Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on July 17, 1963 · Page 1
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FIRST FISHERMAN - The early bird gets the worm ond the early fisherman cotches the fish, so City Councilman Woldo F. Burroughs, on avid sportsman, came prepored this morning when water was let into the fish ponds at Reservoir Canyon Park. The anxious angler claims he hooked o big one o» the base of the inlet, but alas, it got away. City officials who were on hand for the occasion agreed there were more clowns than fish in the pond. Story and additional photos on page five. (Facts photo by Clifford J. Kenison) X15 flight postponed EDWARD AFB. Calif. 'UPD- A scheduled flight of the Xi5 was called off today shortly after a B52 bomber took off with the rocket ship tethered beneath one of its wings. ..^oi.iiwiv^i- The National Aeronautics and going to be an eclipse of the sun Space Administration said that Saturday, and a lot of honest and just after takeoff, with Air Force decent people are going to blame Maj. Bob Rushworth inside the it on the moon. X15, it was discovered that the flow of oxygen into the rocket ship (they're called astronomers) can was not sufficent. The oxygen failure did not affect Rushworth. Bishop O'Hara dies in London LONDON (UPD—Roman Catholic Archbishop Gerald Patrick O'Hara, 68 American-born apostolic delegate of the Vatican to Britain, died at h'ls residence Tuesday. A native of Scraiilon, Pa., Jlsgr. O'Hara was for years a bishop in Georgia and been the apostolic delegate to Britain since 3954. Weather Redlands 'Weather Today Cl:30 p.m. reading) Highest 95, Lowest 59 One Year Ago Highest 90, Lowest 57 Tomorrow's Sunrise and Sunset 5:50 a.m. ~- 8 p.m. No smog, allowable burning. San Bemardmo Valley: Sunny Thursday. Little temperature change. Low tonight 55 to 62. U.S. Weaffier Bureau Noon Forecast Warm sunny weather \vill continue over Southern California this afternoon and Thursday but there will be some night and early morning low clouds near the coast. High temperatures this afternoon will be in the low 70s along the coast, 78 to 88 in coastal valleys and 88 to 96 in intermediate valleys. High temperatures in the mountains will be 75 to 80 at resort levels. High temperatiires this afternoon in upper desert valleys will be 95 to 105, in lower valleys 105 to 110. Friday there will be early mom- ing low clouds near the coast but otherwise sunny weather with Dittie change in temperatiu*es is indicated. Temperatures and precipitation for the 24-hour period eiided at 4 a.m.: Boston Chicago Denver Fautanks Fort Wrartfa Helena Honolulu Kansas City Las Vegas Los Angeles J.Jinneapolis New York Palm Springs San Francisco Seattle High Low Pree. 86 — S6 72 T. 93 56 65 55 .02 99 76 77 48 87 75 T. 92 75 304 81 82 64 80 60 .30 88 71 110 — 61 55 74 55 91 69 Other theories Modern science spoils fiction about eclipse WASHINGTON (UPD—lliere's I squirrels, enchanted jaguars, werewolves, mammoth serpents, and, of course, dragons. Still others saw in solar eclipses feuds of the gods, prophetic warnings, tlie evil workings of witchcraft, and portents of the world's end. One scandalous notion was that Inasmuch as these people foretell an eclipse to a fraction of a second, they may be right about what causes it. But in times not too far past large bodies of opinion have supported other theories. Mankind has always been aware that now and then something gets to nibbling on the sun. Occasionally, in hroad daylight, the sun disappears altogether for a brief period as though, like Jonah, it had been swallowed, but not permanently. The moon theory is not particularly modem. The early Ara- wak people of British Guiana used to say, whenever an eclipse occurred, that "the sun and moon are fighting." But other peoples proposed other sun-eating agents—gigantic frogs, huge cod fish, great black killed all these notions. As far ate the privlege of paying the back as 1820 a scholarly textbook tax on installments, was assuring U.S. school children that although eclipses could be let's get superstitious at this late date. PUC approves reduced rates on electricity LOS ANGELES (DPI) - The state Public Utilities Commission today approved a tariff filing of Southern California Edison Co. which will reduce rates by a total of $3,1 milhon a year to five cites, the Metropolitan Water District and 50 large industrial customers. The reduced rates will go into effect Thursday. The cites involved are Anaheim, Azusa, Colton, Riverside and Vernon, all of which operate municipally - owned distribution systems and buy all then- electrical energy from Edison Co. for resale. Their rates will be cut by a total of $864,000 or 5.6 per cent. AIWD's rates under the new scheduled will be 6$48,000 less, or 11.7 per cent. The PUC said that "in any future rate proceeding Edison agreed to assume the burden of proving that the reductions will not impose, an unreasonable difference in rates on other classes of service. Last May a