Honolulu Star-Bulletin from Honolulu, Hawaii on July 30, 1965 · 8
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Honolulu Star-Bulletin from Honolulu, Hawaii · 8

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Space bird is orbited by Saturn CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) The Saturn 1 rocket concluded its flight program with a tenth straight success today and hurled into orbit Pegasus 3, a giant luminescent Space bird whose "feathers" may one day; be plucked by Space-walking astronauts. ;A year or so from now, if, the venture appears feasible a Gemini astronaut wearing a rocket pack may leave his spacecraft and rip off detachable metal plates carried by Pegasus 3 to bring them back to Earth for study. The satellite joined two earlier Pegasus payloads already in Space recording the impact of meteorites to learn how much of a threat they pose to lengthy manned Space flight. If an astronaut could return one or more of the pa-peVthin aluminum sheets to Earth, experts . would be able to learn more than radio signals tell. Gulping fuel at the rate of 5,900 pounds a second, the mighty Saturn 1 thundered away from its launching pad right on schedule and spewed a tail of flame more than 300 feet long as it darted across the dark sky. . wmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm&g A-6 Honolulu Star-Bulletin Friday, July 30, 1965 if How they escaped over Berlin Wall Greek premier The first stage power plant, a cluster of eight engines, generated a thrust of 1.5 million pounds and the , second stage fired with a 90,000 pound burst to drill the satellite into orbit about 330 miles high in the same orbital plane used by Gemini spacecraft. The Saturn 1 will be succeeded next year by the more powerful Saturn 1-B. Once in orbit, the 23,100-pound satellite extended two wing-like projections to a span of 96 feet and began coursing through Space like a i great bird, presenting a broad target for the streaking Space particles. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration reported that both the rocket and the spacecraft performed flawlessly. This Saturn 1 flight program started October 27, 1961. - A11 10 flights were successful and the rockets provided America's missilemen wlthaluable data on how to handle large and complex boosters. BERLIN CAP) A hammer, a cord, and a bicycle wheel axle were ' among the simple tools of one of the most daring escapes over the Berlin Wall. Heinz Holzapf el, 33, an economist from Leipzig, his wife, Jutta, 32, and their 9-year-old son Guenter, made their escape to West Berlin Wednesday night and early yesterday sliding down in a homemade cable harness from the roof of a heavily guarded East -German government building. The five-story "House of Ministries," where East German Premier Willie Stoph has offices, is about 25 feet from the wall dividing East and West Berlin. - "I planned to escape for a year and a half," Hol-zapfel said. "I was 80 per cent certain that the plan would succeed, because everything had been well prepared and besides I had helpers in West Berlin. "Often I had occasion to visit the ministries building on business . . . but in the building itself I had no help." Hoffa to appeal ruling CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) Teamsters Union President James R. Hoffa was just one step away today from fulfilling his vow to take his attempted jury - tampering ; conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court. The 6th U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday unanimously upheld the conviction specifically rejecting the 52-year-old labor leader's contentions that he was indicted by an improperly impaneled grand jury and convicted on "tainted" and in sufficient evidence. Hoffa and three other men were convicted . March 4, 1964, in the .U.S. District Court at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Hoffa was sentenced to eight years in prison and fined $10,000. The three others received four-year prison terms. The appeals court also sustained the convictions of the other defendants. The West Berlin Government's press office said Holzapf el gave this account: He took his family to the building Wednesday at 5 p.m. They hid in an attic room until about 10 p.m. "We went out of the room onto the roof. It was pouring rain. We wanted to be across by 11 p.m., but it took much more time." , Holzapf el had a nylon-type cord tied to a hammer. The hammer handle was painted with phosporous so those waiting in West Berlin could see it when he threw It. The hammer head was padded to mute , any noise. " When the hammer came over, the watchers in West Berlin fastened a heavy cable to it. Holzapf el and his wife pulled it to the roof. The other end was attached to an abandoned truck trailer in a field. Holzapfel had made a pulley out of a bicycle wheel axle, with a shoulder and waist harness slung underneath. , The child was placed into the