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Saturday, November 20, 1965
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CZ oo WEATHER TODAY Partly Cloudy, Warmer High, 58; Low, 33 Yesterday High, 48; Low, 26 The Indianapolis Star TODAY'S CHUCKLE The thing for which you have to give many Americans credit is their standard of living. '"Where the spirit of the Lord is, there is Liberty" Cor. 3-17 VOL. 63, NO. 168 A" "k -A it SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1965 638-2411 7e Trading Areo 10c Elewhtr 45c Ptr Week Carrier Delivered fa) (7) rn nn n M. v.. Ik? IS UVJ LLP LVU U7U Yule Parade Rolls Downtown Today 35,000 Expected To Watch Some 35,000 persons, the majority of them bright-eyed youngsters tugging at parental hands, are expected to be watching today when the annual Christmas parade rolls its wonders through the streets of downtown Indianapolis. There will be picturesque fl'.ats depicting scenes from foreign lands. There will be a giant panda balloon, a Julius Caesar, a shoemaker, a lion among others. Sea df niz ens will glide by, as well as Cinderella. KM; DELAYS ASTHONAIT Bedford Airport Named In Honor Of Grissom Porter THERE WILL be clowns, musicians from 24 schools and television celebrities. Actor Don Porter, that bewildered father of television's irrepressible Gidget, will be in the line of march. The "Story Book Parade," which will begin at 9:30 a.m. at North and Pennsylvania streets, will save the best, Santa Claus, for last. He will ride in the final float. If it rains (the Weather Bureau does not think it will) the parade will be postponed until 2 p.m. tomorrow. I no v earner bureau, in a burst of pre-holiday good spirits, came up with a tore-cast that said the day would be mild as the temperatures climbed to the upper 50s. CHRISTMAS - bemused youngsters who may stray from their parents will be taken to a Red Cross station in the Indianapolis Power and l ight Company on Monument Circle for collection by worried adults. The adults also may like to know that parking will be banned in 13 areas in the parade route section. The streets will be posted. Washington Street traffic will be detoured during the parade. The event is the sixth Yule parade sponsored by the Downtown Merchants Association. II i 1 'i i 1 . J LQ-I - - ' " ? j v? ft? I X v . I LALLi ViftGlL urn ATrn m Judge Imposes Maximum Fines Of $230,000 Washington (AP) The United States Communist Party was convicted last night for refusing to register with the Federal Government as a Soviet agent and was fined the maximum penalty, $230,000. .-1' ..'.,r iLlTFT ft' j ANU l"1 l - St veMotrr WASHINGTON (Star pnoto By John P. Crojier) VIRGIL I. GRISSOM AFTER UNVEILING OF LIMESTONE AIRPORT MARKER Monument Honors His Achievements In Space By RAYMOND SNAPP Star Special Correspondent Bedford. Ind. Hoosier Astronaut Virgil I. Grissom almost didn't make it yesterday to the dedication of an airport named in his honor. But he arrived on time for the dedication of the Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport near Bedford. "I feel like we should break a bottle of champagne," he said as the airport was dedicated. A U.S. District Court jury of eight women and four men, deliberating iy2 hours at the end of the third week of the trial, found the party guilty on all 23 counts. Parly general secretary Gus Hall, sitting expressionless as the verdict was read except for a slight shrug of his shoulders, said the party will appeal. Thus the stage was set for another major constitutional test of the 1950 internal security act. JUDGE William B. Jones had stressed to the jury that the government had to prove that a volunteer unafraid of possible self-incrimination was available to the party to register for it. This followed a mandate of an appeals court that reversed the party's 1962 conviction on similar charges. One of the party's defense attorneys, Joseph Forer, had asked judge Jones to impose THE PARADE ROUTE HIS DEPARTURE from Houston. Tex., in an Air Force jet which he flew to Bakalar Air Force Base, near Columbus, Ind., was delayed two hours because of heavy fog. Grissom said he has taken a lot of kidding from the other astronauts at Houston because airports usually are named for "dead aviators." "But this time they've named one for a live one," he said. He then termed the airport, formerly operated by the city of Bedford and now by Lawrence County, a step ahead in progress. A three-ton limestone marker inscribed with a tribute to Grissom's achievements i n space was unveiled at the dedication. The airport, 3' miles southeast of Bedford, has a new 4,500-foot runway built at a cost of $500,000. Robert Newston, the principal speaker, said that "for the moment, we can be very satisfied we are keeping pace with the times." HE IS MANAGER of the Bedford plant of the Central Foundry Division, General Motors Corporation. Before attending the airport dedication, Grissom had lunch in the Greystone Hotel here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Grissom of Mitchell, other relatives and friends. Poppycock, Baker