Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on March 12, 1966 · Page 1
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Citizen VOL 94 NO. 61 TUCSON, ARIZONA, SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 1964 10 CENTS-M PAGES LBJ TO HONOR HER Tucsonian To Get Top Teacher Title Mrs. Mona Dayton, a teacher at Flowing Wells' ungraded Walter D o u g l a s Elementary School, is to be named "National Teacher of the Year" and honored by President Johnson and Look Magazine on April 5. Last November, the 49-year- old teacher was named Arizona's Teacher of the Year, and a month later she became one of fiye finalists for the national honor. The award is sponsored each year by Look and the Council of Chief State School Officials. Mrs. Dayton's selection still is supposed to be a secret. Neither the national magazine nor Flowing Wells' officials will confirm or deny the choice officially. Educators here are .excited about the prospect of favorable publicity for local schools in the April 19 issue of Look which will carry the story. --Citizen Photo Mrs. Mona Dayton Mrs. Dayton is in her 10th year 01 teaching in the Flowing Wells system. This is her third year in the pioneering Walter Douglas School. As winner of one of the top awards in teaching, Mrs. Dayton will be cited for "her superior ability to impart knowledge to students and inspire them with a love of learning." A Tucsonian since 1923, the winner is the daugher of Dr. Earl Warner, retired head of the University of Arizona Physics Department. She graduated from the UA in 1939 and has done graduate work there and at a number of other schools. Mrs. Dayton is a member of the governor's committee to write the science guide for elementary schools. She is married and has four children, the youngest a senior at Flowing Wells High School. Mrs. Dayton could not be reached for comment today on the av ard. TAKE RADIO STATIONS Viet Students Protest Ouster Of Gen. thi SAIGON- --UPI-- Disgruntled students in Central Viet Nam took control of government radio stations in three major cities today to broadcast demands for the reinstatement of Maj. Gen. Nguyen Chanh Thi. In the capital, powerful Buddhist leaders decided to back situation - Thi and called the "critical." The nation's military leaders, : however, endorsed Thi's dismissal. The official Viet Nam. press said 32 of 36 generals attending an emergency meeting of the armed forces' congress supported the government's action. The other four cast blank ballots. THE SPREADING unrest was underscored in Da Nang by a peaceful demonstration of 2,000 . persons, including soldiers. . " The Buddhist hierarchy in South Viet Nam has been instrumental in bringing down three governments in the past. But sources close to the U.S. Embassy in Saigon said American officials did not feel the · ouster of Thi created a crisis. The students took over radio stations in Hue, Hoi An and Da - Nang without opposition. In all ." three cases they walked in, - broadcast their demands a n d - then walked out, returning the ~ stations to normal operations. - INFORMED SOURCES in Sai- gon said officials in the Ameri: can Embassy were watching the - situation closely, but felt Thi's - ' ouster by Premier Nguyen Cao Ky did not present a crisis. The American officials felt a great deal will depend on how well Thi's replacement performs. Thi's successor, Gen. Nguyen Van Chuan, arrived in Da Nang yesterday to take over Thi's job as commander of the · ' First Corps. Meanwhile, U.S. Marine and - Air Force helicopters scouring - the jungles around the overrun ; A Shau American special forces camp today rescued seven more - Americans and a group of Vietnamese defenders. It brought the total number of Americans reaching safety to 12. : Also rescued have been eight - Air Force personnel shot down during the battle and 12 U.S. Marines downed during the fighting and rescue operations. A total of 172 Vietnamese, Montagnard and Chinese Nung defenders also have been brought out, a spokesman said. A U.S. military spokesman announced that yet another American plane crashed during air operations in support of the camp. The piane, a Marine A4 Skyhawk jet. disappeared Thursday while groping" through the overcast at 3.500 feet about 30 miles south of the camp. The pilot was listed as missing in action. Ground action throughout the country today was reported as light. U.S. Marines reported killing five Viet Cong during patrols south of Da Nang. Better Get Gar Plates . . . . - · . .. . ·» · ~Police will be told to start enforcing the new auto plate requirement on Tuesday. By law, 1966 plates should have been on cars starting March 1, but because of a last-minute rush for plates, County Assessor A. E. Bade asked law enforcement offices to hold off for