harness first, grabbing an attachment to the axle, he rolled down over the wall and the barbed wire atop it. . "Then my wife went next. She was hurt as she landed, but thank God, not seriously. She was only bruised." ' . West Berlin patrols that came on the scene took the mother and son to a hospital. Holzapfel himself came over at 1:30 a.m. v At dawn the Communists for the first time noticed the cable and surrounded the building. Holzapfel said he was a member of the East German Communist Party and wras assigned by the party to explain its policies to his fellow workers. He decided to escape, he said, because he was tired of handing out propaganda he knew was not true. - The family wants to settle in southern Germany;. Three of Holzapfel's brothers preceded him. to the. West, but before the wall was built, he said. 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"He was the only person who could possibly benefit from the jury-tampering activities . . , "We-think that the jury could reasonably have concluded from the evidence that the large scale endeavors at jury tampering were not brought about by spontaneous action of the other participants who derived no benefit therefrom and were risking criminal prosecution; and that the endeavurs resulted from the instigation, careful planning and agreement in which Hoffa was an active participant." The1 next step in Hoffa's legal battle would be to seek a rehearing before the appeals court. Hoffa and Larry Campbell of Detroit and Thomas E. Parks and Ewing King of Nashville were convicted of trying to tamper with the jury that tried Hoffa in 1963 in Nashville, Tennessee, on charges of conspiracy to violate the Taft-Hartley Law in the so-called test-fleet case. .-.v.Tr.-.-,v.y..v.v.v . mwmq4wokv: mem "jrii r r jmiL iri'"JBiL.' n"n'" w -!Sr viviyi : By Federal judge Louisiana police officials told: guard demonstrators BOGALUSA, La. This was the scene in this paper mill town that prompted Federal court action this week. A Louisiana state trooper packs shotgun on his hip as he stands between civil rights demonstrators and white hecklers. Note placard jeering white woman carries in background. Associated Press Wirephoto. . 1 . ' Rusk differs with FBI chief on Red consulates in US. WASHINGTON (UPI) Secretary of State Dean Rusk today disagreed with F.B.I, director J. Edgar Hoover's claim that establishing Russian consulates in the United States would increase the security problems of the government. Hoover, testifying at . a ' House Appropriations Committee hearing earlier this year, said the new consulates would make the F.B.I.'s security checks "more difficult." A NEW TASTE TREAT! MACADAMIA CRUNCH COFFEE CAKE ' - . v from trie magic ovens of IT'S ALL BUTTER A marvelously new, exotically spiced, fluffy light coffee cake that is guaranteed to please! jo aaa extra ie u cc jg oiebv with delicious macadamia nuts! BAKERY IN THE FREEZER AT YOUR FAVORITE FOOD STORE . ., ....:.J.-..,.. i......wfl: Rusk was asked about this during Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearings on ratification of a proposed new Soviet consular agreement signed last year. - Committee chairman . J. William Fulbright, Arkansas Democrat, said the committee had received a considerable volume of mail from people fearful that the new ' agreement would increase t h;e possibility of Communist espionage. "We are an open society and we cannot deal with the L problem of security on the basis of closing our country," Rusk replied.' He said it is important that national secrets should be, protected, but said this should be done without closing the country to foreigners, v ' " " There would be no particular damage involved in having "a few extra people adding to the tens of millions' wandering around and observing whatever they can," he told the commit-tee. . . ..(.. Rusk did not specifically contradict Hoover but repeated his views that the treaty should not be judged on this issue. The agreement would permit but not require each country to establish consular offices in the other and extend the same diplomatic immunity to consular personnel that is now given embassy diplomats. Luci Johnson at 4-H Fair MILWAUKEE (AP) Some 5,000 persons, many of them teen-agers, trailed after Luci Baines Johnson yesterday at the Milwaukee County 4-H Fair. The President's ' 18-year-old daughter spent six hours at the fair. She was introduced at two events as "our blue ribbon girl," and received an honorary 4-H membership card andsa flag.' . f.. NEW ORLEANS (AP) A Federal judge told the two top police officials of racially torn Bogalusa to set up ironclad arrangements to protect civil rights demonstrators within seven days or each be fined $100 a day-Chief U.S. District Judge Herbert W. Christenberry convicted Bogalusa Public Safety Commissioner Arnold Spiers and Police Chief Claxton Knight of civil contempt yesterday. ; He asked Assistant U.S. Attorney General John Doar to