Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on May 1, 1963 · Page 2
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PAGE 2 Entered aj second c!as» matttr Post Office, Tucson, Arliorta T U C S O N D A I L Y C I T I Z E N WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY I, 1963 N o r m a n E. PAGE 1 News Summary _ ^. -^ _^. J » w ^» f ^^^«»^.^»fc J ^% ^^fci^^a l ^^^^^^^^»'^^*^~»^^*^^^^^^^^ City And State A witness says he was told not to report vise of faulty materials in an Arizona i n t e r s t a t e highway project. He was testifying before a House highway subcommittee. PAGE 1 Sheriff Capt. James McDonald's p r a c t i c e of giving medals to citizens who have shot persons committing crimes drew criticism today from his boss, Sheriff Waldon V. B u r r , and County Attorney Green. A 24-year-old ex-convict faces charges of m u r d e r , assault and m a n s l a u g h t e r in the t r a f f i c deaths of a Tucson woman and her young daughter and the i n j u r - ing of four others in a collision on Oracle Road last Wednesday. The suspect is still in the hospital under armed guard. P A G E 15 The Florence area is the most infective valley fever area in the world, according to a study conducted by the U.S. Public Health Service. Soil sterilization is being considered as a control measure. PAGE 1 The chairman of the Arizona Democratic Central Committee says a recent speech by Republican State Chairman Keith Brown was "an insult to decency and a setback to e f f o r t s of good government." PAGE 18 American Farm Bureau Federation president Marvin Morrison has called for defeat of the Kennedy administration wheat price support program. PAGE 8 The Nation Midwestern crops are hit by frosty May Day weather. Snow falls in several states and temperatures reach record lows. PAGE 15 Roger M. Blough, U.S. Steel chairman, says he hopes the steel industry will get through wage negotiations without a strike. PAGE 25 Four white and five Negro men begin walking in the steps of William L. Moore, slain integrationist. PAGE 18 Deadly strategy that halted the conservative movement behind Sen. Robert A. Taft for the Republican presidential nomination is being revived to stop the tide running for Sen. Barry Goldwater. Lyle Wilson's political analysis. PAGE 16 Taulty Road Materials Hushed Up' Valley Fever Highest In Florence Area ... . ,,.. ,, hruvi-ver. th'-rc is Fin Continued From Page 1 Diego, where, a committee counsel said, he had gone through a period of t r a i n i n g . McDaniels, a foreman for the Ashton Co., of Tucson, testified that another young st?te employe, Francis Rollins, had been assigned to concrete inspection duties a f t e r only two weeks of "breaking in." He said Rollins could not read plans and "didn't understand concrete." McDaniels also t e s t i f i e d that curbing on the Aztec overpass exit ramp was laid w i t h o u t state inspection and "looked like a snake." He said, "we eyeballed it through" in laying the curbing rather than following engineering surveys, budwig said an exit ramp at the overpass should be replaced because the entrance was only about 14 feet in width rather than the prescribed 18 feet. THE TESTIMONY related to work on two projects covering about 15.5 miles of a 31-mile project representing a federal investment of more than $4 million. The federal contribution was 94.6 per cent of the total cost of the road. The Ashton Co. held two contracts for work on the project. The committee also hoped to question James Shipp, also a former employe of the s t a t e highway department. Shipp now is employed by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation at Yuma. The line of questioning was foreshadowed yesterday when William L. Butler, a concrete inspector for the h i g h w a y de- p a r t m e n t , was asked w h a t he knew about the f a l s i f i c a t i o n of test results. Butler said t h e r e had been "common talk" of such falsification but that he could not remember who had told him about it. BUTLER TESTIFIED that he had been ordered by the resident engineer to falsify records so that the c o n t r a c t n i would be credited w i t h con struction work which had no been done. Other testimony indicatec that the contractor receivec the credit to pay for e x t n work done as a result of mis takes by s t a t e engineers. Com mittee counsel said the chang