paul as known dead and
these men as dead or missing
Forstner: Sager: Capt. Milton L.
Kimey, 38. houston, copilot: Capt.
Alan J. White, 28, Houston, navi-
gator; and s SgU Lonme Z. For-
man, Genoa, Tex., mechanic.
Terry Jo Leaves
Hospital Soon
MIAMI. Fla. (AP) Terry Jo
Duperrault probably will go home
to Green Bay, Wis., the middle
of next week.
Dr. Franklyn Verdon, physician
to the 11-year-old girl who sur
vived the sinking of the ketch
Bluebelle Nov. 12 and was picked
up 3'i days later, said Terry Jo
probably wouldgo home with her
aunt, Mrs. Ralph Scheer, and un
cle, Fred Duperrault.
Terry Jo walked around her
hospital room Friday for the first
time, with the help of nurses, and
her condition was improving rap
idly. She still was not allowed vis
itors. !
Coast Guard investigators stud
ied the sinking of the 60-foot
ketch, which claimed the lives of
Terry Jo's family and the wife!
of the skipper.
the skipper, capt. Julian Har
vey, who was picked up from a
lifeboat by a passing tanker,
killed himself after Terry Jo was
found alive.
Harvey told the Coast Guard a
squall broke the mainmast and it
knocked a hole in the hull, then
fire broke out. Terry Jo said the
mast did not break, she saw no
fire and smelled no smoke, but
did see the bodies of her mother
and brother lying on a bloody
Cubans Leave Four
Helpless In Boat
MIAMI, Fla. (AP)-Three Cu
bans who said a police boat con
fiscated their supplies and out
board motor to "teach, us a les
son" were being treated for de
hydration and exposure today.
The men. picked up by the
Greek motor vessel Tama and
brought ashore hy the Coast
Guard, said thev left Havana Sun
day and were stopped four miles
off Cuba by a police boat whose
crew took the motor and their
food and water.
They were told the action
"would teach us a lesson," the
Cubans reported.
The refugees said one of their
number died after the third day
adrift and "we had to throw him
The Coast Guard did not re
lease names of the three men.
Man Threatens Baker
Woman With Firearms
BAKER, Ore. (AP) Mrs.
Anna Frerieas, 60, told police a
man threatened to shoot her with
a .30-.30 caliber rifle Friday when
she was watching a Baker grocery
store for her daughter.
She aaid she managed to lock
the man outside the store before
he could carry out his threat, hut
he fired through the door. But
bullet hit some plate glass on a
counter, then hit some canned
Police later arrested Robert L.
Graham, Baker, and charged him
with assault with intent to rob
; He was arrested a few minutes
after the shooting, police said.
MANY PEOPLE WERE GLAD to see the arrival of snow Thursday afternoon as heavy
rains began to bring about such effects os this in Winston. This was just surface)
water but it already entered the garage. Meanwhile, the South Umpqua was rising ropid
ly. It crested Thursday flight and it is now falling. A reading this morning at Winston
showed the river level at 12 feet. Flood level is 26.
U Than! To Use Force If Needed
To Stamp Out Secessionist Moves
UNITED NATIONS, N Y. (AP)!lo drive out foreign mercenaries. i was earning out all resolutions
Acting Secretary General U
Tahnt has made it plain he will
use his powers to train the ('emtio
army and stamp out secessionist
moves in any part of that country.
despite Soviet efforts to limit U.N.
UThant spelled out his position
Friday night in his first speech
to the Security Council since he
became U.N. chief after two So
viet vetoes had killed U.S. efforts
to give him a broader hand in ih
The Soviet Union warned II
Thanf that it would be watchine
closely to make sure he does not
go beyond the mandate of the
The council finally adopted a
watered-down Asian African reso
lution demanding that secession
ist activities "cease forthwith" in
Katanga alone and empowering
U Thant to use force if need bo
Pre Christmas SALE?
Contrary ro what our Friday Ad may have said . . . jack West it having
a Pre-Christmas Sale at his. Umpqua Hotel Location Not at the former
West Bros. Store.
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For Many More
Sat., Nov. 25, 1961 The Nev-Rviw, Roseburg, Ore. 3
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I The Soviets used the veto to de-
feat U.S. amendments that would
have had the council deprecate
all armed action" against the
central Congo government and
would have authorized U Thant to
help the stale reorganize and re
train its army.
The amendments could be inter
preted as empowering the United
Nations to move against any up
rising hy Congo leftist leader An-
! toine Gizcnga,
I Observers expressed belief.
however, that the Soviet, vetoes
I we checkmated by U Thant's
assertion that the U.N. force
should suppress "all armed acti
vities" and secessionist moves
The Burmese acting secretary-
general also said steps must be
taken toward the
training and
i reorganization'
'armed forces.
the Congo
lle made clear he
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of the General Assembly and the
council and not just the Katanga
After U Thant finished speak
ing, Soviet Delegate Valerian A.
Zorin expressed hope the acting
secretary-general would "act in
accordance with this resolution in
cooperation with his chief ad
visers as he had announced when
he was appointed."
Zorin then leveled a thinly
veiled warning that U Thant
would be in trouble if ha went
beyond the council mandate.
Ada Raymond
Ada Raymond. 81. of Days Creek
died this morning at a Canyonville
hnsniial The body was removed,
to Ganz Mortuary in Mynie cieeK.
Funeral arrangements wiu w u-
I nouncements later.
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