Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on July 19, 1963 · Page 1
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73rd Year Phone 793-322 REDLANDS. CALIFORNIA. FRIDAY. JULY 19. 1963 $1.50 P»r Mentli Sixteen Pages 10 Cents Rocket fire trail seen in west sky CLEARING THE WAY — Wally Jones of the Valley of the Foils Search and Rescue team removes debris from the path of fellow rescuerers who maneuver a basket stretcher down the lost slope above Mill Creek wash near Fallsvale during rescue of an injured 19-year-oId hiker who spent the night on a treacherous rocky incline on San Bernordino Mounloin. JEEP RIDE — Basket carrying injured hiker John Kraibel, staff member of the Christian Conference Center at Forest Home, is placed on the back of o search and rescue team jeep after hil Gorgonio Facts photos by Ron Kibby) terence center or roresi nome, is piateu on mc outu ui u ^ CUK-H UHU ICJ^UC 1==^, vi..w. hiking portion of the rescue is completed. Members of both the Valley of the Falls and the San Gorgonio Search and Rescue teams took part. Story and additional photo on page five. (Daily Revives 1958 proposal Khrushchev suggests troop inspection By HENRY SHAPIRO United Press International MOSCOW (UPI) - Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev today sucgested a troop inspection proposal that would permit international control teams inside the Soviet Union to guard against surprise attack. Khrushchev's proposal was a renewal of a Soviet plan introduced in 1958 at a lO-nalion Gen- Weather Redlands Weather Today 12 p.m. reading 1 Highest 102, Lowest 61 One Year Ago Highest 96, Lowest 53 Tomorrow's Sunrise and Sunset 5:51 a.m. — 7:59 p.m. No smog, aUowable burning Saturday, Sunday, Monday. San Bernardino Valley: Sunny Saturday. Low tonight 55 to 60. Not quite so warm Saturday. U.S. Weather Bureau Noon Forecast Skies will be mostly sunny in Southern California this afternoon and Saturday. There will be some variable high clouds throughout the area and some heavy cloudiness during afternoons in the southern mountains and deserts. Low clouds and local coastal fog will spread in over coastal areas tonight and Saturday morning. High temperatures today will run near 70 at beaches and around SO in mountains. High temperatures in coastal valleys will be in the 80s and intermediate valleys will have highs in the 90s. Deserts will range up to around 105 in high deserts and to 115 in ithe wannest lower valleys. It will be slightly cooler in mountains and west portions Saturday. Five Day Forecast No precipitation and temperatures near or slightly below normal. Temperatures for the 24-hour 4 a.m. Boston Chicago Denver Fairbanks Fort Worth Helena Honolulu Kansas City Las Vegas Los Angeles Minneapolis New York Palm Springs Sacramento Salt Lake City San Francisco Seattle Washington and precipitation period ended at High Low Prec. 93 76 89 69 .78 97 57 58 48 .01 98 78 75 48 87 75 .03 97 80 107 7586 65 86 66 .37 94 77 112 — 94 58 89 53 70 54 T. 75 54 95 76 ova Conference called at the suggestion of former President Eisenhower. While advancing the troop inspection plan in a Kremlin speech, Khrushchev continued to hold his position that on-site in spcction of a nuclear test ban would be merely a form of espionage. The Soviet premier's speech coincided with the fifth day of negotiations by representatives of Uie United States. Britain, and the Soviet Union who are seeking a partial nuclear test ban in an atmosphere of increasing optimism. There is "now a hope" of concluding a limited test ban, Khrushchev said, barring any "radical change" in the position of the United States and Britain. Potential Breakthrough Some Western diplomats saw tile revival of the Soviet's five- year-old troop inspection offer as a possible indication of a potential breakthrough in East-West negotiations, but the suggestion was not new. "We ... think it would be useful to return ... to our proposals tabled as far back as 1958, on carrjing out measures for preventing siu*prise attack," Khrushchev said in an address welcoming Hungarian Communist chief Janos Kadar to Moscow. On Parity Basis "We hold it expedient to set up in definite control spots, both of the Soviet Union and other countries, ground control posts at airports, railways, junctions, highways and major ports," he said. "Of course all this must be done on a parity basis," The 1958 Soviet control team proposal died on the vine because the West at the time felt that the Soviets were not really interested in cutting the risk of accidental war. In reviving the plan today Khrushchev said: "Such a measure does not in itself guarantee the maintenance of peace, but it would be a step forward toward prevention of a surprise attack." Khrushchev's renewal of the Soviet proposal came less than a week after American and British negotiators arrived in Moscow for nuclear test ban talks. It also came as the United States and the Soviet Union were preparing to set up a "hot line" direct communications link between Washington and Moscow to prevent an outbreak of war by accident. The test ban negotiators today were discussing a limited agreement in an optimistic atmosphere. Calls For Treaty The Soviet premier also: —CaUed anew for an East-West