Labels Charge Of Backing Bosch Oops! Was That Your House I Wrecked? A State Highway demolition contractor has made the inevitable mistake. He tore down the wrong house. Of three houses in the 4700 block West Raymond Street, only two were to be wrecked: 4715 and 4714. Charles Rickert, R.R. 1, Clayton, had purchased the third, a four-room frame dwelling at 4710 West Raymond, for $10 at public auction. But the house numbers were missing, according to representatives of the Woodruff and Sons Wrecking Company of Michigan City and 4710 came down instead of 4714. The company representative is scheduled to meet with Rickert Monday in an effort to settle the matter. The demolition is being done to make way for Interstate 70. Washington (UPI) Robert G. (Bobby) Baker yesterday dismissed as "ridiculous . complete poppycock" a pub lished report that he had been seeking to provide financial backing for Jaun Bosch, former president of the Dominican Re public. Baker who resigned as secretary to Senate Democrats after a scandal broke about his business activities told United Press International in a telephone interview that he "never contributed a nickel" to the Bosch political forces and had no personal involvement in Dominican policy. His reaction was prompted by a Los Angeles Times story reporting that Undersecretary of State Thomas Mann, testify ing at a closed hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Com mittee, cited a cia report as the source of information on Baker's alleged Dominican ac tivities. THE TIMES STORY said that Senator Bourke B. Hick enlooper (R-lowa) asked Mann if he had any knowledge that Baker was "working in col laboration" with Diego Bodas and Jose Benitez reportedly to help Bosch. Mann replied that he thought this information was included in a CIA report of March 18, 1965, the story said. Baker told UPI it was no secret that both Bordas and Benitez were friends of his. According to testimony in a Senate inquiry into Baker's affairs, he and Benitez were partners in a deal to import meat from Haiti to Puerto Rico and the United States. But Baker said yesterday: "I The Weather Joe Crow Says: As for the U.N.'s problems, I'd rather be on the inside, Peking out, than on the outside, Peking In. Indianapolis Partly and warmer through row. cloudy tomor- Indiana Mostly cloudy and warmer. Partly cloudy tonight and tomorrow. Highs of 47 to 55 north, 53 to 62 south. never had any with Bordas." business deals HE CONTINUED: "I met Juan Bosch only twice in my life. Once was after his election and before he was sworn in as president when he was up here and nobody paid any attention to him. "I visited with him for a couple of hours in New York and it was entirely social. Later I was at his inauguration at Bordas' invitation. "I never contributed a nickel to him. It's all so ridiculous. I never had any business relations in the world with him. I do have some ideas about how stupid we've been in the Dominican Republic, however." "SO FAR as any involvement by me down there, it's Turn to Page 12, Column 5 Inside Today's Star RELIGIOUS LIBERTY DECLARATION OK'D - Vatican Council votes to recognize rights of non-Catholics. Page 2 'HATE' PHONE CALL DISCLOSED-Senator Gale McGee, who proposed crackdown on "hate" telephone calls, tells how he received a call threatening his life. Page 4 VIET NAM WILL STIR MEMORIES Star war correspondent Paul Dean looks forward to coming home, but looks back with regret on what he missed and what he didn't miss Page 13 CONFIDENT LIVING Dr. Norman Vincent Peale tells of youthful inferiority complex and how he conquered it Page 20 a nominal fine of $1. He said "this is a test case" and cited the Constitution's Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines. The judge did not even reply to the argument, but gave out the maximum $10,000 fine on each count. HALL SAID he was not surprised at the verdict. "You can't win them all," the husky party official told newsmen. "This is like asking us to find our own hangman, to pay him and build the scaffoldand when we refused to do it, the government said it would provide two hangmen." Joseph A. Lowther, who successfully prosecuted the case for the government, refused to comment on the verdict. "If you want my comment, just look up the last 45 minutes of my closing argument," Lowther said, referring to his shouted urgings before the jury. THE PARTY has 10 days in which to file its notice of appeal. The courtroom was nearly empty when the knock was heard at the jury room door, signifying that the jury had come to a conclusion on the complex legal arguments it had heard. The verdict came only one-half hour after the jury returned from a 2-hour recess for dinner. The party now stands con victed of 22 counts of failing to file a registration statement with the attorney general and one count of failure to file an accompanying statement of party membership, finances and publications. THE JURY had retired at 4:05 p.m. (EST) to decide whether the party violated the Turn to Page 12, Column 7 Two-Steppin 9 j President Johnson is shown with Princess Margaret of England as they danced in the East Room of the White House Wednesday night. The White House released this picture yesterday. (AP Wirephoto). Related story and picture on page 2. Amusement Pages 18-19 Bacharach 27 Bridge . 