es had resulted in paymen by the federal government o costs which properly shouk not have been charged to fed eral aid funds. Washington Democratic leaders of the House Education Committee give up all hope this year for general federal aid to schools legislation. They are dropping it from the education bill. PAGE 15 Senate Republican Leader Everett M. Dirksen calls the Middle East situation "explosive and dangerous." He joins other senators in expressing fears of possible Arab aggression against Israel. PAGE 15 President Kennedy does not plan to visit Rome on his trip to Italy next month. But he and Mrs. Kennedy will tour the Eternal City next year. PAGE 17 The World State Sales Tax Take Up Quarter-Million PHOENIX -- f/P) -- State sales tax collections during April were more than $250,000 higher this year than in 1962. Tax Commission Chairman Thad Moore reported yesterday that collections totaled $4,429,862, compared with $4,160,029 in the same month last year. The state's special education excise tax brought in an additional $2,250,493 l a s t month, compared with $2,106,248 in 1962. State liquor and tobacco tax collection hit a new record of $802,624. Last April $728,805 was collected. Use tax collections totaled $71,607 compared with $46,178 in 1962. Tidelands Inn Sold To Texan The Tidelands Motor Inn, o 919 N. Stone Ave., formerl leased by Southwest Hotel Inc., has been sold to Mori M. Scott, of Austin, Tex., fo $805,000. Scott, a principal in South west Hotels Inc., of Ho Springs, Ark., bought the in March 1 from the Tucso Motel Co., a limited partnership with offices in New York Continued From Page 1 ! imilar infection called his- oplasmosis or midwestern alley fever. Because of this cross-reac- ion, Maddy ran into difficul- y in t r y i n g to map the disuse's distribution. Further kin tests were conducted, his t i m e on home-raised cat- le. And as a result, high evels of infection were found n certain areas of the state: i n a l , Maricopa and Pima counties. With the results of these ests and others performed by the Navy in San Diepo, \iackly and his research team were able to confirm that the south-central areas of Arizona was the most infected valley fever area in the world. Maddy, who now is with the National Institute of Al- cr»y and I n f e c t i o u s Diseases, Bethesda, Mel., said the best studies on the disease were done by the m i l i t a r y at the prisoner of war camp just north of Florence. Fifty per cent of the POWs became infected w i t h the sickness six months after their arrival. "It is possible that all the c o n s t r u c t i o n work under way in building the camp made the area p a r t i c u l a r l y infective at the time by stirring up the soil," he said. Although the soil in this area has been restored to its natural state, tests still indicate that a person in the Florence area is mnre likely to catch the disease. Valley fever is a strange disease. It can affect people w i t h o u t showing any symp- toms at all. Other persons get infected with an influenza- like illness which can be mild for some and severe in others. The less-frequent and more severe cases, however, spread the infection throughout the body and in spite of new treatments cause death in about 50 per cent of their victims. Blancarte said there was well-documented e v i d e n c e compiled in Mexicali, Baja California, to show t h a t bra- ceros or farm workers ret u r n i n g from the U. S. have come down w i t h severe valley fever. Although it was known that many of the infected Mexicans had "passed through" their own endemic areas, studies had shown that these particular victims had contracted the disease in the U. S. The theory of sterilizing the soil is based on the idea that if scientists can discover what is causing the h a r m f u l fungus to prow in the soil they can somehow reverse the process. "In other words," said Furcolow, "we should try and create a local and u n f a v o r a b l e condition where the organism now is growing by using some sort of a fungicide." Furcolow is one of the country's leading a u t h o r i t i e s on valley fever. He is best known for his work in the treatment of the disease. "It is the present conception that desert w i n d s blow the spores from the f u n g u s and these spores i n f e c t people. This has led people to t h i n k that by walking down the