non-aggression pact between NATO and the Communist Warsaw Pact Alliance. Stock market dives Kennedy beats hasty retreat on new tax WASHINGTON (UPD-A hasty, tactical retreat by President Kennedy indicated today that Congress will reject at least part of his plan to impose special taxes on Americans who buy foreign stocks and bonds. The new taxes were advocated by Kennedy Thursday to retard the flow of American capital abroad and conserve this country's dwindling stocks of gold. The proposal took Congress and Wall Street completely by surprise. It touched off a wave of selling that drove down prices of stocks of foreign corporations on the New York Stock Exchange. For example, the price of shares of Aluminum Ltd., a Canadian corporation and Royal Dutch, a European firm, both dropped more than 4 per cent. By the time the market closed Thursday, more than $2 billion had been slashed from over-all market values. Striving to restore stability to the market, the administration hastily amended the tax proposal which Kennedy had outlined in a special message to Congress earlier in the day. The timetable was changed for the 15 per cent purchase tax that Kennedy had asked Congress to levy on Americans who buy foreign stocks from foreign owners. Kennedy had proposed that Congress apply the temporary tax retroactively to Thursday's transactions and to those occurring thereafter through 1965. But the Treasury announced Thursday night that the proposed new tax would not go into effect until Aug. 16 on purchases of foreign-owned stock on American stock exchanges. A Treasury spokesman said the delay was designed to give the stock market "an opportunity to adjust to the new tax proposal and avoid confusion." However, in view of the administration's embarrassing about- face, it seems likely that Congress will insist that stock market transactions be partly or completely exempt from the proposed new tax. Railroad report shows both sides far apart WASHINGTON (UPI) — A spe cial fact-finding committee hand ed President Kennedy a 12-page report today on its week-long investigation of the raih-oad rules dispute. Informed sources said the report showed union and management representatives were still far apart in the four-year old controversy that could lead lo a nationwide rail strike on July 29. Panel members declined to comment on the report or their discussion with Kennedy. Some Concessions Noted Meantime, one source said private efforts by panel members resulted in some new concessions by the unions. It was not immediately known how the railroads would react to this development. There were no details of the changes. Gove.-nment officials close to the dispute said that efforts to achieve a settlement would continue over the weekend. The President, who will be at his Cape Cod summer home this weekend, has promised to ask Congress for legislation to dispose of the dispute if there is no agreement by Monday. Both sides have agreed to hold off until July 29 any action that might trigger a nationwide rail shutdown. Labor Secretary W. Willard Wirtz, chairman of the President's panel, was said to be hopeful that the board's summary of the case might point the way toward possible agreement. Brown signs fair housing program SACRAMENTO (UPI) - Gov. Edmund G. Brown has signed into law the legislature's new fair housing program, but funds to enforce it were still pending in the special session. Bro^vn, in an office ceremony Thursday, said as he put his name on the anti - discrimination measure, "We now have it and I think it's a real milestone." The bill outlaws.racial and religious discriminaion in an est- mated 70 per cent of California housing. The Fair Employment Practices Commission is charged with enforcement. Quakes rock Riviera coast GENOA, Italy (UPD-A series of earthquakes rocked more than 200 miles of the famed Riviera vacationland today, driving thousands of tourists and residents from hotels and homes in panic. Three shocks came in quick succession, but no mjuries were reported. Authorities said, however, many persons fainted in fear. Urges peaceful coexistence Khrushchev rebukes Red China for seeking war MOSCOW (UPI) - Premier Nikita Khrushchev, in a stinging rebuke to Red China, said today that only cowards seek war and warned the Chuiese Communists their attempts to force him from power in the Soviet Union would be "futile." Khrushchev challenged anyone seeking to overthrow his govern mcnt to visit any factory or plant in Russia and see how firmly the Soviet people are behind him. "Futile are the attempts of those who are trying to change the leadership in our countrj'." Khrushchev said in a Kremlin speech that was considered perhaps the toughest language ever fired by the Soviets against he Red Chinese in the widening breach between the two Commu nist giants. Khrushchev lashed out at the •Peking regime for insisting on "the necessity of tmleashing a world war to dispose of the destinies of peoples." He reaffirmed the Soviet stand of peaceful coe.x- istence with the West and said de- pite what the "cowards" thought, communism will conquer capitalism without a war. The Soviet leader's remarks, delivered as Russian and Chmese Communist leaders met once more to try to settle