similar filing by Edison was rejected because the PUC was not satisfied that the lower rates to the large users would not be a burden on other customers. of Day WASHINGTON-AFL-CIO President George Meany, asking Congress to help the Negro find the same job opportunities m the assembly Une that he now enjoys on the baseball field: "We lost the best of Satchel Paige to ghetto baseball. We need every Willie Slays we can find." Pioneer cameraman dies 73rd Year Phone 793-3221 REDUNDS, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 1963 $1.50 Per Month Twenty Poges 10 Cent* Brown says GOP forced deadlock SACRAMENTO (UPfi - Gov. Edmund G. Brown today accused senate Republicans of forcing "a deadlock in democracy" by holding up his $84.9 - million budget augmentation bill. The governor told his news conference: "T\velve Republicans are holding for ransom the we!! being of thousands of Californians. They want us to capitulate to the slate Chamber of Commerce and give up a bill that has been passed by a majority of the Senate." Brown refused to compromise on his revenue program, which passed the Senate Tuesday. "You add up how much a program is going to cost and how much money you have," he said. "I'm not going to permit the State of California to go into the red." The governor said he would not accept elimination of the acceleration feature of his bank and corporation tax bill in order to get the budget through. Asked if he had given up on his hopes of getting a payroll withholding bill through the legislature. Brown told newsmen: "I don't give up on anything. But when they tell me they haven't got the votes. I accept reality." A Senate deadlock over the budget threatened to extf;id a Summer special session of the legislature indefinitely. There was no compromise in sight—and Brora indicated he was in no mood to propose one. The major issue was Brown's insistence on acceleration of the state bank and corporation tax, starting in June 1965. But the 12 GOP senators, even united, could not hold back that bill, which edged out of the upper chamber Tuesday 22-14. By imanimous 37-0 votes, the Senate also approved bills to eliminate the uistalhnent privlege for personal income taxes, accelerate tile gross insurance premium lax and transfer revenue from the surplus Ime brokers tax from the Insurance Fund to the General Fund. But the program, boosting the cost of running slata government during the fiscal year beginning July I to $2,229,309,000 needed 27 votes—two thirds of the membership of the Senate—to move along to the Assembly. Senate Republicans voted in a viic a,.aimuiwuj iiwvwii l>enaie nepuoucana votea m o the sun and moon were lovers, private caucus to oppose the budg- under the most illicit of circum- -•• :> r«,i „Ki> stances, who seized the opportunity of an eclipse to do what they shouldn't have. et until the acceleration feature of the bank and corporation bill was defeated. The bill also con- nuuiun t imn;. tains a provision, to which the Modem science, of course, has GQP had no objection, to elimin- 1 -II «u..-.^ Ac (.,.. 11-- .r 4kn GOP Votes As Bloc iiiui uiuiuufcu ti-i.^a^-i. •.^•^•^ WTien the vote came, shortly foretold, they couldn't foretell afternoon, the 12 Senate republi- anything. '^"- , , cans present—Sen. Vernon Stur- Nobody. it was suggested, could „^„_ R.pajo Robles. was ill- dependably base forecasts of ^oted as a bloc against the budg- flood, famine, war. pestilence, augmentation. Sen. J. Eugene and general doom on echpscs of McAteer. D-San Francisco, who the sun. There have been a lot of voted against the bank and corpo- celipses since 1820, and a lot of ration proposal, failed to vote at floods, famines, wars—but don't all. one way or the other. . .:.:„.., .!.:„ r^^^ j^^^^ ^^^g 24-12—three short. Sen. Samuel Geddes, D- Napa, whose wife died last week was not present, and Sen. George Miller, D-Martuiez, was ill. Sen. John F. McCarthy, R-San Rafael, GOP floor leader, apologized for the action in advance SAN DIEGO. Calif. (UP!) - and said it was prompted by the Jack Wagner, 72, a pioneer Hoi- fact that a "discriminatory tax lywood cameraman who started was shoved down the throats of out as an assistant for director the people of California." He re- D. W. Griffth, was buried Tues- ferred to the bank and corpora- day in Ft. Rosecrans National tion bill. Cemetery. Wagner died Friday in his Hoi _ lywood home of a heart attack, best economic development of California," he told the upper chamber. Botfi Sides Wait Then the Democrats decided to "Maybe we can come to some reasonable compromise for the Model dies PARIS (UPD— Lucie (Luc'sy) ..... „....