two weeks until all the mail applications could be processed. Bade said that the last of the mail is being cleaned up and he will contact police on Monday to follow through with enforcement. Bohlen Called Back For Talks PARIS -- UP) -- Charles E. Bohlen, U.S. ambassador to France, left today by air for consultations in Washington. A U.S. embassy source said Bohlen had been called home for talks about the French request for evacuation of American bases in France. Pedestrian Killed On Grant Rd. A 63-year-old pedestrian was struck and- killed early today, raising Pima County's 1966 traffic death toll to 20, nearly three times higher than it was on this date a year ago. Police said Juan Edward 20--Juan Edward Martinez 21--WHO??? Martinez, of 770 Calle Matus, was hit by a car driven by Floyde Ormand Flatt, 55, of 2554 N. Flanwill Blvd., as Martinez tried to cross West Grand Road just east.of Calle .... Flatt told police he did not see Martinez in the dark and knew he had hit the man only after hearing the impact. Martinez was pronounced dead on arrival at St. Mary's Hospital. His body was taken to Arizona Mortuary, where services are pending. On this date a year ago, only seven persons had died in traffic accidents in Puna County. April Draft Call Drops WASHINGTON - Iff) - The Defense Department's monthly draft call has dropped to 21,700 men for April--the lowest since last August shortly after the Viet Nam military buildup began. All of April's quota will go to the Army. The Navy, Marine Corps and Ah- Force are meeting their needs through voluntary enlistments. State Senate Expense Funds Low As Overtime Session Starts PHOENIX --W-- Arizona's state senators are worried that the $100,000 left in their account won't carry them through the current regular session and the fiscal year. House members apparently think there's no crisis. The Senate passed Feb. 2 a bill to provide itself with $200,000 in additional o p e r a t i n g funds. THIS M E A S U R E was assigned to three House committees--and hasn't e v e n been brought up for discussion. "I've got a problem," admitted House Speaker Jack Gilbert, D-Cochise. The problem is a number of House members who feel the Senate doesnt need the money and that, if it gets the appropriation, it will have, the means to extend the current regular session indefinitely. "Rep. Robert Brewer, R-Maricopa, is one of those who want to kill the Senate bill. And there are others. Last year in a similar situation the Senate asked for $100,000--and got it only after some sweating. GILBERT AND House Appropriations .Committee Chairman G. 0. Biles, D-Greenlee, both contend the lower chamber should not be blocking any fund request for Senate operations. "I think it will move," Biles said. "It's not being held in my committee." The auditor's records showed yesterday the Senate has a balance of $100,173 and the House has $158,593. Both houses cut about 20 persons off their payrolls as of yesterday. Pay for legislators came to an end this week. It's estimated that t h r e e weeks of overtime wouloVjCost the Seriate about half of what it now has in .its account. Some senators have conceded they possibly could make it through the fiscal year, but they would rather be safe than come up short. Inside Today's Citizen Church News 15-16 Citizen Charlie 12 Comics 11 Crossword Puzzle 5 Deaths 16 Editorials 12 Homes 41-56 Movie Times 34 Public Records 6 Sports 8-10 TV-Radio Dials 36-38 Woman's View 13-14 Indonesia Reds Outlawed SUKARNO TO ARMY OFFICER Subandrio Suharto -APWIrephotoi. Sukarno INTERNATIONAL PLOT DuPont Offered held in $10,000 bond for trial in U.S. District court in Wilmington on a mail fraud charge. Earl Bush, 29, was held in WILMINGTON, Del.--(S^-The FBI has broken what it says was a plot with international overtones, to sell industrial secrets worth millions to the DuPont Co. An FBI spokesman said the case was broken when E. I. DuPont de Nemours Co. reported it had been offered secret formulas of competitors. An unemployed truck driver and a chemical engineer were arrested by .the FBI. The FBI said yesterday that $42,500 was sought from the Wilmington chemical firm for data jointly owned by the B.F. Goodrich Corp., Akron, Ohio, and the Montecatini Co'rp., Milan, Italy. The formulas were said to involve a new process for synthetic rubber, but no details were disclosed. Montecatini, a big chemical manufacturer, is regarded as a competitor of DuPont in the world market. DuPont and Goodrich declined to comment after agents arrested the two men -- one in a motel near Wilmington, the other in Cleveland. Both men live in the Cleveland area. Wilbur J. C. Pierce, 27, was CANADA SEX-SECURITY PROBE Pearson Sets High Stakes OTTAWA --UPI-- Canada's ruling Liberal Party drafted plans today