Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on May 13, 1967 · Page 1
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ituen VOL.95 --NO. 112 TUCSON, ARIZONA --SATURDAY, MAY 13, 1967 66 PAGES--10 CENTS End To War* Hunger POPE PLEADS FOR PEACE 15 Billion Budget Deficit Predicted Stroll During Recess Mrs. Floyd Lynch (left), mother of Charles H. Schmid Jr.'s former wife, Diane Lynch, 17, walks with her daughter outside the Pima County Courthouse during a court recess in the latest Schmid trial. (Citizen Photo by Bruce Hopkins). Bailey's Plea For Mistrial Is Denied By GIL MATTHEWS Citizen Staff Writer F. Lee Bailey has lost a first bid to have the Superior Court trial of Charles H. Schmid Jr. declared invalid and moved ;to another, county. However, if .jury selection bogs down next week a second request for mistrial is expected to be lodged. The well-known Boston lawyer, who is defending Schmid of a charge that he murdered Alleen Rowe on May 31, 1964, declared yesterday that massive news coverage of earlier Schmid proceedings m a d e it practically impossible to empanel an i: ^rtlul jury here. Judge Richard N. Roylston, in denying Bailey's mistrial plea, indicated that he might grant a similar request nexl week if an already slow jury selection process grows even slower. Of 52 prospective jurors · only 18 have beei retained for possible service on the fina trial panel. But due to a defense reques to re-examine 14 of those al ready picked, the exact statu of selection process is un clear. Forty-one prospective juror must be qualified before fina selection can even begin. Roylston told Bailey that th mistrial motion--a .formal re quirement before a change enue can be asked -- was un- varranted at the present time. He quickly added that jury ualification process should at east be continued into next ,veek. Bailey's action was prompted by the fact that nearly all of he prospective jurors ques- ioned have said they are familiar with the 1965 murders of Wendy and Gretchen Fritz or circumstances surrounding the lowe case. Schmid was convicted of the Fritz killings on March 1, 1966, and was ordered to die in the state prison gas chamber. The case is on appeal. Knowledge that John Si ders and Mary Rae French--both prospective prosecution witnesses-- are serving prison terms because of their involvement in the Rowe case has been a principle factor in the disqualification of many jurors. Saunders pleaded guilty to a murder charge w h i l e Miss French entered a guilty plea to reduced charges of being an accessory. Bailey plans to base his de fense on the ground that nc murder was committed because AHeen's body has n'-er been found. Roylston has indicated h doesn't believe the state can in troduce evidence revealing th Continued, Page 4 HOT SPRINGS, Va. (UPI)--Americans may be in for an even bigger tax increase than the 6 per cent surcharge President Johnson has been talking about. Government officials have passed the word to big business that the cost of the Vietnam War for fiscal 1968 has risen at least $5 billion above the figure budgeted last January, With thee additional war costs plus a 4 or 5 per cent decline in corporate profits, deficit in the federal budget o $15 billion is a distinct possibility, even with a 6 per cent tax surcharge. That would be the biggest deficit since World War II. The new government estimates for war spending and profits were reported Friday at the opening session of a two-day meeting of the Business Council. The Council's membership reads like a Who's Who of U.S. industry, commerce and finance. The administration's proposed 6 per cent tax surcharge assumes that the war in Vietnam will cost about $21 billion in the coming fiscal year, Vietnam, and $2.5 billion because of lower tax receipts resulting from the decline in profits. A $15 billion deficit would be the biggest since 1946, when the government ended the year nearly $21 billion in the hole. lat profits will rise somewhat and that the budget eficif.'will be slightly .more han $8 billion. The" council's economist ar- ived at a §15 billion deficit by aking the administration"s original estimate of $8 billion, adding ?5 billion more for ===== ·== Weekend To Be Fair Pleasant temps, Bright blue skies, Make Tucson town Like paradise. --Ada Maneve The weekend will be warm and pleasant, the weathermen promise. The high tomorrow will be in the high 80's, close to yesterday's 86. The low