Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on March 6, 1968 · Page 2
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Tucson, Arizona
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Wednesday, March 6, 1968
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PAGE 2 Entered is seconrt class matltr Post Office, Tu;son, Arizona T U C S O N D A I L Y C I T I Z E N N.Y. Bill Expands Right To Shoot At Criminal Suspects 2 Houston Fires Kill 9 Persons ALBANY, N. Y. (AP) - The New York State Legislature has approved a measure to expand the authority of police and householders to shoot at criminal suspects or intruders. Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller is expected to sign the bipartisan measure, which was passed overwhelmingly yesterday despite | some strong opposition. The opposition came from Democrats representing large blocs of Negro and Puerto Rican constituents. The legislators expressed concern that police would deal harshly with minority group citizens. Assemblyman Charles B. HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) - Nine persons perished in two residential area fires on Houston's East Side during the night, and investigators said an arsonist may have started both blazes. Firemen and police reported a number of bodies were charred beyond recognition. Both fires occurred in a low income area verging on the industrial district about three miles east of downtown Houston. As the last unit was leaving the scene of the first fire in which one man died, fire Cap't. Donald Hanks spotted a glow in the sky and summoned more equipment. Three blocks down the street the firefighters found a two-story rooming house engulfed by flames. Eight persons were dead by the time the blaze was controlled after hour's battle. a desperate 6 BobV Davis Burial Rites Are Saturday Funeral services were held in Oklahoma yesterday for Cloat- tearl "Bob" Davis, a former Tucson resident who died Sunday following a short illness. He was 57. Entombment will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Tucson Memorial Park (South Lawn) with the Rev. James Hatley, of the Columbia Street Baptist Church officiating. A native of Haskell, Okla., Mr. Davis came to Tucson in 1950 and resided at 4930 E. 23rd St. until two months ago when he returned to Oklahoma. Mr. Davis was a retired aircraft mechanic. Survivors include his widow, Marie of Frederick, Okla.; a son, Max of Tucson, and a sister, Mrs. Jean Baughan of Wichita Falls, Tex. Local arrangements are being handled by the Adair Funeral Home. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, I96S Rangel of Manhattan said enactment of the measure could contribute to racial tensions and violence in New York City. But proponents argued that policemen needed to be assured they could enforce laws. The bill would permit a policeman to shoot to kill if he believed a suspect had used or was going to use any kind of force. Similarly, the occupant of private or commercial premises could shoot to repel any criminal intruder. The measure would revise a penal code that tightened restrictions on the use of "deadly force." The code, which went into effect last Sept. 1, has brought many complaints from law-enforcement officers. The Assembly approved the measure, 126-17. In the Senate, the bill was passed, 51-6, after Republican Majority Leader Earl W. Brydges hailed it as a move "to restore to the policeman the belief that he can enforce the law as we want it enforced." As it stands now, the law specifies that a police officer may not shoot at a criminal suspect unless he believes the man has used or threatened to use deadly physical force in committing a crime or is prepared to do so in resisting arrest. Police argue this gives the criminal an advantage and makes them vulnerable to attack. Dynamite Stolen At Pima Mine Sheriff's deputies are searching today for thieves who stole nearly 30 slicks of dynamite from the powder house at the Pima Mining Co., 20 miles south of Tucson. Deputies said the dynamite was capped and ready for use. Fuses 5 feet in length were attached. Authorities said the thieves gained entry to the powder house by sawing through padlocks on the door. Duval Corp. Copper Output Up Copper production of Duval Corp. increased by 1C.4 million pounds last year, partly due to small increases al its Esperanza Mine south of Tucson and Mineral Park property near Kingman, the company said today. Duval was not one of the four copper - producing companies which were strikebound last year. Total output last year by its copper division was 114.2 million pounds, according to Duval's 19G7 annual report. Part of the increase came from the corporation's Battle Mountain, N e v . , properties, which became operational in July 1967. Duval also reported an increase of 4uO,000 pounds of molybdenum last year -- all of the hikn occurring at Mineral Park -- for a