__-Daouphars 41, one of the most find out which side of the aisle celebrated Paris fashion models could wait out the oUiM". of all time, died in a hospital Tuesday night. ' The bill's author. Sen. Stephen (Continued on Page 2) $iOO-million plan fading $40-million stop-gap aid to schools looms SACRAMENTO (UPf) - Id appeared possible today that a $40 million one-year stop-gap increase in stale aid to schools will be the chief aid-to-education product of the special legislative session. Signs.were growing that a $100 million two-year program—and a countywide tax—were fallmg by the wayside. These events Tuesday indicated the change: —The senate Education Committee approved a $40 million simple mcrease in state aid, to be allocated under present formulas. It tabled the administration bill calling for $100 million over two years, new formulas, and a $27 million countyivide properly tax. -rOn the Assembly side. Assemblyman Gordon Winton, D-Merced, said be will chop the Assembly's administration bill down to a $40 million one-year program imless the Ways and Jleans Committee restores the countj-wide ta.x it deleted Monday. Winton is its author. A stop-gap program would bring the whole matter of increased aid to schools up again next year. The controversy has centered most heavily on the countywide ta-x, an equalizing plan under which the wealthier districts would help fund the schools of poorer districts. Winton said if the countywide tax is excluded. Gov. Edmund G. Brown also favors a stop-gap program for now. The $40 million would be on top of the $800 million the state now contributes to schools. Kennedy sees hope for at least partial test ban WASHINGTON (UPD — President Kennedy said today he is still hopeful that current talks in Jloscow will result in agreement with Russia on at least a partial nuclear test ban. Kennedy told a news conference that the U.S.-British-Soviet negotiations were going on in a "busi- ne.'JS-like" way. And he said it was clear that if the talks succeeded they should lead to "wider discussions" on other East-West problems. At the same time, Kennedy gave assurances that any test ban greement would be submitted to the Senate for ratification. He also pledged that the U.S. and British negotiators in the Moscow talks would not act on matters affecting this country's European Allies without full consultation with the nations involved. If the United States, Britain and Rujssia do agree on a test ban, Kennedy said, this should be followed by broader talks to reach "the widest possible agreement on nuclear testing" throughout the world. He referred to the 18-nation Geneva Disarmament Conference. In his wide-ranging discussion, Kennedy also: —Made a strong new bid for support of his tax reduction program. —.Enounced that the federal deficit for the 1963 fiscal year which ended June 30 was $4.2 billion or only "one-half as large as was estimated sLx months ago." —Said in response to a question that he saw no reason to expect a "negotiated settlement" in the rail dispute before the issues were submitted to Congress. But he said both sides would be better off if they could reach agreement without congressional action to end the 4-year-old dispute. —Declined to put a priority label on his tax cut and civil rights proposals. He said "I think the tax bill and civil ri^ts are both verj' important and complex." —Said the United States will continue with its program to land a man on the moon by 1970 despite newspaper reports that the Russians may abandon their moon program. He said there was no evidence that the Russians have diverted any resources away from the moon project, —Said there was no evidence that a summit conference of the heads of state was "indicated or needed." He said he always had promised to go anj'where if necessary for the sake of peace but that the current Moscow negotiations indicated that this goal can be achieved in talks between the national capitals. Nuclear test ban negotiators report progress By HENRY SHAPIRO United Press International MOSCOW (UPD — The United Slates, Britain and the Soviet Union announced tonight they have made progress m Moscow negotiations in drafting an accord for a partial nuclear test ban. The announcement was made in a three-power communique issued after a three-hour and 15- minute conference session of delegations headed by Soviet Foreign Minister Andre Gromyko, U.S. Under-Secretary of State W. Averell Harriman and Britain's Lord Halisham. It was the first formal announcement that progress had been made since the Moscow three-power conference started Monday in an atmosphere of rare cordiality. Optimism was tempered by fears that Soviet calls for an East-West nonaggression pact- might place difficulties in the way of a nuclear test ban accord. The three delegations scheduled another negotiating session for Thursday. Although the initial meetings have been surrounded by a cordiality unprecendented in recent cold war history. Western sources cautioned agamst "undue optimism" that the talks would achieve a break-through in the two possible stumbling blocks; —The danger that the Soviets might try to fink a nuclear test agreement with their repeated call for a non-aggression pact between NATO and the Communist Warsaw Pact nations. —The possibility that the Russians might insist on an unpoliced moratorium on underground testing to accompany