tonight will be in the mid-50's, compared to this morning's 52 degrees. Our pleasing weather is being shared by much of the rest of the nation, although the north central states remain cool. The country's high yesterday was 107 at Cotula, Tex., while the official low was 19 at Evanston, Wyo. At noon today, it was 80 degrees here, with 14 per cent relative humidity. Full Weather Report, Page 17 3 American Jets Lost Over Hanoi BULLETIN SAIGON (UPI) -^- Stung by the loss of three jets during raids near Hanoi Friday, U.S. Air Force pilots launched a massive "MIG sweep" over the Communist capital today and downed seven of the Communist interceptors and probably two more, U.S. spokesmen announced. SAIGON (AP) -- American airmen bombing within five miles of Hanoi met heavy fire from Red guns, missiles and jets Friday. Three U.S. Air Force planes were downed. Military headquarters said practically every strike in the Hanoi area was jtimped by Communist MIGs. One of' the lost jets, a Phantom F4C, was downed by the Red's slower MIG17. The other two U.S. aircraft lost were slower Thunderchief jets-one lost to ground fire and the other to "unknown causes." Five airmen were listed as missing in action. The toll brought to 539 the U.S. planes lost over North Vietnam. In aerial dogfights the Says World Is In Danger FATIMA, Portugal (AP) -- On a hillside venerated as the scene of a miracle, Pope Paul VI prayed today for an end to war and hunger in the world. A throng estimated by police to number a million knelt in prayer as the pontiff celebrated an outdoor Mass on the spot where three shepherd children said they saw the Virgin Mary appear exactly 50 years ago today and appeal for peace in the world. Pilgrims Blessed it has scientifically and technically." Pope Paul VI blesses crowds at Monte Real Airport in Portugal during a one-day pilgrimage to the Shrine at Fatima. President Americo Thomaz of Portugal stands at right. (AP Wirephoto) Rioters Set Blazes Inside Big Hong Kong Apartmen t In his sermon -- the chief address of his half-day visit -Pope Paul appealed for world peace, saying the world is in danger. He contended also thai moral progress is not keeping pace with scientific progress. "Do not contemplate projects of destruction and of death, of revolution and of suppression, but think rather of projects o( mutual strengthening and ol solid collaborations," he said. The Pope had left Rome only hours before. He arrived in a rainstorm at a military airport near Fatima and rode 25 miles to the shrine in an open car, waving to crowds along the way. 'olice said about three million persons were at the airport, along the route to Fatima and at. Fatima itself. They said a million of them were jammed around the shrine. Crowds., cheered and waved white handkerchiefs as^he Pope HONG KONG (UPI)--Thousands of Chinese youths set fires in a large apartment budding today and pelted charging police with flaming debris in the third straight day of rioting in this British crown colony. The new outburst followed Communist China's first official protest against the British rulers of the crown colony for the action of authorities in MIGs have now downed 16 U.S. I curD i n g the riots, planes while losing 49 Red aircraft. The intensified air war was matched by heavier ground fighting in South Vietnam, mainly along the 17th Parallel which divides Vietnam. The most sensitive targets for the 126 strike missions flown Friday were a storage area four miles from downtown Hanoi and an army barracks an equal distance southwest of the capital. An Air Force spokesman said the MIGs attempted to disrupt practically every deep penetra- ton mission by the Thunder- chiefs. The speedier F4C Phantoms, fJying cover against the MIGs, had their hands full fighting off the Red jets. U.S. headquarters disclosed that Communist forces dug in along the demilitarized zone frontier of North Vietnam were continuing to bring new weapons into the area. Club-swinging police charged into other apartment buildings and dragged out t h o s e they STOPPED BYVC BULLET Marine Carft Fulfill Pact With Buddy MALDEN, Mass. (UPI)-Jackie Meuse never fulfilled his part of a pact with his closest pal, but it took a Viet Cong bullet to stop him. Meuse and Peter Sullivan made the agreement before they went to Vietnam with their Marine units. Friends since the eighth grade, they pledged that if one were killed in combat, the other would find his grave and fire a salute over it. They both were killed. They enlisted in · the Marine Corps under the Buddy System and went through boot camp at Parrls Island, N.C., together. Then on to Camp Lejeune Aether. assumed to sepa- rate units after that and each shipped out last Christmastime for Vietnam. The two buddies never saw each other again. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sullivan received word last February their only child, Peter, 19, had been killed in fighting during Operation Dakota. He was shot near Quang Ngai. Jackie recited their pledge a short time later in a letter to his father. "We vowed that in the event one of us got killed in action, the other would do his best to. fire a salute over his gravesite on return 'to the United States. "I intend to 'do just that in memory of Peter Sullivan and for all Marines who gave their, lives trying to stop Communist aggression in Vietnam," he wrote. He mailed $25 to the high school for installation of a plaque in memory of Sullivan. But a few days ago Jackie's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Meuse, were informed he had been killed May 3. He had been shot while on operation in the vicinity of Huong Hoc. Jackie was buried v/ith full military honors Friday in the Veterans of Foreign Wars plot at Forestdale Cemetery near his buddy Peter Sullivan. A group of Marines picked up the pledge for the two young pals and fired the salute. Taverns Open Until 1:30- Or 2:30? KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kanas City taverns must close at :30 a.m., says the Missouri jiquor Control Board. Ninety-one tavern owners con- end that's what they are doing, nit Harry Wiggins, control supervisor, says they're staying open until 2:30. And Judge Charles Shangles of x circuit court has issued an srder against interfering with he tavern owners' version of what time it is until he holds a learing May 25. The tavern owners say the aw sets ]:3D Central Standard Time -- the equivalent of 2:30 o'clock since Missouri changed to daylight time. In addition, the owners' complain the change in time penalizes them. Most people, they say, don't do much drinking until it's dark. So they come in an hour later even though the clock doesn't show it. suspected of showering them with objects from the windows. The highrise b u i l d i n g was part of the immense Wong Tai Sin estate housing more than 100,000 Chinese in the Kowloon peninsula district. The young rioters hurled rocks, bottles and flaming Molotov cocktails at the police. The apartment building fire began with a loud explosion. Smoke and flames belched out of windows in one section of the building. Police said at least three apartments in the staff quarters were ablaze. The police assault on several of the buildings in the estate was their strongest show of force since the rioting broke out. Many of the persons they dragged out were limp and bleeding. Scores reportedly have been Trading Stamps On Tax Proposed LANSING, Mich. (UPI) - A Michigan state representative said Friday the state should give green stamps to citizens who pay their taxes, to encourage public support for proposed income taxes. Rep. Richard A. Young, a Dearborn Heights Democrat would go so far as to allow the commissioner of revenue tt declare "a day or days on which double stamps shall be issued..." His plan, offered as a rider t the income tax bill before th House, specifies, "All stamp shall be green." njured since the violence tarted, but police said they ould give no figure. One youth found badly injured ear the scene of Friday's iolence died in hospital. At the same time, a Hong Cong report today said at least 3 key army officers have eserted Communist Chinese Chairman Mao Tse-tung in his )ultural Revolution purge. The report, prepared by analysts and diplomats in this islening post, said Mao's "year- ong inner party power struggle las now become a struggle for he guns." The right-wing Hong Kong Times reported that Mao was attempting to isolate his chief oe in the power struggle, President Liu Shao-chi, by surging all of Liu's associates. The Times said 23 officials close to Liu had been purged or were about to be. They included such well-known figures as Peng Chen, head of the Communist party in Peking; Ulanfu, the Communist leader of Inner Mongolia and Lo Jui- ching, the army chief of staff. rode by. He waved bfck, with his motorcade going at a slow pace. : It was the pontiff's fourth trip outside Italy in his four years oi reign. Bells pealed in every Catholic church in Portugal.