for a winner-take- all investigation of a sex-and- security scandal involving a former cabinet minister and a blonde German beauty. If the investigation fails to prove a breach of security in the relationship of former Associate Defense Minister Pierre Sevigny, a Conservative, and Gerda Munsinger, an alleged beauty queen-turned spy, the minority government of Prime Minister L e s t e r B. Pearson could fall. Pearson's justice minister Lucien Cardin, charged Thursday that former Conservative ministers, were involved with the German beauty wiicii jGnii Diefenbaker was prime minister prior to 1963. Cardin refused to name the ministers, and he said Mrs. Munsinger had left Canada and died of leukemia in Germany. But, the Toronto Star reported from Munich yesterday t h a t Mrs. Munsinger, now 36, was very much alive and working as a waitress. In a copyrighted story, the newspaper quoted the --AP Wirephotos Gerda Munsinger Pierre Sevigny Principal figures in Canada ; s sex-security scandal tall thin beauty as saying she had been Sevigny's "frequent companion" from 1958 until 1960. She returned to Germany in 1961. Real Caouette, the leader of the Social Credit Party, read the newspaper story into the record of Parliament. In Toron- to, Sevigny, a French-Canadian aristocrat who lost a leg during World War II, described the charges as "complete rubbish ... sheer complete backmail." "I am absolutely convinced that this girl had nothing to do with the East (European Communist Nations)." (In New York, Policeman Michael F. Munsinger told a reporter that Mrs. Munsinger was his former wife. He said he knew her as "Olga," and had met and married her while serving with the U.S. Army in Germany. Munsinger said he tried to bring her to the United States but the State Department banned her as a "security risk.") Pearson, facing the rowdiest session of commons in 10 years, shouted that he was willing to stake the fate of his government, and that of his justice minister, on a sweeping investigation of the entire affair. "And if you don't like it," the prime minister shouted above the angry Conservatives, "you c-an throw us out." The Conservatives were waiting for their leader, Diefenbaker, to return from a fishing trip tomorrow night to join in the debate, which has been labeled the "little Profumo scan- daP after the 1953 episode involving Britain's former Conservative Defense Minister 1 John Profumo and play-for-pay girl Christine Keeler. Cleveland under the same bond on charges of mail fraud and interstate transportation of stolen property. Neither posted bail. The FBI said Pierce made the alleged offer in a letter sent Feb. 4 from Lorain, Ohio, to DuPont's headquarters in Wilmington. K. 0. Charlie, Win $500! Citizen Charlie has a short- but - sweet message for you: $500. That is what Charlie offers next week to the person who solves his crossword puzzle in the Tucson Daily Citizen. A new puzzle (Charlie baffled all contestants this week) will be published Monday. Word clues, containing among others the ones needed to solve the puzzle, will be published Tuesday. Correct solution to this week's puzzle may be found on page 12. W.Germany Won't Back DeGattllfe BONN - UPI - Chancellor Ludwig Erhafd of West Germany has made it clear that if France forces him to choose between Paris and Washington, he will side with the Americans. The shape of Erhard's choice became clear this week in government statement reacting to French President C h a r 1 es de Gaulle's accelerated attack on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The German chancellor, in a yet unpublished reply to de Gaulle's personal not outlining his intentions, is understood to have rebuffed any suggestion of bilateral negotiations on future military arrangements. These are matters which concern all 15 members of NATO, Erhard said. Futhermore, the chancellor declared, the western deterrent is credible and can prevent Soviet aggression only if NATO's military forces are integrated in peacetime. Cambodia Says Outposts Shelled PHNOM PENH, Cambodia -W--Cambodia accused Thailand today of two attacks across the frontier. The official Cambodian news agency said Thai artillery shelled Cambodian outposts for two hours yesterday. No casualties were reported. FUN in the SUN Tucson's two-day, wild-blue-yonder fiesta is coming your way next week. All roads lead to Davis-Monthan AFB next Saturday and Sunday (March 19-20) as thousands of state residents flock to the sixth annual Aerospace in Arizona Days. The famed Thunderbirds precision flying team will be featured both days. flying, static displays and other demonstrations that annually fascinate young and old alike. The show is open to the public. For more fun-in-the-sun activities, check "What To See and Do Next