a ban on other lorms of nuclear tests. The Soviets have steadfastly refused to agree to Western demands that a minimum of seven on-site inspections a year be held to police an underground ban. TV Invites Rockefeller, Goldwater debate NEW YORK (UPD - Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller and Sen. Barry Goldwater. R-Arii., have been invited by the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) to exchange their views m a television debate. Richard S. Salant, president of CBS News, sent telegrams to the two Republicans Tuesday, offering them an hour of air time on July 24, Aug. 7 or Aug. 21. A spokesman said today the network has not received replies from either Rockefeller or Goldwater. In extending the invitation, Salant suggested the debate center on "appropriate policies and directions for the Republican party in 1964." Simmermg dissension withm the GOP burst to the surface last Sunday when Rockefeller warned that the "radical right lunatic branch" might all but destroy the party. He also e.\pressed the fear that Goldwater, a leading candidate for the 1964 presidential nomination, will become a "captive" candidate of the extreme right wing factions. May miss it WASHINGTON (UPI) - The White House says it is not sure whether President Kennedy will be in town Aug. 28, when a Negro-sponsored civil rights march of 100,000 persons is planned. There have been reports Kennedy will be in Texas the day before to speak at a Democratic fund-raising birthday dinner for Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. Rai7 dispute fact finding board prepares report WASHINGTON (UPD— A special fact-finding committe today began preparation of its report to President Kennedy on the railroad work rules dispute. There were indications of backstage efforts, meanwhile, at mediation to avert a possible nationwide strike. Labor Secretary W. WiUard Wirtz presided as the six - man board began work on the first draft of its survey of the issues and positions of union and man- gement in the rail crisis. The report is expected to be submitted to President Kennedy Friday. Declines Comment Wirtz declined comment on reports that conmiittee members were attempting to mediate the dispute, but informed sources said such efforts were bemg made despite a statement by railroad management officials that only congressional action could avert a strike. The President has said he will submit legislation Monday to settle the dispute to bead off a possible strike that could occur if the railroads place new work rules into effect July 29 as planned. The new rules would eventually eliminate 55,000 jobs and include other economy moves. The administration's concern over the seeking a settlement of the dispute by legislation—probably including compulsory arbitration-was underlined Tuesday in a speech by Assistant Labor Secretary Daniel P. Moynihan before the Switchmen's Union convention at Buffalo, N.Y. "Still Time" "There is still time to make collective bargainng work in the collective bargaining work in the railroad industry," Moynihan said. Club-swinging police break up Buddhist sitdown SAIGON, Viet Nam (UPI)Club-swinging riot police broke up a Buddhist sitdown demonstration today, beating men, women and children and hurling about 80 persons into trucks which hauled them off to jail. The demonstrators were protesting alleged religious discrimination by the government of President Ngo Dinh Diem, who is a Roman Catholic. Some of the demonstrators, who included many Buddhist priests and nuns, were still kneeling in prayer when they were seized by groups of three or four policemen, beaten and tossed into the trucks. Several pretty Vietnamese girls, one or two as young as 15, were clubbed severely and hauled off with blood streaming down their faces. The incident occurred in front of the Giac Minh Pagoda when the demonstrators defied an order from the police chief to disperse and go home. Earlier, police broke up another demonstration by about 100 Buddhist nuns who sat down in the main Saigon market praying and chanting. They were hauled off m trucks but only two were reported injured. It was the first time police in Saigon have used all-out force to break up demonstrations and appeared to uidicate the government was taking a new hard-line policy against the Buddhists. Chinese, Soviets resume talks MOSCOW (UPD— Communist Chinese and Soviet negotiators today resumed their ideological talks despite a steady worsening of relations between the two Communist powers. The ideological teams met after a 24 - hour recess, during which Chinese negotiators were believed to have received fresh instructions from Peking. It was believed they were told to reply to the Soviet attack on Chinese policy published in Sunday's Pravda. Since Moscow made the attack and distributed it throughout the Communist world, there has been no full- scale Peking rebuttal. Diplomats said that further meetings are unlikely to accomplish anything. Some said the Chi nese may