^ predominately Roman Catholic nation as a silvery Portuguese airliner assigned to the Pope set down at the military airfield at Montr Real. Greeted by president Americo Thomas, the Pope said he had come to Portugal "with the humility and fervor of a pilgrim who faces a long trip." "unnatural." When the Vatican announced the Pope would visit Fatima on the 50th anniversary of 'the reported appearance of the Virgin Mary, emphasis was placed on the fact that he would pray for an end to the war in Vietnam. But in his sermon he referred to the war only glancingly while emphasizing peace throughout the world. The only reference to Vietnam came when he said in the sermon that "the heart of mankind still bursts with tremendous continuous conflicts." The Pope deplored the stockpiling of arms and said the situation of mankind "has not progressed morally as much as "Moreover, a great part of humanity is still in a state of need and of hunger, while it has been awakened to the disturbing consciousness of its own need and well being which surrounds it," he said. "Therefore, we say the world is in danger. "For this reason we have come to the feet of -the Queen of Peace to ask her for the gift, which only God can give. Of peace." Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims, weary from all-night prayers on the immense candlelit esplanade near the Fatima basilica, gathered to be blessed at the shrine. Paul had asked to see Sister Lucia, a 60-year-old Carmelite nun who is the only survivor of the three shepherd children who reported seeing "a lady in white" exactly 50 years ago today. The "lady" appeared in a simple white tunic suspended over an oak tree in a pasture, the children said, and asked the trio to jjray .for "the reparation of sin." '"' Sauce For Goose Isn't For Gander NEW YORK (UPI)--What's good for the goose is not necessarily good for the gander, according to a woman State Supreme Court Justice. The lady judge held Thursday that a destitute husband could not collect alimony from his employed wife. He had asked for $75 a week. Justice Margaret M. Mangan said such a situation would be Inside Today's Citizen Church News Citizen Charlie Comics Crossword Puzzle Deaths Editorials Sports Woman's View 8-9 22 13 17 18 14 10-12 15-16 AWARD NOMINEE Pueblo Girl 'Exceptional' Moon Landing In 1969 Doubted WASHINGTON (UPI)-Chairman Clinton P. Anderson of the Senate Space Committee says American astronauts may not reach the moon until the 1970s because of the Apollo spacecraft fire. Anderson said Friday the delay would be regrettable but there is "nothing sacred" about a 1969 target date. Charlie's Offer Soars To $350 Onward and upward, says Citizen Charlie. Which means his jackpot moves up to §350 next week. Charlie, besides printing a new crossword puzzle in Monday's Tucson Daily Citizen, will publish word clues on Tuesday. Correct solution to this week's puzzle -- there was no winner--may be found on page 14. This is the fourth in a series on student nominees for the Tucson Daily Citizen Achievement Award. The top choice of the judges will be announced May 22. "Janie is an exceptional young lady. She is capable, responsible and a willing worker in any are to which she is assigned," says George F. Buck, assistant principal of Pueblo High School. The exceptional young lady he refers to is Mary Jane Phebus, daughter of Mr. anc Mrs. John Phebus, 1540 W. Ajo Way. Miss Phebus' four-year grad average at PHS is 1.43, which ranks her 15th in a class of 50( students. In recognition of her scholas Mary Jane Phebus tic achievements, she has bee awarded membership in th National Honor Society an Quill Scroll, journalism hon- rary. She is assistant editor of er school's yearbook. Janie. president of the stu- ent body, haj been president F her class twic~, student body ecording secretary and an officer of the Spanish Club. She is a cheerleader, Girl's League Council member and leads American Field Service projects. She also led the s c h o o l ' s United Community ampaign drive, is active in the Student Progress Organization of Tucson and has worked in the Teens Against Polio drive. Miss Phebus, a member of the Sunshine Order cf Rainbow Girls, attends Park Avenue Christian Church and is president cf the Christian Youth Fellowship.

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