prepare the sanctions. The sanctions jail, fine or both are at the sole discretion of a judge. . Doar recommended that Spiers and Knight be given , five days to draw up a complete plan for the performance of duty by the Bogalusa police force. Judge Christenberry changed it to seven days. Meanwhile at Bogalusa, Ron Hunter, new director of broadcast station WIKC, said a telephone caller had informed him that four crosses were burned in' the area during: the night. Hunter said police had no reports of the incident. Judge Christenberry ordered Spiers and Knight to: Prepare detailed plans for police coverage and protection of " civil" rights "pickets and use all reasonable means to protect demonstrators on a 24-hour basis. Establish a clean chain of command in.the police department. . .Issue written instructions to police supervisors. Notify all policemen in ' writing of . their- duties in protecting civil rights demonstrators under terms of the judge's July 10 injunction. ' , ' Establish training classes for police officers. . A rookie Bogalusa policeman, Donald Penton, also convicted of civil contempt, derstands all police orders was ordered to provide proof and the injunction or be within five days that he un- - fined $25 daily. 3? Britain expels Russian envoy LONDON (UPI) Britain expelled a Soviet diplomat today in apparent retalia- . tion for Russian expulsion -of Anthony Bishop from the British Embassy in Moscow. ,. .Viyalij Boyarov, a second secretary at the embassy here, ws ordered expelled. ; No reason was given, but he holds the same rank as Bishop. n r f ""mtm n""' ' - -,' Compiled from Associated Press, United Press International and New York Times News Service . THE PACIFIC : A second mysterious bazooka attack on the Laotian capital of Vientiane last night killed three persons and wounded 18. Six bazooka shells, fired from a Buddhist cemetery, were aimed toward the Chinese Communist and Soviet embassies and fell near the home of the . police ' chief. Most of the victims were attending an open-air theatrical performance. Two died in a similar attack last month. Some 1,000 young Indonesians belonging to the Communist-dominated Youth Front today stoned the American Consulate at Medan in North Sumatra. Almost all the windows in the two-story building were broken . . . Britain's famed Gurkha troops were mobilized today to hunt a tiger roaming Hong Kong's brush land . just south of the Chinese border. , MAINLAND Twenty American home economists, arriving in New York from a 10-day tour of the Soviet Union, last night ' reported they were harassed and berated by Russians because of U.S. policy in Vietnam. Dr. Ruth Hall of Tucson, Arizona, president of the American Home Economics Association, said: "We received telephone . calls in the middle of the night . . :. we were accosted by strangers in the streets who accused our government of warmongering . ." A Riot police armed with nightsticks made two charges into a group of jeering, rock-throwing strikers this morning at the Harvey : Aluminum Company - in a suburb of Los Angeles. One perion weas injured and - two arrested . . ','t An estimated 35,000 persons, believed one of the largest crowds ever, jammed Robin Hood Dell last night . to hear pianist Van Cliburn. Another 3,000 sat on nearby hillsides. ; The new Miss Universe, Apasra Hongsakula, 18, of Thailand, told newsmen in New York yesterday that she wants to . be a secretary v . . Singer Pearl Bailey ; suffered a "mild dizzy spell" last ' night after a per- formance in a supper club at Ontario, California. . Her second show was cancelled but she is expected to sing - again tonight. :. It didn't rain on Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, yester- day the sixth dry July 29th ia the past 89 years. As " ' a result, Attorney John Dailey lost a hat on a bet with "t television performer' John Daly. Dailey, following a : rrain-watch tradition started by his father in the late 1800's, makes a hat-wager with a celebrity every July ; 29tn ... - - WASHINGTON y.:.;.;.;A;.v.;.w..j;,w: Montreal's postal workers I still off job MONTREAL (UPI) Montreal's 'postal work- ; ers were still on strike today despite efforts by the union . and government to end the walkout. Strike leaders met Postmaster General Rene Tremblay in a downtown Montreal hotel this morning. No results were announced. Before the meeting the minister said he wished to establish direct communication and explain, once again, the govern-m e n t's position. The postmen are - seeking higher wages. . The end of postal workers' strike in Toronto yesterday left only Montreal and a few small towns without the services of postmen. Strikers in Vancouver and Quebec City went back to work earlier this week. . Police reported that a 23-year-old secretary at an African embassy was raped by an intruder who forced his way into her apartment. She said the man 'threatened to cut her if she screamed but did not brandish a knife. It was the third rape reported in the nation's capital in the last eight days . . . President Johnson indicated that he may select a woman for some future Supreme Court vacancy. Johnson said he investigated the qualifications of a number of women before choosing Washington Attorney Abe Fortas to succeed Arthur J. Goldberg on the high court. 