streets of Tucson they can get the fever," he said. But now, however, a theory t h a t valley fever oc- i _ . :., I^c:ili7t'(l SOOlS curs only in spot v u i -J "···./ . . ,,.. · and not all over, he said, i 1 is boinj- so, he added, the solution to valley fever is not in finding a vaccine, but in finding the source. And if the .sources are not over large areas, then t h e . as could he sprayed w i t h are a sterilizing agent. i Furcolow told of sources In California f o u r where valley fever had been isolated. Strange thing about them, he said, is that the disease had been Isolated i n spots where Indians had once burned camp fires. This suggests that the fires had caused some c h e m i c a l changes that are favorable to growth of the fungus. FOR 2 SPEED B L E N D E R 4 SLICE TOASTER 30 CUP PERCOLATOR ADMIRAL TABLE RADIO HIM CHOOSE ONE 12» 5 City. General partners in the Tucson Motel Co., are Joseph Wolf, Leon Spilky and Joseph Eckhaus, all of New York City. Scott, and his wife. Joy, who is president of Southwest Hotels, have been operating the Tidelands since it opened in February, 1960. Charles Reeves, manager of the 200-room motor inn said that there would be no changes in personnel resulting from the transaction. Political Candidate Wins On 26th Try JACKSONVILLE, F l a -- (/P --On his 26th attempt, Barney Cobb f i n a l l y won an election. The 56-year-old commercial art dealer won the Democratic n o m i n a t i o n to the City Council yesterday. He has no Republican opposition. A f t e r running unsuccessfully for various c i t y and county o f f i c e s for years, Cobb based his w i n n i n g campaign on a plea that voters give him a chance can do. to show what he TUCSON DAILY CITIZEN Published Daily Except Sunday by the Citizen Publishing Co. 208 North Stone Ave. Tucson, Arizona Subscription Rales: Annual Subscription by Carrier: $23.40. Home-Delivered In Tucson: 45c Per Week. Annual Subscription ty Mall: $23.40. Home-Delivered Outside Tucson: 45c Per Week. Fidel Castro has the place of honor at the May Day celebration in Moscow. U.S. Ambassador Foy Kohler stays away from the Red Square review because of Castro's presence. PAGE 1 There is increased talk in Italy that Premier Amintore F a n f a n i ' s days in o f f i c e are numbered as a result of the Christian Democrat setback in the election. PAGE 10 Malnutrition, disease and despair plague Alazan, Mexico, as drought sears s t u n t e d crops of corn, beans and cotton. PAGE 17 Indonesia takes over West New Guinea, the last part of the Dutch East Indies. It is renamed West Irian. PAGE 36 "Economic miracle" which lifted Germany after World War II is attributed by columnist John Chamberlain to the "free enterprise" economist who is now due to succeed Chancellor Adenauer. PAGE 16 Actress Gives Birth To Baby Girl LOS ANGELES--(/P)--Actress Gigi Perreau is the mother of a 5-pound, 14- ounce girl. The child, Gina Maria, was born yesterday in Queen of Angels Hospital. Miss Perreau, 22, is married to stockbroker Frank Gallo, 33. $MtefiB me oio CROW oismust co_Famftm. KY. KENTUCKY STKAIQHT BOURBOH WHISKH as Jii-cCite Sports Ex-Arizona pitcher Don Lee had hoped to face the New York Yankees in their current series with the Los Angeles Angels, but Manager Bill Rigney plans to save him to open the Cleveland series instead. George McLeod's column. PAGE 42 Even though Ft. Worth's Colonial Country Club and the PGA have ended their spat over the f a i l u r e to invite Don J a n u a r y to compete, at least one v e t e r a n golfer still believes the PGA should drop the tournament. PAGE 42 Las Vegas oddsmakers, who have rarely predicted the w i n n e r of the Las Vegas Tournament of Champions correctly, today m a d e Tucson National pro Jack Nicklaus a 5-1 favorite to win with Arnold Palmer the second choice at 6-1. PAGE 42 General Index Bridge 28 Comics 39 Crossword Puzzle 26 Deaths 47 Editorials 16 Financial News 24, 25 Molly Mayfield 13 Movie Times 37 Sports 41-46 Teen Citizen 22, 23 TV-Radio Dials 38 Woman's View 32-35 Open an Account or Use Our W i l l - C a l l Svjlem We Carry Slz«s ?Vi fo 12 Widths A A A A A to B d e s i g n s ' Lewis Designed this smart nev/ Johansen V-line pump Silhou- e t t e with a flair for the unusual . . . fashion at its v ry best to hi-!ite your important summer ensembles. 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