The news-review. (Roseburg, Or.) 1948-1994, August 07, 1963, Page 3, Image 3

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African Members Of U. N. Face
Fight For Boycott Of S.Africa
UNITED NATIONS (I'PIV
African members of the United i
Nations faced a tough fight today!
in an effort to win Security Coun- j
cil approval for a partial econum-;
ic boycott of Soulli Africa. j
The United States, Britain,!
France and Norway were all re-'
ported against the language of
parts of a resolution tabled be
fore the council Tuesday by
Ghana, Morocco and the Philip
pines. Since a resolution must have
seven affirmative votes includ
ing all five permanent members,
Britain, France, the United
States, China and the Soviet Un
ion to win approval by the 11
nation council, some hard bar
gaining seemed likely.
The Afro-Asian resolution called
on the council to approve a boy
cott of all South African goods
and to call on states to stop ex
porting to South Africa any ma
terials of direct military value. It
also called on states to cease
"forthwith" the sale and ship
ment of arms and ammunition to
South Africa.
The U.S. has announced it will
cease exporting arms to South
America when current commit
ments have been honored by the
end of the year. Britain and
France also were reported in fa
vor of an embargo on arms which
might be used by the South Afri
can government against Africans.
But the language of the resolu
tion was seen by the Western I
powers as too strong. 1 here were
indications the resolution as it
now stands would be supported
only by the three sponsors. China.
Venezuela, and the Soviet Union
not enough to win acceptance.
Bond Sales Are Up
In State, County
"Local and state sales of U.S.
Savings Bonds are continuing their
upward trend which commenced
the first of the year," bond chair
man L. J. Fullerton said here to
day when announcing July sales
of U.S. Savings Bonds in the coun
ty totaled $76,363.
He compared this with sales of
S63.616 for the same month a
vear ago.
Slate sales for July of 1963 total
ed S3.110.944, compared with 2,
702,306 in the same month in 1962.
"Federal income tax deferment
features of Series E Bonds seem
to be one reason why more people
are buying bonds," the chairman
noted. "E Bond interest, unlike
earnings of so many other forms
of savings or investment, need not
be reported each year for income
lax. Thus owners of these bonds
gain full benefit of guaranteed
compound interest as long as the
securities are held. Many persons
plan to hold their bonds until a
lime when they may be in a more
favorable income tax situation, pos
sibly with higher exemptions or
less income due to retirement.
This, of course can give a real
tax advantage when the tax is
finally due as the bonds are cash
ed. "More persons seem to be aware
of the fact that U.S. bonds are
never subject to state or local in
come tax. Also, Oregon banks re
port a noticeable increase in the
number of long time holders of E
Bonds who are aware of the fact
that these may be traded for Se
ries H Savings Bonds, which pay
interest each six months by gov
ernment check. There is no in
come tax due on the interest earn
ed on the E Bonds until the H
Bonds are cashed."
Results Not Known
In First Skirmish
Over Civil Rights
WASHINGTON (UI'l) The
first important congressional civil
rights skirmish is over, but it
may be many weeks before the
real winner is known.
On the record, the House re
jected an anti - discrimination
amendment to a vocational edu
cation bill Tuesday and then went
on to pass overwhelmingly the
measure which more than triples
federal aid for job training schools.
The House passed the vocation
al education bill 377-21 after kill
ing the civil rights amendment.
217-181. Only 24 Democrats, all
Northern liberals, joined 157 Re
publicans in the losing cause. Six
Republicans voted with 211 Dem
ocrats against the amendment.
The bill would raise the pres
ent $57 million federal aid for vo
cational education to $237 million
in four years.
But before it sent the bill to
the Senate, the House engaged in
three hours of bruising debate that
saw Negro congressmen in sharp
disagreement and charges of hypoc
risy flying from both sides of the
political aisle. It ended in the first
civil rights vote in cither house
since President Kennedy's special
message on the issue.
After it was over, civil rights
supporters disagreed on the effect
the battle might have upon Presi
dent Kennedy's main civil rights
bill when it reached the House
floor.
Some thought Republicans who
went on record for the mandatory
cutoff of federal aid to segregated
vocational schools had committed
themselves to vote for civil rights
when it is the main issue before
the House in September.