total 1967 output of 4.3 million pounds. At its new Sierrita Mine adjoining the Esperanza property, about 30 miles south of Tucson, Duval said it expects to produce 114 million pounds of copper a year in the first five years of production and 136 million per year in the following 15 years. Development of the Sierrita, now under way, is scheduled for completion in the last quarter of 1969 at a cost of $151 million, Duval said. TRIO HANGED Rhodesia Rejects Order Of Queen SALISBURY, Rhodesia (AP) - The Rhodesian government hanged three Africans today after rejecting Queen Elizabeth U's order commuting their sentences to life in prison. A guard pinned notices on the gate of Salisbury's central prison announcing the executions of the three men convicted of murder and terrorism. The queen, still considered head of stale by Rhodesian's rebel white minority government, commuted their sentences Saturday. But the appellate division of Rhodesia's high court, ruling on two of the cases Monday, held it was "not a personal decision by her majesty but by her government in Britain. Her majesty is quite powerless in this matter. It is a source of great regret that her majesty has become involved." Prime Minister Ian Smith declared independence from Britain in 1985, and Chief Justice Sir Hugh Beadle ruled it is the only government in Rhodesia with the power to exercise the prerogative of mercy. Tucson Tonight Tomorrow Unless otherwise noted, all events listed in this column are open to the public free of charge. TONIGHT . 7:35 P. M. -- Slide show, preceded by western hoedown, square dance by Diamond Square dancers with Dave W a l k e r .as caller. Travel Through Photography program at 8 p.m., by Col. and Mrs. Calvin Thompson, on "An Intimate Look at Japan." YWCA, 738 N. 5th Ave. Contributions welcomed for World Fellowship. 8 P.M. -- Play, "Don Juan", modern version of Moliere's classic by University of Arizona drama department, at University Theater (Through Sunday, with matinees at 2 o'clock Saturday and Sunday.) Charge for admission. Tickets at theater box office, Speedway and Olive Road. 8:30 P.M. -- Dance, adult get-together at YMCA, 516 N. 5th Ave, with orchestra and refreshments. Nominal admission charge. Benefit for needy boys and their families. "Tie excision to go ahead .:ith all three hangings was understood to have been reached at a six-hour Cabinet meeting Tuesday. The case of one of the men, Duly Shadreck had gone to Clifford Dupont, appointed by the Smith regime as the queen's representative. The queen had sent her order to the last British governor of Rhodesia, Sir Humphrey Gibbs, who the British government still considers her representative. Tlie British Commonwealth Office warned that anyone taking part in executing the three Afjicans "will bear the gravest personal responsibility." Witnesses Deny Zunno Showed Police Badge Defense witnesses for Joseph Frank Gajiolo, on trial in Superior Court on charges of obstructing justice, today denied Police Lt. Frank Zunno showed his badge before arresting the defendant. Van Englestead, a representative for the U.S. Steelworkers Union, told the court Zunno wore his badge pinned to his jacket. Another witness, Carlton Wai- mark, testified he was standing near Gaiioto and did not see the officer show his badge. Zunno had testified earlier he displayed his badge and told Gaiioto he was a police officer before he said he was knocked to the ground Feb. 4, 1967, when violence erupted at the strike* bound Tucson Newspapers Inc. building, 208 N. Stone. Gaiioto, arrested during a mass demonstration of pickets, is on trial in Judge Lee Garrett's court on charges of obstructing justice. Higli Court Rules For Teacher A Superior Court jury decision ruling that James A. Soder improperly was fired from his teaching job by School District 1 has been upheld by the Arizona Appeals Court. 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David Stone, R-Pima, pointed put that the requirement for helmet and goggles for drivers of vehicles not equipped with windshields might apply to golfers crossing a street in their carts. Pima Legislators Hint At Going Home By^Citizen Staff Writer PHOENIX - Some Pima County House majority members were talking privately today about going home next week even if the current session of the legislature is not over. Most did not want to be quoted, but it was rumored some are unhappy over what they believe is a holdup in action on university appropriations (o keep members in session. "I'm not going to make a statement until I see when the appropriations measure is going to come to the floor," said one Pima Republican. While some Pima members Pedestrian Injured Alfred Campbell, 52, of 448 E. 22nd St., struck by an auto near his home, was reported in critical condition today at St. Mary's Hospital. He suffered head injuries. 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