their ideological differences, was seen as probably a death knell for the al-'j ready chilled efforts to seal the rift between Moscow and Peking. Some diplomats considered Khrushchev's remarks almost an ultimatum to the Chinese Communist delegation currently in Moscow either to toe the party Quote of Day WASHINGTON - FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, commenting on the record crime rate in the United States last year: "Positive action to reduce crime must begin with the individual citizen." luie or clear out for home. Khrushchev said "imperialism" —which the Peking Communists want defeated by war if necessary — "trembled" before the strength of socialism. "So why be in a hurry to go to war at all?" the Soviet leader asked in an obvious jibe at Peking. "Those who are bitten by'the bug of war arc not motivated by bravery, but by cowardice, by their lack of faith that socialism can win in peaceful competition with capitalism." Khrushchev spoke as Soviet and Chinese delegates met elsewhere in .Moscow in another round of ideological talks that appeared o be getting nowhere toward solving the widening dis pute between the world's two (Continued on Page 4) Redlanders were treated to a rare and beautiful sight about 9 p.m. last night in the western skies. Its origin was unknown at that time but it was reported today that the spectacular sky display resulted from the firing of an Atlas rocket from Pomt Arguelo. From Redlands, the rocket was visible for several minutes at about 40 degrees in the western sk>-]ine, traveling from north to south. It first appeared to be a jet contrail. But it suddenly flared into an oblong sky pattern which most observers agreed was shaped like a flat fish (perch perhaps.' It continued to move across the sky in this shape until the bright flare at the nose of the fish faded and died away. But the sight was a spectacular and beautiful one while it lasted since the sun, below the horizon, outlined the rocket's path in glowing white in the darkened sky. The "fish" portion of the pattern had somewhat the translu- I cent quality of a jelly fish swimming in a deep blue water. The .Air Force was silent today on the success of the shot but those knowledgeable in missile firings in Redlands said the shot was "undoubtedly" a good one. This was based on the shape of the rocket pattern. The "fish" portion, in missile terminology, is called a "staging plume" and is indicative of a successful shot. When the rocket is in the phase, it generally means that two of the motors are droppmg off, having only the sustainer rocket for power (the bright white dot at the front of the plume.) And when the plume and the white dot disappeared, this m- dicated the cut^)ff of the sustainer rocket motor. POINT ARGUELLO, Calif. (UPI) — Two secret satellites were launched by the Air Force Thursday, one of which provided a spectacular display shortly after dark that was visible in much of Southern California. Police and sheriffs telephone switchboards were deluged with calls in cities and communities as far as 250 miles away. The huge luminous teardrop- shaped glow was caused by an Atlas rocket carrying an Agena .space vehicle, but in keeping with jits policy of secrecy, the k\x New bill would restore hunting rules SACRAMENTO (UPI) —Assemblywoman Pauline Davis, D-Portola, introduced a bill Thursday which would restore 1963's hunting rules—but not the regulatory powers of the Fish and Game Commission. She said her bill would "clarify the state's chaofic hunting season's situation which became hopelessly snarl ed" last week when the attorney general's office first ruled that the 1963 regulations were invalid, then reversed itself and said it wasn't sure. The attorney general's office still is considering whether to put the 1963 rules into effect, or revert back to 1962. The opening dates would fall on Sundays tmder the 1962 code, but Mrs. Davis said this would cost the Department of Fish and Game $100,000 because hunters would not buy licenses if seasons did not start on Saturday. LA. no longer qualifies for CD funds LOS .ANGELES <UPI>-City officials have been notified that Los Angeles no longer qualifies for federal Civil Defense funds because of nearly complete alimi- nation of CD at the local level. Notification was sent Thursday by the state liaison office to Joseph M. Quinn, assistant to Mayor Samuel Yorty, who has headed the local CD program. City councilmen recently slashed $209,000 from CD funds, virtually eliminating the organization here. Force refused to say even it the launch was a success. However, a spokesman said there had been no change in its policy of informing news media if a satellite launch vehicle is destroyed, indicating Thursday night's launch had not been blottTi up because of a malfunction. A few hours earlier, the k\t Force announced it had launched a satellite employing a Thor- Agena booster combinafion from adjacent Vandenberg Air Force Base. This combination was used in the past to launch the Discoverer series—workhorses the -Air Force used to gather vital information on radiation and recovery techniques. Fed. Reserve banks raise discount rates WASHINGTON (UPI) — Fed , eral Reserve banks in Philadelphia, Chicago and San Francisco raise their discount rates from 3 per cent to per cent today. The Federal Reserve Board granted banks permission Thursday to raise the rates as part of a campaign to increase short- term borrowing rates to improve the nation's balance of payments position. X15 smoothest flight in black velvet EDWARDS AFB. Calif. (LTP— Civilian test pilot Joe Walker. 