Others felt that House Demo
cratic leaders, by holding the
party line almost solidly against
the Republican-sponsored anti-segregation
amendment, had damaged
the possibility of bipartisanship in
future civil rights battles.
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Wed., Aug. 7, 1963 The News-Review, Roseburg, Ore. 3
Another Southern City Lowers
Racial Barriers Sans Incident
By United Press International
lm-ih:!nlc lim'met rafinl hnrc
without incident in another South
ern city luesday.
Lunch counters at 12 retail
stoics in downtown Baton Rouge,
La., and in two big suburban
shopping centers were desegrega
ted with advance notice. Negroes
wore served auietlv at the stores
during the noon lunch period.
Picketing continue", nowevcr, at
R.ilnn lliiiinn'c ceprpf ntoH nuhlic
swimming pool and Negro leaders
have asked a touerai junge ior
an early hearing of a suit aimed
at desegregation of the city's park
and recreation facilities.
Police arrested 138 Negro dem
onstrators at Athens, Ga., Tues
day for parading without a per
mit. Officers said 97 of the group
were iuvenilps who were turned
over to juvenile . authorities.
Fifty-five Negroes were arrest-
WIVES OF STRIKING U. S. Plywood Corp workers at Roseburg decided a woman's touch
might speed bargaining negotiations in the current woodworker strike. Mrs. Lynn Flesh
man, seated, spearheaded o petition campaign rallying wives of idled workers in an appeal
to the "Big Six" bargaining spokesman. Other women in picture are wives who support
ed the move. They are, left to right, Mrs. Doyle Crawford, Mrs. Lowell Brown and Mrs.
Percy Ligon, all Roseburg.
Petition From Wives Of Lumber Workers
Asks Fair Settlement Of Strike Issues
A petition signed by over 100! "This settlement should include
wives of idled U. S. Plywood Corp. i a reasonable pay increase," the
workers at Roseburg was on its j letter states. "We feel that in the
way Tuesday to l.owery Wyatt, face of the huge profits made by
spokesman for the "Big Six" bar-1 U. S. Plywood Corp. while our hus
gaining group. bands' income has remained at a
The petition urged Wyatt to i standstill, that the 3Sn cents per
"use all the available power of hour (pay increase) asked by Har
(his) office to hasten a fair settle-Ivoy Nelson, IWA (International
ment of the existing strike." i Woodworkers of America) is little
Mrs. Lynn Fleshman of Roseburg enough. We also want the assur
got the petition effort under way lance that we and our children will
and wrote tne letter.
Honolulu Papers
Resume Editions
Varied Entertainment
Enjoyed By Kiwanians
A program of varied entertain
ment was presented to the mem
bers of the Roseburg Kiwanis Club
at the regular meeting Tuesday.
Under the direction of Lewis Ful
lerton the program featured vo
calizing by Danny Fromdahl. a
drinking contest involving three
members and a guest and car
tooning by Bill Donnelly.
have our husbands and fathers
with us on the heretofore accepted
weekends. In oilier words, we want
our families together on the days
the children do not attend school.
"The family is the basic unit
upon which our nation rests,"
I the letter continues. "The requests
HONOLULU (UPI) Metropo-: of the management involved in!
litan newspapers returned to Ha-; this controversy would serve only i
waii this morning for the first 1 to hasten the dissolution of this j
time since the start of the June ! most necessary fundamental of our i
21 newspaper strike. ' I
,IFir;st, '"."i0 Publislul1 's ihe' Computers May Prevent
Honolulu Advertiser, which went' T. i-j . r' . '
from its custnmarv 30 pages to i nanaomiae uisasrers ,
40 pages. Much of the extra space OXFORD. England (UPI)
! was filled with reviews of every- Computers may help save babies' :
thing from local and national news lives and prevent "such disasters!
to synopses of comic strips miss-' as resulted from thalidomide," a!
eu L "un K i ne siriKC. leading doctor said todav.
The Honolulu Mar-Bullclin. an! iir i i n i ... 1 ., n,.i.:i.
afternoon paper, was expected, to I Medical 'Association ennn'ril mom.
civilization. Our men have stated;
they will not return to work at I
the expense of their families. !