Week" on page 27, In the Citizen Magazine. Strongman Hold| Two Top Leaders! SINGAPORE -#)- Lt. Gen. Suhsrto, Indonesik** new strongman, dissolved and outlawed the Indonesian; Communist Party today in the name of President. Sukarno, Jakarta radio announced. ~ - £ At the same time, informants in Singapore reported that Sukarno and First Deputy Premier Subandrio, his pro-Peking chief lieutenant, were not being allowed to leave the presidential palace in Jakarta. These sources added that the s h a p e of developments in Jakarta indicated Suharto, the Indonesian Army chief, was firmly hi control and tht Sukar- no, now apparently only- a figurehead, had little chance of staging a comeback. JAKARTA RADIO broadcast excerpts of a meeting of high government officials at Su- karno's palace, where Sukarno said he had ordered Suharto to take control of the country and maintain peace and order. Then Suharto spoke and said he had no intention of moving Indonesia's poUticaK^oatlo either to the right or' extreme left. "It is already left" he said. That broadcast said Su- bandrio -- chief target of anti- Communist students -- was present at the meeting and he was referred to as deputy premier. But informants in Singapore, receiving independent reports from Indonesia, said Subandrio was out and was being held a virtual prisoner in the presidential palace. "And Sukarno himself is not allowed to leave the palace at present," one informant said. THE SOURCES expressed belief Subandrio and other pro- Communist members of Su- karno's cabinet will go on trial before a military tribunal now conducting hearings on cases involving Indonesians accused of being involved in a Communist- led coup attempt in October. Two Communist leaders already have been sentenced to death and, according to some reports, executed. A broadcast following the pal- 80 Degrees : For Sunday Sunshine abounds ·-'.."· I' In quarts and pints, Come on, Injuns, Beat those Giants. ... -^SwatumBan t Hot-diggity weather is up- ^ coming again tomorrow. Quoth the weatherman: "Fair tonight and tomorrow, little change in temperature; occasional winds. Low tonight, 45 to 50 de-~ grees and high tomorrow, 80." At noon today, the tem, perature w,as 72, with 21 per cent humidity. - Full W«affi«r Report, Page i ace meeting announced the % or~ der dissolving and outlawinf^In-. donesia's massive Communist Party. . ^ Indonesia's Communist Pj2ty has been the world's largest-Sit- side the Communist bloc ot-rfa- tions.. ' : The Singapore: sources said they have not yet been able to clarify whether Sukarno w.as forced to let Suharto take power, but they said present -indications are that the 64-yea£j)Id president had yielded to pies- sure from the Army. -V-They said Suharto is a 2jtnn supporter of former Defense Minister Gen Abdul Haris Nasu- iion, whom Sukarno dismissed last month. Suharot's appointment indicated that Army forces loyal to Nasution had decided to move against Subandrio..aad Sukarno in response to violent student demonstrations, the sources added. VIET NAM SUBJECT Governors Meet; With LBJ Today J_ ; WASHINGTON--B--Most of the nation's governors meet with President Johnson and his top advisers at the White House today to chat informally about the war in Viet Nam. . ; ; All 50 governors were invited to the briefing. More than 40 accepted. Press Secretary Bill D. Moyers said he expected a variety of issues, both domestic and international, to come up for discussion. No agenda was set, Moyers said, and "no subjects are off limits." But the war in Viet Nam was expected to dominate the conversation. Secretary of S t a t e Dean Rusk and Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara were to be on hand, apparently 719,000 in supplemental appropriations to conduct the Viet Nam war and provide economic aid for Southeast Asia. T-h e measure goes to the H o u s e floor, where approval is expected Tuesday. --Three Republicans on the appropriations committee accused the administration of underestimating defense needs, in the 1966 and 1967 budgets. Reps. Glenard P. Lipscomb of to aid the President in outlining California Melvin R. Laird o! latest developments in Southeast Wisconsin' and" William E. Min- Asia. Moyers said no new major policy decisions would be disclosed to the governors. In other Viet Nam-related developments: --The H o u s e appropriations committee approved the administration's request for $13,135,- s h a l l of Ohio also predicted more money will be needed.. --Vice President Hubert H, Humphrey said the U n i t e d States will "remain in Viet Nam until conditions permit genuinely free elections." Humphrey told the National Press Club he does not think Communists could win South Vietnamese elections.

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