Independent from Long Beach, California on February 27, 1964 · Page 6
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 6

Long Beach, California
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Thursday, February 27, 1964
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ttroyer 'Muslims Say Clay a Member CHICAGO (UPI) -- Elijah Muhammad.' leader of the Black Muslims, Wednesday night identified new heavyweight champion C a s s i u s Clay as a member of the segregationist black supremacy sect. "I am glad that Cassius Clay was brave enough to say' _ tin _ .... he was a Muslim." Muham-|* tr * tloa . shl P mad told a cheering crowd of »PP rove1 Navy to Test Mixed-Manning for Multilateral A-Force WASHINGTON (UPiy-The, Kennedy launched the idea of U.S. Navy guided-missile d»- » seaborre missile force for rockets. ttrov»r RiiWV n-SII h» n»d th» XTortVAtlantic TreatY Or- "The to test the possibilities of a multilateral n u c l e a r force with crews of several nationalities,' the Defense Department announced Wednesday night. Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara said that the Navy ship would be made available as a "mixed-manning demon- will be used, the North' Atlantic Treaty.Or gamzation. envisioned son. nearly 5.000 at the sect's annual national convention. "I am happy that he confessed he is a believer. 1 The wispy. Oriental-looking leader of the extremist sect which seeks a "black nation" within the territory of the United States told his follow. ers that all white men are "devils" and that God told him He would eliminate them. * * · · SOME OF the crowd may have come in the hope of seeing Clay, who had been rumored as a possible spectator. But Clay apparently was resting in Miami Beach and his brother, Rudolph Valentino day. was not ia evidence. Rudolph flew into town Wednesday, said he was member of the Muslims anc might attend the convention. Rudolph, at an impromptu airport nsws conference, declined to say whether Hi brother was a member of the sect. Cassius has a d d r e s s e e Black Muslim meetings and conferred with their leaders. John Ali, secretary of Muhammad's Mosque No. 2 in Chicago, said earlier Wednesday he didn't know if Clay is a Black Muslim because "We keep no records and there are no membership cards or anything like that." He said only an individual " a n d Gcxf* would be able to determine membership. *If a person is living according to our laws, he is a member, 1 * Ali said. U.S. Nazis Picket Play Premiere (Continued from Page A-l) stration outside was heard by the play-goers intermittently during the first act. At the end of the act theater owner Michael Myerberg asked the audience to remain in the lobbies during intermission and not go out on the street to smoke, as many Broadway playgoers normally do. IX EUROPE, "The Deputy" c a u s e d much commotion when it played there. Some spectators jumped on stage to attack the performers in Paris. In Olten and Basel, Switzerland, theater seats were smashed and windows broken. One performance was halted in Vienna while police carted off unruly spectators. The New York and Brooklyn chapters of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, were represented Wednesday r.ight by about 25 demonstrators carrying small American Flags. A spokesman said the play dealt with hate and This is the kind of hate that mur-' dered President Kennedy." · · · · EIGHT persons, who called themselves "individualists" representing "no organization," marched quietly with signs: "Hurray for Freedom cf Speech . . . Hurray for Hochhuth . . . Only TotaH- tarians Would Ban The Deputy."" The play's author, Rolf Hochhuth, a 32-year-old German, attended the first-night performance. Several hundred persons milled around. The traffic at one time was blocked for about 20 minutes. Police then dispersed all pickets. ASROC a n t i s u b m a r i n e "The technical equipment on the USS Biddle will not Copra Plant Fire Damage at §30,000..' * * « i Two fireboats and I I en- Russ Plan Cuba Setup for Satellite-Tracking INDEPENDENT--J«a«A.7. ft*, a. »a Wednesday that a satellite^ observation station in Cuba' would help Russia keep more ' LONDON W1-- The Soviet Cuba, Tass a n n o u n c e d precise track of Us own Union plans to - buiM a Wednesday night. 'manned and unmanned craft The multilateral force. »s : be the same as that being (me companies rushed to' a satellite-tracking ttation Li The Soviet agency reported the Nikolai Yerpyler, of the scientific ia orbit. The U.S. official doubted Unlted;considered for « h « ^«jWummgtor, copra'processing^. 401 Canal Ave, in ... . forct"' th* PMtaeonPl"* «« *** waterfront minutes. Academy of .. force, the Pentagon^. . . . . .. ., ^ tstimated ^^noraical Council, left for Ha- *Utwn to keep watch ._ to machines and copr* ^^"^ to ^P*" 15 ? . th * pre-JAmerican taunchings at Cape missiles on each and would, noted. The USS Biddle wiUJThursday night when a blaze -- - be designed as an additional however, provide operational that deterrent to Soviet attack. It experience w i t h a complex', would give America's NATO.weapon system.TM · I started in began drying to spread allies a voice in controlling under a plan nuclear weapons. The test-ship Biddle, how- The announcement said it would t a k e six 'months to select crew members and give throughout the plant T h e firefighters u n d e r Patrol Cmdr. Pat H. Fer- about $30,000, but said processing building suffered MAKE MONEY any time Sciences Astro- e **«*»» »«d « Cuban . stages cf the work. Kennedy a couple of hundred Tass said equipment for the m ii M away. 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