"We want you to know that we
wives of our union husbands know
all the issues at stake and again
urge you to use your heart and
skill in effecting a fair wage set
tlement so that we may have our
husbands back on the job with a
decent raise in wages and continue
to have them with us on weekends."
Registration Is Open
For Archery Tournament
Registration is still open at the
Roseburg YMCA for a junior arch
ery tournament to be staged at 1
p.m. Saturday at Stewart Park.
Youths who arc interested in
archery and are under 15 years,
of age are invited to sign up.
Membership in the "Y" is not
required to participate. Parents
and interested adults are welcome
to take part as assistants or ob
servers. More details can be ob
tained by contacting the "Y" at
673-5501. Participants will pay an
entry fee of 25 cents to cover the
cost of prizes. ,
cd at Sumter, S.C., for marching
in tne downtown area without a
parade permit. All but 16 of this
group were juveniles.
At New York, around 40 dem
onstrators left their picket lines
at a Brooklyn construction site
and filled up seats in the only
restaurant in the area in a move
designed to keep workmen from
getting lunch." The pickets are pro
testing alleged job hiring discri
mination on city construction pro
jects. Racial tensions appear to have
eased in Chicago where white
crowds have staged unruly dem
onstrations in a recently integra
ted neighborhood on tlie city's
South Side.
Klsevt'hcrc in the nation:
Danville, Va. Six civil rights
demonstrators were to go on trial
here today on a charge of violat
ing an anti - protest injunction.
hour more demonstrators were
arrested on Danville's main street
Tuesday under a permanent in
junction issued Aug. 2 prohibiting
anti-segregation demonstrations.
Washington The National As
sociation for the Advancement of
Colored People (NAACP) has
withdrawn its request for federal
delay in granting funds to Nor
folk, Va., educational television
facilities. The NAACP said it
wanted to make sure tilt facilities
would not promote discrimination
in the areas.
Detroit Negroes today pjanned
to picket the riverfront home of
the United Auto Workers Union
and the General Motors headquar
ters protesting alleged racial dis
crimination at a Chevrolet plant.
Tampa, Fla. Two more Hills
borough County public schools will
be integrated this fall by 14 stu
dents, all children of Negro per
sonnel living at MacDill Air Force
Base.
Elizabeth, N.J. Five Negro
pickets were arrested Tuesday
when they tried to block the en
trance to a construction site in
protest against alleged union hir
ing bias.
Now You Know
By United Press International
Tlie Medal of Honor is the
highest decoration bestowed by
tlti Itnilr.rl SU.'itoe fnvfirnmnnt for
cnnsnifiious valor in nptinn. ne-!
cording lo the World Almanac.
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hours
The strike formally
by only a few i
ended on
her, in a lecture prepared for
liberal party summer school, said:
Saturday with the signing of a I "we sh"" bc !llm' '" "sc com-1
memorandum of aeroomenl ,-nv. ! P'lK'rs for storing information:
ering three-year contracts for the al)ou' ,,,c us" of ligs.
seven striking union.;. ' "The collection of statistics and
The contracts provided for wage lno dse of computers may well
increases of S5 a week and fringe prevent any such disasters again," :
benefits. ho said. !
Soviets Launch
New Satellite
MOSCOW (UPI) The Soviet
Union Tuesday launched the 19th in
a series of satellites whose mis
sion is to gain information for
future manned space flights.
The satellite, called "Cosmos
19," was lofted into orbit in a
"routine launching," the official
Soviet news agency Tass said in
a brief announcement.
The "Cosmos" program was an
nounced by Premier Nikita
Khrushchev during an election
speech March 16. 1962. There has
been no announcement of how
long any of the 19 "Sputniks", in
the series was intended to stav
in orbit or liov many may be
in orbit now.
"The satellite carries scientific
apparatus designed to .continue
researches in outer space in ac
cordance with the program an
nounced by Tass on March 16,
1962." Tass said in reporting to
day's shot.
Local News
Miss Kate Buchanan of Arcatu
Calif., has been here visiting her j
brother-in-law an-:t sister. Mr. and '
.Mrs. B. A. Young. Miss Buchanan
brought her father. Dr. W. E. Bu- !
chanan. formerly of Eugene, from I
Areata by ambulance and he is
now a patient at the VA Hospital.
She plans to visit her sister in Eu-;
gene also during the summer vacation.
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