22 Campbell 33 Churches 20-21 Comics . 28 Crossword 22 Editorials . 24 Financial 33-34 Obituaries 34 Sports . 29-32 Statistics . 35 TV-Radio . . 23 Want Ads 35-45 Weather . 25 Werner ... 24 Women ... 6-9 3 Taxi Drivers Have Cabs Stolen Three taxicab drivers found themselves in the unusual position of looking for a cab last night. Red Cab 471, driven by Jake Rogers, and Yellow Cab 52, driven by Philip Lacey, were stolen, both about 10:40 p.m., but at different sites. State Cab 225 was taken away from its driver, John F. Woods, about 12:25 a.m. today. The Yellow cab was found abandoned about an hour after its theft, the State cab within minutes and the Red cab about two hours later. 2d Judge Joins Move To Alter Set-Up At Jail By RICK JOHNSON A Municipal Court judge said yesterday he approves of a fellow judge's plan to reduce the number of alcoholics and mental patients held in the Marion County Jail. Judge William T. Sharp of Municipal Court, Room 4, said the plan's other provision, which calls for a new system of investigating alleged brutality in the jail and the city lockup, has his full support. THE PLAN was proposed Wednesday by Judge John C. Christ of Municipal Court, Room 5. Christ's program calls for: 1 A review of the procedure for jailing and caring for all prisoners in the county jail and the city lockup. O Formulation of a policy to insure that immediate med- South Viet Paratroopers Engage Hanoi Regulars In la Drang Clash Pleiku, Viet Nam (AP) South Vietnamese paratroopers and Hanoi regulars clashed last night in an action broad ening the sweep or ine ia Drang Valley battle, where United States cavalrymen are waging the stiffest American ground action of the war. Shooting flared in the North west near the Cambodian frontier. A U.S. spokesman said a Vietnamese paratroop detachment heading south toward the valley ran into a stiff fight. He reported heavy fire from North Vietnamese regulars inflicted light casu-1 alties and held up the reinforcements. Saigon is committing a regiment to the six-day-old battle to help counter a general Communist offensive that appears aimed at removing the tarnish of a series of mixed reverses and stalemates and testing the might of the U.S. military buildup. AFTER A NIGHT in which they beat off four Communist attacks and killed 21 of the enemy, elements of the U.S. 1st Air Cavalry Division in and around the valley had a rel-. atively quiet day. American casualties, which have been ranging from moderate to heavy, were described as light in the overnight engagements. A U.S. spokesman said the official count of enemy dead is 1,207. ! B-52 jet bombers from Guam made two more raids on suspected North Vietnamese positions in the mountains between the cavalry holdings and the Cambodian frontier, six miles to the west. Still unexplained was a lag in communications concerning American casualties in the battle set off Wednesday by the Communist ambush of a cavalry bat talion on the march north of the Ia Drang River. Brig. Gen. Ri c h a r d T. Knowles, deputy commander Turn to Page 12, Column 1 Heavy fighting spurs Viet peace pleas, says Michael Pa-dev, Star's foreign editor . . . Page 3. Senator Mansfield's Moscow trip produces no Viet Nam headway . . . Page 3. Rusk tells Inter-American Conference Viet war is aimed at peace . . . Page 5. Three Hoosiers Die In Viet . . . Page 12. ical care or hospitalization can be provided for any mental patient or alcoholic held in jail. O A plan to segregate mental - patients and alcoholics from other prisoners. A A plan which would pro-" vide investigation of complaints of jail or lockup mistreatment by an impartial board or panel, rather than by police or deputies. C Agreement on a procedure " for having a court-appointed doctor or psychiatrist examine sick, injured, mentally ill or alcoholic prisoners before they appear in court. Sharp, who commended The Indianapolis Star for baring reports of alleged brutality and mistreatment of prisoners and trying to rectify the situation, declared: "This entire situation at the jail is one which has needed exposure for a long time." Christ's plan and Sharp's indorsement follow the penetrating Marion County Grand Jury probe of the deaths of two county jail inmates and charges by more than a dozen other prisoners and former prisoners that deputies beat inmates. The grand jury is expected to make a special report on its findings Tuesday. JUDGE CHRIST said that Judge Shar p and the other two Municipal Court judges, Ernie S. Burke and Harry F. Zaklan, have been invited to attend a meeting Wednesday to push the reform program. Sharp declared that having a doctor or psychiatrist assigned to the courts would be an invaluable aid to the judges, who are not qualified Turn to Page 12, Column 3

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