go home without even the formality of a final meeting. Suice the talks began July 5, no word has come out of the secret sessions, but both the Soviet and.Chinese press and radio have made it plain how badly negotiations are going. French unions begin strike PARIS (UPD-French labor unions today began a series of stop and go strikes which temporarily shut down the Paris subway, cut telephone and telegraph service and curtailed gas and electric supplies. The strikes were called in protest against new anti-strike legislation and were timed to coincide with the opening of debate by parliament. Four U.S. Air Force non-commissioned officers found themselves in the center of an argument between the government and French aviation workers who have scheduled a two<iay protest strike startuig Thursday. Meany asks job opportunity for Negroes WASHINGTON (UPI) — AFL- CIO President George Meany asked Congress today to help the Negro find the same job opportunities oa the assembly line that he now enjoys on the baseball field. In testimony prepared for the House Judiciary Committee, Meany supported the administration's request for statutory authority for the President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity. But. he said, the best way to end job discrimination is to provide enough jobs for everyone. "Equal opportunity is meaningless without full opportunity," Meany said- "The real remedy is jobs for all." Criticizes Employers Meany criticized employers, and some Negroes, for their approach to the civil rights problem- He said he could not accept some Negro demands for preferential hiring treatment, or "super seniority," as a way of getting more jobs. This, he said, shows "they are not thinking clearly," for more experienced white workers could be punished if job seniority was ignored. As for employers, Meany said, they "are in most cases responsible for job discrimination in the first place." He accused management of opposmg equal job opportunity legislation and union- supported fair employment policies at local plants. Urges Legislation The -AFL-CIO chief urged legislation that would attack discriminatory Iiiring practices by unions and management with equal harshness. He criticized the "slap- -on-the-\vrist" approach to employers in past legislation. Too many Infractions Wilderness pilot has license revoked WASmNGTON (UPI) - The Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) revoked the pilot's license of Ralph V. Flores, the California mechanic who, with a Brooklyn gu-1. survived 48 days in the Canadian wilderness after their plane crashed. Flores and Miss Helen Klaben disappeared Feb. 4 on a Yukon territory flight from Whitehorse to Fort St. John aboard Flores' single engine plane. They were rescued when a bush pilot spotted their "SOS" scrawled in the snow. The FAA revoked Flores' license for one year effective July 8. The agency said he violated at least 10 civil air regulations on the flight which ended when the engine failed. Tnat failure, the FAA noted, would not have occurred if Flores had not left the gas selector on an empty tank. It said the 42-year-old mecham'c from San Bruno, Calif., did not know how to compute gas consumption. The agency also charged him with: —Leaving on a cross-country flight with a radio he knew was faulty. —Ignoring warnings of deteriorating weather along his intended flight path. —Leavmg Whitdiorse with less than the required emergency rations and equipment in weather 35 degrees below zero. —Taxiing to the \Vhitehorse runway without tower clearance. —Failing to communicate with the tower properly because he could not speak English well enough to understand instructions. —Makujg a flight on which he knew he would need navigation aids which he did not know how to use. —Filing a flight plan for an altitude he knew he could not main- tarn without the use of instruments, even though he was tm- qualified to make an mstrument night. —Twice climbing into instrument weather conditions without any instrument training. —Twice descending into unknown mountainous terrain without knowmg his location. Flores, father of six children, and Miss Klaben spent the 48 days on a frozen Yukon mountainside wth only a Bible for inspiration and melted snow for subsistence. The pilot, a Spanish-American, was working as a mechanic at an air defense radar warning station in northern Canada; Miss Klaben was returning to the United States from a job with the U.S. Bureau of Land Development at Fautanks, Alaska The couple was bound for Seattle and had agreed to share the expenses of the flight. Mop-up continues in brush fire NEWHALL (UPD—Mop-up operations continued today on a brush Are that burned an estimated 30O acres near a housuig tract for three hours Tuesday before being controlled by more than 160 firefighters. The fure started about five miles northeast of here in light brush west of U.S. 6, near an area burned, in another fire about two years ago.

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