41, already the world's fastest flying airplane pilot, flew the X15 into the "black velvet" of space today to achieve a new world aircraft altitude record of almost 67 miles. "It was the smoothest flight I ever had," Walker reported after his climb that surpassed the previous mark of 59.6 miles. The flight actually was about sL\ miles higher than anticipated, and Walker said, "I didn't know that I had flown so high untO I got back to earth. I noticed my altitude was high, but I thought my altimeter was whacky." Slouched in a chair at a news conference after his record achievement. Walker said the sky was very black, and that it was "like a black velvet photographer's ciu-tam." America's top eivih'an test pilot said he had difficulty picking out individual landmarks, but from geography could distinguish southern Mexico; Monterey, Calif.,- Las Vegas, Nev., Window, Ariz., all the Los Angeles Basin, and Imperial Valley of California. The climb into the high reaches of space by America's top civilian test pilot surpassed the previous mark of 59.6 miles high set "m the X15 last year by kk Force Maj. Bob White. But it did not make Walker a winged astronaut. Although his record smashing flight was his third above the 50- mile distance where astrouaut wings are won. he is not eligible for the honor because of being a civilian flier. Only military pilots can became astronauts. White, now is Dying fighter planes, was the nation's first winged astronaut The only other one is Air Force Maj. Bob Rushworth, who recently flew the X15 to a height of nearly 55 miles. Space scientists said today's skyrocketing ascent was to prepare Walker for another record altitude run within the next three weeks. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said Walker flew to an altitude of 350,000 feet, about 67 miles, and attained a speed of 3,866 miles an hour, 5.2 times the speed of sound, during the 11-minute flight He soared high enough to view the entire western United States and the fringes of Canada and Mexico. Walker, father of four who has been a test pilot for 18 years, also holds the world airplane speed record of 4,104 m.p.h., which he set in the X15 last year. His flight today, which covered a distance of 315 miles in a mere 10 minutes, also was the longest yet in 90 tests of the XI5. Eclipse to be at peak in Redlands at 2 p. m. By United Preis International For a fleeting moment Saturday afternoon day will turn into night in a narrow path across the Atlantic and part of Norh America when the moon moves between the sun and the earth. For most Americans the eclipse will be partial; the moon will obstruct only part of the sun. For a few, mostly in Mame, it will be total. The most vealous of these will be astronomers in jet planes and 20 teams of scientific observers perched atop Cadillac Mountain in Maine. The airborne observers, traveling at nearly twice the speed of sound, will pursue the shadow as it speeds across the face of be globe at 1,750 miles an hour. They will not catch up to it, but they will be able to see the total eclipse for longer than the 59 seconds it will be visible to teams on the ground. More important, they will be above much of the earth's atmosphere, and thus able to take clear photographs of the rare event and study it with precision. For non-professional astronomers across the land, the warning is clear: Do not look at the eclipse. Don't even peek. Experts advise that even one second's ex- posiure to the full rays of the sun can cause permanent damage to the eyes. Becanse the sun is partially obscured, no pain is felt, hut in­ visible ultraviolet and infrared rays do their damage. Surgeon General Dr. Luther Terry says this: "Watch it on television." For those who shim the video approach, this is recommended: Punch a pinhole in a piece of cardboard; then, with your back to the stm, hold the cardboard above one shoulder and let the sun's image reflect on another piece of cardboard held in front of you. The 60-mile wide belt of Uie total eclipse will cut across Alaska, Canada and central Maine. The moon will begin passmg in front of the sun at 4:35 pjn. EDT and move away at 6:45 pjn.; totality at Bar Harbor, Maine, is {expected at 5:42 p.m. Those who view the eclipse will see a strange and beautiful event: Stars glowing in the afternoon, the shimmering halo of the sun radiating from behind the moon, and "Bailey's Beads"—bits of sun light which glint through valleys and mountain peaks on the surface of the moon. A team from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration will study comets in the area of the eclipse, Anoher scientific group will examine the sim's corona, or. halo. Other scientists will try to see what this natural disruption does to life on the earth, studying he effects on herring, mosqiatoes and other wildlife.

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