1 . , . 2 gets 25 years each in spy conspiracy case ALEXANDRIA, Va. (UPI) A. U.S. Army Sergeant and a former sergeant today were " sentenced to 25 years in prison each for spy conspiracy charges. They had pleaded guilty to lesser charges after first being accused outright of giving U.S. secrets to Russia. U.S. District , Judge Oren R. Lewis .passed the sentences ' to Sergeant Robert Lee Johnson, 43, a former Pentagon courier, and James Allen Mintkenbaugh, 46, of San Martin,' California, a former Arlington, Virginia, real estate agent. The two pleaded guilty June 7 to charges, of conspiring to obtain American defense secrets and acting as Russian agents. Each of two conspiracy counts carried a maximum 10-year sentence and the third (jount, of acting as So viet agents without notifying the -Secretary of. State,' carried a five-year" maxi-. mum sentence. Judge Lewis imposed the maximum term for each count and decreed that the sentences run consecutively rather than concurrently. . - V The charges against the pair were reduced by the government early: last month. The original charges of espionage could have drawn the death - penalty. Mintkenbaugh- and John- -son pleaded guilty April 15 when arraigned on the stiff- - er charges. : -. Johnson was arrested April 5 while on duty on the Pentagon.5 Mintkenbaugh was picked up at a relative's home in Castro Valley, California. They were indicted the following day by a Federal grand jury in Richmond, Virginia. - faces vofe of confidence ATHENS, Greece (UPI) Premier George Athanassi-. adis-Novas today took his new government into a parliamentary confidence vote battle despite overwhelming prospects of defeat. Some 143 deputies of the ruling Center Union Party promised . ousted Premier George Papandreou they would boycott the debate .on whether to approve King Constantine's new government. They voted at a caucus yesterday to bring down the Novas government. ; Under established parliamentary procedure, a vote by the 300-member body will not come before August 9. Rumors spread throughout Athens that; Novas, speaker of the house until he was named premier, might resign prior to today's opening debate. However, he met with his cabinet until midnight, last night and later announced he would run the full course. ; 1 '-. Novas won the support of only, 28 Center Union Party members in the caucus vote yesterday. Political observ- ers said while Novas undoubtedly will get the votes of other parties, he will still . lack a majority in the parliament unless there was a drastic change before the vote. - Papandreou and Novas both belong to the Center Union Party. Although the parliamentary vote is days off, Papandreou ordered his backers to stay nearby and be ready to get to Parliament in a hurry should Novas seek to force the vote ahead of schedule. The two-week old political crisis erupted when the 25-year-old monarch deposed Papandreou to- climax a cabinet change dispute. Political observers said the final . outcome is still in doubt Because of the bitter struggle for power both Papandreou , and Novas ap peared to have ruled them--selves out as leaders of a unified political force. The big question appeared to be whether Papandreou would be willing to jthrow his weight behind a 'compromise candidate. A former deputy premier under Papandreou y- Stephen Sefan-opoulos- is frequently mentioned. ; f - : Political experts said if -Papandreou refused to back -. anybody else, a'general elec- , tion seems the only solution. , i Today's parliamentary program .called only for the election of a speaker to re-: place Novas. The parliament then adjourns for the week-' end. A government policy statement is to be presented Monday, followed by a two-day Treak to study the statement. Then, a scheduled five-day debate on the government itself is to take place . before . a confidence vote is taken. ; Goldwater rests after operation - PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) Former Senator Barry Gold-- water, . recuperating from surgery on his neck, was reported resting well and in a "good mood" yesterday. A spokesman at St. Joseph's Hospital said Gold-water, 56, had "some dis-. comfort" but that this was expected. The operation Wednesday was to relieve chronic back pains from vertebrae pressure on a nerve. f . ,' -1 Goldwater, : the Republicans' Presidential candidate last year; is expected to be hospitalized from 10 days to three weeks with four to six weeks convalescence later:;;''" ' 8SSS 0i I54 Aft i' Nui Branch, Nui Sheping Center 33-7

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