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February 14, 1961 - Image 3

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lagers Kill umumba;
ombe hallenges
ng ton News Stirs
Red S; :New Threat
uiresOf Civil War
sociated Press ELISABETHVILLE () - The
rIONS, N.Y.-Of- Katanga government yesterday
rn exressd shck .arnounced the death of Patrice
f Patrice Lumum- Lumumba-and defied the Unit-
nd feared that theA ed Nations or anyone else .to do
use the incident oni of President Moise
anmuistpowe inThe offic of President Moie
nmunist power nn Tshombe, arch-foe of Lumumba,
said the deposed ex-premier lies
premeditated mur- in an unmarked grave and the
aickly at the Unit- village tribesmen who slew him
curity Council in are getting $8,000 as a reward for
Ambassador Omar capture of criminals.
aited Arab Repub-FCivi War Threa-
imba's Asian-Afri- ||The announcement stirred a
new threat of civil war in the
aeral Dag Ham- 'aCongo, where illiterate millions
already has Brig. TWO VICTMS-Patrice Lumumba (left), deposed Congo pre- may regard Lumumba as a mar-
Hyassu of Ethio- mier, and Maurice Mpoo, Lumumba's lieutenant, were killed tyr. It added another problem to
to the Lumumba yesterday by African villagers after their escape from prison. The the seemingly desperate role of the
full and impartial announcement by the Katanga government quelled a series of United Nations in efforts to bring
nited States sup- rumors about Lumumba's possible escape to Rhodesia, previous peace to this 8-month-old coun-
sk ld roposoviet murder or secret imprisonment. tryesident Tshombe's righthand
'he, Russians said man, Interior Minister Godefroid
iombe's Katanga LABOR SECRETARY: Munongo, disclosed Lumumba's
st be made to pay. death. He told newsmen that
nongo, minister of NI it , Ts Lumumba and two aides - said to
he Congo govern- R ep uol icans His t have fled with him from a farm-
,r Moise' Tshombe,. house prison last Thursday night
rga -were "massacred Sunday morn-
s right to take a T e ~ s e e i osen -s - -tv -
issue,. -1 0 L ye res ecL I e ton ing" by tribesmen of a village
does ot sy a i l C~ e 9some distance from the point
p does not 'say a 'where their getaway car was
powers are involv- found in southwest Katanga Sat-
enforeitselfn and s saIdyTerya ennedy for early visits to other depressed urday. He refused to name the
a hei abbinetdmembersterdasKenned areas for a series of meetings on, village or say where the bodies
smnall, feeble na-,cbntmme'stu faes he problems of the jobless. were interred.
s said. "The , N of high unemployment was a poli- Two ther
iings, but likes to tica junket which held small hope A labor department spokesman TwoOthers'Slain
itical clamor about of economic results. promptly denied the GOP charge The two reported slain with him
o are not worth But Secretary of Labor Arthur that the trip was politically in- were Col. Maurice Mpolo, former
"J. Goldberg went ahead with plans spired. youth minister in Lumumba's
."__J.______________________________ s Goldberg returned to Washing- cabinet, and Joseph Okito, vice-
ton Sunday night after a week- president of the Congo Senate.
nd swing through cities in Illi.All were described as victims of
S I T Y L E CT U R E I N JOURNAL I SM nois, Indiana Ohio, Michigan and angry villagers supporting Presi-
Pennsylvania. He told newsmen dent Tshombe's regime.
SPresident Kennedyfound the on- In refusing to pinpoint the spot
Do u" as Caterthe-spot inspections "very worth- miLs u psa h, the interior
D oug lwhile." And the secretary added: "We do not want Africans of
Vashington Editor, The Reporter Magazine "I am sure we will be able to the tribe which killed Lumumba
thor-"The Fourth Branch of Government" alleviate the effects of unemploy-
mnan puth conrbakto be identified because they
ment and put the country back might be the subject of eventual
,. 15, 3 PM.. Rackham Amphitheatre to work." reprisals by Lumumbists.
"They have rid the Congo, and
u are cordialy invited to hear him speak on: the whole world, of a problem
"THE NEW PRESIDENCY" World NewS which menaced the existence of
is advertisement is paid for as a public service
y the University Press Club of Michigan)o n$ 1
By The Associated PressTo A d G a t
T oAid Grants
BRLIN-T1he western OCCUPY -
ing powers protested to the So- WASHINGTON (--Sen. Allen
viet Union yesterday against East J. Ellender (D-La), recommended
yesterday an end to grants for
Un in German regulations restricting military assistance to the dollar-
GermanProtestant church lead- surplus countries of western Eu-
ers to West Berlin. rope and Japan.
U DENT ART PRI*THe said such grants should be
BRUSSELS-Belgium's contro- replaced by a military equipment
/ versial austerity bill was passed sales program.
OA N EXHIBIT by te BelganSnte97to 6 e alsopoposed shiting eo-
last night and now only has to be nomic assistance to all recipient
signed by King Boudouin and countries, with the possible excep-
NT published in the official journal tion of those in Latin America,
to become law. to the United Nations "at the
Febrary 4-1- P.M * aearliest possible date" with the
February, 14-1-5 P.M. HAVANA - Unofficial rports United States sharde"of the
February 15 ---1-5 P.- t circulated in Havana yesterdaylimited to one third.
February 16- 1-5 P.M. that a "substantial" landing o
anti-Castro forces and some fight- MORRIE RICHMANS

ing took place over the weekend in
LTY and STAFF: Oriente Province. Cafe Promehean
They followed similar reports 508 East William
From Wednesday, February that there were heavy casualties
in a "fierce" weekend battle be- NOW SERVING
tween insurgents in the Escam- LUNCHES
W.sbray mountains and encircling
Floor S.Q.. militia. 11:00 A.M.-1:30 P.M.
The government was mum on Free coffee,.Tues., Wed., Thurs.
ya E ad all these reports.
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